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Savannah Lackey and Ashton Bearden will serve as the 2020-2021 SGA President and Vice President. Photo provided by Savannah Lackey

Breaking: Sen. Lackey clinches SGA presidency in nail-biting second round

Lars Lonnroth, Staff Writer March 27, 2020
Savannah Lackey, rising junior, won Mercer’s Student Government Association’s presidential election by 16 votes on Friday, narrowly defeating challenger Genesis Cooper and clinching victory in the second round of the SGA presidential elections.
Founders’ Day is planned for Feb. 5 in Willingham Hall at 10 a.m. Archived photo by Katie Atkinson

Federal Judge, member of Mercer’s third integrated class selected to be Founders’ Day speaker

Lars Lonnroth, Contributing Writer January 31, 2020
Sands attended Mercer for both his undergraduate and legal degrees,, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1971 and from Mercer Law School in 1974. During his undergraduate experience, Sands studied political science and music.
Vice President and Dean of Students Doug Pearson speaks at the first SGA meeting of the 2019-2020 year.

SGA Fiscal Affairs Committee changes procedure for funding student organizations

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer November 21, 2019
More discussions will happen behind closed doors in Fiscal Affairs Committee meetings and in executive member meetings that are not open to student attendance. 
Vice President Michaela Jones (left) and President Adam Penland (right) of the Student Government Association (SGA) plan to strengthen mental health services and communication between the student body and SGA.

Student government gears up for the year ahead

Elizabeth Tammi, News Editor August 14, 2019
Vice President Michaela Jones and President Adam Penland of the Student Government Association (SGA) plan to strengthen mental health services and improve communication between the student body and SGA.
Michaela Jones will serve as SGA vice president next year. Photo courtesy Michaela Jones

SGA begins planning for next semester

Rylee Kirk, Lead News Writer and Advertising Manager April 23, 2019
Adam Penland and Michaela Jones want to make mental health, dining options and parking improvements priorities on campus.
Michaela Jones (left) and Adam Penland (right) ran on the same ticket for SGA president and vice president unopposed.

Penland and Jones elected SGA president and vice president

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer April 11, 2019

Student Government Association (SGA) announced March 27 that Adam Penland will serve as SGA president for a second term. Junior Michaela Jones was elected vice president. “I ran again because there...

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