MACON – Campus Compact, a national nonprofit organization working to advance civic engagement and service-learning in higher education, recently selected Mercer University junior Johna Wright among the organization’s 2019 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellowship, named for...
Sixteen Mercer students traded their vacation time for volunteer time this week. The fourth annual Spring Break for Service from MerServe, the student-led service leadership board for the Macon campus, kicked off Sunday afternoon and wrapped up at 2...
A Mercer University professor hopes to bring physics lessons to more high school students and teachers in Middle Georgia with a new, low-cost curriculum. Dr. John Lee wanted to do this project for many years, and his interest grew even...
MACON – Mercer University’s 15th annual Building the Beloved Community Symposium will welcome keynote speaker Dr. Claudia May, associate professor and director of reconciliation studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Feb. 26-27 on the Macon campus. The symposium begins...
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...
The latest book by Regeneration Writers Press spotlights Macon’s Daybreak Center and the issues surrounding homelessness. “Daybreak: Radical Hospitality in Action” is the 10th published work from the press since its founding on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in...
ATLANTA – Dr. Melanie Pavich, associate professor of interdisciplinary studies and history in Penfield College, has been awarded a grant of nearly $2,000 to support continuing research and service by Mercer students and faculty focused on preservation of African-American...
Twenty-nine Mercer students got up close and personal with the midterm election this fall. They learned what it means to get out the vote and why young voters matter during Dr. Chris Grant’s Campaigns and Elections course. Dr. Grant, professor...
One of Macon’s most popular annual Christmas light shows is at Chick-fil-A on Tom Hill Sr. Blvd. The dazzling display of colors, synchronized to music, has been a holiday tradition at the restaurant for the past 11 years. In...
How an innovative, 12-month nursing program in Atlanta will help fill the demand ATLANTA – The nationwide nursing shortage is expected to hit critical levels over the next decade, and Georgia is no exception. That’s why Mercer University is expanding...

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