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Beloved Community Symposium reaches 12th year

Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian, noted civil rights leader, will give the first Keynote Address entitled
February 10, 2016

“Shadowed beneath thy hand, may we forever stand, True to our God, true to our native land.” These words may be unfamiliar to you. They're the words to a song called “Lift Every Voice and...

Mac Party offers fresh view of Macon

The Student Government Organization hosts a Mac Party for Mercer students and others to come and experience what Macon has to offer.
September 24, 2015

Friday marked a momentous day for the city of Macon as hundreds of students from Mercer University, Wesleyan College and Middle Georgia State University flocked to the first ever Mac Party. Designed...

Mercer Students Bring Art to Residents of Local Housing Project

A girl who attends the afterschool arts program at Tindall Heights shows off one of her creations.
September 9, 2015

A new student-run arts program launched on Aug. 31 seeking to bring the joy of creative expression to residents young and old of the Tindall Heights public housing project. One of the volunteers for...

The Historic Power of the Peace Fountain

In the photo below, builders work 

on the fountain near the tennis courts in Tattnall Square Park. The fountain is planned to be completed by Sept. 10.
September 9, 2015

Around the year 1914 a magnificent fountain was constructed in Macon, Georgia. It stood triumphant and tall as an icon for Macon and its community members, but the Great Depression took its toll. The...

Mercer partners with local neighborhood to help rebuild destroyed playground

The Village Green playground was burned by a gang two years ago, neighbors said.
August 13, 2015

Melted playgrounds belong in horror stories, crime scenes and war zones. So, when Frank Austin came across one last fall in the Macon subdivision of Village Green, he was shocked. “My first...

Macon Octoberfest returns for second year

Macon Octoberfest returns for second year
October 10, 2014

Beer enthusiasts and music-lovers flocked to Tattnall Square Park this weekend in celebration of the second annual Macon Octoberfest. The Bavarian-inspired festival, held on Oct. 24-25, featured live...

Softball teams gives back to the community

September 25, 2014

Mercer Softball has made a mission to be seen and involved in the Macon community. In aim to do so, team members have devoted themselves to helping youth in the Macon community engage in athletics, especially...

LEAP tops 5,000 volunteer hours

LEAP tops 5,000 volunteer hours
December 7, 2011

On November 19, the student organization called Local Engagement Against Poverty, better known as LEAP, jumped past 5,000 hours of service by the student body since its inception. When asked why he attends...

Macon Mall renovations finishing, unveiling Nov. 19

November 2, 2011

Anyone who has been to the Macon Mall (accessible from Mercer University Drive or Eisenhower Parkway) within the past few months has noticed the great number of changes that the venue is currently undergoing....

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