List of Student Organizations


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American Chemical Society

President: Pawel Kraj
Faculty Advisor: Garland Crawford  


The Mercer student chapter of the American Chemical Society has a goal of serving the Mercer and Macon community through science. We host demonstration shows for local high school students and for Mercer students and faculty. We also participate in roadside clean ups and volunteer at the Children's Hospital. ACS members are invited to join us in monthly meetings which discuss scientific research and in socials such as our finals breakfast.

American Marketing Association

PresidentMichael Brock
Faculty Advisor:  Stephanie Howard  


The AMA strives to be the most relevant force and voice shaping marketing around the world; an essential community for marketers. Being a member of the AMA in college offers many benefits, from career resources, platforms for professional development, planning and execution of collegiate chapter events, leadership skills, to taking part in the many competitions offered annually. Meet mentors, find internships, and network with professional marketers in virtually every industry. The AMA is your doorway to an exciting career in marketing.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

President: Inactive  
Faculty Advisor:  


"American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. - On Mercer's campus, we accomplish the ideals of ASME through meetings, informational sessions focusing on post-graduate preparation, service activities, and design projects (particularly for the Cherry Blossom Festival Bed Race and Soapbox Derby)."

Association of Pre-Pharmacy Students (APPS)

PresidentClare Beebe
Faculty Advisor: Sylvia Bridges  


The Association of Pre-Pharmacy Students is an organization that allows all students on Mercer's various Pre-Pharmacy tracks to speak with guest lecturers from pharmacy schools, volunteer, work with various other pre-health and science based clubs, practice PCAT questions, participate in mock interviews, etc. It is the perfect way to stay connected with pre-pharmacy students on campus while also having fun and working towards pharmacy school!

Biomedical Engineering Club

President: Lori-Ann Thomas
Faculty Advisor: Edward O'Brien  


The Biomedical Engineering Club is an organization designed to enable biomedical engineering majors at Mercer University to meet students who share their major, meet and network with biomedical engineering professors, learn about combining biomedical engineering with pre-professional programs, and to learn more about careers and opportunities in biomedical engineering.

Delta Sigma Pi

President: Kimberly Crowe
Faculty Advisor: Linda Brennan

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community. We hold two recruitment events, one in the fall and spring. Visit our website at

German Club

President:   Isabella Sullivan
Faculty Advisor: Edward Weintraut

Mercer German strives to bring students together who seek to learn about, enjoy and celebrate German culture and language. Speakers and non-speakers alike can enjoy their time interacting with each other and discussing various German topics. Food and refreshments will always be made available for the organization's members.

Honor Council

Faculty Advisor: Laura W. Lackey

Completely student-driven, the Honor Council serves as the University's official board for academic integrity and operates directly under the Provost's Office. Justices work both to enforce the Honor Code and educate the student body about the importance of following the principles of academic ethics.

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

President: Erin Mullinax
Faculty Advisor: Donald Ekong  


The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world's largest technical professional society and is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Mercer's IEEE chapter is dedicated to getting students involved and allowing them to appreciate all the opportunities this society has to offer.

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

PresidentHarrison Liu
Faculty Advisor: Tae Choi

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world's largest technical professional society and is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Mercer's IEEE chapter is dedicated to getting students involved and allowing them to appreciate all the opportunities this society has to offer.

Le Cercle français (French Club)

PresidentHannah Keller
Faculty Advisor: Anna Weaver  


Le Cercle Français is the official French club of Mercer University. Devoted to the interests and ideals of French language and culture, the club seeks a more active student participation in all things français. Events are held monthly, featuring Mardi Gras & National French Week celebrations. For more information, please contact club officers or visit the Facebook group of Le Cercle Français!


President: Arjit Saxena
Faculty Advisor: Amy Wiles  


Mercer Pre-Medicine Club is a club for students interested in pursuing a career in medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing and more. The goal of this club is to provide ample information on the various careers through speakers who have those careers and to guide students on their pre-health track through their years at Mercer. MerPMed provides students with the appropriate resources and opportunities to take part in the medical community to help them decide if a career in the health field is what they desire and to further their experiences in the field in preparation for professional school.

Mercer Accounting Club

President: Inactive  
Faculty Advisor: David McIntyre  



Mercer International Mock Conferences Association

President: Abigail Hundley
Faculty Advisor:  


Mercer International Mock Conferences Association includes the American Mock World Health Organization and Model Arab League delegations and allows students with interests in international affairs and global health debate to simulate policy making at regional and national models. Students of all majors are welcome to participate in our delegations and represent a wide variety of national interests at these conferences.

Mercer Latin Club

President: Utkarsh Parwal
Faculty Advisor: Achim Kopp

Mercer Latin Club is an organization that wishes to share and inspire a love for the classics through campus. Although our name may seem one sided, Mercer Latin Club is the organization for students who appreciate and have an interest in learning or are currently studying classical languages and culture.

Mercer Math Club

President: Hannah Gulle
Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Royal  


This a group for any student at Mercer University who is interested in mathematics! We're working on several mathematical projects throughout the year, and no formal math experience is required. If you have any interest at all, please consider talking to some of our executive staff.

Pre-Law Society

President: Drew Winslett
Faculty Advisor: Lori Johnson  


The Pre-Law Society is an organization designed for students of all majors and areas of study. An interest in law school or a legal career is not a prerequisite for joining the club, though the majority of our meetings do include law-related topics. Our goal as an organization is to ensure that our members gain a deeper understanding of both legal education and practice through informational meetings, guest speakers, LSAT workshops, and attorney panels. Membership is welcome to any and all students. Contact President Nicole Esuola for more information!

Psychology Club

President: Vinessa Grant
Faculty Advisor: Hannah Trotman  


Psych Club welcomes all students with an interest in psychology, regardless of declared major or minor. We meet once a month and learn a lot of the more fun aspects of psychology in presentations ranging from how sensation and perception can cause optical and auditory illusions to how video games improve hand-eye coordination and strategizing.

Spanish Club

President: Reice Robinson
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jose Pino

Spanish Club is an organization that allows students to learn more and show their passion about the Spanish culture through the events put on by Spanish Club such as through discussions, learning about the various dances, issues, and much more in the bi-weekly meetings. Come on out for a taste of the Spanish culture with an organization que nunca olvidarás.

Mercerians for Liberty

President: Parker Bettencourtt
Faculty Advisor: Antonio Saravia  


Mercerians For Liberty is a weekly student-lead discussion group whose goal is the advancement of knowledge, and the dispersion of ideas. This group meets to discuss current events and controversial topics in politics, and economics. It is our hope that members leave each meeting having been exposed to new perspectives that promote contemplation.

Mu Phi Epsilon

President: INACTIVE FALL 2014
Faculty Advisor: Marcus Reddick

"Mu Phi Epsilon is a coeducational, professional music fraternity whose mission is: To advance music in the community, nation, and throughout the world; To promote musicianship, scholarship, therapy, and education, with emphasis on service through music; and To enhance loyalty to the Alma Mater and develop true bonds of friendship."

National Society of Black Engineers

President: La'Darius Thomas
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stephen Hill  


NSBE's mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible minority engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.


President: Christine Okaro & Adaeze Onyeama,
Faculty Advisor: Warren Hutchings  


This Pre-Med organization seeks to educate mercer students about the various fields of medicine by; hosting meetings where experienced Physicians talk to students about their path to their career, attending regional and national SNMA-MAPS conferences to make connections and learn about graduate programs, and also visitings hospitals doing volunteer work while observing Doctors to gain experience and give back to the Macon community.

Society for Technical Communication

President: INACTIVE FALL 2014  
Faculty Advisor: George Hayhoe  


We are committed to promoting the profession of technical communication through our professional society activities. Our chapter is an official unit of international STC, as well as a recognized student organization on campus. STC invites all incoming freshman to come and join us in a year of exciting events.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

President: Lyndsey Conley
Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Goode

The Society of Women Engineers at Mercer University is a chapter of the national SWE organization. The goal of this organization is to provide a unique place and a voice for women engineers here at Mercer University. We plan to accomplish this through networking, intern opportunities, resume building, professional development, and mentoring younger female engineers. Besides attending the SWE regional and national conferences, Mercer's section sponsors many fundraisers and outreach programs for the Macon community.

