"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...
A reader asks: I'm overwhelmed balancing college and life. What can I do besides withdrawing?
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...
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?
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...
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...
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?
Seven years ago on March 21, 2014, I was walking through the parking lot of the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mercer University’s men’s basketball team was about to play the Duke University Blue Devils in their first game...
A reader asks: I'm about to graduate. Do you have any advice for finding the energy to cross the finish line victoriously?

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