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Five freshman senators elected to Student Government Association

Graphic provided by SGA
October 8, 2020
Mercer’s freshman class of 2024 elected their class senators to the Student Government Association this past month.

Mercer enrolls 951 new undergrad students amid pandemic

Friends play a card game in the freshman dorm Legacy Hall.
October 7, 2020
Mercer University enrolled 951 new residential undergraduate students this year, even amid a pandemic that threatened college admissions nationwide.

What I learned during my first semester of college

What I learned during my first semester of college
February 25, 2020
While I had anticipated an influx of knowledge and ideas that I had never encountered before, the lessons I learned in five short months spanned far past my academics and instead impacted how I approached my life as a student, woman, young adult and member of society. 

Get to know new Bears

Lala Cumberbatch sitting outside of Legacy Hall.
September 15, 2016
Every year, a new class makes their mark on Mercer's campus. Here are some of the fresh faces you'll be seeing this fall!

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

Senior shares sage advice for first-year students

It's OK if...
August 13, 2015

Dear Freshman, Congratulations, you’re finally out of the house embarking on this crazy journey called college. You may feel excited about exploring your newfound independence, or maybe you’re...

Welcome to Macon, freshmen. You have no excuse to be bored.

August 15, 2012

Welcome to Mercer, new Mercerians! Hopefully you will come to love this university and this city—with all its ups and downs—as much as we do now after you’ve been here a few years. A word of advice:...

Welcome class of 2016

Welcome class of 2016
August 15, 2012

Mercer University will welcome the incoming Class of 2016 as the majority of incoming students will begin to move in to their dorm rooms on Aug. 18. In order to aid the freshman class with transitioning...

What to know about the freshman fifteen

What to know about the freshman fifteen
August 15, 2012

Freshman hear many rumors--true and untrue--about college life. One of the more infamous rumors is about the dreaded “Freshman 15”: gaining weight during the first year of college. While 15 pounds...

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