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 have been stuck by themselves for...
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 visible nightly...
A Mercer University staff member is leading an effort to help local businesses that are suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Mercer University alumni are looking out for a vulnerable population during the COVID-19 pandemic: the homeless.  Together, their two organizations — SafeHouse Ministries and MercyMed of Columbus— have tested hundreds of people living on the streets in Columbus.   During the first round of testing on May 18, nasal swabs were administered to 180 people. Of those, four...
Students in a Mercer University class didn’t get to say goodbye in person to the elementary school kids they had been tutoring, so they did it through storytime videos. For the first time this spring, Dr. Amy Borchardt had students...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, as well as the way we practice our faith. Alumni from Mercer’s McAfee School of Theology have had to find alternative methods to minister to and support their communities while...
A team of Mercer University students and faculty are on their way to Rwanda for the sole Mercer On Mission experience of 2020. The summer programs were canceled due to COVID-19, but special precautions and regulations have made this...
With the support of Mercer and several donors, free COVID-19 testing was offered at Daybreak Day Resource Center in Macon on Thursday. Mercer Medicine, the primary care practice and division of the faculty practice of Mercer School of Medicine,...
Summer camps hosted by Mercer University are teaching science, technology, engineering and math concepts to middle and high school students while also giving future teachers experience in the field.  The College of Education and School of Engineering wrapped up the...
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 project for his Integrative Curriculum (INT)...

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