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Reconnect with fellow Bears and friends at Mercer University 2018 Homecoming!


Go Bears!


Homecoming 2018: Schedule of Events


Friday, November 2

Career Speaker Series 10am-11am - Sit in on one of 4 engaging topics by alumni speakers.

  • Engineering: Jake Dickson, Mechanical & Areospace Engineering '07, Peyton Anderson Auditorium, Science & Engineering Building 110 - Jake will share his career experience as Deputy Director of the 561st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, USAF, with current students, alumni, and friends.

  • Business: Sheri Salter Lilley, BUSM '87, Stetson Hall, Room 251 - Sheri will address her career as Business Technology Process Improvement Manager at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation in Savannah. Further details to be announced.

  • Great Books: Bryce Quillin, CLA '97, Connell Student Center, Conference Room 2 - Bryce is senior director and head of global economics at Pfizer, one of the world's largest pharmaceuticals firms, and adjunct professor and Georgetown University. Previously, he was chief economist at SandPointe Asset Management LLC, senior economist at the World Bank, and economist at the IMF. He holds a BA from Mercer University and a PhD from the London School of Economics and has published in the areas of macroeconomics, international finance, demographics, and migration. He is based in New York and Washington DC.

  • Health Sciences: Dr Stanley Jones, CLA '92, MED '96, Godsey Science Center, Room 102 - Pediatrician at the Pediatric Center in Jesup, GA, Dr. Stanley Jones will speak about how his Mercer experience shaped his career. Further details to be announced.


Undergraduate Class of 1968 Golden Anniversary Reception Dinner, Presidents Dining Room, University Center 5:30pm-7pm - Members of the undergraduate Class of 1968 are invited to celebrate your 50th anniversary with your classmates, current faculty, and staff. Invitees will receive printed invitations and registration forms by mail. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: lim_s@mercer.edu; (478) 301-2180. If you're interested, be sure to check out our Facebook Event.


4th Annual Alumni Awards Reception & Dinner, IM Courts, University Center 6pm-8pm

At our 4th Annual Alumni Awards Dinner, will present the following University Awards:

Distinguished Alumnus Award - John Peyton, CLA ‘86
Thomas Sewell Plunkett Young Alumna Award - Allison Harrison, BUS ‘14
Meritorious Service Award - Curtis Lewis III

We will also honor Alumni By Choice, Athletic Hall of Fame inductees, and Chapter Leader Award winners. Pre-registration is required; reception begins at 6:00 p.m., and dinner and program begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jill Kinsella: kinsella_jh@mercer.edu; (478) 301-2717.


Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner


Saturday, November 3

Alumni Tailgate Tent and Photo Bus, Black Field 9am-2pm - Drop by our Alumni Tailgate Tent for snacks, beverages, group photos, and goodies! Members of our anniversary classes (1968, 1978, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2008) will receive a free Mercer alumni t-shirt. Shirts will be available for purchase for $10 for guests who are not members of anniversary classes. Also, the staff of Mercer's Center for Career and Professional Development will be on hand to tell you about Handshake and all the services they offer for alumni. Photo bus available 10am-2pm. If you're interested, be sure to visit our Facebook Event.


Photo Bus


Half Century Club Brunch, IM Courts, University Center 10am-11:30am, Invitation Only - 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 receive printed invitations and registration forms by mail. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: lim_s@mercer.edu; (678) 547-6420.


Golf Cart Tours of Campus for Class of 1968 and Half Century Club Members, Stetson Parking Lot 11:30am-1pm - This event is by invitation only. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: lim_s@mercer.edu; (678) 547-6420.


Golf Cart Tours



Mercer vs. ETSU Football, Five Star Stadium 3pm - Need tickets to the game for your family or group? Visit tickets.mercer.edu or call Mercer Ticket Sales at (478) 301-5470.



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