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Bear Fair 2.0: Virtual to in-person

Large groups of students attended the student organization meet and greet, also referred to as Bear Fair 2.0, on Aug. 28. This event was held after a fully virtual Bear Fair on Aug. 17 had many technical difficulties
September 10, 2020
According to Director of Campus Life and Student Involvement Carrie Ingoldsby, Campus Life surveyed students and student organization representatives about their experiences at the  virtual Bear Fair. About 130 individuals responded. Of those respondents, about 75% said they experienced some technical difficulties. The Caribbean Student Association was among the roughly 70 student organizations in attendance at Bear Fair 2.0. Member Tamara Barnard manned the organization’s booth for both the virtual and in-person Bear Fair.

Bear Fair goes virtual

Photo via Degy Entertainment/degy.com
August 5, 2020
Campus Life will be using an emerging virtual event platform called Degy World to facilitate Bear Fair, an event that introduces new students to Mercer’s student groups.

Bear Fair 2015

Mercer holds their annual Bear Fair for returning and incoming students. Student organizations and clubs come to show students what they do and allow students to sign up for their organizations. Local businesses also set up tables to make students aware of their products.
An introduction to Mercer organizations
August 18, 2015

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