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Office of Global Engagement awards 20 Global Leader Scholarships for study abroad

MACON – Mercer University’s Office of Global Engagement recently awarded its latest round of Global Leader Scholarships (GLS), providing 20 students with a total...
Dr. Don Nakayama

Dr. Don Nakayama appointed senior associate dean of MUSM’s Columbus campus

Renowned surgeon, researcher, educator to support pediatric specialty services at Piedmont Columbus COLUMBUS – Renowned pediatric surgeon, researcher and medical educator Don Nakayama, M.D., MBA,...
St. Simons Project at Strangers Cemetery

COPA receives Georgia Humanities grant for work to document African American history in Coastal...

BRUNSWICK – Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement recently received a $2,500 grant from Georgia Humanities for its latest work in a nearly decade-long...
Gordon Johnston

Creative writing professor awarded Arlin G. Meyer Prize by Lilly Fellows Program

MACON – Dr. Gordon Johnston, professor of creative writing in Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently awarded the 2022 Arlin...
Fall Gingko Tree

Faculty and Staff Notables — December 2022

College of Education Dr. Karyn Allee, assistant professor of elementary education, co-authored a paper, with colleagues from the University of Central Florida and the University...
Four men take a bow on stage

‘A Night of Georgia Music’ full-length concert now available to watch online

If you missed "A Night of Georgia Music" when it aired on Georgia Public Broadcasting earlier this year, you can now watch the one-hour...

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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...

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...

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...

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