A Guinea orphanage made such a positive impression on Sarah Harris and Carrie Bezanson last summer that they jumped at the chance to return for an internship.  They were among the participants for the 2018 Mercer On Mission (MOM) three-week trip to southern Guinea. The Mercer team worked...
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...
A Mercer alumnus is using technology to encourage community exploration in Macon. Joey Allen, a December 2017 graduate and Macon native, is one of five people across the country recently chosen for the Niantic/Knight Fellows Program. The six-month fellowship is...
Mercer University engineering students are helping low-income homeowners save money and conserve energy by installing solar power systems on five Macon homes. The solar photovoltaic systems, which homeowners can monitor using an app, will produce enough energy to cover 75%...
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...
Andrea Cooke is a dreamer.   “Probably an extreme dreamer,” she admits. “And I’m also an optimist, so I believe that all things are possible.”   Right now, she is focusing her dreams on bettering the Macon community, where she’s working to eliminate barriers...
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...
More than two dozen Mercer Bears participated in a history-making moment this summer in South Korea. The fifth annual Mercer On Mission (MOM) trip to the country included a new component, as participants assisted the Korean Army in its...
MACON – A team of researchers involved in Mercer University’s Mercer On Mission program focused on reducing mercury pollution and human exposure to mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has been named a finalist for the Artisanal Mining...
A Mercer University professor raising money for Ukrainian refugees now is offering a way to directly help three families driven out of their homes during the Russia-Ukraine war. The mothers and their daughters are staying in Poland with a friend...

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