News

Social Entrepreneur, Author Becca Stevens to Speak at Mercer
February 1, 2012

Holder Named College Hill Alliance Executive Director
December 19, 2012

Mercer to Break Ground on Cruz Plaza Wednesday
December 11, 2012

Mercer Medicine Adds New Physicians, Relocates Practices
November 30, 2012

Two 'Sold Out' Performances of Grand Mercer Christmas Concert To Be Recorded This Weekend at The Grand Opera House
November 28, 2012

Mercer Mourns Loss of Honorary Alumna Neva Fickling
November 18, 2012    

Mercer Alumni Association Honors Three for Service
November 13, 2012

Woodruff Foundation Awards $1.5 Million Grant To Fund New Home for McDuffie Center for Strings  
November 9, 2012    

Mercer Trustees Approve New Graduate Programs, Construction of Cruz Plaza
November 9, 2012

University Trustees Meet for Annual Homecoming Meeting
November 8, 2012

Alumnus Gives $1 Million to Endow A.V. Elliott Conference on Great Books and Ideas
November 8, 2012

Mercer Sets New Enrollment Record
November 7, 2012

University Dedicates Emily Parker Myers Admissions and Welcome Center
November 2, 2012

Townsend School of Music Presents Free Christmas Concert at The Grand to be Recorded for National Television Broadcast
November 2, 2012

Mercer to Dedicate Myers Welcome Center Friday; Building is the University’s First LEED-Certified Project
November 1, 2012

Mercer Medicine Recognizes November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month
November 1, 2012

Mercer Great Books Games Turns Back Time 3,000 Years
October 31, 2012

Corey Smith Headlines Homecoming Concert at Mercer
October 31, 2012

Stephen Hayes to Discuss Election at Mercer’s Executive Forum
October 30, 2012

Mercer Cultural Archeology Class Digs for Evidence of Lost Colony of Roanoke
October 30, 2012

Porter Patch Turning Back the Clock 3,000 Years with Inaugural Great Books Games Saturday
October 26, 2012

State Nursing Board OKs Expansion of Mercer Nursing Program to Macon
October 25, 2012

Non-Stop Action in Store for Mercer Homecoming 2012, Nov. 9-11
October 24, 2012

Mercer to Offer Public Health Degree in Atlanta for Working Adults
October 23, 2012

African Union Ambassador to Speak at Mercer Thursday
October 18, 2012

Mercer Receives Fulbright-Hays Grant to Support Research in Malawi
October 16, 2012

Partners and Agencies Celebrate Construction on New Community Center; the Next Location for Promise Neighborhood Initiative and its Partners
October 5, 2012

Mercer Law Holds 13th Annual Georgia Symposium on Ethics and Professionalism
October 2, 2012

Lamar Lectures Launch New Southern Studies Lecture Series
October 2, 2012

NSF Awards More Than $400,000 for Research to Mercer Engineering
October 1, 2012

Mercer to Hold Non-Partisan Election Forums
October 1, 2012

Macon Native Returns to Mercer for Piano Recital on Oct. 9
October 1, 2012

Mercer to Dedicate the Center for Collaborative Journalism Friday; Events Include Panel Discussion on Local Journalism in the Digital Age
September 27, 2012

Mercer Library Hosts Traveling Exhibit on Underground Newspaper
September 27, 2012

Health Policy Analyst John Goodman to Kick-Off 2012-13 Executive Forum
September 25, 2012

Mercer Holding Two One-Man Plays This Week
September 24, 2012

Expanded Focus for College Hill: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
September 21, 2012

Mercer Pharmacy Now Providing Immunization Training to Practicing Pharmacists
September 20, 2012

Center for the Teaching of America’s Western Foundations Hosts Constitution Day Featuring Noted Madison Scholar Sheehan
September 14, 2012

U.S. News Ranks Mercer University No. 1 Value in the South
September 12, 2012

Mercer’s McDuffie Center for Strings and its Namesake to be Featured This Week On National Radio Broadcast
September 11, 2012

Wyard to Deliver Mercer’s Ginn Lectures on Christian Faith and Modern Science
September 4, 2012

