CAMPUS LIFE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

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Hispanic Heritage Month Panel
Learn about Hispanic and Latino 
culture and social issues,
featuring a student panel and guest speaker!
Sept. 22 in Willingham @5pm

 

Registration for Pilgrimage to Penfield is now open!! Join us at 6pm on October 17 at Five Star Stadium for this annual event hosted by Mercer’s Student Government Association and the Heritage Life Committee. All participants receive a special gift as well!! Contact mercer.hlc@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdYxpn3fNczrXSV6C9Jbt5kolX61xoZrNR62j75fi_qJ-KQbg/viewform

 

Interested in Performing at Z Beats on Oct. 9th?

Singers, comedians, dancers, poets, and more

Sign up below!

https://forms.gle/PYMvdNiWpj4kou9S9

 

2020 needs Be a Good NeighBear!

The NeighBears are back and this year we’re celebrating for not one but two Saturdays!

Join MerServe for Be a Good NeighBear 2020: Saturday, September 26- Saturday, October 3.

Registration opens TODAY. Sign up at https://bit.ly/neighbear2020.

 

Coming up for Mobilize Mercer

National Voter Registration is Tuesday, September 22!

Stop by Cruz Plaza to register to vote, check your voter registration status, or request an absentee ballot.

 

The Young Democrats, College Republicans, and Mobilize Mercer are teaming up to host a socially distanced

Debate Watch Party on Tuesday, September 29. Join us on Cruz from 9 pm- 10:30 pm for the first Presidential Debate.

 

Intramural Sports Flag Football Officials Training starts TONIGHT at 8 PM in Willett Auditorium!

* no experience necessary - we will give you all the training and equipment you will need

 

Intramural Flag Football and Rocket League registrations close on IMLeagues.com/Mercer on Wednesday, 9/23, at 11:59 PM!

We are also looking for flag football teams interested in playing in scrimmage games on Wed, 9/23, at 7:30 PM, 8:15 PM, 9:00 PM, and 9:45 PM.

* email rsw@mercer.edu to claim a spot!

 

Mercer Ballroom Dance Club

Monday @ 8pm on Zoom

Zoom Meeting link: https://mercer.zoom.us/j/92109360757

This week, we will be learning the Tango! Hope to see you guys there! Also, we are having tryouts for our Mercer Ballroom Competitive Dance Team.

In this, you will join us as we compete against other schools in ballroom dancing.  To participate, you will need to attend 4 meetings to try out. Let us know if you have any questions. You guys are awesome!

 

UKirk campus ministry meets tonight (9-21-2020) at 5:30pm, on campus on the Honors House front lawn (at the corner of Ash St, and College Dr. Ln).

RSVP for a free to-go dinner using this google form: https://forms.gle/g8CWdP6CpuUCGPLe9

This week we will continue our study "Finding Hope Through Prayers of Lament" by exploring the idea of women's laments through Jeremiah 9:17-21, and Matthew 2:16-18.

 

This Wednesday, NeW at Mercer is excited to host our national President Karin Lips for Feminism & Conservatism: Dividing Lines and Possibilities for Unity.

Karin founded the Network of enlightened Women in the Fall of 2004 at the University of Virginia as a book club for college women to discuss conservative ideas. J

oin us Wednesday September 23rd at 6PM on Zoom. We look forward to seeing you there. For any questions please reach out to newatmercer@gmail.com

Zoom Link for Event:

https://mercer.zoom.us/j/94559370974

Meeting ID: 945 5937 0974

 

WOMEN IN MATH AND SCIENCE
General Meetings: Panel of Medical Professionals
Wednesday, September 23 at 7pm
Thursday, September 24 at 5pm
Zoom ID: 851-346-5380
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

 

CAPS and SHAPE want to hear from YOU!

What are the most pressing issues students are facing this year?

How can CAPS and SHAPE best provide students with information and resources about these issues?

Come share your thoughts with CAPS and SHAPE in the CSC lobby this Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am-2pm and get a FREE GIFT!!!

 

Also coming this week from CAPS and SHAPE:

The showing  of “It’s Real” – a short film on the reality of facing mental illness in college and the importance of seeking assistance – followed by a discussion of the film

Thursday, 9/24 @ 7pm via Zoom

Link to the event is in our Instagram bio!

@mercer_caps

Follow us for more information on upcoming events and resources!

 

Delight Ministries

Are you looking for Christ-centered community? Well Delight Ministries is the place for you! Delight is the only all girls ministry on campus, and we want to invite YOU to our weekly Zoom meetings every Monday at 7 pm! Use this link to connect with us, and be sure to follow us on Instagram @Delight_Mercer for updates! 

https://mercer.zoom.us/j/93374269623!

