As the country continues to grapple with high inflation, many Americans fear a recession. The Den talked to two Mercer University economists about what a recession is, how we got here and what we can do about it. Dr. Antonio...
This fall, every first-grader in Macon-Bibb County will receive a free book and a lesson in teamwork from Mercer women’s basketball Coach Susie Gardner.  Gardner’s children’s book, “1, 2, 3 Team!” – illustrated by her longtime friend Tina Mullen and...
Alumna Tiffani Alexander discovered an interest in documentary filmmaking as a student at Mercer. Now, a documentary she directed has been chosen for two film festivals.  “The Tale of 2 Music Cities” was selected for the Bentonville Film Festival in...
MACON – Veteran arts administrator and Mercer University alumnus Dr. Frank E. Wood has been named executive director of Macon’s historic Grand Opera House, effective Oct. 17. He succeeds Joe Patti, who resigned in May to pursue other professional...
As a student at Mercer University, Kaitlynn Kressin found a passion for community development. Today, she continues to help improve Macon through her three businesses — Fall Line Brewing Co., Ocmulgee Brewpub and Just Tap’d, a craft beer store...
Tom Trimble came to Mercer University on a one-year appointment as an instructor of philosophy and ended up staying for over 40 years. Here’s how he became a Mercer Legend. Tom Trimble Mercer connection: Mercer faculty member and administrator Years at Mercer:...
Many sustaining characteristics describe the Mercer baseball program under the long-term leadership of head coach Craig Gibson. Developing future Major League Baseball players is among the most eye-opening. In his 18 years as the Mercer skipper, Gibson has now seen...
Marvine Tchitche, a 2022 graduate of Mercer University's Stetson-Hatcher School of Business, earned a Master of Accountancy.
Dr. Gordon Johnston, professor of creative writing and English literature at Mercer University, discovered his love for kayaking when he was young. Since then, he’s kayaked all over Georgia and parts of Florida. The river inspires Dr. Johnston’s creative writing,...
Outings to the grocery store and football games often lead to “curbside consults” for Dr. Daniel Gordon. Born and raised in Hartwell, he returned to his hometown after finishing his medical training. Dr. Gordon, who was named Georgia Primary...

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