National Science Foundation Awards $174,000 Grant to Mercer To Improve Undergraduate Chemistry Lab Experiences
September 4, 2012

Townsend Season Showcases Diversity of Musical Styles in Concerts
August 31, 2012

Mercer Trustee Frank C. Jones Dies at 87
August 31, 2012

Law School to Hold Two Lectures by Leading Scholars in September
August 30, 2012

A Grand New Season of Entertainment
August 31, 2012

Mercer Law School Welcomes Inaugural LL.M. Class
August 27, 2012

Princeton Review: Mercer No. 8 For Intramural Involvement
August 21, 2012

Mercer’s Largest Entering Class Set to Move In Saturday
August 16, 2012

High School Teachers from Across the Country Study at Mercer NEH Institute
August 15, 2012

Mercer Football Season Tickets on Sale to the Public Thursday 
August 14, 2012

Rowland Named Counselor Educator of the Year for State of Georgia
August 13, 2012

‘McDuffie Loves Macon’ Free Community Concert A Pre-Labor Day Gift to the World Renowned Musician’s Home
August 8, 2012

Free Concert by Singer and Pianist Ken Medema in Celebration of Macon’s Shalom Communities
August 8, 2012

Mercer University Names Taylor as 2012 Griffith Scholar
August 6, 2012

Long-Time Religion Professor McManus Passes Away
July 27, 2012

Peyton Anderson Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant to Fund Newsroom in Mercer’s Center for Collaborative Journalism
July 19, 2012

Summer Program Exposes High Schoolers to Pharmacy Profession, Careers
July 18, 2012

Mercer Professors Selected As Governor’s Teaching Fellows
July 13, 2012

First Five Stamps Leadership Scholars Named for Mercer University  
July 11, 2012

Columbus to Hold First-Ever Mercer Medicine Day on July 16
July 2, 2012

26 Mercer Law Students Receive Stipends for Summer Internships
June 20, 2012

Atlanta Pharma Community Collaborates on Drug Development Education
June 16, 2012

Strecker Receives National Award for Excellence from NAFSA
June 12, 2012

Two Mercer Graduates Selected for Fulbright Fellowships
June 4, 2012

Youmans Receives Phi Kappa Phi 2012 Fellowship
May 29, 2012

Baca Receives Honorary Life Membership in CUPA-HR
May 11, 2012

Mercer’s Third Oldest Bachelor’s Student Graduates Saturday
May 10, 2012

Mercer Instructor Mitcham Named Georgia Poet Laureate
May 8, 2012

Trustees Approve Tenure, Promotions, Emeriti and Sabbaticals
May 3, 2012

Five Mercerians Selected for Teach For America
May 8, 2012

Baca to Retire After 34 Years at Mercer; Lidstone and Whaley Assume New Positions
May 9, 2012

University to Hold First Savannah Commencement; More Than 1,750 to Graduate in Five Ceremonies
May 2, 2012

NEA Chair Landesman Makes First Georgia Visit to Macon for Arts Conference Keynote Speech At The Grand
May 2, 2012

Dr. Hewitt W. (Ted) Matthews Appointed Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
May 1, 2012

Tobin Named Director of Mercer’s Physician Assistant Program
April 25, 2012

Mercer Service Scholars to Hold Free Reading Festival in Tattnall Square Park for Elementary Schoolers
April 24, 2012

The Grand Opera House Announces 2012-13 Variety Series: Live Music, Dance, Comedy and Arts Education Performances
April 23, 2012

Mercer Trustees Approve Record Operating Budget, Establishment of Health Sciences Center
April 20, 2012

Mercer Receives $1 Million Commitment for Basketball Program
April 23, 2012

Faculty, Staff Honored for Service to the University at Retirement and Recognition Ceremonies
April 20, 2012

Executive Forum to Host Discussion on Health Care in Georgia
April 20, 2012

Mercer’s Macon Campus to Celebrate Student Research, Projects Thursday
April 18, 2012

