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What America can learn from India

Young girl from India plays with Mary Lathem’s hair during her Mercer on a Mission trip to India

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

August 14, 2015

There are two things America can learn from India. Just over two weeks ago, I returned from a trip that truly changed my perception of the world around me. My fellow Service Scholars and I spent three weeks in Kerala, India, where we had the unique opportunity to completely immerse ourselves...

Service Scholars meet Carter on annual retreat

Service Scholars meet Carter on annual retreat

Brittani Howell

January 25, 2012

The Mercer Service Scholars spent their annual retreat in Americus, Ga., over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend. They spent the weekend furthering the organization’s relationship with the Fuller Center for Housing through service projects in Americus and at Koinonia Farms. On Sunday, the...

Student-led spring conference to address local poverty

Sophomore Indie Coombs paints a front-porch during Facade Squad, a recent service project led by the Mercer Service Scholars. SPECIAL PHOTO.

Brittani Howell

February 9, 2011

A Mercer service learning organization recently announced plans to host a spring conference to tackle the issue of local poverty. The Local Engagement Against Poverty conference will take place March 17 as a way to bring Macon's inequality to the forefront of student attention and kick off a university-wide initiative to lo...

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