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Recent graduates faced with tough decisions surrounding commencement

Mercer University’s commencement ceremonies are set to take place for both the Macon and Atlanta campuses starting Aug. 7. 

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor

August 6, 2020

Mercer University’s commencement ceremonies are set to take place on both the Macon and Atlanta campuses starting Aug. 7. According to Senior Vice President for Marketing Communications and Chief of Staff Larry Brumley, there will be about 1,500 total participants in the commencement ceremonies. There are 561 on the Macon campus, 826 in Atlanta and 88 from the law school. Typically, there are between 2,000 - 2,100 attendees out of around 2,600 graduates who are invited. 

Mercer postpones 2020 commencement ceremonies

Mercer postpones 2020 commencement ceremonies

Samantha Homcy, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

Students set to graduate from Mercer with bachelor’s, graduate or law degrees this May will have traditional commencement ceremonies in August due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What to Wear for Graduation

Sarah Ugan

April 19, 2015

    Graduation is right around the corner (sorry for the reminder), and on top of the long to-do list that already stretches for miles, what to wear for the big day is a looming question. The Mercer website provides a concise (and vague) description: “Men should wear dark slacks, dark shoes, ...

Knight Foundation CEO to deliver Macon commencement speech

Knight Foundation CEO to deliver Macon commencement speech

April 13, 2011

Media mogul Alberto Ibarguen, president and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at Mercer's annual Macon campus commencement ceremonies next month. Ibarguen, longtime newspaper publisher and journalism executive, will speak to the nearly 700 students gr...

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