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Only about 13% of Mercer undergraduates hail from outside of Georgia.

Out-of-state students report mixed feelings about returning to Macon during pandemic

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor July 26, 2020
The fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year is rapidly approaching, and Mercer University students are preparing to return to campus. Some students’ trips, however, will be a bit longer than others’.
Ebonye Smith, second-year electrical engineering major and lifestyle blogger at Mercer University.

Mercer student becomes a lifestyle blogger

Ivy Marie Clarke, Staff Reporter November 7, 2019
Meet Ebonye Smith: second-year electrical engineering major, golf player of 10 years, orange juice and dystopian novel addict and lifestyle blogger. And she’s only just getting started. 
Photo provided by Bri Levin

One year, two countries: Bri Levin’s cultural exchange in Japan and Morocco

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer September 26, 2019
Levin found that living in two countries for the year meant adjusting to two different cultures. Here's what she learned from a year abroad.

Where in the world did bears go this summer?

Laurel Huster, Lifestyle and Opinions Editor August 16, 2018

Over the summer, some Mercer students participated in many different internships, study abroad programs and research fellowships. Here are a few who represented the Mercer family by working all over the...

Two Mercer students have been accepted in the Peace Corps, with plans to serve in Africa following graduation.

Two Mercer seniors accepted into Peace Corps

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer February 10, 2016

Life is about to change for two seniors who were recently accepted into the Peace Corps. In May, Caleb Barefield and Heaven Woods will walk across the graduation stage and onto their next destination:...

Without Mercer housing as an option, some international students struggle to find a place to stay for the break.

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...

Mercer University holds its annual study abroad/international student week.

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...

Young girl from India plays with Mary Lathem’s hair during her Mercer on a Mission trip to India

What America can learn from India

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle Editor August 14, 2015

There are two things America can learn from India. Just over two weeks ago, I returned from a trip that truly changed my perception of the world around me. My fellow Service Scholars and I spent three...

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