“This has been a conversation SGA has had a lot this year. Senators have been discussing how we can get better representation in SGA among our senators and student correspondents and how we can better represent our student body by reaching other groups we may not necessarily have on our senate body,” Catie Byrd said.Read more »
There were a record breaking 1248 votes in this election, which is the highest turnout in the past 6 years, according to SGA Election Marshall Jordan Price.Read more »
“I think it was [a] very informative, very excellent opportunity to get to know each one personally a little bit and see how they want campus to run,” David Stokes said.Read more »
Though the campaigning is only just beginning, three prominent duos from SGA have announced their platforms.Read more »
In addition to other campus updates, Dr. Thomas Scott spoke at SGA’s latest weekly meeting to discuss the future of the College of Liberal Arts’ experiential learning requirement. Experiential learning courses are required by the university as part of their Engaged Learning initiative. Thes...
“[One of my] sheriff’s department in Florida asked me one day, ‘What can we do to not be a Ferguson?’” Cheives said. “My response was ‘Any city in the nation is one bullet away from being a Ferguson.”Read more »
Mercer’s Student Government Association is kicking off the new year and semester with initiatives and programs designed to help the student body.Read more »
“When I applied to Mercer, I looked up people [Mercer alums], and I saw Nancy Grace, and I was like, ‘Oh that’s cool!’ It’s really cool that someone who made it in life and is a real adult wants to come back and speak to us,” junior Tori Aina said.Read more »
“Our biggest job as SGA is always talking with students and listening to their feedback, so hearing that people believe in our capacity to make a difference is great because it means they know they can come to us,” Scherf said.Read more »
The Student Government Association held their annual bear grant senate in the Connell Student Center Monday. Representatives from different organizations gathered to learn if their funding requests had been granted for this year. All 45 groups who applied were approved for funding at the meeting. ...