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SGA rundown: Donation box robbed, efforts for campus safety and accessibility underway

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Lars Lonnroth, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2020

Mercer University’s Student Government Association (SGA) met on Feb. 7 to tackle a wide variety of issues from club funding requests to addressing campus security. This is the SGA rundown.

SGA Fiscal Affairs Committee changes procedure for funding student organizations

Vice President and Dean of Students Doug Pearson speaks at the first SGA meeting of the 2019-2020 year.

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

More discussions will happen behind closed doors in Fiscal Affairs Committee meetings and in executive member meetings that are not open to student attendance. 

Bear Grants Senate sets precedents for funding

Photo by Jenna Eason.

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

October 15, 2015

Projectors. Printers. Laser tag trips. Sound boards. Organizations on campus need a wide variety of things to function, and they don’t always have the funds to cover them. Every year, Mercer’s SGA is allocated a certain amount of money, known as Bear Grants, to give to these organizations. T...

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Matt Hickman

March 2, 2011

ATLANTA –  A recently proposed overhaul of the HOPE scholarship could mean that many Mercer students will have to pay at least $400 more for tuition when they return to campus this fall – and possibly up to $1,200 more in the coming years depending on future lottery revenues. The Georgia House a...

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