Stamps Society

President: INACTIVE FALL 2014  
Faculty Advisor: Patricia Hardesty

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Club Sports / Recreation

Ballroom Dance Club

President: Tyler Burnham
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Gardner

We are the student ballroom dance club of Mercer University. We want to provide a fun environment in which students can learn and practice ballroom dances. We hold weekly meetings for Mercer students, host several dances throughout the year, and attend dances in Macon and Atlanta. You don't need any dance experience to attend! We have beginners come all the time, and many of us started ballroom dancing after we started studying at Mercer. If your looking to join the club come join us on Monday nights at 8:15 in Penfield hall.

Fencing Club

President: Pawel Kraj
Faculty Advisor:  James Taylor  

The Mercer University Fencing Club provides a place for students to practice and compete in all three weapons of Olympic Fencing - foil, epee, and sabre. We work closely with the Warner Robins Fencing Society and regularly host and compete in tournaments. No previous experience necessary - we will gladly teach beginning fencers everything they need to know!

Mercer Club Soccer

President: Austin Sigle
Faculty Advisor:  Todd Thomas  


Mercer University's Men's Club Soccer Team is a fun and competitive club. Our main season will begin in the Fall of 2016. Our goal as a team is to finish the regular season in the top three in our division. The Club Soccer team is a fantastic way to make new friends and memories while challenging your soccer skills.

Mercer Club Tennis

PresidentJosh Allison
Faculty Advisor: Kevin Bucholtz  


The Club Tennis program is a young, but strong program. Founded in 2014, our goal this year is to build on our successes of last year. We have competed in USTA Tennis On Campus Sanctioned events every semester since Fall 2014. We practice every week in preparation for tournaments played throughout the year.

Mercer Club Volleyball

President: Carter Hightower
Faculty Advisor: Damian Elder  


Mercer Club Volleyball is a competitive student organization that competes against other school and club teams. There are separate Men's and Women's teams that practice together but often travel and play independently, though many tournaments are Men's and Women's. Club Volleyball practices and travels to tournaments in both Fall and Spring semesters.

Mercer Cricket

President: Aakash Patel
Faculty Advisor: Todd Thomas  


Mercer University Club Cricket is a competitive team for playing cricket! We accept people of any skill level who are ready to work hard and play other schools! We welcome all spectators and supporters as well!

Mercer Cycling

President: Ryan Crawford
Faculty Advisor: Loren Sumner  


This is the student organization that is responsible for all cycling- related activities, including road, track, cyclocross, and triathalon racing and riding.

Mercer Equestrian Club

President: Kim Belanger-Giguere
Faculty Advisor: Carole Burrowbridge

Mercer Equestrian Club is a club sport and special interest group for enrolled students at Mercer University. All students are welcome regardless of their level of past experience with horses. The club holds monthly meetings on the 3rd Floor of Connell Student Center. On campus and off-campus activities are planned including giving pony rides at Homecoming, volunteering at local horse events, riding lessons and trail rides. Intercollegiate team competition is available for more serious enthusiasts. Updates are on the Mercer Equestrian Club Facebook Group Page and the website.

Mercer Golf Club

PresidentNate Hahn
Faculty Advisor:  Recreational Sports and Wellness  

Mercer University Club Golf is an opportunity to play competitive and recreational level golf. As members of the NCCGA, the top members of the team will travel to many places in the south region to play in competitive tournaments. There will be yearly dues, which will include our team apparel.

Mercer Lacrosse Club

President: Brian Stepanski
Faculty Advisor:  Todd Thomas  


The Mens Lacrosse Club Team is a new club sport that was chartered in the Spring of 2014. The club competed in it's first season during the 2014-2015 school year. 2014-2015 Competitions: Kennesaw State University UT Chattanooga North Georgia Mississippi State Furman Western Carolina For more information on the club, contact Club President Jaryd Kromsky or visit the team's Facebook page.

Mercer Student Officials

President: Avery White
Faculty Advisor: Michael Castaneda  


Mercer Student Officials

Mercer Swim Club

President: Ana Olsen
Faculty Advisor: Doug Hill

The Swim Club is a group open for all who want to do more than just swim laps in the university pool. Our goal is to get your body in shape, practice five days a week, both in and out of water, and compete in three swim meets a semester. We believe in swimming and working together as team but most of all we want to have fun and enjoy the sport of swimming.

Mercer University CrossFit

President: Daniel Minter
Faculty Advisor: Alle Haynie

CrossFit is a unique style of fitness that blends multiple exercises to achieve overall fitness and strength results. Constantly varied, high intensity, functional movements. The Mercer club team is a mixture of students new to CrossFit and those that are ready to compete in CrossFit competitions. The team works out at CrossFit AOA downtown and practices together once a week.

Mercer Wrestling

President: Daniel Copeland
Faculty Advisor: Todd Thomas  


Mercer Wrestling Club affords students who have and have not wrestled prior to college the opportunity to compete at the college level in the National Collegete Wrestling Association (NCWA). The club plans to have scheduled technique focused and match simulation practices as well as travel to various tournements held in the Southeastern states. The end goal is to wrestle at the National Qualifier in March and place in order to compete at the National championships in Allen, Texas.

Outdoor Adventure

President: Inactive as of Fall 2016
Faculty Advisor: Todd Thomas  


Sports Officials Association

President: Avery White
Faculty Advisor: Todd Thomas  


The purpose of this organization is to promote student's involvement in sports through officiating. New officials will be taught basic and advanced officiating techniques via the use of advanced film, travel, and rules study. Experienced officials in each sport will be brought in to aid in the learning process for new officials. This is a great way to learn new sports, stay around sports you love, and a great way to learn new perspectives.

Table Tennis Club

President: Matthew Harmon
Faculty Advisor: Randy Harshbarger  


Table Tennis Club is recreation based with the option of competition through the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association. These competitions are held once a semester usually in Atlanta and include most major schools from Georgia and a few from South Carolina as well. Meetings occur on Fridays on the Intramural courts from 2-4 PM.

Women's Club Soccer

President: Brittany Mueller
Faculty Advisor: Michael Castaneda  


Women's We are the Mercer Women's Club Soccer Team! We play against other university competitively in the southeast region in league play. We also participate in tournaments hosted by other schools as well as play friendly matches.

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AGAPE Campus Ministry

President: Danny Wells
Faculty Advisor: Dave Wilcoxson  


AGAPE Campus Ministry

Baptist Collegiate Ministries

President: Grace Johnson
Faculty Advisor: Chris Fuller

BCM seeks to help the Mercer community find God through missions, discipleship, and fellowship.

Cooperative Student Fellowship

President: William Scruggs
Faculty Advisor: Bryan Whitfield

A Christian Organization devoted to fellowship and service. We have weekly bible studies and monthly service projects. We are Baptist in origin, but all backgrounds are welcome.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

President: N/A
Faculty Advisor: Justin Brown  


To present to coaches, students and athletes, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.

Catholic Campus Ministry

President: Sydney Koenig
Faculty Advisor: Fr. Vernon Knight

Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM) is a religious organization that strives to help its members grow in their faith and stay involved during their college years as well as build community between all members. The ministry is sponsored by St. Joseph's Catholic Church in downtown Macon and activities include Mass, Bible studies, community service, and fellowship opportunities. Find us on Facebook and join our group - Mercer Catholic Campus Ministry!

Muslim Student Association

President: Basil Alrafati
Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Eimad Houry  


Muslim Student Association is an organization open to people of all faiths for congregating to learn about Islam, ask questions, and even clear any misconceptions. By learning from each other and facilitating the acquisition of knowledge, we intend to help promote peace, harmony and an appreciation for both differences and similarities across religions, cultures, languages, etc. We have discussions on a variety of topics including religion, cultures, societal issues, science, inter-faith analysis (similarities and differences between the Abrahamic faiths), poetry, literature and arts. Various events and activities are organized to commemorate holidays and also shed light on different cultural practices.

Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)

President: Hannah Ezell
Faculty Advisor: Elliott Everitt

"Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) is the official campus ministry of the Presbyterian Church in America, but you do not have to be Presbyterian to be involved! We have been on the Mercer Campus for over 25 years. The purpose of RUF is to reach students for Christ and equip them to serve Jesus in every sphere of life. Reaching students means proclaiming the gospel to those on the college campus who do not know Jesus. Equipping students means preparing them to serve Christ with maturity in the college world and beyond. Over the past 25 years, RUF has had a significant impact on the Mercer community. Thousands of students have grown in their love for the Savior and been challenged by the Word of God through the RUF ministry. All are welcomed, not just Christians. RUF seeks to offer the maximum amount of truth to the maximum amount of people. "

The Canterbury Club

President: Will Beecham
Faculty Advisor: Richmond Jones  


The Canterbury Club is an Episcopal Group open to all people for worship.

Wesley Foundation of Macon

President: Rachel Paul
Faculty Advisor: Greg Harrison

Wesley Foundation is a ministry of The United Methodist Church that is designed to reach students from all walks of life and religious traditions. Our hope is to share in the love of Christ, grow together in faith, and go into the World sharing our lives and faith with whoever we meet.

Young Life

President: Alex Alvarez
Faculty Advisor: Paul Lewis  


Young Life is an international ministry. In Macon, we have Young Life Leaders assigned to multiple schools, and these leaders are some of the most incredible people you will ever meet. It starts with adults and college kids who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. Leaders involve themselves in the high schoolers' life through their ability to "just be there" for kids who need a mentor, or someone to talk to. These relationships don’t happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency. Being a Young Life Leader is one of the MOST fun opportunities out there. You can goof off with high schoolers, while additionally showing them the love of Christ. You can also have the opportunity to travel with these kids as your relationships grow stronger and stronger. I have, honestly, never experienced something as rewarding as Macon Young Life.


President: Marilyn M Tucker-Marek
Faculty Advisor: Marilyn M Tucker- Marek  


UKirk, or University Church, is a campus ministry of the PCUSA. We offer a ministry of food, fellowship and faith as we seek to grow as disciples.



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Judicial Council

President: Tory Aina
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Samantha Murfree  

The Office of Judicial Education serves the Mercer University community by defining, interpreting, enforcing and educating students on the university's judicial policy and procedures while promoting intellectual growth, social responsibility, healthy behaviors, and respect for the community through its process.

Residence Hall Association

President: Kyle Bligen
Faculty Advisor: Caroline Terry  


The Residence Hall Association seeks to make residence hall living more enjoyable for residents, to develop a sense of pride and community within the residence halls, and to promote a healthy living environment for the residents. RHA strives to achieve these goals by providing large scale educational and social programs, actively participating in community service, improving hall facilities, representing student ideas and issues to the administration, attending state, regional, and national conferences, and providing opportunities for student leadership.

Student Government Association (SGA)

President: Elizabeth McKay
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Doug Pearson

The Student Government Association (SGA) represents and promotes student interest in the decision-making processes of Mercer University by cultivating and maintaining leadership amongst students. We also develop, coordinate and execute a variety of activities and services for the benefit of the students. Composed of ten standing committees, an executive board, and 25 senators, the Senate body meets weekly to discuss issues and pass legislation to enhance student life on campus. Our committees focus on a wide-range of campus issues, including academics, campus improvements, school spirit, and connections in the Macon community.

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Honor Society


Alpha Epsilon Delta

President: Justis Ward
Faculty Advisor: Carol Bokros  


Alpha Epsilon Delta is the National Health Pre-Professional Honor Society dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in pre-professional health scholarship, including medicine, dentistry, veterinary, and others. The Society welcomes ALL students engaged in the pursuit of a professional healthcare career. AED offers opportunities for intellectual and professional development, provides a forum for students with common interests, and extends a program of service to benefit the college/university community. The Mercer University Georgia Epsilon chapter was chartered on April 30, 2011.

Alpha Phi Sigma

President: See dept. for info  
Faculty Advisor:

Alpha Phi Sigma is a national honor society whose primary purpose is to recognize and promote high scholarship among students actively engaged in collegiate preparation for professional services; to keep abreast of the advances in scientific research; to elevate the ethical standards of the public safety professions; and to establish in the public mind the benefit and necessity of education. The society recognizes academic excellence by undergraduates as well as graduate students. To become Graduate Student Member the student must: 1. Have completed one-third of his/her total hours required for graduation at Mercer 2. Maintain a minimum of 3.4 overall GPA 3. Maintain a minimum of a 3.4 GPA in public safety leadership courses 4. Completed a minimum of four courses within the public safety leadership curriculum To become an Undergraduate Student Member the student must: 1. Have completed one-third of his/her total hours required for graduation at Mercer 2. Maintain a minimum of 3.2 overall GPA 3. Maintain a minimum of a 3.2 GPA in criminal justice/public safety courses 4. Rank in the top 35% of classes 5. Completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice/public safety curriculum 6. Have declared criminal Justice/Public Safety as a major or minor *Contact the sociology/criminal justice department for more information

Alpha Sigma Lambda

President: See dept. for info  
Faculty Advisor:  


Alpha Sigma Lambda is the premiere national honor recognition for adult student learners. These students come from across the centers, including Macon.

Beta Alpha Psi

President: Kimberly Crowe
Faculty Advisor: Professor Stephanie Morris  


Beta Alpha Psi was founded in 1919, and it is an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals. There are currently over 300 chapters on college and university campuses with over 300,000 members initiated since Beta Alpha Psi’s formation. The main goal of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of business information. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance, and information systems. Additionally, Beta Alpha Psi provides opportunities for self-development, service, and association among members and practicing professionals. Beta Alpha Psi aims to excel in the areas of scholarship, social responsibility, and practicality by excelling inside and outside of the classroom.

Beta Beta Beta

President: James Pollock
Faculty Advisor: Barry Stephenson  


Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is an honor society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.

Delta Sigma Omicron

President: INACTIVE FALL 2014  
Faculty Advisor: Carol Burrowbridge  


The mission of Delta Sigma Omicron is to raise disability awareness on Mercer’s campus, reshape the conception of students with disabilities, and improve the quality and access of educational accommodations provided to students with disabilities.

Golden Key International Honor Society

President: Lera Dumas
Faculty Advisor: Eimad Houry  


Golden Key strives to unlock the potential of each of its members by holding standards of excellence on-campus and beyond. Elevated by our three pillars-Academics, Leadership, and Service-Golden Key sets the standard for achievement in these areas. Combining integrity and collaboration in all that we do, we support and award our members' drive to learn, lead and help others.

Iota Iota Iota

President: Caroline Loos
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Janell Johnson  


Iota Iota Iota is the honor society for students that are majoring or minoring in Women and Gender Studies.

Kappa Delta Epsilon

President: See Education Dept.  
Faculty Advisor:  


Kappa Delta Epsilon is an honorary educational fraternity. Please contact the Education Department for more information.

National Residence Hall Honorary

President: Cassie Wimpy
Faculty Advisor: Caroline Terry

Mercer University's Sigma Upsilon Nu chapter of NRHH recognizes, just as all chapters of NRHH do, the top 1% of student leaders within residence halls. As from Article II of our chapter's constitution. The purpose of this organization shall be a) to provide recognition for those students living in the residence halls who have been of outstanding service and who have provided important leadership in the advancement of the residence hall system and b) to promote activities which encourage leadership qualities in residents at Mercer University." -And that is exactly what we DO! We seek out members that can SERVE their residence hall community by EMPOWERING those around them to thrive on the pillars with which our members build their lives.

