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Life After Mercer Athletics: Amiee Frutchey

Sara Cuevas

April 10, 2013

Amiee Frutchey, former member of the volleyball team, graduated last May with a Global Health degree from Mercer and is currently working as a Clinical Research Coordinator for Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in Cambridge, MA. As soon as she graduated, Frutchey moved to the beach town of Kailua in Hawaii...

International Student Spotlight: Louvette Cherry Neal

Sara Cuevas

April 10, 2013

Located in West Africa, Liberia has a rich, diverse culture and a population of almost 3.7 million people. It is also the home of one proud Mercerian. Louvette Cherry Neal, a Global Health major currently finishing her junior year, came to Mercer University two years ago thanks to a partnership between...

Macon-Bibb government tackles issue of recycling

Sara Cuevas

February 20, 2013

The newly established Macon-Bibb consolidated government is hoping to create a unified recycling program to help the environment, extend the landfill’s life and contribute to meeting federal and state waste-management standards. The city of Macon is currently in charge of handling its own garbage collection...

Alumnus donates Elliott Bell Tower for Drake Field

Sara Cuevas

February 20, 2013

Mercer University alumnus and former Trustee A.V. Elliott donated and helped design the new Elliot Bell Tower which will become part of new Mercer traditions once the football season kicks off next fall. President Bill Underwood offered a small and informal dedication ceremony at the Moye Football and...

Hoffman’s Hooligans voted to be an official organization

Sara Cuevas

November 28, 2012

Student Government Association unanimously voted to approve Hoffman’s Hooligans as an official organization. The Hooligans held their first official event by painting and cheering at the homecoming game. Hoffman’s Hooligans began during the 2009-2010 basketball season by a group of students who wanted...

Day in the Life: Jake Gollon

Sara Cuevas

November 28, 2012

Seeking a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, preparing for practice and having a social life keeps Jake Gollon’s agenda quite full. Gollon is one of the most successful and recognized members of the men’s basketball team. The Mercer men’s basketball team keeps making progress and was...

‘So You Think You Can Stroll’ has high participation from Greeks

Sara Cuevas

November 7, 2012

Music, lights and screaming fans filled the Newton Chapel for the Zeta Phi Beta stroll competition on Friday, Oct. 26. Participants from three fraternities and two sororities threw themselves onto the stage and performed dance routines to impress the judges and the crowd. The Omega Mu Chapter of Zeta...

Mercer celebrates Homecoming 2012, welcomes alumni back to Macon campus

Sara Cuevas

November 7, 2012

Mercer University is abuzz as it celebrates Homecoming 2012 and welcomes alumni to campus. This year’s Homecoming will take place Nov. 9-11. Current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the Macon community will be attending various events throughout the week, culminating in everyone cheering on the...

Bibb County takes a stand

Sara Cuevas

October 24, 2012

Both the Bibb and Twiggs County Sheriff offices were recently awarded with a grant through the U.S. Justice Department to fight gun and gang violence. The initiative itself comes from the U.S. Justice Department and is called, Project Safe Neighborhoods and will mainly target gun and gang violence in...

Coaching Spotlight: Damian Elder

Sara Cuevas

September 26, 2012

Coach Damian Elder started his first fall season as head coach of the Women’s Volleyball team and led the Bears to an excellent home court debut. Having coached in the Pacific-12, the Southeastern Conference and the Southern Conference, Coach Elder brings experience, good energy and a positive change...

Calientes celebrates ten years with nonprofits

Sara Cuevas

September 26, 2012

Calientes California Style Burrito Shop, located at 6255 Zebulon Road, recently celebrated 10 years of rolling burritos and helping local charities of the Macon community. Calientes officially celebrated its 10th anniversary from Sept. 10 to the 14 by helping a different local charity every day. The...

Study Abroad Fair tells students to “Go Away”

Sara Cuevas

September 26, 2012

The Office of International Programs held the first Study Abroad Fair of the year on Sept. 13 at the Connell Student Center from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The fair’s goal was to show the wide variety of study abroad programs available to Mercer students. It was an opportunity for students to meet the...

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