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Opinion: Graduation 2019 – a step in the right direction

Opinion: Graduation 2019 – a step in the right direction

Adelia Henderson, Copy editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Graduation is the most important event in our time here at Mercer. It’s a pivotal point of transition, where we receive our degrees and march across the stage into the next phase of our lives. However, I’ve been hearing stories about graduation since I was a freshman. I’ve heard about how your f...

Mercer commencement moved to Five Star Stadium for 2019

Mercer commencement moved to Five Star Stadium for 2019

Rylee Kirk, Advertising Manager and Lead Writer

August 13, 2018


Filed under News

Mercer University will relocate undergraduate commencement ceremonies from Hawkins Arena to Five Star Stadium this year due to increased class size. Instead of the usual starting time of Saturday at 3:30 p.m., commencement will now take place at 8:15 a.m. Monday, May 13. “For several years n...

Mom, dad and daughter all graduating from Mercer this May

Mom, dad and daughter all graduating from Mercer this May

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

For many, college is the first time a student is away from their parents. A tumultuous time where you must figure things out on your own. But what happens when your parents aren’t just a phone call away or close by, but are right there in college with you? For the Adams, college is a family affair. ...

Two Mercer seniors accepted into Peace Corps

Two Mercer seniors accepted into Peace Corps

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under News

Life is about to change for two seniors who were recently accepted into the Peace Corps. In May, Caleb Barefield and Heaven Woods will walk across the graduation stage and onto their next destination: Africa. For 27 months, Woods will be located in Cameroon while Barefield will be in Swaziland. Alth...

What to Wear for Graduation

Sarah Ugan

April 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

    Graduation is right around the corner (sorry for the reminder), and on top of the long to-do list that already stretches for miles, what to wear for the big day is a looming question. The Mercer website provides a concise (and vague) description: “Men should wear dark slacks, dark shoes, ...

Graduate School Fair gives students options

Graduate School Fair gives students options

Garret McDowell

November 2, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

Mercer’s department of Career Services held another graduate school fair for Mercer students both young and old on Friday, Oct. 21 in the University Center Atrium. Over 80 institutions were in attendance for all Mercerians to receive information on what comes after their four years at Mercer. This...

Graduate fair school selections leave CLA students few options

Alaisha Key

November 2, 2011


Filed under Opinions

For the past week I, like many of you, have had my inbox bombarded with emails from career services urging me to make time and go check out the graduate school fair. Well, last Friday I happened to stop by the U.C. at the ten o’clock hour with a few friends and found myself highly disappointed not...

Knight Foundation CEO to deliver Macon commencement speech

Knight Foundation CEO to deliver Macon commencement speech

April 13, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

Media mogul Alberto Ibarguen, president and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at Mercer's annual Macon campus commencement ceremonies next month. Ibarguen, longtime newspaper publisher and journalism executive, will speak to the nearly 700 students gr...

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