Mercer University's Board of Trustees, meeting today on the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta, approved a record $237.1 million operating budget for 2015-16 and approved three new academic programs in the College of Liberal Arts.
Mercer University's Center for Southern Studies will award the 2015 Sidney Lanier Prize for Southern Literature to poet Yusef Komunyakaa. The prize honors significant career contributions to Southern writing in drama, fiction or poetry.
Mercer University's McAfee School of Theology will host a three-day conference on "John and Judaism" prior to the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Annual Meetings 2015, which will take place Nov. 21-24 in Atlanta.
Two MBA students and an undergraduate in Mercer University's Stetson School of Business and Economics won three of the top four places in Clayton State University's second annual Elevator Pitch Contest on April 10.