MACON – Mercer University will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with service opportunities organized by MerServe on Jan. 20 and “Living the Dream,” a program co-sponsored by the Minority Mentor Program and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives,...
It’s no secret that service is one of the pillars of Mercer. At a University where “everyone majors in changing the world,” students are encouraged to get involved in the community early and regularly, and there are many ways...
MACON – Mercer University seniors Fabian Kopp and Nishi Patel were recently selected to serve the Peace Corps in Kosovo and Benin, respectively. Kopp, from Macon, is an international affairs major with a minor in ethics, leadership and service. Following...
One year after graduating from Mercer University, Kayla Beasley is making an impact in Uganda as a Peace Corps volunteer. Her work mainly focuses on HIV prevention among youth, adolescent girls and young women, but it’s wide-ranging — also touching...
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...
A group of faculty members in Mercer University’s College of Education came together for comfort and support amid the recent racial trauma and social unrest in America. They created a group that was a safe space to help each...
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...
When Kaitlyn Koontz learned her Peace Corps post in Ethiopia would lack running water and reliable power — and that she would be the only American in a village five hours away from another volunteer — her initial reaction was “to turn and run in...
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...
https://youtu.be/ZTKwNKOx9Gw Mercer University students and faculty got down to business in Rwanda this summer, but they also put a lot of heart behind their work. Dr. Etienne Musonera and Dr. Carol Cagle from the Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and...

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