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Mercer alumna helps the Bahamas with the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot

Mercer alumna helps the Bahamas with the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot

Phoebe Monsour, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

Erin Brett and her colleagues at the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot, a section of the World Food Programme that provides logistics support for non-food items during crises, were in the Bahamas to facilitate the movement of cargo from island to island.

Mercer University to offer new study abroad scholarship

Mercer University to offer new study abroad scholarship

Zaira Khan, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2019

Through the increase of more streamlined financial aid opportunities, Mercer students now have a greater opportunity to expand their worldview with over 30 programs offered in a number of various disciplines.

U.S. Men’s National Golf Team wins Walker Cup

U.S. Men’s National Golf Team wins Walker Cup

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

This is the first time the U.S. Walker Cup team has won a matchup in an away contest in 12 years.

International Students Can’t Go “Home for the Holidays”

International Students Can’t Go “Home for the Holidays”

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2015

Once winter break officially begins Dec. 13, Mercer requires that all on-campus housing be cleared of students.  At this time, card access will be turned off for all residence halls, apartments and Greek houses. For many who live on-campus, this break means making a trip back home to spend the h...

Introducing Mpho Molapo

Introducing Mpho Molapo

Summer Perrit, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

From the way she acts, you'd never guess Mpho Molapo was a foreigner from South Africa. Her confidence in everything from arguing Homer in class to ordering her drink in the long Einsteins line doesn't seem indicative of someone who is still learning American culture. But perhaps that’s the way she wants it.

Across the Globe with Mercer students

Across the Globe with Mercer students

Sterling Neill, Staff Writer

September 24, 2015

Mercer students who attended the study abroad activities were immersed in the beginning steps of what it takes to prepare for their trip across the world. This year the week-long Study Abroad Fair consisted of many events catering to students seeking to become or already involved with international t...

Professor Spotlight: Eimad Houry

Professor Spotlight: Eimad Houry

Elizabeth Bibb

February 23, 2011

Dr. Eimad Houry, professor and chair of the political science department, began his journey to Mercer University in a corner of the world farther away than the origins of many Mercer professors. Houry was born in Kuwait, where he lived with his parent for four years. Due to Lebanon’s nationality laws...

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