Dr. Samantha Wilson Murfree, assistant vice president for student affairs, is committed not only to serving the Mercer community but also women in Macon. In September 2018, Dr. Murfree authored The Prevailing Woman: A Devotional to encourage women from all...
Since 2015, Mercer students and faculty have helped Rwandan entrepreneurs – many of them widows and orphans of the 1994 genocide – improve their businesses and increase their profits during Mercer On Mission trips. A group of women tailors...
Soon-to-be Double Bear Elizabeth Copelan is making a difference in the Macon community through her efforts in spreading positivity, one card at a time. Copelan, a Tift College of Education alumna and current master's degree student, began teaching 3K at...
Dr. Mary Alice Morgan wanted her students to know more about the city that was their home away from home. So she created a learning experience to expose them to Macon’s history, features and progress. In October, 48 students in...
The graves at Macedonia African Methodist Church Cemetery span centuries, but little is known about the people buried there. Located near one of the busiest intersections in Johns Creek, the small African American cemetery is home to over 100 graves,...
A Mercer University professor from Poland is raising money to help Ukrainian refugees fleeing to her native country as Russia attacks the former Soviet republic. Dr. Ania Rynarzewska, assistant professor of sports marketing and analytics in the Stetson-Hatcher School of...
For nearly seven years, Mercer University has been a key partner in the United Way of Central Georgia’s Read United initiative. Each year, 200 Bears serve as Read2Succeed tutors to Bibb County elementary school students, helping them to improve...
For nearly 20 years, a Mercer Law School program has been bridging a gap in legal assistance in Georgia while giving students experience working with real clients and cases.  The Habeas Project was founded by Sarah Gerwig-Moore in 2006 after...
MACON – An initiative led by Andrea S. Meyer Stinson, Ph.D., LMFT, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences/pediatrics in Mercer University School of Medicine, has received renewed funding for the next two years.  Resilient Middle Georgia, a trauma-informed community-building organization,...
A dozen Mercer students recently used their microbiology knowledge to help spread awareness about proper COVID-19 self-testing procedures.  Dr. Jia Fei, visiting instructor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Informatics in the College of Professional Advancement (COPA) at the...

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