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A 'Halluva Auction' to save the Halls of Fame

A 'Halluva Auction' to save the Halls of Fame

Rebecca Reed

April 27, 2011

For months news has circulated about the possibility of Macon losing the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame to another city, maybe even a bigger city in Georgia. While we may have kept the halls from being moved for now, there is still a chance that they may be lost. Now, there are more people in Macon backing...

Ceremony recognizes faculty and staff, retirees remembered

Rebecca Reed

April 27, 2011

Mercer University staff and faculty were honored at a ceremony held in the Medical School Auditorium. People were honored for five, 10, 15, 20, 30, 35 and 40 years of service. There were 46 people honored for their years of service to the university. Each person received a plaque and a picture taken ...

Post-graduation plans take over students’ minds, professors excited that school is out for summer

Rebecca Reed

April 26, 2011

Every year Mercer students and faculty have a set of post-graduation plans. This year, while graduating students are leaving after their four years here, a few teachers are also taking sabbaticals. Senior Rachel Velie plans to relax this summer before continuing her education. “I plan to take the summer...

What you wanted to be vs. what you are today

Rebecca Reed

April 13, 2011

Dreams shape who we are and what we do, but we also shape our dreams as we grow and learn more about the world around us. As children, everyone had dreams of the future. Every kid knew what he or she wanted to be when he or she grew up. By the time children become adults, these plans are likely to change,...

Class uncovers history in St. Croix

Students Jennifer Fingles, Kimberly Campbell and Dr. Eric Klingelhofer discuss the results of a magnetometer run. Klingelhofer’s History 491 traveled to St. Croix over Spring Break.

Rebecca Reed

March 30, 2011

For the past two years Mercer’s history department has traveled to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where the students participate in an archeological dig site. The trip occurred during Spring Break and the preparations had taken place throughout the semester. The students dug where previous Mercer students had dug and found artifac...

Ferrol A. Sams, Jr. Distinguished Writer teaches spring semester poetry class

Mercer scored in bunches against a porous Yellow Jacket defense during their only exhibition game of the season.

Rebecca Reed

February 1, 2011

By Rebecca Reed Erin Beliu is the Ferrol A. Sams, Jr. Distinguished Writer in Residence for 2011and she has arrived on Mercer’s campus. The Ferrol A. Sams, Jr. course is offered every spring semester with a different poet or fiction writer. Beliu is the author of three books of poems, winner of the...

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