Omicron Delta Kappa

President: Gabriel Gonzalez
Faculty Advisor: Samantha Murfree

Omicron Delta Kappa is the National Leadership Honor Society. The society recognizes achievements in 5 areas: scholarship, athletics, campus or community service, social or religious activities and campus government, journalism, speech, and the mass media, and in the creative and performing arts. As one of the most prestigious organizations in the nation, ODK focuses on volunteering and conducting service projects to contribute to the Mercer and Macon Communities. May you have any questions, please contact Gabriel Gonzalez (President) at

Order of Omega

President: Chase Tolbert
Faculty Advisor: Scotty Rainwater  


Order of Omega is a leadership honor society for members of Fraternity & Sorority organizations. Order of Omega recognizes juniors and seniors who have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement within their respective organization and within the Fraternity/Sorority, campus, and local community. Members are selected from the top 3% of students at each institution. To date, over 500 chapters have been chartered throughout North America, each sharing the common goal of recognizing the many outstanding student leaders at their institution.

Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

President: See History Dept.  
Faculty Advisor: John Scott  


Phi Alpha Theta is the History Honors Society, open to all students who have completed at least 12 hours of college coursework in History (at least 6 of which must be at Mercer), have a 3.0 overall GPA, and a 3.1 GPA in History Courses.

Phi Eta Sigma

President: Kaelen Scott
Faculty Advisor: Tony Kemp

"Phi Eta Sigma is the oldest and largest honor society for first-year college students, with more than 300 chapters and 700,000 inducted members across the country. Lifetime membership is conferred upon first-year students who 1) have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale at the close of any full-time curricular period during their first year and 2) complete the necessary membership forms. Members are also eligible for scholarships and awards awarded through the national scholarship committee."

Phi Kappa Phi

President: See dept for info  
Faculty Advisor: See your academic dept. for info  


Collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Pi Sigma Alpha

President: Caroline Loos
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris Grant  


Pi Sigma Alpha is an honor society for Political Science majors and minors.

Psi Chi

President: See Psychology Dept.  
Faculty Advisor:  


Psi Chi is an international Psychology honor society that recognizes Psychology majors who have achieved academic excellence in their field. Mercer's chapter of Psi Chi inducts new members every spring. The organization seeks to create an environment that supports creative, critical thinking and fosters the students' professional growth in the field. Psi Chi also publishes a prestigious academic journal to which Psi Chi members can submit research for publication.

Sigma Tau Delta

President: see dept. for info  
Faculty Advisor: Anya Silver

Sigma Tau Delta is the English Honor Society. Mercer's chapter, Tau Upsilon, encourages literary interest on campus through poetry readings and other sponsored events.

Sigma Xi

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Philip McCreanor  


Sigma Xi, a scientific research society with both faculty and student members, was founded in 1886 to honor excellence in scientific investigation and encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. The Mercer Chapter endeavors to encourage support of original work across the spectrum of science and technology and to promote an appreciation within society at large for the role research has played in human progress.

Tau Beta Pi

President: See dept for info  
Faculty Advisor: Philip McCreanor  


Tau Beta Pi was founded in 1885 to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their alma mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as undergraduates in the field of engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in the engineering colleges. As Mercer University's sole engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi invites only the top 7% of Juniors and the top 10% of Seniors to join the nationally recognized organization whose alumni include Buzz Aldrin, Robert Moog, and Charles Kettering.

Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK)

President: Aaron Thornley
Faculty Advisor: Bryan Whitfield  


Theta Alpha Kappa is the national honor society for religious studies and theology. Students with a certain number of classes in the Christianity department may be eligible for membership. TAK sponsors events during Reformation Week as well as through the fall and spring semesters that are open to all students and encourage discussion in the field of religious studies.

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Media / Arts


Freestyle Club

President: INACTIVE SPRING 2016  
Faculty Advisor: Adam Ragusea  


To uplift and encourage through rhythm, word, and song.

Her Campus Mercer

President: Jaclyn Ramkissoon
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Gottshall  


This organization is a student-run online magazine. It is an official university chapter of the larger online magazine Her Campus. We publish articles on a wide array of subjects, including students, life, careers, beauty, and more.

Mac-Town Revolution

President: Harrison Hancock
Faculty Advisor: Dominique Johnson

A group of students dedicated in learning the various forms of hip-hop dancing. Popping, locking, waving, break dancing, are some of the styles they know. They also do choreography and perform for school events such as homecoming and D3. They won last year's Homecoming skit competition. They sometimes travel to participate in breakdance jams. They are looking to go to more jams and hip-hop workshops to expand their skills and knowledge about the hip-hop culture.


Faculty Advisor: Rebecca Sandifer

Mercer 99 is a student run organization. We help produce and air student made productions such as animations, films, news, etc. We help students learn how to use equipment and software used to make animations and films such as cameras, tripods, microphones, editing software like Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Photoshop, animation software like Abode Flash etc.We host an annual film festival which screens student produced films.

Mercer Bearitones

President: Erik Sylvain
Faculty Advisor: Frantz Salomon  


The Mercer Bearitones are a co-ed a cappella music ensemble. Students of any year, major, or experience are welcome to audition. The purpose of the group is to perform and compete a cappella music while allowing the members to grow as musicians.

Mercer Players 

President: Ashley Greene
Faculty Advisor: Scot Mann  


The Mercer Players is an organization consisting of students involved in the Mercer Theatre. Both Theatre majors and non-majors are welcome!

Mercer Radio

President: Rebecca Sandifer
Faculty Advisor: Rebecca Sandifer  


Mercer Radio is an open organization for student who wish to experience the inner workings of a radio station. There are opportunities to work in promotions, music management, announcing staff and more.

Point B.L.A.N.K

President: Micheline Dieujusteantoine
Faculty Advisor: Melinda Robinson  


Spoken word organization that aims to help students stregnthen their writing and performing skills as well as collaborate with the community to spread the culture of poetry to the Macon Community.

Society of Collegiate Journalists

President: INACTIVE FALL 2014  
Faculty Advisor: Jay Black  


"The Society For Collegiate Journalists is an organization focused around media of all different forms, coming together as one. From the official SCJ website: ""The traditions of the Society for Collegiate Journalists are imbued with the spirit and legacy of Pi Delta Epsilon and Alpha Phi Gamma. The dominant tradition of the Society, the oldest national honorary collegiate journalism organization, is service. It is through service that SCJ has become one of the major organizations on many campuses throughout the United States. To the service tradition, the organization owes its enviable record of accomplishments, specifically on the individual campuses."""

The Cluster

President: Nick Wooten
Faculty Advisor: Debbie Blankenship  


The Cluster is Mercer's campus newspaper and it is completely student run. The Cluster is subsidized by Mercer’s Board of Appropriations, but retains editorial autonomy as a student publication under the University’s bylaws. The newsroom and office space is located in the Center for Collaborative Journalism in Mercer Village.

The Dulcimer

President: Teal St. Nicklaus
Faculty Advisor: Craig Coleman  


The Dulcimer is Mercer University's award-winning literary arts magazine. We were named a CSPA Gold Medalist publication and a ACP Magazine Pacemaker Finalist for our 2013 and 2014 publications. Since 1966, we have annually published submissions of art and literature by students, faculty, and alumni in an effort to promote an appreciation and love of the arts. Our student staff is involved in the process of selecting submissions for publications and receives training in In-Design to create beautiful layouts for selected pieces. We encourage submissions from all departments, and there are opportunities at the beginning of each academic year to apply for staff positions.

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African Student Association

President: Emanuela Rendini / Ijeoma Mbaezue
Faculty Advisor: Chester Fontenot

The African Student Association (ASA) was created to unite students of African heritage on Mercer University's campus and raise awareness about the people, events, and issues of Africa.The African Student Association is a body of students that are either directly from the continent, share ties with the continent, or have an interest in learning about life on the continent. ASA embraces students of all kind, but hopes to reach out to homesick students coming from Africa, and provide them with an organization dedicated to the preservation of their culture, and transitioning into their new one. Facebook:

Caribbean Students Association

President: Breanna Mcintosh
Faculty Advisor: Robert Good  


The purpose of CARIBSA is to edify the Mercer University student body on the Caribbean culture and its rich heritage. Our purpose is to endorse unity among Caribbean and West Indian students. We strive to involve the Mercer University student body in an atmosphere of intercultural molding, with various social events. We like to educate people on the culture and also aid them in appreciating it.