Mercer Ranked No. 3 in Placement of Peace Corps Volunteers
April 18, 2012

Mercer Faculty Recognized at 2012 Faculty Awards Ceremony
April 15, 2012

College of Continuing and Professional Studies to Hold Expanded Research Conference in Atlanta Saturday
April 12, 2012

The Grand Opera House Announces 2012-13 Butler Lexus Broadway Series
April 10, 2012

Dr. David Keith Appointed Interim Dean of Music; Search Committee Announced
April 5, 2012

Mercer Press’ New Book, A Titanic Love Story: Ida and Isidor Straus, Launches in Conjunction with Theatre Macon’s production of Titanic: A New Musical  
April 4, 2012

BearStock, Mercer’s Free Outdoor Music Festival, Makes Second Appearance in Tattnall Square Park on April 14
April 4, 2012

Shurden Religious Liberty Lectures at Mercer To Focus on Religion in Early America, Claim of U.S. as Christian Nation
April 3, 2012

Mercer Loses Two Prominent Alumni with Deaths of Drs. Denmark and Johnston
April 3, 2012

McDuffie Center Students and Faculty to Perform at State Botanical Garden in Concert to Honor Fickling
April 3, 2012

Executive Forum to Host Discussion on Health Care in Georgia
April 3, 2012

Director Mann Does Double-Time Drama: Staging Sondheim at The Grand and Fight Directing at Alliance Theatre
April 3, 2012

Mercer Students Chosen for Clinton Global Initiative University
March 30, 2012

Service Scholar Receives Major Award for Service-Learning at Regional Summit on Community Service
March 29, 2012

Men’s Basketball Captures CIT Championship
March 28, 2011

Coldwell Banker President Huskey to Speak at Mercer’s Executive Forum
March 27, 2012

Engineering Professor Earns Outstanding Teaching Award  
March 26, 2012

Pre-Eminent Jazz Artist Brad Leali Headlines Final 10th Anniversary Celebration Series Concert at Mercer
March 22, 2012

Mercer Names Mitchener Professor of Organ and Church Music and Director of Townsend-McAfee Institute
March 22, 2012

Baseball Meets Broadway in Tony Award-Winning Damn Yankees,The Broadway Series Season Finale at The Grand Opera House
March 22, 2012

Thurmond Headlines Mercer’s Leadership MU Conference
March 20, 2012

Author Bret Lott Named Sams Distinguished Writer in Residence
March 20, 2012

QuadWorks Announces Performance Lineup for BearStock
March 15, 2012

Mercer Medical Students Anxiously Await Match Day
March 15, 2012

Stare Named New Conductor for Macon Symphony and Mercer Orchestras
March 12, 2012

Mercer Business Speaker Series Launches with Arby’s Marketing Vice President Presentation on Branding
March 12, 2012

Like Mamma Mia and Menopause the Musical, Girls Night the Musical Delivers a Gal Pal Retro Rock Production at The Grand
March 12, 2012

Macon Children’s Promise Neighborhood Partnership Names New Project Director
March 8, 2012

Men’s Basketball Accepts Bid to CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament
March 6, 2012

Two Mercer Technical Communication Faculty Earn National Awards  
March 1, 2012

Mercer Professor, Collaborators Bring Methods to March Madness
March 9, 2012

Four Fantastic Soloists Join Forces for Ehnes Quartet’s Second Performance at Mercer
March 1, 2012

Mercer On Mission Endowed Scholarship Fund Established in Honor of Baptist Statesman Jimmy R. Allen
February 27, 2012

Author and Yale Deputy Dean to Deliver 2012 Law Day Address at Mercer Law School
February 27, 2012

McLaren to Present Self Preaching Lectures at McAfee
February 1, 2012

Mercer Graduate Student Named Runner Up in American Counseling Association National Essay Competition
February 24, 2012

Townsend Hosts Trio of Jazz Events with Guest Artist 'Slammin' Sammy K
February 21, 2012

Russian National Ballet presents Dance Duet: Chopiniana and Romeo and Juliet at The Grand Opera House
February 21, 2012 

The Little Engine That Could Stops for Two Daytime Shows at The Grand
February 20, 2012

