Mercer Cluster

MerPo dispatcher writes book on ministry

Tonia Wilkes, who works dispatcher for Mercer Police, answers the phone to handle a student complaint. She said she tries to maintain a calm and soft tone whenever she answers the phone.

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

March 17, 2016

Tonia Wilkes faces high-stress situations working as a Mercer Police dispatcher, but her own life experiences have taught her how to cope with crisis. Wilkes opened up about the most difficult thing she faced in her book called “Renewing Your Hope Ministry.” Although she said that she love...

The importance of a united faith community

Raymond Partolan

October 18, 2014

As I enter into the rush of midterms during my second-to-last semester of college, I can’t help but to reflect on the events that have shaped my Mercer experience. From football games to Pilgrimage to Penfield to Mercer Service Saturdays, there’s just so much to experience in our own little bubble...

On Ms. Wiley's response concerning resources available on campus to women in crisis pregnancies

March 16, 2011

Dear editors, Mary Kathryn Wiley’s response to Clarissa Ashley Price’s article on the limited resources available on campus to women in crisis pregnancies calls for some clarification. While Ms. Wiley is an excellent writer (I’ve enjoyed reading her papers in more than one of my classes!), I’ve...

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