Common Ground

President: Sam Tarleton
Faculty Advisor: Linda Hensel  


Common Ground is Mercer's official LGBTQ-Straight organization dedicated to building awareness and encouraging discussion of sexual and gender diversity. As an educational group, Common Ground is open to all people of all opinion - that's why it's called Common Ground!

International Bears Association

President: Gabriel Gonzalez
Faculty Advisor: Nicole Baker  


"The International Bears Association (IBA) is a Mercer Student Organization founded on January 27th, 2014. IBA focuses on offering and facilitating interactions between American and International students. IBA's purpose statement is as follows: It shall be the purpose of the International Bears Association to ensure a welcoming environment, to offer a good Mercer experience, and to improve relationships and interactions with and between foreign and American students.

Latin American Student Association

President: Carina Plasencia
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Fernando Palacios  


The Latin American Student Organization (LASO) aims to create a communal atmosphere to unite students of Spanish speaking countries on Mercer's campus; to raise awareness of the people, events, and issues regarding those counties and the issues that Spanish speaking descendants face in the Unites States. In addition, LASO will promote a judgement free environment in which students can join together to continue the celebration and stay connected with their roots. LASO will embrace students who associate themselves with the Spanish speaking countries as well as any students willing to immerse themselves in the culture.

Mercer Asia

President: Kenny Ngo
Faculty Advisor: Miao Marone

"The purpose of Mercer Asia is to bring diversity to Mercer University and develop a better understanding of the Asian culture and relationship. *This organization is open to all Mercerians who are: 1. interested in enriching their life with the Asian Culture 2. willing to donate their time and effort in aiding the community 3. determined to promote diversity at Mercer University"""

Mercer Masala

President: Bhaumik Jivan
Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Nelson  


Mercer Masala is a South Asian and Middle Eastern Culture Club. Our goal is to provide students on this campus with a variety of cultural experiences in an effort to spread both awareness and appreciation for the diverse traditions that flourish in those parts of the world.

Mercer University Korean Student Association

President: Lydia Park
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sinjae Hyun  


Mercer University Korean Student Association, MUKSA, exists to establish a community that promotes Korean awareness and the advancement of the Korean community at Mercer University through academic and social activities by interacting with the surrounding communities. MUKSA is devoted to contributing all effort to support the Korean community through volunteer works and by hosting social and educational events.


President: Christopher Le
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ha Vo  


We are a humanitarian group that aims to increase student involvement and improve educational experience through leadership opportunities, social gatherings, cultural events, and learning workshops. MVIET aims to promote service learning, knowledge exchange, life-giving innovative research, and fundraising activities to transform and improve the welfare of those with disabilities.

Organization of Black Students


President: Nnamdi Onyekwuluje                                    
Faculty Advisor: Dominique Johnson  

The Organization of Black Students (OBS) works to sponsor cultural, academic, and social activities that will serve the Mercer University community, through events tailored to abolishing stereotypes concerning people of color, addressing social, economic, political as well as cultural issues and progress. Our organization seeks to allow students to express themselves in a welcoming, stimulating and culturally aware environment. We are open to participation from ALL students, and in order to educate students from a multitude of ethnic backgrounds, will not discriminate on any basis.

Saudi Students Association

President: Faisal Aldhorgham
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Khoury  


The Saudi Student Club is a group at Mercer University that was established in February 22nd 2016 by a group of Saudi Students. Our mission is to help Saudi Students succeed in their academic life, and to promote the Saudi culture to Mercer community. The club hosts academic, cultural events, as well as sport activities. The Club services are not only limited to Saudi Student, but are also open for everyone to join as well. We are here to build bridges of friendship between the two countries. We are nonprofit organization that serves all the Saudi students at Mercer University and introduces the Saudi Culture to Mercer Community

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President: Nate Flowers
Faculty Advisor: Scotty Rainwater  


"We are Mercer University's student-run programming board! Composed of five specialized divisions, QuadWorks provides unique and fun entertainment for the campus community, ranging from fun concerts to educational lecturers. Midnight Movie, Bearstock, Stompfest, Mercer Madness, Homecoming activites and various speakers are just some of the activities organized by QuadWorks. Programs are created by students, for students and the campus community, resulting in a wide variety of shows suited to the diverse tastes of the Mercer audience."

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Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity

President: Quinten Peprah Oppong
Faculty Advisor: Dominique Johnson  


Alpha Phi Omega is a national coeducational service organization founded on the principles of Leadership, Friendship and Service. It provides its members the opportunity to develop leadership skills as they volunteer on their campus, in their community, to the nation, and to the organization.

Bears Battling Cancer for St. Jude

President: Rudy Bond
Faculty Advisor: Harrison Chapman  


Mercer's Bears Battling Cancer is an organization dedicated to raising funds for Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital. The organization host several fundraisers throughout the year in order to raise funds. The organization also raises awareness for childhood cancer and sponsors letter writings for the children.

Building Tomorrow

President: INACTIVE  
Faculty Advisor: Brian Rood  


Building Tomorrow is a service organization that strives to encourage students to help provide an education for their counterparts in sub-Saharan Africa. Through fundraising and promoting awareness, we work to alleviate the global education crisis by starting in the youngest country in the world - Uganda. We have agreed to raise the cost of construction costs for a safe and permanent school in rural Uganda. We are Building Tomorrow. Wanna help?

Mercer ALZ Stars

President: Cullen Kelly
Faculty Advisor: Keith Howard  


The Mercer Alz Stars is a student run organization dedicated to the education, activism, and service surrounding issues with Alzheimer's Disease.

Mercer Animal Rescue

President: Annie Davison, Kolby-Maria Johnson,
Faculty Advisor: Janell Johnson  


Mercer Animal Rescue is a team of student volunteers working together to improve the quality of life for stray and rescued animals. We work with local animal shelters and other organizations to raise money, supplies and awareness needed to provide animals with proper care. We also participate in a lot of fun activities that benefit the animals and ourselves.

Mercer Chapter of Habitat for Humanity

President: Blossom Thao
Faculty Advisor: Scott Schultz

The Mercer University Campus Chapter for Habitat for Humanity is working to make home ownership possible, not only through building but advocacy as well. Our goal is to strengthen the bridge we've built between Mercer and Macon. We realize that neither Mercer, nor Macon can be healthy if one of them is not. This is our reason for pushing for positive changes in both communities so that we can create unity and interconnection.

Mercer Mentors

President: Jabria Stinson
Faculty Advisor: Taylor Jessamy  


Mercer Mentors is an organization that aims to reach out into the Macon community by mentoring Macon-Bibb county students. Originally, Mercer Mentors aimed to mentor and impact lives mostly through sports; however, my aim this year is to focus more on academics and creating genuine, trusting bonds with the students. This organization works hand in hand with the Mentors Project in downtown Macon.

Mercer's Milestones for Miracles (Dance Marathon)

President: Pornchai Chantha
Faculty Advisor:  Haley Vann  


MU Miracle works with the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital to host a school wide fundraising event known as Dance Marathon. Dance Marathon is the conclusion of a year long process of fundraising and donating. All the money raised leading up to, and during, this event will be donated to our local Children's Hospital.

Rotaract Club

President: N/A N/A         
Faculty Advisor: Stephen Brown  


The Rotaract Club of Mercer University is a service organization with an emphasis on professional development, leadership, and community service. The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities,and to promote better relations between all people through a framework of friendship and service.

