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Sports Editor Micah Johnston (left) was named the Outstanding Junior in Journalism and Nadia Pressley (right) was named the Outstanding Senior in Journalism at Honors Convocation March 26. Photo provided by Nadia Pressley

The Cluster’s News and Sports Editors earn university journalism awards

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief March 27, 2021

Members of The Cluster staff won departmental and university awards at Mercer University’s annual Honors Convocation Friday, including two journalism honors. News Editor Nadia Pressley was named the...

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Five scholarships for LGBTQIA+ students

Mandi DeLong, Campus Life Correspondent March 8, 2021

There are a wide range of scholarships available for numerous different categories, including university, field of study or demographic. For students who belong to the LGBTQIA+ community, here are five...

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Fourteen Mercer Global Leader Scholars study abroad this semester

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer January 29, 2020
Mercer University awarded 14 students the new Global Leader Scholarship to aid them with their travel expenses as they study with Mercer affiliates around the world. This year’s scholars are traveling to countries including South Korea, Japan, Morocco, Sweden, Spain and the U.K. 
Archived photo by Emily Rose Thorne, 2018

Race for a legacy: Third annual Lauren Giddings 5K to fund Mercer Law students’ bar exam fees

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer November 6, 2019
Mercer Law School’s Association of Women Law Students will host the third annual Lauren Giddings 5K Nov. 7 in Macon to raise money for a scholarship assisting Mercer Law School students with bar exam expenses, which can amount to over $1,000.
Dr. Amy Borchardt is hoping to lead a study abroad trip to London, England next semester.

Psychology professor to lead semester-long study abroad program in London

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer October 8, 2019
Some of the courses being offered include Introduction to Psychology and Health Psychology, both taught by Borchardt, as well as classes in art history, English studies and British life and culture. “It’s like you’re in Mercer in Macon, but you’re actually in London!” she said.

Mercer joins prestigious Stamps Scholars Program

Cecilia Villagomez February 8, 2012

On Jan. 11, Mercer University anounced that Mercer will be joining 24 institutions across the country as a participant in the prestigious Stamps Scholars Program, funded by the Stamps Family Charitable...

Two Mercer seniors awarded George W. Woodruff Scholarship

March 16, 2011

Emma Stitt and Stephanie Hennigan were two of four students to receive the George W. Woodruff Scholarship to the Walter F. George School of Law. Stitt and Hennigan are Mercer seniors who will be attending...

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Matt Hickman March 2, 2011

ATLANTA –  A recently proposed overhaul of the HOPE scholarship could mean that many Mercer students will have to pay at least $400 more for tuition when they return to campus this fall – and possibly...

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