Mercer University alumnus Kennedy Howery followed his passion, and it led him to ESPN. Howery, a class of 2022 graduate who double-majored in finance and economics, is now a production assistant with ESPN Next, a content-based leadership program for early...
For over 50 years, Thelma “T-Lady” Ross was beloved by Mercer University students, faculty and staff. Here’s how she became a Mercer Legend.
As a child, Dr. Crystal Ricks played at Tattnall Square Park. Across the street, Mercer University’s academic buildings looked like a castle to her and represented what she thought was an unattainable future. But she became the first generation...
Mercer University alumnus and professor Louie D. Newton was known as “Mr. Baptist” for his influence in shaping the thought and policy of the denomination. Here’s how he became a Mercer Legend. Louie D. Newton  Mercer connection: Alumnus, professor and trustee  Years...
The Mercer University community is mourning the loss of Bears men's soccer student-athlete Baba Agbaje, who passed away April 10. "We're heartbroken over Baba's passing, and our hearts go out to his family and loved ones," men's soccer head coach...
Meagan Davies and Jenay Hicks became fast friends as students in Mercer University’s clinical mental health counseling master’s degree program. They had seen firsthand how people in high-pressure jobs were neglecting their own needs and burning out, and they...
Georgia Poet Laureate Chelsea Rathburn believes there’s a poem out there for you. And she wants to help you find it. “I firmly believe that no one has to like every poem, but there is a poem out there for...
ATLANTA/MACON — Two Mercer University faculty members were recently chosen as Governor's Teaching Fellows, a highly selective program designed to develop important teaching skills through emerging technologies and instructional tools and sponsored by the Institute of Higher Education at...
If Dr. Richard Furman had listened to one of his high school teachers, he would have given up on his dream of being a doctor. As he struggled in chemistry his senior year amid a newly implemented testing system,...
A Mercer University professor is wrapping up a successful teaching assignment in Azerbaijan, and she’s using her experiences to develop a new Mercer On Mission program that will immerse students in this country and culture in the future. Dr. Jacqueline...

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