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Macon, 31207

Robins Air Force Base Leadership Program Graduation

8.8.19 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Dr. Priscilla R. Danheiser, Dean of Mercer University College of Professional Advancement and Col. Brian R. Moore, Commander, cordially invite you to attend the recognition ceremony for the Mercer Certificate in Leadership Development.

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New Faculty Orientation

8.12.19 | 8:00am - 1:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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New Faculty Orientation

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2019 President’s Fall Faculty Dinner

8.12.19 | 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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This is the President's 2019 Fall Faculty Dinner, which takes place with full-time faculty after the Fall Faculty Meeting.

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Emeriti Luncheon

9.20.19 | 11:30am - 1:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Emeriti Luncheon

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The Center for Career and Professional Development Presents Pre-Event Networking Night

9.24.19 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Mercer University Center for Career and Professional Development is proud to present the Pre-Career Expo Networking Night. During this event, you will be able to meet with a select group of company recruiters to fine-tune your networking skills in a low-stress environment. This is a perfect warm-up event before the Fall 2019 Career Expo which will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25. Professional dress is suggested. Students and alumni should come prepared with several copies of their resume. Please contact…

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Lamar Lecture Series: Dream, Tremble, Fly: Slavery and Sacred Experience in the Revolutionary South

10.7.19 | 10:00am - 11:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Spencer B. King, Jr., Center for Southern Studies presents Dr. Jon Sensbach as this year's Lamar Lecturer. The series will be called "Dream, Tremble, Fly: Slavery and Sacred Experience in the Revolutionary South" and has three lectures on held on the following dates: Monday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. - Dream: "Christ Which was represented Black" Monday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. - Tremble: Divine Sensation and the Middle Passage Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. - Fly: Transported…

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Lamar Lecture Series: Dream, Tremble, Fly: Slavery and Sacred Experience in the Revolutionary South

10.7.19 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Spencer B. King, Jr., Center for Southern Studies presents Dr. Jon Sensbach as this year's Lamar Lecturer. The series will be called "Dream, Tremble, Fly: Slavery and Sacred Experience in the Revolutionary South" and has three lectures on held on the following dates: Monday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. - Dream: "Christ Which was represented Black" Monday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. - Tremble: Divine Sensation and the Middle Passage Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. - Fly: Transported…

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Lamar Lecture Series: Dream, Tremble, Fly: Slavery and Sacred Experience in the Revolutionary South

10.8.19 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Spencer B. King, Jr., Center for Southern Studies presents Dr. Jon Sensbach as this year's Lamar Lecturer. The series will be called "Dream, Tremble, Fly: Slavery and Sacred Experience in the Revolutionary South" and has three lectures on held on the following dates: Monday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. - Dream: "Christ Which was represented Black" Monday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. - Tremble: Divine Sensation and the Middle Passage Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. - Fly: Transported…

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The Executive Forum, Presented by BB&T

10.17.19 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Executive Forum, presented by BB&T The Honorable John Kasich 6:30 pm Presidents Dining Room University Center Invitation Only

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2019 Visionary Student Panel

10.24.19 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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If you could wave a magic wand and fix one thing, what would it be? This is the question Mercer students will be answering in their 5-minute pitches about their ideas to address real-world problems.

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Saturday Tour

10.25.19 | 10:00am - 12:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Our daily campus tour begins with an information session led by our admissions staff that provides a brief overview of Mercer, including the admissions process, academics, student life, and financial aid.

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Service Leadership Conference

10.30.19 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Service Leadership Conference is an event that showcases numerous organizations throughout Macon that have volunteer opportunities available for any and all students. If you are looking for a way to get involved in the community, this is the event for you!

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Byington Lecture: Dr. Kevin Kruse – White Flight: Race and Public Space in Atlanta

1.23.20 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Byington Lecture will be presented by Dr. Kevin Kruse, Professor of History at Princeton University. The title of his lecture is “White Flight: Race and Public Space in Atlanta”. Dr. Kruse specializes in the political, social, and urban/suburban history of twentieth-century America, with a particular interest in conflicts over race, rights and religion and the making of modern conservatism.

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7th Annual Pre-Health Gala

2.7.20 | 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The 7th Annual Pre-Health Gala is an event SNMA-MAPS holds in the Spring to give Mercer University undergraduate students who are interested in joining healthcare the opportunity to network with health professionals, residents, medical, and graduate students in a formal dinner setting at the President’s Dining Room. Here, we encourage students in their formative years at college to join us for an evening of recognition, inspiration, and enjoyment as they will get a chance to hear individuals from various stages…

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7th Annual Pre-Health Gala

2.7.20 | 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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$5

The 7th Annual Pre-Health Gala is an event SNMA-MAPS holds in the Spring to give Mercer University undergraduate students who are interested in joining healthcare the opportunity to network with health professionals, residents, medical, and graduate students in a formal dinner setting at the President’s Dining Room. Here, we encourage students in their formative years at college to join us for an evening of recognition, inspiration, and enjoyment as they will get a chance to hear individuals from various stages…

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Career Networking Night

2.11.20 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Mercer University Center for Career and Professional Development is proud to present the Pre-Career Expo Networking Night on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The event will take place in the Presidents Dining Room in the University Center on the Macon Campus. During this event, you will be able to meet with a select group of company recruiters to fine-tune your networking skills in a low-stress environment. This is a perfect warm-up event before the Spring 2020 Career Expo which will…

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“Keeping Our Sons Safe: Father-Son Communication for Preventing Violence Involvement and Victimization”

