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...
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...
ATLANTA/MACON – Three families with deep ties to Mercer honored the University and its School of Medicine’s founding mission to serve the citizens of rural Georgia by retiring more than $4.3 million in medical debt for nearly 3,000 individuals...
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...
The 24 women sat in a circle of chairs, half of them dressed in modern clothes and the other half in tan prison uniforms. They laughed, cheered and cried together like old friends as they reflected on their shared...
A Mercer University staff member is leading an effort to help local businesses that are suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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...
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...
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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