ATLANTA - Daniel Edward Tatum of Tullahoma, Tenn., received one of three top honors for Mercer University theology students at commencement at the Atlanta campus on Saturday, May 21.
Mercer University President R. Kirby Godsey presented Tatum with the 2005 McAfee Outstanding Scholar Award. Tatum graduated with the Master of Divinity degree from Mercer’s James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology. Tatum graduated with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.
About Mercer University and the McAfee School of Theology:
The James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology was established in 1996. Located in Atlanta on Mercer’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus, the School of Theology offers programs leading to the degrees Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry. The Townsend Institute offers graduate degree programs in church music, a collaborative program between the School of Theology and the Department of Music and College of Liberal Arts in Macon.
Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta as well as four regional academic centers. With 10 schools and colleges, the University offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology. For 15 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Mercer University as one of the leading universities in the South.