A reader asks: It’s been years since I have been in college, and I’ve never taken online courses. Do you have any advice for me?
Tempus fugit: time flies. It was a year ago this month when most of us really began to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in our lives. Classes moved to virtual; many employees began working remotely; and we were asked...
March is Women's History Month — commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Women’s History Month first was celebrated by the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County, California, Commission...
In a special video series, Mercer University students recently reflected on what Black History Month means to them and how they'd like to see our country grow in the future. 'Honor and celebrate' For senior Tamara Barnard, February is an...
A reader asks: I'm not sure I have the energy to pursue a master's degree. But should I just go for it?
My dad broke his femur the first Sunday morning in February. Because the femur is the largest bone in the human body, this is a serious injury. It is even more so because my dad is 92 years old. I...
A reader asks: I'm overwhelmed balancing college and life. What can I do besides withdrawing?
"Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity" is the theme of this year's Black History Month. This cultural heritage month in February often is used for reflection and acknowledgment of the African diaspora and the significant contributions of Black people in...
As I write these words, our nation is commemorating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I suspect that Dr. King would be surprised by what would become the impact of his life. He was just a young, Black,...
A reader asks: I've just come back to college after decades. Do you have any advice?

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