Digital Media Innovator Tim Regan-Porter Named First Director of Mercer’s Center For Collaborative Journalism
February 16, 2012

Mercer Awards Inaugural Sidney Lanier Prize for Southern Literature to Ernest Gaines
February 15, 2012

Townsend School of Music Dean John Dickson Accepts Post at Louisiana State University
February 16, 2012

Social Entrepreneur, Author Becca Stevens to Speak at Mercer
February 1, 2012

New Research Center Aims to Advance Drug Design, Discovery
February 13, 2012

Mercer Partners With Columbus Hospitals To Establish Third Medical School Campus
February 10, 2012

Retiring Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal to Lead New Baugh Center for Baptist Leadership
February 8, 2012

Mercer Commons’ Beloved Symposium Features Leonard, Focuses on Community Dilemmas and Possibilities
January 26, 2012

Mercer’s Double Graduate Judge M. Yvette Miller Headlines Founders’ Day  
February 7, 2012

McLaren to Present Self Preaching Lectures at McAfee
February 1, 2012

Political Analyst Juan Williams to Speak at Mercer’s Executive Forum
February 2, 2012

Best-Selling Author and Alumnus Steve Berry to Speak at Mercer Law School
January 20, 2012

Diana Butler Bass This Year’s Harry Vaughan Smith Lecturer
February 2, 2012

February at Fickling Hall: Townsend School of Music Packs Month with Major Guest Artists
February 1, 2012

Mercer to Offer Two Ph.D. Programs in Savannah This Year
January 30, 2012

Mercer Named a Finalist for National ArtPlace Grant
January 27, 2012

Mercer Commons’ Beloved Symposium Features Leonard, Focuses on Community Dilemmas and Possibilities
January 26, 2012

Is There Common Ground on Abortion? Mercer Events to Explore that Question Around Roe v. Wade Anniversary  
January 9, 2012

Appeals Court Judge William H. Pryor Jr. to Speak at Mercer Law School
January 20, 2012

Matthews Earns Outstanding Dean of the Year from American Pharmacists Association's Student Group
January 19, 2012

Southern Studies Program's Civil War Memory Series Returns
January 18, 2012

Dr. Wayne Glasgow Appointed Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
January 12, 2012

Mercer University Joins Prestigious Stamps Scholars Program
January 11, 2012

School of Medicine Joins Forces with First Lady to Combat PTSD and TBI
January 11, 2012

Is There Common Ground on Abortion? Mercer Events to Explore that Question Around Roe v. Wade Anniversary  
January 9, 2012

Mercer Ticket Sales and Grand Box Office Relocate to The Grand Opera House
December 27, 2011 

Mercer Alumna Jill Kinsella Chosen to Lead Alumni Association
December 22, 2011

Executive MBA Student Rowden Named to Advisory Council of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta  
December 21, 2011

Macon Wins Grant to Create Neighborhood-Based Student Achievement Plan
December 20, 2011

Knight Foundation Invests $4.6 Million to Expand Public Radio in Macon, Create Unique Center for Collaborative Journalism at Mercer
December 15, 2011

Promotions and Transfers
December 2012

New Faculty and Staff
December 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
December 2012

Promotions and Transfers
November 2012

New Faculty and Staff
November 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
November 2012

Promotions and Transfers
October 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
October 2012

New Faculty and Staff
October 2012

Promotions and Transfers
September 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
September 2012

New Faculty and Staff
September 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
August 2012

New Faculty and Staff
August 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
Summer 2012

New Faculty and Staff
Summer 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
May 2012

New Faculty and Staff
May 2012

Promotions and Transfers
April 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
April 2012

New Faculty and Staff
April 2012

Promotions and Transfers
March 2012

New Faculty and Staff
March 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
March 2012

Promotions and Transfers
February 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
February 2012

New Faculty and Staff
February 2012

Promotions and Transfers
January 2012

Faculty and Staff Notables
January 2012

New Faculty and Staff
January 2012

Two New Majors Launch


Mercer’s Debate Team Earns High Marks


Math Professor Weaves Together Textiles and Mathematics


Four Longtime CLA Professors Retire from Mercer



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