Mercer News

The latest news from around the University


Faculty and Staff Notables

College of Education Dr. Robbie J. Marsh, assistant professor of special education, co-presented the following at the Teacher Educators for Children with Behavior Disorders Conference...
Ajay Banga and Rita Nahta

Two Pharmacy Researchers in the Top 2% of Cited Scientists

Two Mercer pharmaceutical science researchers, Dr. Ajay Banga and Dr. Rita Nahta, are in the top 2% of the most-cited scientists across all scientific...

New Fabian Center for Musical Excellence to feature world-class artists, scholars in concerts and...

MACON – Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music will begin presenting internationally renowned artists and scholars for the community this winter through the Fabian Center...
“Macon Beer Company Ready-to-Drink Packaging Design” by Emma Rose Bailey

Six students win American Graphic Design Awards

MACON – Six graphic design students in Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently won awards in Graphic Design USA’s American Graphic Design...
Football team running out 3

Mercer, ETSU presidents wager culinary delicacies on Saturday’s Southern Conference showdown

MACON – The presidents of Mercer University and East Tennessee State University have raised the stakes for Saturday’s regular-season football finale that will decide...
Ben Hill Schools collaboration

Collaboration with local school system brings mental health counseling services to rural Georgia

The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center, in partnership with the Ben Hill County Board of Education, Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement and Global Partnership for Telehealth, on Oct. 27 provided the first virtual counseling session for Ben Hill Elementary School students through the new Pediatric Mental Health Initiative.



Mercer School of Medicine Holds Commencements

Mercer University’s School of Medicine will hold its commencements this week, with a Macon ceremony on Friday and the Savannah commencement on Saturday. The commencements are the first of the University’s five over the next two weeks. In all, the University will confer more than 1,800 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in May during five commencements in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.
Statue of Jesse Mercer on the Mercer campus.

Mercer Rises Five Spots Among U.S. News Best Value National Universities

MACON – Mercer University remains in the top tier of national universities and is among the top 35 best values in U.S. News &...

Glenda Grant appointed executive director of GRHIC

MACON – Glenda Grant, who has served as interim executive director of the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC) at Mercer University School of Medicine since April 6, 2021, has...
Elizabeth Tammi

Junior Elizabeth Tammi to Host Book Signing for Debut Novel

MACON – Mercer University junior Elizabeth Tammi, a creative writing and journalism double-major from Oviedo, Florida, will release her debut novel, Outrun the Wind, on...

Mercer Law Announces The Adam A. Milani Disability Law Writing Competition Results

In September, Mercer Law announced the results from The Adam A. Milani Disability Law Writing Competition. The competition is a national disability law writing competition sponsored...