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Mercer University announces changes to fall semester to combat COVID-19

Archived photo from October 26, 2019
June 13, 2020
Mercer Bears have returned to campus for the fall, but the semester ahead will be anything but normal.

Former Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appointed Distinguished University Professor at Mercer

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November 5, 2019
Deal will not serve as a traditional professor. He will instead deliver a series of lectures every year open to the entire Mercer student body, according to President Bill Underwood. 

Four sexual assaults have been reported to Mercer Police in the last four months

Four sexual assaults have been reported to Mercer Police in the last four months
June 1, 2016

Four sexual assaults were reported during the spring 2016 semester. Records recently released from the university indicate incident reports for sexual assaults were filed on Feb. 1, Feb. 14 and May...

2016 brings changes to Macon and Mercer

2016 brings changes to Macon and Mercer
The transition into the new year brought with it many changes to the Macon area. Here’s what you missed while you were away.
January 20, 2016

Donn Rodenroth, The Telegraph Flooding in Macon Takes Over Ocmulgee River Flash floods popped up in Georgia over the winter break with the Ocmulgee River cresting at nearly 28 feet in early December...

Mercer’s Housing Crunch: Too many Bears for the den

Mercer's Housing Crunch: Too many Bears for the den
April 18, 2015

When rising Mercer University senior Nora Essien told her parents that she may have to live off campus next year, they were worried. The 21-year-old business major comes from a low-income family where...

Meet your president: Get to know William D. Underwood

August 15, 2012

In preparation for a new year, The Cluster has asked Mercer’s President William Underwood a few questions. Cluster: How long have you been President at Mercer? Underwood: I began July 1, 2006.  This...

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