They could have lived on the Mercer campus with their peers, but two students chose to take up residence among an older and wiser crowd this year.   Junior Ava Nguyen and senior Elise Colquitt are the first two Bears to...
Students from Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) are using the knowledge they learn in the classroom to promote health and wellness in the community. Third-year medical student Ashley McNeal spearheaded the Mercer W.E.S.T. initiative, which brings together Mercer and...
One year after graduating from Mercer University, Kayla Beasley is making an impact in Uganda as a Peace Corps volunteer. Her work mainly focuses on HIV prevention among youth, adolescent girls and young women, but it’s wide-ranging — also touching...
It’s 9 a.m., and there’s a lot of excitement in the Parish House of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in downtown Macon. Children are standing up in front of pews stomping their feet and chanting. A college student beats a...
A Guinea orphanage made such a positive impression on Sarah Harris and Carrie Bezanson last summer that they jumped at the chance to return for an internship.  They were among the participants for the 2018 Mercer On Mission (MOM) three-week trip to southern Guinea. The Mercer team worked...
Some of the sixth-graders hadn’t put much thought into their future. But by the end of the semester, they had dreams for their careers and goals to help get them there.   Twenty-four Mercer students worked with 48 students at Ballard Hudson Middle School during the...
MACON – Mercer University seniors Alex Grandinetti, Hoor Qureshi and Michael Tan were recently selected to serve the Peace Corps in Panama, Botswana and the Philippines, respectively. Grandinetti, from Kalamazoo, Michigan, is triple-majoring in international business, international affairs and global development...
MACON – Mercer University and the Bibb County School District today signed an agreement to establish the Mercer Bibb STEM Teaching Fellowship. The two parties will work together to recruit and enroll a cohort of five highly qualified teaching candidates, who...
An event organized by a Mercer professor and students for the past three years has aimed to fill a void in Middle Georgia. On Feb. 9, about 60 people attended the Hispanic Health Fair at St. Peter Claver Catholic...
ATLANTA – Mercer University and Mercer Health Sciences Center are sponsors of the sixth annual Atlanta Science Festival, which culminates in the Exploration Expo, held March 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in Piedmont Park. The expo, free and open to the...

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