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First Service Saturday of the semester is on the horizon

First Service Saturday of the semester is on the horizon

Katie Atkinson, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

MerServe aims to heighten community involvement among students this year by hosting monthly Service Saturdays, which will place student volunteers in contact with local non-profits in need of aid.

NCNW is now at Mercer

NCNW is now at Mercer

Sarah Pounds

February 17, 2015


Filed under Campus

The National Council of Negro Women is an organization focused on enabling and advocating for African-American women -- and now, they’re at Mercer. Jacqueline Zvandasara, a Women and Gender Studies major, recently saw that there aren’t a lot of organizations on campus that specifically focus on...

Mercer students join community in Celebrating MLK

Mercer students join community in Celebrating MLK

Sarah Pounds

January 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, City, News

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and pursuit of unity, Mercer students spent their Monday off actively engaged with the Macon community at the 25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration and following march to the Government Center. At the breakfast, Mercer students greeted...

Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Jenna Eason

November 20, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Change the world one Saturday at a time with the Center for Leadership and Volunteerism’s Service Saturdays. The center organizes the events to help the community by allowing students to volunteer. “I think it’s a good way to get involved with the community and let the community know that you c...

Sand volleyball girls go above and beyond

Sand volleyball girls go above and beyond

Emily Rochefort

August 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

While other students spent their summer working jobs or enjoying the beach, four members of the Mercer University Sand Volleyball team dedicated part of their summer to service. For the first month and a half of their summer vacation, these girls devoted their time and energy into helping others on two...

Service Scholars meet Carter on annual retreat

Service Scholars meet Carter on annual retreat

Brittani Howell

January 25, 2012


Filed under Uncategorized

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...

LEAP tops 5,000 volunteer hours

LEAP tops 5,000 volunteer hours

Garret McDowell

December 7, 2011


Filed under Campus, City, News

On November 19, the student organization called Local Engagement Against Poverty, better known as LEAP, jumped past 5,000 hours of service by the student body since its inception. When asked why he attends LEAP service days, sophomore Peer Advisor Kevin Jiles said “[LEAP] has been a great tool for Mercer st...

Mercer on Mission to offer new destinations, opportunities for all

Salim Ali

November 2, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

Ever dreamed of enjoying a beautiful sunset at Lake Atitlan while ordering your dinner in Spanish? How about getting to see the Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa? This summer students will have a chance at that and more. Mercer on Mission is hosting six trips to different corners of the world. Global...

Over 200 students volunteer to 'Be a Good Neighbear'

Over 200 students volunteer to 'Be a Good Neighbear'

Patrick Hobbs

September 21, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

This past Saturday, Mercer’s LEAP (Local Engagement Against Poverty) initiative hosted the annual ‘Super Service Saturday: Be a Good Neighbear’ event across the surrounding community in an effort to actively reduce poverty and strengthen the relationship between Mercer students and the surroun...

Students gather for September 11 memorial service, flag-raising

Students gather for September 11 memorial service, flag-raising

Elizabeth Bibb

September 21, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

  Mercer students gathered on the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks to honor those who lost lives or loved ones. Alpha Phi Omega partnered with Campus Life and the Religious Life center to put together the ceremony. The memorial service began in Newton Chapel and finish...

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