Mercer Cluster

The statue of Jesse Mercer, the founder and first president of the university, in the heart of campus.

Mercer to erect new statue celebrating diversity

Michael Mallard, Contributing Writer March 11, 2021
In June 2020, the University’s Board of Trustees approved a proposal to install a sculpture at the heart of campus to commemorate Mercer’s racial integration in 1963 and to promote the institution’s commitment to diversity today, according to a press release.
Photos: Bear statue pranked Friday in middle of A-Sun tourney action

Photos: Bear statue pranked Friday in middle of A-Sun tourney action

March 5, 2011

[singlepic id=66 w=300 h=height mode=web20|watermark float=center|right] [nggtags gallery=toby,wordpress,... ] Mercer's newly erected bear statue outside of the University Center was apparently pranked...

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