Twenty-nine Mercer students got up close and personal with the midterm election this fall. They learned what it means to get out the vote and why young voters matter during Dr. Chris Grant’s Campaigns and Elections course. Dr. Grant, professor...
MACON – Mercer University and the Bibb County School District today signed an agreement to establish the Mercer Bibb STEM Teaching Fellowship. The two parties will work together to recruit and enroll a cohort of five highly qualified teaching candidates, who...
This semester, Mercer University political science students have been helping their peers register to vote and understand why their vote matters.  Dr. Chris Grant, professor and chairman of the Political Science Department, has been teaching his “Campaigns and Elections” course...
Mercer University School of Medicine students know there are a lot of COVID-19 vaccines that need to be administered and not a lot of manpower to do it. So, they are stepping up to receive vaccine training and volunteer...
Mercer University senior Kaitlyn Koontz has been selected to serve the Peace Corps as a community health volunteer in Ethiopia beginning in January.
In response to the stress, anxiety and uncertainty of the world today, Dr. Laura Simon created a course that centers around joy.  The Mercer University assistant professor of sociology teaches Integrative Curriculum (INT) 201: Building Community every other spring, but...
Two Mercer University alumni are looking out for a vulnerable population during the COVID-19 pandemic: the homeless.  Together, their two organizations — SafeHouse Ministries and MercyMed of Columbus— have tested hundreds of people living on the streets in Columbus.   During the first round of testing on May 18, nasal swabs were administered to 180 people. Of those, four...
Mercer University School of Medicine is pouring its resources into the fight against COVID-19 in Georgia. Mercer recently donated a total of 300 disposable N95 masks to Navicent Health, Coliseum Medical Centers and Central Georgia Cancer Care. The School also notified...
https://youtu.be/2fNuy4HMWis They were told to stay away from those neighborhoods. They went anyway because they wanted to be advocates and make a difference. During the three-week Mercer On Mission (MOM) trip to Greece, 10 undergraduate students and three faculty chaperones worked...
MACON – Mercer rising senior Geneis Crimé was recently offered early admission into the Teach For America (TFA) corps and will serve as the University’s first-ever TFA Ambassador during the upcoming academic year. “I was thrilled to learn of Geneis’ acceptance...

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