An endowed scholarship spearheaded by a Mercer University alumna is nearing the fundraising goal that will make it a reality. The Diversity in Nursing Scholarship for Mercer’s College of Nursing was initiated three years ago by Jasmine Garrett Ellington,...
Dr. Jose Pino’s passion for teaching and service has taken him from Colombia to Spain, New York and Georgia. Through each chapter of his career, he’s remained dedicated to and heavily involved in his community, including in Middle Georgia...
For nearly a decade, Mercer University's McDonald Center for the Advancement of Global Education has been working with schoolteachers and leaders in the Dominican Republic to improve education in the country. Its ongoing efforts include in-country support and training, virtual...
A Georgia man is now free and cleared of murder charges after fighting to prove his innocence for 22 years. Joey Watkins was exonerated on Sept. 21 in Floyd County, and a Mercer Law School professor and two students...
In November 2017, journalist Justin Baxley was facing the unthinkable. His father, Michael Baxley, had been shot and killed at age 53 during a robbery at his home.  Amid his grief and heartbreak, Baxley had actions to take and decisions...
A small team of Mercerians provided health screenings and education to nearly 1,000 residents in India this summer. Dr. Stephanie Bennett, clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, and Dr. Sara Mitchell, clinical associate professor emeritus, led seven Mercer...
For two weeks this summer, 70 vulnerable and marginalized children escaped the difficult realities of their lives in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to attend an enrichment camp taught by Mercer University students as part of Mercer On Mission.  Students taught classes on...
Preparing for the practice of law goes beyond what happens in the classroom. It includes becoming an engaged leader in the community. Mercer Law School has a long tradition of producing lawyers who are ready to practice and committed...
Two films made by Mercer University students have been accepted as official selections for the 2023 Macon Film Festival.  The films — Ocmulgee: A Movement and Behind the Curtains of the Middle Georgia Nutcracker — will be screened during the...
Rising 11th and 12th grade students from Mercer University’s Upward Bound program embarked on a transformative summer filled with service-learning and health care integration courses.

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