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Associate VP for Auxiliary Services recognized with NACCU J. Paul Melanson Award

MACON – NACCU, the National Association of Campus Card Users, recently presented Mercer University Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services Ken Boyer with the...
Craig Byron in lab

Mercer researchers author study on repatriation of ceremonial shrunken head to Ecuador

MACON – A team of Mercer University researchers authored a newly published study that describes the authentication and repatriation of a ceremonial shrunken head to...
2021 Westin Scholar

School of Business announces annual IAPP Westin Scholar

ATLANTA – Mercer University student Fred Walker was recently recognized as the business school’s 2021 International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Westin Scholar.  With the...
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Center for Executive Education offering three new open-enrollment programs

ATLANTA/MACON – Mercer University’s Center for Executive Education recently announced three new programs open to the public designed to increase specific skills in the...
Dr. Peter Huwe

School of Medicine faculty member selected as Governor’s Teaching Fellow

MACON – Peter Huwe, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry in Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), was recently selected as a 2021 Governor’s Teaching...
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Faculty and Staff Notables

College of Education Dr. Leah Panther, assistant professor of literacy education, published the article, “Listening for Linguistic Justice,” as part of her column “Linguistic Justice”...



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 &...

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.
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...
2021 Goldwater Scholars

Mercer boasts three engineering Goldwater Scholars for third consecutive year

MACON – Mercer University’s School of Engineering earlier today continued a run of unprecedented success with the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. For the third...
MUSM Match Day 2021 in Macon

School of Medicine celebrates National Residency Match Day

MACON/SAVANNAH/COLUMBUS – Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) celebrated the 2021 National Residency Match on March 19 at noon on all three of its...