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Social Greek


Alpha Delta Pi

President: Anna Johnson
Faculty Advisor: Donna Rainwater  


Our story begins in 1851 at Wesleyan Female College in Macon, Georgia, where six incredible women changed the world. Led by Eugenia Tucker Fitzgerald, our founders formed The Adelphean Society for “the mental, moral, social, and domestic improvement of its members.” The Adelphean Society, later renamed Alpha Delta Pi, was the first secret society for college women.The principles of scholarship, leadership, sisterhood, and service guide over 235,000 women in more than 154 active collegiate chapters and over 150 alumnae associations of Alpha Delta Pi. On November 13, 1937, the Beta Sigma chapter of ??? was installed as the first national sorority chartered at Mercer University. Alpha Delta Pi is home to the First and the Finest, Forever.

Alpha Gamma Delta

President: Rachel Molinar
Faculty Advisor: Colleen Giffin  


Alpha Gamma Delta promotes academic excellence, philanthropic giving, ongoing leadership and personal development and above all, a spirit of loving sisterhood. Guided by our Purpose, Alpha Gamma Deltas strive to attain a higher standard, thereby improving their lives, the lives of those around them and the communities in which they live. Together, we continually work to inspire the woman and impact the world.

Alpha Kappa Alpha

President: Kimberly Mesumbe
Faculty Advisor: Toshia Stephens  


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women. On January 11th, 1975 the Illustrious Iota Eta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was chartered on the campus of Mercer University. An active participant in campus life, community activities, and service opportunities, the Iota Eta chapter "strives and does." The Iota Eta chapter holds biweekly programs on Tuesday centered on AKA's National Program Initiatives. These initiatives seek to bring about awareness, advocacy, and action in the realms of education, health, poverty, economic security, social justice, leadership, and service. The chapter's service opportunities include the Ronald McDonald House, American Cancer Society, and the Middle Georgia Food Bank among others. The Iota Eta chapter also hosts SkeeWeek during the spring semester which encompasses a week of events showcasing the sorority, its initiatives, and service opportunities, culminating with the chapter's annual fashion show. Colors: Salmon Pink and Apple Green Motto: By culture, by merit Chapter Web Address: (viewable in Mozilla Firefox) National Web Address:

Alpha Tau Omega

President: Sam Arrington
Faculty Advisor: Stephen Dominy  


Alpha Tau Omega is an IFC fraternity that specializes in developing leadership qualities. ATO focuses on building scholarship, fellowship, and character in its members.

Chi Omega

President: Megan Mandula
Faculty Advisor: Lauren Kritsas  


Founded in 1895 at the University of Arkansas, Chi Omega is the largest women's fraternal organization in the world with over 330,000 initiates and 178 collegiate chapters. Throughout Chi Omega's long and proud history, the Fraternity has brought its members unequaled opportunities for personal growth and development. As a Chi Omega, you will have fun, grow, thrive, achieve success, and flourish! Chi Omegas are well balanced women who are involved on their campuses and in their communities. As a prominent national women's fraternity, Chi Omega provides countless opportunities for fun and friendship during college and beyond.

Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.

PresidentAlize' Mitchell
Faculty Advisor: Phyllis Bailey  


Delta Sigma Theta is a not-for profit Greek-lettered sorority of college-educated women dedicated to public service with an emphasis on programs that target the African American community. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded on January 13, 1913, by 22 collegiate women at Howard University. Iota Sigma Chapter was the FIRST NPHC organization founded on the campus of Mercer University on January 6, 1973.

Interfraternity Council (IFC)

President: Trevor O'Connor
Faculty Advisor: Todd Thomas, Scotty Rainwater  


The Interfraternity Council is a weekly meeting of delegates of the six fraternities of Mercer. This council serves as the coordinating group for the IFC chapters on campus.

Kappa Alpha Order

President: Wayne Gammon
Faculty Advisor: Drew Elrod  


Kappa Alpha Order. Kappa Chapter founded in 1873 at Mercer University. KA stands for being a gentleman and strives for excellence in reverence, gentility, service, leadership, and knowledge among our brothers.

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

President: Danny Wells
Faculty Advisor: Taylor Jessamy  


Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., a college Fraternity, now comprised of functioning Undergraduate and Alumni Chapters on major campuses and in cities throughout the country,was founded on the campus of Indiana University on January 5, 1911. The organization was the crystallization of a dream commonly shared by the late Revered Founders Elder Watson Diggs; John Milton Lee; Byron Kenneth Armstrong; Guy Levis Grant; Ezra Dee Alexander; Henry Tourner Asher; Marcus Peter Blakemore; Paul Waymond Caine; Edward Giles Irvin and George Wesley Edmonds. The Fraternity's fundamental purpose is achievement in every field of human endeavor, and its colors are Crimson and Cream.

Kappa Sigma

PresidentOscar Martinez
Faculty Advisor: Bryant Harden  


Kappa Sigma is the largest college social fraternity in the world with more than 200,000 living members, including over 20,000 undergraduates and 320 chapters and colonies located throughout the United States and Canada. Founded in 1869 at the University of Virginia, Kappa Sigma International Headquarters is based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Kappa Sigma was founded at Mercer University on March 8th, 1875. Its members live by its four pillars: fellowship, leadership, scholarship, and service. They are taught to be diligent in whatever they do, and their diligence shows on Mercer's campus; last year they raised over $17,000 for the NAVY SEALS Foundation, won Mercer University's Homecoming, had brothers serving on the Student Goverment Association, as Peers Advisors, as Teacher's Assistants, as Research Assistants, and several involved in clubs and intramurals.

Lambda Chi Alpha

President: Andrew Cann
Faculty Advisor: Anthony King  


Lambda Chi Alpha is an organization devoted to the preparation and encouragement of collegiate men of good character developing them through leadership, scholarship, community service, and positive social experiences.

National Panhellenic Council

President: Natalie Thigpen
Faculty Advisor: Frantz Salomon  


The Panhellenic Council is the governing body for the four National Panhellenic Council chapters on Mercer's campus.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

President: Michaela Everett
Faculty Advisor: Ansley Booker, Kim Flanders  


The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC) is currently composed of nine (9) International Greek letter Sororities and Fraternities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

President: Darius Tenney
Faculty Advisor:  Dominique Johnson  


We are a fraternal organization based on the principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift. We believe in service as well as doing more for the community and building campus life.

Phi Beta Sigma

President: Marlon Moody
Faculty Advisor:  Travis Phelps  


Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. is a social/service collegiate and professional fraternity founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. The fraternity's founders, A. Langston Taylor, Leonard F. Morse, and Charles I. Brown, wanted to organize a Greek letter fraternity that would exemplify the ideals of Brotherhood, Scholarship and Service while taking an inclusive perspective to serving the community as opposed to having an exclusive purpose. The fraternity exceeded the prevailing models of Black Greek-Letter fraternal organizations by being the first to establish alumni chapters, to establish youth mentoring clubs, to establish a federal credit union, to establish chapters in Africa, and establish a collegiate chapter outside of the United States. It is also the only fraternity to hold a constitutional bond with a predominantly African-American sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., which was founded on January 16, 1920, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The Mercer University chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. was founded in the centennial year of the organization on April 13, 2013. Phi Beta Sigma is a strictly non-hazing organization that abides by the rules and regulations of the state, university, and national headquarters. We are proud members of the NPHC.

Phi Delta Theta

President: John Savage
Faculty Advisor: James Freeman  


Phi Delta Theta is a premier fraternity with a rich heritage, both on Mercer’s campus and throughout the world. Our chapter has had its charter for 143 consecutive years at Mercer University, and our brotherhood has taken measures to ensure the continuance of our success by recruiting only the best and brightest that Mercer has to offer. The Georgia Gamma chapter of Phi Delta Theta has initiated 1,433 brothers into the bond of Phi Delta Theta, and our brotherhood is persistent in holding every member accountable for upholding the honor and dignity of the values we cherish. Over recent years we have been awarded by both Mercer and our national fraternity in areas of new member education, IFC chapter of the year, and countless commendations for our community service engagement. We help our members develop in all areas of life as well. Being a well-rounded man is crucial to having, and more importantly sustaining, a life of successful fulfillment. We help our members achieve this by instilling in them our 3 cardinal principles early during their new member process and then holding them accountable for following these three principles throughout their college career. These three principles are Friendship, Sound Learning, and Moral Rectitude.We hope you consider making Phi Delta Theta part of your amazing Mercer experience, and please keep in mind that becoming a member of our organization is a lifetime commitment that will undoubtedly make you a better man. At the same time, we are a selective organization that has strong requirements for entry, and we will only consider people who we fully believe will make our organization a better cultivator of men.

