News Releases

May 3, 2016
Dr. Zipangani Vokhiwa, associate professor of science in Mercer University’s Penfield College, was recently elected president of the Fulbright Association’s Georgia Chapter.
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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 29, 2016
Mercer University’s Center for the Study of Narrative (CSN) will host its second annual showcase of student research and community service April 6, 5 p.m., in the Atlanta Administration and Conference Center Chapel.
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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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January 19, 2016
Mercer University will observe its third annual Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Week on the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus, Jan. 25-29, in Atlanta.
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November 18, 2015
Dr. Caroline Brackette, associate professor of counseling in Mercer University's Penfield College, was appointed to the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Planning Board by a unanimous vote of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners at its Nov. 4 meeting.
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October 20, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Penfield College of Mercer University a $956,956 grant to support its Master of Science degree program in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (CLRC) on the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta.
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September 1, 2015
All seven schools and colleges on Mercer University's Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta are combining their efforts for the third consecutive year to encourage the community to "Reach Out, Speak Out" during National Suicide Prevention Week on Sept. 6-12.
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February 24, 2015
Six students and two faculty members traveled through India over 11 days last November representing Penfield College's master's- and doctoral-level counseling programs.
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February 24, 2015
Six students and two faculty members traveled through India over 11 days in November representing Penfield College's master's- and doctoral-level counseling programs.
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December 16, 2014
Mercer University will observe Human Sex Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Week on the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus Jan. 11-16.
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September 2, 2014
All seven schools and colleges on Mercer University's Atlanta campus are combining their efforts for the second consecutive year to encourage the community to "Reach Out, Speak Out" during National Suicide Prevention Week on Sept. 7-13.
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August 27, 2014
Penfield College of Mercer University will offer an executive leadership development program for employees of Atlanta-area member-owned electric cooperative GreyStone Power Corp. as part of the company's GreyStone University initiative.
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August 7, 2014
Professors from the Department of Liberal Studies of Mercer University's Penfield College are working with a group of 33 South Korean teachers as part of a cultural exchange program established by the Georgia Department of Education and the Republic of Korea.
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May 22, 2014
A prayer service for more than 200 Nigerian girls recently kidnapped by militant Islamist group Boko Haram will be held on Mercer University's Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus today from 3:45-4:45 p.m.
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April 29, 2014
Students from Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies will present digital stories intended to document and preserve accounts of the history of African American education in Coastal Georgia in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul's Missionary Baptist Church on St. Simons Island this Saturday.
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April 17, 2014
The fourth annual Mercer Atlanta Research Conference was held on the Cecil B. Day Campus April 12, featuring 43 student and 31 faculty presentations from seven of the University's 12 schools and colleges.
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March 27, 2014
Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies, in partnership with the American Academy of Religion (AAR), will welcome noted religious history scholar Dr. Catherine L. Albanese to present an April 9 lecture, titled "When is God's Time Watching the Religious Clock in Antebellum America."
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February 13, 2014
Dr. Kenyon Knapp, assistant dean for graduate studies and associate professor of counseling in Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies, has been named a member of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Board of Directors. His five-year term will run July 1, 2014-June 30, 2019.
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January 31, 2014
Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies has received a $45,000 grant to launch its new Center for the Study of Narrative (CRN), a multidisciplinary service and research initiative.
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December 19, 2013
Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies will sponsor Human Sex Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Week, Jan. 10-17, on the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta
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November 7, 2013
Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies will offer its Bachelor of Science in Informatics program at the Douglas County Regional Academic Center, beginning in January 2014.
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August 29, 2013
The collective voice of six different colleges on Mercer University's Atlanta campus is encouraging the community to "Reach Out, Speak Out" during National Suicide Prevention Week on Sept. 8-14.
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