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...
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...
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...
Earlier this week, faculty and staff in Mercer’s College of Nursing packed boxes of masks, gloves, goggles and gowns to donate to healthcare workers in Atlanta-area hospitals who are on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. “We didn’t...
https://youtu.be/zkBSOCq9vWY Two separate groups of Mercer University students and faculty traveled to Cape Town, South Africa, this summer. While their missions were different, both teams touched the lives of local residents … and found themselves changed in return. Economic development The first...
Mercer University junior Lara Edgeman has watched the Brookdale Resource Center transform from an elementary school to a resource center for the homeless. Edgeman taught third grade at Brookdale Elementary School as part of her major in education, and now...
Many Mercer University College of Pharmacy students have sought out ways to help their communities combat the new coronavirus. Several pharmacy students and their employers put to good use the Georgia Board of Pharmacy’s recent policy allowing pharmacies to temporarily...
Two Mercer University students who are graduating this spring have been accepted into the Peace Corps.
https://youtu.be/2fNuy4HMWis They were told to stay away from those neighborhoods. They went anyway because they wanted to be advocates and make a difference. During the three-week Mercer On Mission (MOM) trip to Greece, 10 undergraduate students and three faculty chaperones worked...
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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