News Releases

October 20, 2016
Mercer University and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recently signed a new transfer articulation agreement through 2020.
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September 12, 2016
Dr. Cynthia A. Anderson, assistant professor of teacher education in Mercer University’s Tift College of Education, was recently named one of two new inductees into the Griffin-Spalding Educator Hall of Fame.
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September 8, 2016
Mercer University’s Tift College of Education and the Griffin-Spalding County School System (GSCS) on Aug. 18 celebrated a new Professional Development Services (PDS) partnership involving Cowan Road Elementary and Cowan Road Middle schools.
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June 29, 2016
Dr. Olivia M. Boggs, associate professor in Mercer University’s Tift College of Education, was recently selected as a 2016 Governor’s Teaching Fellow.
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June 2, 2016
Gov. Nathan Deal and Arthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, at the State Capitol on Wednesday announced Georgia’s second class of Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows, including 12 who will study at Mercer University.
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May 3, 2016
Mercer On Mission, the University’s unique blend of study abroad and service learning, is set to deploy 181 students and 20 faculty members to 11 sites in South America, Asia and Africa during the months of May through August, its largest contingent ever.
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May 2, 2016
Mercer University’s Tift College of Education and Penfield College are organizing the first Mercer STEAM Day on May 3, in addition to supporting the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) in its efforts to promote Georgia STEM Day on May 6.
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April 27, 2016
Nearly 2,000 students will graduate in five Mercer University commencements during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah. The University will confer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as honorary degrees to State Rep. Larry J. (Butch) Parrish and musician Gregg Allman.
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March 24, 2016
The sixth annual Mercer Atlanta Research Conference will be held April 16 on the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus and will feature numerous student and faculty presentations from six of the University’s 12 schools and colleges.
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March 17, 2016
Janet Valley, an undergraduate student in Mercer University’s Tift College of Education, has accepted a full-time teaching position at Ameri-Can International Academy (AIA) in Weifang, China, the result of a newly formed partnership between the two institutions.
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March 14, 2016
In recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, Autism Center, Navicent Health (ACNH), and Mercer University’s Tift College of Education will partner to offer the community the inaugural Autism Spring Symposium.
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December 3, 2015
Emily Max, an alumna of Mercer University's Tift College of Education, was recently named one of six educators nationally to receive a $100,000 grant from Farmers Insurance as part of its 2015 Dream Big Challenge.
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November 9, 2015
Mercer University's Tift College of Education will host its second annual Fall Forum on Education on Nov. 18, 6 p.m., in the Medical School Auditorium on the Macon campus.
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August 21, 2015
Two Mercer University faculty members were selected as Governor's Teaching Fellows, a highly selective program sponsored by the Institute of Higher Education and the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Georgia.
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July 16, 2015
Mercer University's Tift College of Education, in collaboration with the School of Engineering and College of Liberal Arts, hosted nearly a dozen teachers and two dozen students from area middle schools during the month of June in preparation for next fall's first class of Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows.
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July 16, 2015
Mercer University's Tift College of Education, in collaboration with the School of Engineering and College of Liberal Arts, hosted nearly a dozen teachers and two dozen students from area middle schools during the month of June in preparation for next fall's first class of Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows.
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May 19, 2015
Mercer University alumnus Ernest William Lee II was named the state's Teacher of the Year by the Georgia Department of Education on May 9.
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January 8, 2015
Longtime administrator and educator Dr. James Barta has been appointed dean of Mercer University's Tift College of Education, Mercer Provost Dr. Scott Davis announced today.
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December 19, 2014
Mercer University Tift College of Education alumnus Dr. Philip Lanoue has been named a finalist for 2015 National Superintendent of the Year by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
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December 3, 2014
Mercer University is teaming with The Kroger Co. to offer affordable opportunities for Kroger employees to pursue several of Mercer's degree programs through the University's Preferred Provider Program.
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November 5, 2014
Mercer University's final fall 2014 enrollment figures, released on Wednesday, show a record overall enrollment of 8,557 students, an increase of 196 students, or 2.3 percent, over last fall. It is the eighth consecutive fall enrollment increase for the University.
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October 31, 2014
Mercer University President William D. Underwood used the opening night of Homecoming weekend to announce a $400 million capital campaign for the University.
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October 31, 2014
Mercer University's Board of Trustees installed nine new members, re-elected Atlanta attorney and Mercer Law School graduate Richard A. (Doc) Schneider as chair of the board, and approved two new degree programs during its annual Homecoming meeting today.
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October 9, 2014
GEICO is the latest company to join Mercer University's Preferred Provider Program, which offers affordable opportunities for employees of partner companies to attend an approved degree program of study at the University.
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September 11, 2014
Mercer University's Tift College of Education will host its inaugural Fall Forum on Education, which will feature a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary film "Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture," on Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Medical School Auditorium on the Macon campus.
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September 3, 2014
United Way of Central Georgia and Leadership Macon held a groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 20 for a new multipurpose outdoor facility at Ingram-Pye Elementary School, supported by grants and donations from a number of organizations, including Perdue Farms, Macon/Bibb Consolidated Government, Macon Roots and GE Capital.
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February 6, 2014
Mercer University's Chris Buechner, a student in the Tift College of Education's Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, was recently announced as the recipient of this year's Geiger Ellis Student Teaching Award from the Georgia Council of Teachers of English (GCTE).
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