Phi Mu

President: Rebecca Barber
Faculty Advisor: Amy Abel-Kiker  


Phi Mu was founded in 1852 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga. and is the second oldest sorority in the nation. The Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Mu received its charter at Mercer University on December 2, 1938. Phi Mu Fraternity is a vibrant, values-based women's organization. Our purpose is found in the principles of love, honor, and truth. We pursue the interests and purposes of women on collegiate campuses and in our communities. The promise of our mutual efforts is a lifetime of sisterhood. We are individuals, leaders, philanthropists, and friends. Our national philanthropy is Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. As the only sorority corporate sponsor, we are committed to raising over $500,000 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals every year. The money raised and donated by our collegiate chapters is used locally to support one of the 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals nationwide. In total, Phi Mu has contributed over eight million dollars, and countless hours, improving the quality of life for children throughout the country. Our sisters are involved in numerous campus organizations and participate in a multitude of Mercer events. Over the past year, our chapter has taken home many trophies and awards in the following events: Pi Kappa Phi's War of the Roses philanthropy competition, Alpha Tau Omega's Camp for a Cause Competition, Mercer's Stompfest Competition, Mercer's Greek Week competition, and numerous individual awards during the Greek Awards. Phi Mu sisters love to participate in intramural sports on campus! Whether it's on our "fun", "serious", or "co-rec" teams, our sisters know how to win intramural championships! We love our chapter's competitive and fun-loving spirit. Our sisters can also be found spending down-time on campus at Phi Mu's themed mixers and socials with other Greek and non-Greek organizations. Although our chapter has its fun, our sisters make academics a priority. We have weekly Studying with Sisters events, bi-annual scholarship brunches, and even chapter meetings geared towards promoting academics. Our chapter maintains a GPA higher than that of the All Women's GPA on campus as well as the second highest Greek GPA.

Pi Kappa Phi

President: Phillip Jackson
Faculty Advisor: Eddie Caviness  


Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity is a brotherhood of men who strive to attain their highest goals in life through character, leadership, academics, sportsmanship and service. Members of the fraternity participate all throughout campus in leadership roles such as, Mercer Ambassadors, College Republicans, Student Admissions, Sigma Xi Research Society, American Chemistry Society, Biomedical Engineering Club, Robotics Club, and many more. Pi Kappa Phi is the only fraternity with a national philanthropy owned by the fraternity itself, Push America. This non-profit organization raises awareness and funds for people with disabilities all throughout the country. The fraternity also gives back to the local community by serving others through the Macon Arc, the local food bank and even Disability Services on Mercer's campus. As a whole, the Alpha Alpha chapter of Pi Kappa Phi maintains one of the highest Greek G.P.A.'s on campus as well as surpassing the G.P.A average of all non-greek students at Mercer University. The fraternity also had the largest fall associate member class (21) on campus in the Fall of 2013. Within the organization, the tangible guidelines for brotherhood engage involvement throughout the campus, community, and within the fraternity itself. The Alpha Alpha Chapter is moving forward into the future with a vision of greater academia and even greater service to the community and are looking for the addition of new members who want to join in our opportunities self improvement and lifelong brotherhood.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE)

President: Michael Gray
Faculty Advisor: Jon Dodd, Doye Green  


Sigma Alpha Epsilon strives to give young men the leadership, scholarship, service and social experiences they need to excel in the walls outside their campus and once they graduate. We firmly believe membership is for life. In addition, we strive to mold our members into gentlemen so they can set an example in today's society.

Sigma Nu

PresidentJacob Chandler Sole
Faculty Advisor: Brett McDaniels  


Sigma Nu Fraternity was founded January 1st 1869 and is a lifelong brotherhood, devoted to our founding principles of Love, Truth, and Honor. In today's modern world, members of Sigma Nu are pushed to be the ideal, modern gentleman. We pride ourselves on academic excellence, personal growth, and service to the community. Sigma Nu is a highly competitive organization in all aspects and we expect the best from every single member.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

President: Autiana Brooks
Faculty Advisor: Tiffany Wright  


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. is a historically black international Greek Sorority founded Jan. 16, 1920 on the campus of Howard University. It's purpose was originally to combat sorority elitism and be a progressive organization dedicated to providing service to those in need. Since it's creation it has become a sorority of firsts, which included but is not limited to: the first NPHC organization to charter a chapter in Africa, the first to centralize its national headquarters, and the first, as well as only, NPHC sorority to be constitutionally bound to a fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. The Omega Mu Chapter found on Mercer's campus was originally chartered May 26, 1984 then rechartered in April of 2002. The chapter devotes itself in upholding the tenets of the sorority which are: Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood, and Finerwomanhood. As well as working in conjunction with several affiliates to the organization such as American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, and March of Dimes

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Special Interest


Aces Up Card Club

President: Ted Dorfeuille
Faculty Advisor: Jeff Pullen  


Meets once a week to play card games like Black Jack and Poker. No gambling involved.

American Medical Women's Association

President: Anthia Sublett
Faculty Advisor: Amy Wiles  


The AMWA chapter at Mercer University is excited to promote these ideals to encourage future physicians to be proactive in bettering women’s health and advocating reform. We have exciting events such as physician lectures, outreach, classes focused on Pre-Health concerns, and clinical volunteer opportunities Join us in the AMWA student division as we stand together on behalf of the needs and rights of women health workers and female patients, as future physicians, scientists, and leaders in medicine.

Amnesty International

President: Sophie Leveille
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eimad Houry  


"Amnesty International is an organization which promotes the human rights and the plight of those fighting against injustice. They work to promote justice, freedom, truth and dignity to those who are denied access to these fundamental human rights. In addition, Amnesty International is a grass roots human rights organization, which educates the international community on the abuses being made in human rights."


President: Thomas Gordy
Faculty Advisor: Jay Black  


Animercer is a cultural club about Japanese animation. We get together once a week to watch anime in a group setting to enjoy, discuss, and in general have fun watching all different types of anime. We also have movie nights and occasionally go to conventions such as AWA or Momocon together. Our group is filled with all sorts of people and we would love to have you join us!


President: Carina Plasencia & Katelyn Herman,
Faculty Advisor: Brent Meyer  


AWARE advocates for and promotes student wellness, both body and mind. AWARE functions on campus as a resource for other students. Through education, networking, and programming, AWARE strives to give the student body information on a variety of wellness topics. Throughout both semesters, AWARE presents to Mercer classes on these topics, provides programming and activities, and participates with other student organizations collaboratively. AWARE members are selected through a competitive interview and recommendation process.

Bear's Garage

President: John Glennan
Faculty Advisor: Thomas Glennon  


Bear's Garage provides students with a place to disuse, invent and discover new solutions to the world's most pressing environmental and social problems. There are opportunities for students to interact with other students and community members in order to discuss ideas and invent programs that will change the world. The Garage strives to give students the skill sets, support, feedback and examples that will help them to conceptualize, develop, manage, fund, sustain and evaluate real social enterprises both on campus, in the Macon community and in countries where Mercer University has a presence.

Cure Mercer

President: Marina Mixon
Faculty Advisor: Sheng-Chiang Lee  


Cure Mercer is a new chapter under the collegiate level of Cure International, known as Cure University. Cure International has programs in 30 countries worldwide that treat children with medical disabilities, regardless of their financial background. They receive treatment at little to no cost to their parents, and Cure University works to raise the money to fund those surgeries! Cure Mercer is teamed up with the Cure hospital in Niger, Africa, and will work all year long to put on events that raise awareness and money for the surgeries of the children we are working to heal!

