Mercer Cluster

New student organization advocates for accessibility on campus

Sarah Carter (left) and Ashley Pettway (right) are co-presidents of ABLE Mercer, a club dedicated to advocating and advising students with disabilities on Mercer's campus.

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

February 27, 2020

The organization hopes to get more involved with the disabled community in and around Mercer and get involved with the Access and Accommodations office to discuss issues students have been facing. 

Opinion: ADHD is more than a learning disability

Opinion: ADHD is more than a learning disability

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. Most people dismiss attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as a learning disability or something that you “get over” after school. In reality, however, ADHD is actually a neurodevelopmen...

Mercer’s Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling program receives training grant 

The door to Mercer's College of Professional Advancement

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2019

Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement received a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education this past October. The grant will finance students in the Clinical Rehabilitation program who are training to become vocational rehabilitation counselors to address statewide and national personnel shortages.

Opinion: Our Access & Accommodations office is not helping students

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Chas Pridgen, Copy Editor

September 27, 2019

Someone I am very close with went through the entire process to get accommodations for her disability. She turned her papers in and made plans to live off-campus at a doctor’s request. However, she never heard back from the office.

New space provides more opportunities for Access and Accommodations

The Access and Accommodations Office is located on the first floor of the Connell Student Center.

Mary Helene Hall, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

Besides a change in physical location, the Office of Access and Accommodations will implement several updates for the 2019-2020 school year.

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