CAMPUS LIFE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

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Get ready for Homecoming from October 26th - October 31st!

Teams can be any group with 6 or more students, such as your student organization, a coalition of student orgs, or a group of friends.

Homecoming interest meetings will be held this Wednesday, September 30th and Thursday, October 8th on Zoom: https://mercer.zoom.us/j/95849978263

Your team's representative must attend one of these meetings in order to be eligible for this year's homecoming.

Any registered student organization participating in Homecoming can nominate one man and one woman (when not a single gender organization), for Homecoming Royalty. Attend the interest meetings for information about that process!

If you cannot make a meeting or have any further questions please email mercerspecialevents@gmail.com.

 

Game Night with Delight

Delight Ministries is hosting a virtual game night on Monday, October 5th at 7 pm! Join us for a chance to meet new people and win a fun prize! We’ll have updates on our Instagram @Delight_Mercer, and the Zoom link is 

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

 

MU Miracle – Child Health Day—Monday, October 5th

Monday October 5th is national Child Health Day in which advocates around the country raise awareness for issues affecting Children's Health.

MU Miracle is hosting a fundraising push day for Beverly Knight Olsen Children's Hospital (BKOCH) that is just minutes away from campus in Downtown Macon.

MU Miracle will be out on Cruz during Child Health Day from 11 AM-2PM, so please come out and join us as we work toward fundraising for BKOCH!

Additionally, you can tune into our Facebook (MU Miracle) and Instagram (@mu_miracle) today from 9AM-9PM in order to keep up with what we are doing throughout the day.

Want to join us in ensuring that no child fights alone?

Here's the link to sign up on Donor Drive to be a part of MU Miracle: https://events.dancemarathon.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=4085

 

It's your final day to register to vote for these states: 

October 5: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi 

Visit https://allintovote.org/register/ to get registered to vote. It takes less than 2 minutes!

 

Place Mercer on the All in to Vote Leader Board. Take the All in Pledge https://allintovote.org/take-the-pledge/

 

Mercer Ballroom Dance Club

Monday @ 8pm either on zoom or at Penfield Hall

If on Zoom, code to join: 465 599 1104

Welcome one and all to the dance floor!!

This week, we will be learning the amazing and spectacular...drum roll please... JIVE!!! That's right folks, we will be learning Jive this Monday at 8pm sharp! Now, this week will be a little different. As of now, we will be meeting on zoom with the code 465 599 1104. However, if plans change, we will be meeting in-person at Penfield at that time. To keep updated on if we change to in-person, please make sure to join our GroupMe. The link to join is  https://groupme.com/join_group/62757937/QkDMxLi4. And don't forget! We are having tryouts for our Ballroom Dance Competition Team this week! They will take place on Wednesday, October 7th. In order to try out, you have to have participated in 4 of our meetings. So make sure to come!

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Can't wait to see you there!

 

UKirk campus ministry meets tonight (10-4-2020) 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/GnLKM5W5v8jjbdkg9

This week we will continue our study "Finding Hope Through Prayers of Lament" by exploring the idea of lamenting life through Job 3.

 

Join Mobilize Mercer for the Vice-Presidential Debate this Wednesday, October 7 in Willet Auditorium.

Doors open at 8:30 pm | Events begins at 9 pm. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot 

https://mercer.givepulse.com/event/209580-VP-Debate

 

Volunteer with MerServe for 2nd Saturdays with the Fuller Center for Housing, Macon

10/10/20-- https://mercer.givepulse.com/event/208533-Second-Saturdays-with-Fuller-Center-for-Housing-Macon?referring_group_id=248168

 

Join Mercer ASCE Wednesday, October 7th at 10:45 am for a lecture on "How to succeed in an evolving civil engineering industry" by John Heath, PE. Join Zoom Meeting:

https://mercer.zoom.us/j/99531207799

 

MVSA Pad Thai and Egg roll food stand! 

Date: Wednesday, October 7

Time: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM 

Location: Between SEB and EGC

Prices: Pad Thai ($7), Eggroll ($1), and Can soda ($1) 

Preorder form: https://forms.gle/7vojDcvE4mw7J9oV7

 

Interested in Performing at

Z Beats on Oct. 9th?

Singers, comedians, dancers, poets, and more

Sign up below!

https://forms.gle/PYMvdNiWpj4kou9S9

 

Mercer Association of Pre-Pharm Students (APPS)

APPS will be hosting Virtual Pharmacy School Tips and Tricks Night, Tuesday 10/6 at 6:30pm! Join us with useful advice and info from exec members who have been accepted to pharmacy school! Please think about any questions for us to answer. We love to give you helpful tips!

Please click here to join: https://mercer.zoom.us/j/3346602996.

Look forward to seeing you all on Zoom!

 

Common Ground is hosting a Virtual Drag Show! Come and join us for this fun event on Facebook Live with pre-recorded performances on October 24, 2020 at 8pm! We would love to see you!!

 

QuadWorks Plant a Pick Tree

Come to the CSC 11am-2pm on Wednesday, October 7

Participate in a breast cancer awareness event on your way to lunch in the Caf—Keychains and wristbands will be given out!

 

Student National Medical Association-Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students invites you to our 2nd General Meeting on October 7, 2020 at 5:30 pm via zoom!!

In this meeting we will go over: blood drive, Cabinet positions, Mentorship program, Community service projects
We really hope to see you there!!

 

REC SPORTS

  1. Pickleball Singles Tournament in the UC on Sunday 10/11 starting at 4:00 PM
    • Doubles Tournament Sunday 10/25
    • Registrations close Wed 10/7 at 11:59 PM for Singles and Wed 10/21 at 11:59 PM for Doubles on IMLeagues.com/mercer
  2. Tennis Singles Tournament Friday 10/16 at 5:00 PM
    • Registration closes Wed 10/14 at 11:59 PM
  3. Volleyball Officials Training
    • Monday, 10/19 at 8 PM in Willet Auditorium
  4. Volleyball League
    • Registration on IMLeagues.com/mercer closes Wednesday 10/21 at 11:59 PM

 

ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER presents

Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop

How can I avoid a meeting with the Honor Council?

What material must be cited?

How do I reference a paraphrase?

Citation basics will be covered in this important workshop!

WHEN: Thursday, October 8, 1:00-1:50 p.m.

WHERE: ARC Classroom, 1st Floor Connell Student Center

https://arc.mercer.edu/workshops/study-skills/

 

Let's have a Picnic on the Plaza! On Friday, October 9, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, lunch will be served on Cruz Plaza.

From the smoker, we'll have BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Smoked Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Cowboy Beans, Smoked Corn with Cilantro Lime Butter and a Pull Apart Dinner Roll. The salad bar with have a Spinach & Strawberry Salad with Sliced BBQ Chicken, Mediterranean Faro Salad, BBQ Cobb Salad and Creamy Southern Cole Slaw. You will also find vegan options like Corn of the Cob, Cowboy Beans, and Smoked BBQ Chick'n. For dessert, Flaming Donut Holes and Vanilla Ice Cream.

Fresh Food Company will close at 10:30 am to prepare for the picnic. We will reopen for dinner at 4:00 pm.

 

Get Excited for Mercer Football! This Saturday @ 1:30pm, live music on Cruz, tailgating and Mercer Football vs. Jacksonville St. @ 3pm on the big screen!

Free shirts and chick fil a sandwiches! (Limited supply)

 

 

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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