WHO: Vice presidents, deans, faculty and staff will don tennis shoes and t-shirts to help first-year students move into their residence halls.
WHAT: Freshmen will move into their dorm rooms and begin their college careers.
WHEN: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 14
WHERE: Mercer's Macon campus, 1400 Coleman Ave.
WHY: An annual event anticipated by the University and Macon communities, Mercer move-in day promises to be a touching and emotional time in the life of new Mercer students who officially begin their college experience on Saturday. As part of Mercer's tradition of personal attention and service, faculty and staff will be on hand to help the first-year students move into the residence halls on Saturday before they begin their fall orientation that afternoon.
Media interested in covering the event should contact Jenny Butkus at (478) 301-4037 or on Saturday via cell phone at (478) 731-3668.
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