Every night until mid-January, Mercer Village will be a festival of lights for all to enjoy. The annual Light More Homes Christmas Celebration benefiting Macon Area Habitat for Humanity has relocated to Montpelier Avenue and will be...
Andrea Cooke is a dreamer.   “Probably an extreme dreamer,” she admits. “And I’m also an optimist, so I believe that all things are possible.”   Right now, she is focusing her dreams on...
Early voting is underway in Georgia, and Mercer University students have several opportunities to cast their ballots for the Nov. 3 presidential election.  Mobilize Mercer, a nonpartisan voting initiative focused on raising voter awareness and participation on the Macon campus, is encouraging students to...
Thirty-six Mercer University students are studying, stocking and cataloguing books for Little Free Libraries in Macon. Dr. Tom Bullington, lecturer of liberal arts at Mercer for three years now, developed this new service learning...
This semester, Mercer University political science students have been helping their peers register to vote and understand why their vote matters.  Dr. Chris Grant, professor and chairman of the Political Science Department, has been...
A new scholarship for Mercer University’s College of Nursing aims to increase racial and ethnic diversity among nursing students as well as in the nursing profession.  The Diversity in Nursing Scholarship was initiated by...
Hundreds of students are expected to participate in over a dozen service projects as part of Mercer University’s Be a Good NeighBear event, which kicks off Sept. 26.  This year’s event, put on annually by MerServe, features two days of service projects — Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 — with...
COVID-19 news has been dominating headlines for months, but during the chaos of the ever-changing health guidelines and social distancing orders, one part of the population has become increasingly more isolated. “For seniors who...
A group of faculty members in Mercer University’s College of Education came together for comfort and support amid the recent racial trauma and social unrest in America. They created a group that was a safe space to...
The COVID-19 pandemic leaves many feeling helpless, but one Mercer University School of Law graduate found purpose up in the air. Ivy Cadle, a 2007 graduate, literally took to the skies as an Angel Flight volunteer...

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