 

Mercer Masala is Hosting a
VIRTUAL GAME NIGHT!
September 24 from 6-7PM
Zoom Meeting ID:
749 839 4277 

 

Want to go plant-based? Not sure what's vegan or vegetarian on campus? Follow this guide for helpful information about what's vegan and vegetarian to eat on or off campus! Link here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XEFGjJ8mh9HkZxO8utS3jn42Typa7Vyt/view?usp=sharing 

Follow @mercerveganclub on Instagram for more information and stories from our Mercer Herbearvores!

 

Join the Gamma Iota Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. on Tuesday, September 22 at 7:14 for a virtual study break via Zoom. Contact mercerphibetasigma@gmail.com for the Zoom link!

 

Healthcare Industry Virtual Career Expo
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event to be held on the Handshake Platform

Link to Register

 

All Industry Virtual Career Expo
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event to be held on the Handshake Platform

Link to Register

During these events, students and alumni will be able to:

Attend group sessions hosted by the employer to hear about company culture, opportunities

Meet 1-on-1 with company recruiters

Share your public resume with attending employers

Professional Dress is highly suggested and students and alumni should be prepared to speak with recruiters via video conferencing.

To Prepare: Please contact the Center for Career Development to schedule an appointment to have your resume reviewed or to speak about career expo and virtual networking strategies. http://career.mercer.edu

 

Mercer Relay for Life is Hosting a TRIVIA NIGHT, Friday, Sept. 25 via zoom from 6:30-7:30.  Our first place prizes include gift cards from: El Sombrero, The Brick Gift, Dani-Rae Boutique, and much more!!! There is a 2$ entry fee, please click the link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VqmILJzpdAs03vr4g1gUWPFsjYl5Z-HQgwwMrJ7YYqA/viewform?edit_requested=true

 

Mercer’s Black Law Student Association, BLSA,  is excited to officially announce the first installment of Race & the Legal Profession: Let’s Chat, an open forum centered around the book “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” by Dr. Beverly Tatum on Thursday, September 24 @ 6pm.

Keynote speaker, Angela Rye, will be joining us to share her experiences and Dr. Ansley Booker, Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Mercer University will be leading a moderated discussion to follow.

We invite all law students, undergraduate students, alumni and guests to join us — Come ready to engage in healthy conversation.

To RSVP please follow the link below. We hope to see you there!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfToDUgh1YnMQRXfXvUTTGORZOoBwrUeJcU_OqLSbT6hRyYIw/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

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We also hope to see you all this Wednesday for our Black Lives Matter Panel event.

While the fight may seem over, it is important to continue the conversation so that necessary changes are made.

Sign-up for the event by clicking on the link in our bio. (IG: @mercerzetas)  Make sure to reserve your spot ASAP, because there are only a limit number of seats!!

Also, check out our story on Monday to meet our very special guest speakers and we cannot wait to see you all (and your beautiful masked faces) on Wednesday 🕊💙

Coming up for MerServe

It’s a good time to Be a Good NeighBear. The NeighBears are back, and this year we’re celebrating for not one but two Saturdays!

Join MerServe for Be a Good NeighBear 2020: Saturday, September 26- Saturday, October 3. Registration opens on Monday, September 21.

 

National Voter Registration is Tuesday, September 22!

Stop by Cruz Plaza to register to vote, check your vote registration status, or request an absentee ballot.

The Young Democrats, College Republicans, and Mobilize Mercer are teaming up to host a socially distanced

Debate Watch Party on Tuesday, September 29. Join us on Cruz from 9 pm- 10:30 pm for the first Presidential Debate.

 

Guide to the Outdoors Around Macon

http://rsw.mercer.edu/www/mu-rsw/mercer-outdoors/upload/Outdoors-around-Macon.pdf

Virtual Classes

  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! Join Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home for a live daily doodle lesson at 11:00am MST. Videos will be available after live on the Kennedy Center YouTube channel. 
  • Join the McHarper Manor weekdays on Facebook for a daily art project tutorial. Art projects will range from watercolor paintings to chalk art to canvas painting and will take place live at 11:00am MST. Videos will be available after the live class on the McHarper Manor Facebook page.  
  • Missing group fitness classes or going to the gym? Check out the Planet Fitness Facebook page for live-streamed daily workouts several times a day. Is Yoga more your thing? Check out CorePower Yoga to keep up your practice from the comfort of your living room. Or join Colorado fitness professional Alex Vaughan for live dance classes through their YouTube channel Zook Dance Fitness or learn a routine for a specific song from the previously recorded videos. 
  • For an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own, visit UCLA Health for downloadable guided meditations in both English and Spanish.

 

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Want to add a resource to the page? Email campuslife@mercer.edu.