It’s 9 a.m., and there’s a lot of excitement in the Parish House of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in downtown Macon. Children are standing up in front of pews stomping their feet and chanting. A college student beats a...
For seven years, Mercer University students have raised awareness about sex trafficking and educated Macon-area ninth graders on its warning signs and dangers. When the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the college students from going into high schools this spring, the Traffick...
MACON – Mercer University senior Kayla Beasley was recently selected to serve in the Peace Corps in Uganda beginning in June. Beasley, from Peachtree City, is a global health studies major with minors in global development and history. As a community...
Dr. Mary Kay Bacallao and Myron Randall will walk you through a virtual science lesson on simple machines that you can do at home with your children. Open up the Balancing Act interactive lab simulation, and follow along as...
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...
Mercer University student Gabriel Ramirez has been selected to serve the Peace Corps as a health volunteer in Ethiopia beginning in January.
MACON – Mercer University seniors Alex Grandinetti, Hoor Qureshi and Michael Tan were recently selected to serve the Peace Corps in Panama, Botswana and the Philippines, respectively. Grandinetti, from Kalamazoo, Michigan, is triple-majoring in international business, international affairs and global development...
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,...
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...
Two Mercer University alumni are traveling across Europe to help African college students who were studying in Ukraine evacuate the country as it defends itself against Russian attacks. Nassim Ashford and Macire Aribot, who both earned undergraduate degrees from the...

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