REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Register by 5 pm on September 30 for a chance to win 2 free nights at the Hilton Garden Inn Macon/Mercer University.
Half Century Club members and members of the undergraduate Class of 1966 will also receive printed invitations by mail.
Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
Alumni Career Speaker Series: Great Books
Steuart Botchford, CLA '07, of Ultima Capital Partners in Boston, Mass., shares the role the Great Books track plays in the course of his professional ventures.
Alumni Career Speakers Series: Business
Darin Wettengel, BUSM '95, and a partner with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Charlotte, NC, was a four-year baseball letterman while at Mercer. He will share insights from his 20 years as an accountant.
Alumni Career Speakers Series: Engineering
Dericus Harvey, EGR '99, and Business Consultant for Chick-fil-A in College Park, GA, shares his experience as an engineering graduate in his professional roles. Program topic TBA.
Alumni Career Speakers Series: Health Sciences
Dr. Runi Arepally Foster, CLA '84, of Pulmonary Physicians of Gainesville, FL, will address alumni and students in our Health Sciences presentation.
Admissions Workshop for Legacy Students
Get a head start on the Admissions process and hear from the experts. The Admissions staff will provide information on preparing a competitive college application, college entrance exams, financial aid, and the major changes in higher education over the last decade. You will have the opportunity to ask our admissions counselors your pressing questions about college readiness to help you prepare for that important process. For more information, contact Heather Perrin: email@example.com; (478) 301-2076. Pre-registration is required.
National Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting
This event is by invitation only. For more information, contact Jill Kinsella: firstname.lastname@example.org; (478) 301-2717.
Golf Cart Tours for Undergraduate Class of 1966 and Half Century Club Members
Space is limited; Pre-registration is limited to graduates of the Class of 1966 and their guests, and is required for participants.
An Evening with Southern Spirits
Join us for an evening of cocktails and food pairings inspired by the South's most famous writers. Ever want to know Faulkner's recipe for the perfect mint julep? Or why Carson McCullers was partial to the Long Island Iced Tea? Now's your chance to find out. Southern Spirits has quickly become one of the most anticipated events at Alumni Weekend. For more information, contact Doug Thompson: email@example.com; (478) 301-2017
Undergraduate Class of 1966 Golden Anniversary Reception and Dinner
All members of the undergraduate Class of 1966 are invited to celebrate your 50th anniversary with your classmates, former professors, and current faculty and staff. Invitees will also receive printed invitations and registration forms by mail. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: firstname.lastname@example.org; (678) 547-6420.
Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner
Our Second Annual Alumni Awards Dinner will honor this year's Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees, Chapter Leader Award winners, and recipients of the Alumni by Choice, Meritorious Service, Distinguished Alumnus, and Young Alumnus awards. Pre-registration is required; dinner and program begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jill Kinsella: email@example.com; (478) 301-2717.
Pep Rally and Fireworks
Free and open to all, our Annual Homecoming Pep Rally gets the party started!
Join us after the Pep Rally and Fireworks for music, food, dancing, and fun. Winners of the Greek Challenge will will be announced from the pep rally stage to kick off the spirited festivities. Entry and food are free; cash bar is available.
Bear Bash Late Night Music Jam
Come listen to some special performers or come sing Karaoke...Bring your own beverages/snacks, blanket, chairs, sit under stars, enjoy the music (please make use of koozies or solo cups). For more information,visit the Bear Bash Facebook page.
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016
Home of Hope Orphanage Fundraiser
This event is to help raise funds to support Home of Hope Orphanage, set up in N'zerekore, Guinea (West Africa) by My Vision for Refugees Inc., a 501 (c) non-profit organization founded by Sam Johnson, CLA '14, and a former refugee, himself.
We will be selling Dashikis (African print shirts/dresses) and note cards. All proceeds go toward the Home of Hope orphanage. The orphanage supports 16 refugee orphans and provides for their education, medical costs, and overall well-being. The aim is to give these children a better lilfe and to provide them with opportunities and skills to become self-sufficient in the future, and to be in the position to help others, as well.
Alumni Chapter Leaders Breakfast Meet and Greet
This event is by invitation only. Welcome, Chapter Leaders! As a thank-you for your leadership role, join the staff of Alumni Services for breakfast, and meet your fellow Chapter Leaders from across the country!
Bear Bash Tailgate
Please note that the Bear Bash Tailgate is a volunteer-organized event.
This year we are raising funds and awareness for Mercer On Mission Prosthetic Vietnam Campaign.
YOU MUST MAKE YOUR SHIRT/HOODIE ORDER AT THIS LINK BEFORE OCTOBER 10th. Oct. Tenth. The 10th of OCTOBER. Got It?
Mercer engineering department and Mercer on Mission are creating and delivering prosthetic legs to those in need. Each leg only cost $250 so we are selling Bear Bash Tailgate shirts/hoodies and every penny of profit goes to M.O.M. More information is available here: Bear Bash Facebook page
Give a leg up and order your tshirt, sweat, or hoodie here at https://www.booster.com/mercerbearbashtailgate.
YOU MUST MAKE YOUR ORDER BEFORE OCTOBER 10th, and product is shipped to your home address from Booster, between Oct. 25th and 29th, wear your apparel to homecoming weekend.
Reserved Tailgating Packages Accessible
Click here for more information and to reserve a tailgate package. Planning to tailgate on your own? Register for this event to let us know. We'll stop by to welcome you to campus!
Mercer Athletic Foundation Meeting
This event is by invitation only. For more information, contact Brian Gerrity: firstname.lastname@example.org; (478) 301-4003.
Half Century Club Luncheon
This event is by invitation only for our undergraduate alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, alumni and one guest attend free. A registration fee of $25 applies to each additional guest. Invitees will also receive printed invitations and registration forms by mail. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: email@example.com; (678) 547-6420.
School of Medicine and MUSM Class of 1986 Memorial Dedication Ceremony, Dr. Ed Roberts' bust
Class Reunion Tailgates: Classes of 1976, 1986, 1991, 1996 and 2006
Join your classmates from the Class of 1976, Class of 1986, Class of 1991, Class of 1996, and Class of 2006 as you celebrate your 40th, 30th, 25th, 20th, and 10th anniversaries, respectively!
Football vs ETSU Buccaneers
Planning to purchase tickets to the game? Choose this event as a registration option to receive your pre-sale code for Homecoming football tickets! Tickets must be purchased through Mercer Ticket Sales, and are sold on a first-come, first served basis.