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Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

Mallory Dyal

September 21, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

On Sept. 15, Dr. R. Kirby Godsey, author of the best-selling books When We Talk About God Let’s Be Honest, The Courage Factor, and Centering Our Souls, spoke to students and faculty in Newton Chapel about his latest book, Is God a Christian?. Dr. Godsey served as Mercer’s 17th  president for 2...

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...

Mercer ranks among top 10 schools in the South

Mercer ranks among top 10 schools in the South

Elizabeth Bibb

September 14, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

U.S. News and World Report ranked Mercer No. 9 in the South in the "Best Regional Universities" category as part of its annual ranking of universities. This is the 13th consecutive year that Mercer has made the Top 10. The University is also ranked No. 7 in the South in the category of “Great Schools, Great Pr...

Townsend School of Music announces new concert season

Kaleigh Manson

September 7, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music recently announced a new season of concerts for 2011-2012. One event was the annual Robert McDuffie and Friends Labor Day Festival for Strings that was held Sept. 1 and Sept. 5 in Neva Langley Ficking Hall of the McCorkle Music Building. The calendar of...

Flute Choir attends National Convention

September 7, 2011


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From August Wed., Aug. 10 to Sun., Aug. 14, the Mercer University Flute Choir attended the National Flute Association Convention in Charlotte, NC.  While at the convention, the flute choir had the honor or performing in a showcase. Joanna Malcom, a member of the flute choir, said that the experience...

Harry Potter class offered

Emily Farlow

September 7, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

This fall, Harry Potter came to Mercer in the form of English 236, an upper-level English class where students learn about none other than “The Boy Who Lived” himself, and at the same time can fulfill their gen. ed. requirement. Specifically, the class aims to take a critical look at fantasy literature,...

SGA Election Results

SGA Election Results

Elizabeth Bibb

September 7, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

 SGA announced the winners of the senior senator and freshman senator elections this afternoon. The results are as follows:Senior Senator:Trent WhiteFreshman Senators:Akeme Uborn (Class president) Raymond Partolan Thornton Brewer A.J. Winfield Bentley Hudgins"We're really excited to welcome all our new ...

Recruitment begins: Greek life kicks off with a bang

Recruitment begins: Greek life kicks off with a bang

Samir Moussawel

August 18, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

Another summer has come and gone, and books have begun to arrive at Mercer students’ doorsteps. Along with the bundle of fresh faces swirled in a mix of returning upperclassman, the lingering option of Greek Life recruitment begins its usual persistence. As the school calendar turns over, incom...

Lyceum aims to educate, inspire

Lyceum aims to educate, inspire

Elizabeth Bibb

August 18, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

This fall, Mercer will begin work on Lyceum, a university-wide initiative to encourage learning, service and action within the Mercer community. The program aims to create a central program, known as a “lyceum” to plan university-wide events that follow the theme of morally transformative learning...

New bikes for bears

New bikes for bears

emilymgarrott

August 18, 2011


Filed under Campus, City, News, Uncategorized

Mercer students will have access to affordable rental transportation through Bear Bikes, an initiative supported by the Student Government Association. Heather Bowman-Cutway, advisor to the Student Environmental Association, organized the program along with Jordan Locke, SGA president. College Hill A...

Mercer Police chief, students offer safety tips

Elizabeth Bibb

August 18, 2011


Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Safety on and off campus remains an important issue for both new students and upper classmen. Students returning to campus should remember to stay aware no matter how comfortable they have become with the area. Police Chief Gary Collins, along with the entirety of the Mercer Police Department, made...

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