Thu., September 27, 2012 2:45pm
Mercer University will formally dedicate a state-of-the-art new seminar room Friday in honor of the late journalist John M. Couric, father of broadcaster Katie Couric.
Fri., September 21, 2012 3:51pm
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will fund a new initiative in Macon aimed at keeping Mercer University students living and working near campus after graduation.
Thu., August 16, 2012 3:10pm
Tickets went on sale Thursday for Mercer University’s first intercollegiate college football season since 1941, though they may be a tough sell.
Wed., June 13, 2012 3:32pm
The Southern Baptist Convention is set to elect its first black president. Reverend Fred Luter grew up in New Orleans. The SBC has a history rooted in slavery.
Fri., March 2, 2012 9:13am
Georgia's young voters plan to cast ballots on Super Tuesday. Most college students concerned about finding jobs once they graduate. UGA has largest College Republican chapter in the nation.
Thu., February 9, 2012 9:48am
Mercer University has received a $2.5 million grant from a private foundation to create a center for Baptist leadership. The money is from the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation.
Wed., December 21, 2011 4:20pm
Macon getting money through federal Promise Neighborhoods program. Money being used to create plan, collect data, and implement programs. Students in four schools will benefit.
Wed., November 2, 2011 2:46pm
Petition signers ask Shorter University to reconsider an employee policy. People who work there must agree to sign lifestyle statement or risk termination. Meanwhile, another Baptist university has extended benefits to same sex partners.
Fri., August 19, 2011 8:44am
Mercer University's nursing program has been given $430,000 in federal grants to do more nursing training and help increase the number of nursing faculty. The private Georgia college received a $413,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a loan program aimed at helping registered nurses get a graduate education so they can teach.
Fri., May 13, 2011 7:31am
A group of public and private colleges in Georgia has formed a consortium to promote and improve engineering education in the state. They will look for ways to expand engineering education in the state.