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Is your quarantine business idea worth pursuing?

Dr. Briana Stenard, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in Mercer University's Stetson-Hatcher School of Business, outlines how to generate new ideas...
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I’m struggling in college. Is it OK to go part time? | Ask Kelly

A reader asks: Is it OK to reduce my college course load to part time?

7 tips for keeping your data and devices safe online

College students spend up to 10 hours online each day, leaving them vulnerable to malicious attacks on both their data and devices.

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How to go on vacation while taking online classes | Ask Kelly

A reader asks: Should I wait until after the semester ends to go on vacation?
Jay Black alone in his office

Professor finds solitude, plenty of parking on campus as classes go online

Mercer professors all have ways of carrying on the good fight in this time of crisis. By the time you read this,...
Virtual Learning

Going remote: Tips for transitioning to online coursework

Amid developments related to the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Mercer students will begin receiving online instruction for their courses March 23. Tackling...
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A student’s guide to online etiquette

Editor's Note: Do you have a question about distance learning or coping with school in these challenging times? The Den is starting...
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How to save your senior year during social distancing, online learning

The last few weeks for a college senior typically are filled with teary-eyed goodbyes, senior portraits, a final walk on campus, or...

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Virtual Learning

Going remote: Tips for transitioning to online coursework

Amid developments related to the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Mercer students will begin receiving online instruction for their courses March 23. Tackling...
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Plan for success when taking online classes

When I decided to come back to school three years ago, the thought of taking online classes seemed very overwhelming. This was a completely...
Jay Black alone in his office

Professor finds solitude, plenty of parking on campus as classes go online

Mercer professors all have ways of carrying on the good fight in this time of crisis. By the time you read this,...
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Adjusting to life at home and living with uncertainty

If I get a call from my father, it usually means one of two things: I’m in trouble or something terribly wrong...

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