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Mercer football location finalized

Mercer football location finalized

Cecilia Villagomez

October 5, 2011


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The symphony of bulldozers moving large amounts of dirt, clay and cement has recently added themselves to the soundtrack of life on Mercer’s Campus. To accompany the noise, a black fence has blocked off an area of through-traffic that connected the east side of campus to the west. Students and faculty a...

Families attend numerous events for Family Weekend

Families attend numerous events for Family Weekend

Mallory Dyal

October 5, 2011


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Mercer held its annual Family Weekend on Sept. 23, 24 and 25.  According to Carrie Ingoldsby, Director of Campus Life and Student Involvement, Family Weekend was a great success, with over 150 families registered to attend. Additionally, many family members of upperclassmen came to support their stu...

Mercer student selected to be national fellow

September 21, 2011


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Mercer student, Kelvin Graddick recently was selected to participate in the Food and Community Fellows program. Graddick is one of 14 students selected for this year’s program from a pool of 560 applicants. Graddick will return to his hometown of Hamilton, Ga. to revamp the West Georgia Farmers Cooperative. The...

Students attend Study Abroad fair

Students attend Study Abroad fair

Kaleigh Manson

September 21, 2011


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  Mercer hosted a Study Abroad Fair in Connell Student Center Sept. 13 throughout the lunch hours to give current students information on upcoming study abroad opportunities. Mercer offers a wide variety of international educational experiences at many destinations, many of which were represented ...

Quadworks hosts Music Trivia Night

Patrick Hobbs

September 21, 2011


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QuadWorks held a Music Trivia Night in the Bear Rock Café of the University Center Sept. 17. Featured on the WAM (Weekends at Mercer) program, the trivia night targeted students staying on campus over the weekend.  While some questions tested students’ knowledge of classic rock, most of the questions...

NPHC holds unity week

Ashley Mann

September 21, 2011


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The National Pan-Hellenic Conference (NPHC) at Mercer held their annual NPHC unity week Sept. 12-16 to raise awareness about their initiatives on campus. NPHC is an organization comprised of the Divine Nine fraternities and sororities, five of which are represented at Mercer University. Shedrick Martin,...

Over 200 students volunteer to 'Be a Good Neighbear'

Over 200 students volunteer to 'Be a Good Neighbear'

Patrick Hobbs

September 21, 2011


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This past Saturday, Mercer’s LEAP (Local Engagement Against Poverty) initiative hosted the annual ‘Super Service Saturday: Be a Good Neighbear’ event across the surrounding community in an effort to actively reduce poverty and strengthen the relationship between Mercer students and the surroun...

Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

Mallory Dyal

September 21, 2011


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On Sept. 15, Dr. R. Kirby Godsey, author of the best-selling books When We Talk About God Let’s Be Honest, The Courage Factor, and Centering Our Souls, spoke to students and faculty in Newton Chapel about his latest book, Is God a Christian?. Dr. Godsey served as Mercer’s 17th  president for 2...

Students gather for September 11 memorial service, flag-raising

Students gather for September 11 memorial service, flag-raising

Elizabeth Bibb

September 21, 2011


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  Mercer students gathered on the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks to honor those who lost lives or loved ones. Alpha Phi Omega partnered with Campus Life and the Religious Life center to put together the ceremony. The memorial service began in Newton Chapel and finish...

Mercer ranks among top 10 schools in the South

Mercer ranks among top 10 schools in the South

Elizabeth Bibb

September 14, 2011


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U.S. News and World Report ranked Mercer No. 9 in the South in the "Best Regional Universities" category as part of its annual ranking of universities. This is the 13th consecutive year that Mercer has made the Top 10. The University is also ranked No. 7 in the South in the category of “Great Schools, Great Pr...

Townsend School of Music announces new concert season

Kaleigh Manson

September 7, 2011


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Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music recently announced a new season of concerts for 2011-2012. One event was the annual Robert McDuffie and Friends Labor Day Festival for Strings that was held Sept. 1 and Sept. 5 in Neva Langley Ficking Hall of the McCorkle Music Building. The calendar of...

Flute Choir attends National Convention

September 7, 2011


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From August Wed., Aug. 10 to Sun., Aug. 14, the Mercer University Flute Choir attended the National Flute Association Convention in Charlotte, NC.  While at the convention, the flute choir had the honor or performing in a showcase. Joanna Malcom, a member of the flute choir, said that the experience...

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