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Mercer football bus catches fire in South Carolina

[video credit="Hailey Christian" align="right"][/video]One of Mercer’s football buses caught fire outside of a Golden Corral in Columbia, South Carolina, Friday.The team was headed to Lexington, Virginia, for their game against the Virginia Military Institute.Joey Carpenter, a ...

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Mercer to erect new statue celebrating diversity

Students walking between the Historic Quad and the Connell Student Center within the last few months have probably noticed an empty green space where the recently demolished Computer Science Building once stood. However, the 120-by-60 foot open area will not remain unused for long, because Mercer has ...

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Mercer students vaccinated in COVID-19 health efforts

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out around the United States, some students and faculty at Mercer have been offered the opportunity to get vaccinated against the virus. Throughout the Columbus, Macon and Savannah campuses, medical teams have received vaccinations from their regional health districts in Columbus, ...

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Mercer approved for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Mercer Medicine will begin distributing COVID-19 vaccines in Macon, likely in the next few weeks, according to a campus-wide email from university President Bill Underwood Thursday. The Georgia Department of Public Health approved the university to distribute the vaccine once sufficient doses are available. “Navigating ...

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SGA updates voting system ahead of spring elections

The State of Georgia Legislature was not the only presiding body that addressed voter concerns about elections this year. In its first meeting of the spring semester Jan. 25, the Mercer Student Government Association addressed student concerns, including issues students raised about class elections. Sophomore ...

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Education

New student organization tutors children in Ghana

A new student organization at Mercer is working to mentor children in villages around the world, seeking to help address poverty through providing education to low-income communities internationally. Mercer Village Mentors was founded in late September 2020. Organizers at Village Book Builders, the ...

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CAPS addresses new mental health needs due to COVID-19

About a fifth of students visiting Mercer’s Office of Counseling and Psychological Services have sought counseling specifically because of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on their life, data kept by CAPS shows, underscoring the additional mental health challenges COVID-19 has caused at colleges ...

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Lin Wood’s Mercer legacy

In January 2020, Mercer Law School graduate L. Lin Wood spoke to a group of law students as a “Legal Legend.” One year later, he was banned from Twitter after spreading several baseless conspiracy theories and inciting violence. Wood, who received both his bachelor’s and law degrees from Mercer, ...


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