As a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana, Hoor Qureshi spent most of her days at a local school, helping teach life skills such as maintaining healthy relationships and decision-making while also providing career guidance. “The days would start and end...
COVID-19 news has been dominating headlines for months, but during the chaos of the ever-changing health guidelines and social distancing orders, one part of the population has become increasingly more isolated. “For seniors who have been stuck by themselves for...
Students in a Mercer University class didn’t get to say goodbye in person to the elementary school kids they had been tutoring, so they did it through storytime videos. For the first time this spring, Dr. Amy Borchardt had students...
https://youtu.be/iKHly9gF4R0 It was time for everyone to go home, but no one moved a muscle. It took 30 hug- and tear-filled minutes before the building finally started to clear out. The students at the South Korean alternative school had felt love...
Mercer University students put their business knowledge to practical use in a different country and culture during the latest Mercer On Mission (MOM) experience. Last month, Associate Professor of Marketing Dr. Etienne Musonera and Stetson-Hatcher School of Business Interim Dean...
https://youtu.be/WM4d0V4Qukw A 12-year-old girl named Harriet. A 5-year-old boy named Nathan. They are written into the pages of Bibb County historical deed books, right beside the sale of land and horses. These black children are among more than 400 records of...
MACON – Mercer University Class of 2020 graduates Emily Cadle, David Stokes and Mason Thornton were recently selected to serve the Peace Corps in Zambia, Morocco and Peru, respectively, bringing the institution’s total number of placements to six for...
For five years, Mercer University students have supported the community through the development of special web projects. As part of the curriculum, students in the IT and Informatics program and Software Application Development and Human-Computer Interaction program in Mercer’s...
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...
A team of Mercer University students and faculty are on their way to Rwanda for the sole Mercer On Mission experience of 2020. The summer programs were canceled due to COVID-19, but special precautions and regulations have made this...

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