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New Title IX coordinator selected amid controversial federal changes

New Title IX coordinator selected amid controversial federal changes

Emily Rose Thorne, Lead News Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Mercer University selected a new Title IX Coordinator in November to replace Interim Coordinators Doug Pearson and Rhonda Lidstone. Sharon Stellato, former senior investigator at West Virginia University (WVU), plans to bring her experience with innocence claims to the Title IX process at Mercer. ...

Mercer under investigation for possible violations of Title IX

Mercer under investigation for possible violations of Title IX

Nick Wooten and Meagan Hurley

November 4, 2016


Filed under Breaking, Showcase

  Mercer University is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for possible violations of Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sexual discrimination in education. The university allegedly mishandled reports of sexual harassment and stalking, accord...

Raygoza joins university as new Title IX coordinator

Raygoza joins university as new Title IX coordinator

Nicholas Wooten, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Mercer University has a new Title IX coordinator. Brittany Raygoza took over the position Aug. 8, said Kyle Sears, director of media relations, in an e-mail. Raygoza replaces Melissa Nunn, the university’s former Title IX coordinator, who left the job July 15 to accept the Title IX coordinator position a...

Gender violence presentation fires up student body

Gender violence presentation fires up student body

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

A panel discussion on gender violence sparks debates with anti- sexist activist speaker Jackson Katz

Sand volleyball added to Mercer athletics roster

Sand volleyball added to Mercer athletics roster

Elizabeth Bibb

April 13, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Sports

Mercer is set to introduce women’s sand volleyball as its 16th official athletic program beginning this fall. Head volleyball coach Noelle Rooke said sand volleyball is the newest NCAA emerging sport, and Mercer is among the first schools to launch it. Other schools introducing the sport include...

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