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Townsend School of Music becomes an all Steinway school

The Townsend School of Music begins the year on an exciting note with the delivery of 37 brand new Steinway & Sons pianos.  The addition of these pianos, and the refurbishment of 7 existing Steinways, makes Mercer’s Townsend School  of music one of 164 All-Steinway Schools in the nation, joining the ranks with schools such as Yale School of Music[Read More...]

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Dancing through the decades with Macon POPS

Residents of Macon who went to see Clint Eastwood’s movie “JERSEY BOYS” may have seen a familiar face on the big screen. Macon POPS co-founder, President and CEO Steve Moretti, is seen playing drums throughout the film, which depicts Franki Valli and The Four Seasons’ road to fame. Moretti, a Grammy-nominated percussionist, is also the drummer for the Macon POPS,[Read More...]

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Brad Bostwick, director of operations and programming, is in one of the production rooms at WMUB, Mercer University’s television station. This is where students will work when they produce live broadcasts of events such as football games.

ESPN finds news home right here at Mercer

WMUB, Mercer University’s television station, is streaming now on Cox Channel 112, but the content is neither local nor live coverage… yet. In April, former State Sen. Cecil P. Staton Jr. and neurosurgeon Dr. Joe Sam Robinson donated the studios of WRWR, an independent television station based in Warner Robins. Now the relocation to Mercer Village is complete, and WRWR[Read More...]

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First Week Freshman Athlete

First Week Freshman Athlete

The campus came alive this week with the start of classes as well as the largest freshman class that Mercer University has seen so far. Several of those freshmen are the newest recruits to Mercer Athletics, and for volleyball player Morgan MacGilvary, it was her first week here at Mercer. Originally from Plano, Texas, MacGilvary said that she came to[Read More...]

Ten things to know about Alex Avant

Ten things to know about Alex Avant

It’s been almost a year since Alex Avant made Mercer University history with his SportsCenter Top 10 and ESPNU #Great8 Play of the Week interception in the game against Drake University. Since then, Mercer has faced Duke in basketball and moved to the Southern Conference. So what is Avant doing now? A junior with a marketing major, Avant is still[Read More...]

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Crucial member of the Mercer Football Team gets injured

Crucial member of the Mercer Football Team gets injured

Tosin Aguebor, sophomore captain for the Bears, proved to be a successful and crucial member of Mercer’s football team during the 2013 inaugural season, his freshman season. In addition to starting in all 12 games, he received several accolades throughout his freshman season, continuing into his sophomore preseason. He was named to the First Team All-Pioneer Football League, as Mercer’s[Read More...]

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