2.12.20 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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"Keeping Our Sons Safe: Father-Son Communication for Preventing Violence Involvement and Victimization” Professor Waldo E. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D., MSW (‘77, CLAS) will present a lecture highlighting the findings of his Fathers and Sons Communication Study, a pilot dyad qualitative study that documents African American father involvement via the lens of father-son communication among 28 African American fathers (and father figures) and their adolescent sons (ages 13-20) in seven of Chicago's most disadvantaged neighborhoods and three suburban communities. Specifically, the study…

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“Alexa, How Do We Balance Our Right to Privacy While Using Smart Devices?” Fourth Amendment Privacy in the Age of the Internet of Things

2.25.20 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Department of Sociology welcomes C. Shanelle Booker, J.D., Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, who will give a lecture on the Fourth Amendment. In particular, she will discuss how we, as members of modern society, balance the privacy protections of the Fourth Amendment with our voluntary use of smart devices and the transmission of this data through the internet, an essentially non-private place.

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Women in History Panel – Cancelled

3.16.20 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The History Department welcomes you to join us for Women In History, a panel discussion celebrating Women's History Month. Panelists are Dr. Anita Gustafson, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences & Professor of History, Dr. Sarah Gardner, University Distinguished Professor of History, and Dr. Abigail Dowling, Assistant Professor of History.

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Malcolm Lester Lectures: Lynn Pasquerella – Cancelled

3.26.20 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Phi Beta Kappa Society’s Zeta Chapter of Georgia will welcome Dr. Lynn Pasquerella to give the third annual Malcolm Lester Phi Beta Kappa Lectures on Liberal Arts and Public Life March 26-27 on the Macon campus. Dr. Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and president of Phi Beta Kappa Society, will present three lectures on the theme “What We Value” in the Presidents Dining Room in the University Center on Mercer’s Macon campus. Dr.…

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Lamar Lecture Series: Guest Speaker Scott Romine

10.12.20 | 10:20am - 11:30am
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Lamar Lecture series, made possible by the bequest of the late Dorothy Blount Lamar, began in 1957. The series promotes the permanent preservation of Southern culture, history, and literature, and it is recognized as the most important lecture series on Southern history and literature in the United States. The University of Georgia Press publishes The Lamar Lecture Series. Scott Romine, a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will deliver the 2020 lecture.

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Lamar Lecture Series: Guest Speaker Scott Romine

10.12.20 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Lamar Lecture series, made possible by the bequest of the late Dorothy Blount Lamar, began in 1957. The series promotes the permanent preservation of Southern culture, history, and literature, and it is recognized as the most important lecture series on Southern history and literature in the United States. The University of Georgia Press publishes The Lamar Lecture Series. Scott Romine, a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will deliver the 2020 lecture.

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Lamar Lecture Series: Guest Speaker Scott Romine

10.13.20 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Lamar Lecture series, made possible by the bequest of the late Dorothy Blount Lamar, began in 1957. The series promotes the permanent preservation of Southern culture, history, and literature, and it is recognized as the most important lecture series on Southern history and literature in the United States. The University of Georgia Press publishes The Lamar Lecture Series. Scott Romine, a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will deliver the 2020 lecture.

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Minority Student Success Conference

2.12.21 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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The Minority Mentor Program (MMP) would like to invite you to participate in the Annual Minority Student Success Conference. The Minority Student Success Conference (MSSC) is an annual event sponsored by the Minority Mentor Program in collaboration with the Minority Student Success Committee. Every February, first and second-year Mercerians are invited to partake in a conference to enjoy a keynote speaker and panel discussion followed by a scholarship presentation. Topics addressed at this event include: academic success, financial literacy, mental…

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“The Rise of the New Montgomery: Politics, Race, and Economics”

3.31.21 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Mercer University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives is hosting a virtual event on March 31, 2021, 6:30 p.m-8:30 p.m. featuring the first African American Mayor of Montgomery, AL, Mayor Steven L. Reed and his wife, Tamika Reed, Esq., an attorney and the first female Investment Banker in the state of Alabama. Our event is entitled, “The Rise of the New Montgomery: Politics, Race, and Economics.” Along with March being Women’s History Month, it also marks the 56th anniversary of…

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2021 Emeriti Faculty Luncheon

9.17.21 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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2021 Emeriti Faculty Luncheon

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Lamar Lecture

10.11.21 | 10:00am - 11:30am
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Lamar Lectures feature an outstanding scholar who examines the American South. Alternating between historians and literary scholars, the lectures highlight the complicated nature of the region. Our lecturer this year is Dr. Fitz Brundage, Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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Lamar Lecture

10.11.21 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Lamar Lectures feature an outstanding scholar who examines the American South. Alternating between historians and literary scholars, the lectures highlight the complicated nature of the region. Our lecturer this year is Dr. Fitz Brundage, Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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Lamar Lecture

10.12.21 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Lamar Lectures feature an outstanding scholar who examines the American South. Alternating between historians and literary scholars, the lectures highlight the complicated nature of the region. Our lecturer this year is Dr. Fitz Brundage, Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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Poetry reading by award-winning poet Charlotte Pence

10.28.21 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Mercer University’s Creative Writing Program will host a reading by award-winning poet Charlotte Pence Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Presidents Dining Room inside the University Center on the Macon campus. The event, free and open to the public, will include poetry from Pence’s new book, Code, which received the 2020 Book of the Year award from Alabama Poetry Society and was a finalist for Foreword Reviews Indie Poetry Book of 2020.

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Executive Forum (Mark Moraitakis)

11.2.21 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Executive Forum speaker Mark Moraitakis

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Sunrise with Susie

11.4.21 | 7:30am - 8:30am
Presidents Dining Room, 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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Sunrise with Susie

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