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Harvest Faire to recreate Hay House history

Harvest Faire to recreate Hay House history

Parker Van Riper, Opinions Editor

October 28, 2015

On the eve of Halloween, the Hay House will open its doors for its annual Harvest Faire. Sponsored by the Knight Foundation—a non-profit dedicated to supporting community engagement—the event will take place between 4:00-7:00 p.m. The Harvest Faire is a recreation of a faire in the 1800s, emu...

Four local finalists in Knight Cities Challenge

Four local finalists in Knight Cities Challenge

February 4, 2015

The Knight Foundation announced 126 finalists in its Knight Cities Challenge, and four of those finalists are Maconites. Their ideas involve retaining talent, creating opportunity, and enhancing community engagement. The finalists said they are excited to move forward in the process and hope to have...

Mercer announces Center for Collaborative Journalism

Mercer announces Center for Collaborative Journalism

Elizabeth Bibb

December 15, 2011

*Updated January 26, 2012 At the close of fall semester, Mercer President William Underwood announced an effort sponsored by the Knight Foundation to bring together professional journalists and students in a joint newsroom in College Hill Corridor. A $4.6 million grant from the John S. and James L....

Knight Foundation CEO to deliver Macon commencement speech

Knight Foundation CEO to deliver Macon commencement speech

April 13, 2011

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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