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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Peace Corps announced today that Mercer University ranked No. 5 among more than 140 Peace Corps Prep schools on the agency’s list of top certificate-issuing institutions in 2020. Mercer issued 28 certificates to seniors and juniors...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Mercer University School of Medicine students know there are a lot of COVID-19 vaccines that need to be administered and not a lot of manpower to do it. So, they are stepping up to receive vaccine training and volunteer...
Mercer University students put their business knowledge to practical use in a different country and culture during the latest Mercer On Mission (MOM) experience. Last month, Associate Professor of Marketing Dr. Etienne Musonera and Stetson-Hatcher School of Business Interim Dean...

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