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Mercer University announces changes to fall semester to combat COVID-19

Archived photo from October 26, 2019

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief

June 13, 2020

Mercer Bears will return to campus in the fall, but the semester ahead will be anything but normal. In an email to students June 11, Mercer University Provost D. Scott Davis announced changes to the 2020-2021 academic calendar intended to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.  While the fall s...

New campus-wide renovations to prepare for the 2019-20 year

Willet will open for the fall 2019 semester.

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

August 14, 2019

Every summer, Mercer University budgets for new renovations while most students are off campus.  “You have to think about how you renew your campus and make your investments wisely,” said James Netherton, the executive vice president for administration and finance.  After looking into what...

‘Justice for Jibri:’ Two sentenced in 2016 killing of Mercer student-athlete

Mercer’s Jibri Bryan (34), right, goes for a basket with Wofford’s Lee Skinner (34) defending in 2015. Photo by Jenna Eason

Emily Rose Thorne, New Editor

March 27, 2019

Nearly three years after he took on the homicide case of 23-year-old Mercer student and basketball player Jibri Bryan, District Attorney David Cooke said he feels justice has finally been served. “Our number-one goal in this was to get justice for Jibri, his family and the community,” Cooke s...

SGA discusses new initiative to grow international student population on campus

Student organizations representatives come to the SGA senate meeting. Photo by Jenna Eason.

Kylie Brown

October 29, 2018

Two speakers from the Mercer Atlanta campus attended the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting Oct. 22 to talk about a new initiative to bring international students to Mercer in the coming years. The two speakers, Provost of the Atlanta campus Scott Davis and Senior Vice President of the Atl...

Honor code policy changed

Honor code policy changed

Sophya Pierre

March 30, 2011

SGA voted on March 14 to change the wording of Mercer’s Honor Code. The motion to update the Honor Code was brought to the SGA floor by Vice President Shannon Giddens, who is also a member of Honor Council. The Honor Council debated this decision carefully because the change also requires an alteration...

MyMercer and CampusVue replace outmoded systems

MyMercer and CampusVue replace outmoded systems

Kaleigh Manson

March 16, 2011

The new administration system called CampusVue, which replaced SIS (Mercer’s former Student Information System), went live the week of March 7. MyMercer is the new student self-service website that has replaced BearPort. The new system supports the functions of the offices of the administration, financial...

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