Cyber Defense Team

President: Matthew Graver
Faculty Advisor: David Cozart  


The Cyber Defense Team is a student group interested in learning and practicing good cyber security. We attend talks, conduct security exercises, and generally try to get better at InfoSec. One of the main purposes of the Cyber Defense Team is to field a student team to various network security exercises including the International Capture the Flag and the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

Financial Literacy Club

President: Inactive  
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Financial Management Association International

President: Jordin Post
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Geoffrey (Jeff) Ngene  


Financial Management Association International seeks to promote the development of quality education in finance and sound financial practice, high quality research, and professional interactions between and among academics, practitioners and students. Mercer's FMA chapter dedicates itself to extend these goals to the campus community and greater Macon area, in order to teach and practice financial literacy and confidence. All students are welcome.

FMLA-Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance

President: Emily Cuarenta
Faculty Advisor: Janell Johnson  


The Mercer University of Macon’s Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance seeks to articulate discussions surrounding discrimination, sexism, gender, race, class, ableism, age, and sexual orientation. Through articulating these issues, we will organize events, lectures, and speakers on campus that give marginalized peoples a voice. We would also be working with other local organizations for student outreach. We are a collaborative club, and have secured a safe space for anyone to come and have their voice heard.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda

President: INACTIVE SPRING 2016  
Faculty Advisor: Vanessa Muriel Napier  


"FBLA's mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. This chapter is organized to encourage members to participate in activities designed to facilitate intelligent career choices, develop business skills, teach the value of community responsibility, and strengthen self-confidence. Chapter activities usually fall into these five categories: Professional, Service, Civic, Financial, and Social. FBLA-PBL Goals: Develop competent, aggressive business leadership. Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work. Create more interest in and understanding of American business enterprise. Encourage members in the development of individual projects that contribute to the improvement of home, business, and community. Develop character, prepare for useful citizenship, and foster patriotism. Encourage and practice efficient money management. Encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty. Assist students in the establishment of occupational goals. Facilitate the transition from school to work."

Mercer Alliance for Reproductive Freedom

President: Inactive  
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Miranda Pratt  



Mercer Car Club

President: Alec Udasco
Faculty Advisor: Wade H. Shaw  


A student organization for Mercer students that are interested in cars, trucks, and motorcycles; as well as the community that surrounds them. At our garage on campus we share our knowledge of car theory and repair. We also work on personal project to modify cars and car club projects. All majors are welcome!

Mercer Chess Club

Faculty Advisor: David Nelson



Mercer College Republicans

President: Emily Thompson & Austin Paul &
Faculty Advisor: Will Jordan  


The Mercer University College Republicans Chapter is the official arm of the Georgia Association of College Republicans and College Republican National Committee on the campus of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. We strive to raise voting participations amongst our peers as well as support Republican candidates and values across our campus, state, and nation.

Mercer Debate Team

Faculty Advisor: Vasile Stanescu  



Mercer Educators in Action (MEIA)

President: Morgan Mitchell
Faculty Advisor: Sybil Keesbury  


Mercer Educators In Action is an organization of students interested in furthering the relationship between Mercer and Macon's educational communities. MEIA works to better the educational community around us by volunteering and supporting students.

Mercer Entrepreneurial Engineering Education Program (MEEEP)

President: Mark Boland
Faculty Advisor: R. Radharamanan  


"Mercer Entrepreneurial Engineering Education Program (MEEEP) is a student organization whose mission is to introduce engineering students to the entrepreneurial mindset that is relevant in the business world of today. MEEEP offers a MEEEP certificate option for students who complete the MEEEP course requirements seen on page 16, ."

Mercer Friends of Tattnall Square Park

President: Tabita Strimbu
Faculty Advisor: Craig Coleman  


Mercer Friends of Tattnall Square Park work to preserve, protect, and promote responsible care and use of Tattnall Square Park as a space for Mercer students and community members to enjoy.

Mercer Gaming Society

President: Jacob Storey
Faculty Advisor: Amy Wiles  


The Mercer Gaming Society provides an environment to suit any student's gaming needs, be it board game, video game, or card game! We have weekly meetings that provide entertainment and a place for downtime when students need a break from studying, as well as aid in forming schedules that allow time for gaming and studying. We also host campus-wide gaming tournaments every so often. The club provides a network of students that can relate with each others' interests, which not only provides healthy relationships but also encourages members to aid each other in projects, recreation, etc.

Mercer Interfaith Alliance

President: Maaz Sheikh
Faculty Advisor: Eimad Houry  


An organization dedicated to promoting cooperation and understanding between different faiths, beliefs, and cultures.

Mercer International Affairs Organization

President: Emily Anspach; Catherine Crowe
Faculty Advisor: Eimad Houry  


The Mercer International Affairs Organization has two primary purposes: 1. To promote awareness on campus about global issues and 2. To promote interests and opportunities that would be offered to international affairs students in particular. The organization seeks to achieve its goals through a speaker series, interfaith dialogue, and enriching activities such as ethnic dinners.

Mercer League of Legends

President: Sagar Modi
Faculty Advisor: Bob Allen  


Founded to connect the numerous online video game players from Mercer University together in both recreational and competitive play, Mercer League of Legends is always open and welcoming to new members. Our members comprise a broad range of skill levels, so new members can quickly and easily find other students who share the same skill levels as them.

Mercer Libertarians

President: Inactive  
Faculty Advisor:  



Mercer Maniacs

President: Thomas Norton
Faculty Advisor: Carrie Ingoldsby  


Mercer Maniacs is a student run organization that serves to provide support for our athletic teams in the area of games and athletic events. Mercer Maniacs places an emphasis on having school spirit for all athletic teams and the Mercer community and is open to any and all students who wish to support and cheer on our Mercer Bears.

Mercer Mock Trial

President: Jordan Price
Faculty Advisor: Lori Johnson  


Mercer University’s Mock Trial Team strives to give its members a fun, educational experience by fulfilling its goals of educating members on the workings of the court system, encouraging a knowledge of the laws and their use in the court room, allowing members to exercise communicational, analytical, and leadership skills, and providing the opportunity to participate in local and national Mock Trial tournaments.

Mercer NCNW

President: Alisabeth Graham
Faculty Advisor: Taylor Jessamy  


The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is a council of national African American women's organizations and community-based sections. Founded in 1935, the NCNW mission is to lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities. NCNW fulfills this purpose through research, advocacy, and national and community-based services and programs on issues of health, education, and economic empowerment in the United States and Africa. The organization stands for the empowerment of not only African American women, but as well as other minorities and men.

Mercer Prosthetics and Orthotics Club

President: Chris Scrivner
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ha Van Vo

Mercer Prosthetics and Orthotics Club consists of a group of students that are devoted to furthering knowledge and skills associated with rehabilitation. Our members are students, researchers, and volunteers seeking to share their passion for all things related to prosthetics and orthotics. Members are involved in humanitarian efforts focusing on raising funds and awareness for the Mercer on Mission trip to Vietnam. Funds raised by the MPOC are contributed towards medicine (prescription & OTC) as well as charity gifts (rice & noodles) for the poor/disabled. These supplies are disbursed annually during the summer Mercer on Mission trips. MPOC members include anyone interested in the rehabilitation field, regardless of age, area of study, or past experience.

Mercer Public Health Association

Faculty Advisor: Cheryl Gaddis  


"Mercer Public Health Association (MPHA) is the Mercer Student Chapter of the Georgia Public Health Association. MPHA was founded in the fall of 1999 in the spirit of promoting values of public health at Mercer University. Membership in MPHA also provides a dual membership with the Georgia Public Health Association and inclusion of all of its associated benefits. Mission Statement: The mission of MPHA is to create a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and experiences as well as training and research collaboration related to public health issues in the community, state, nation, and world. Purpose: The purpose of MPHA is to foster a positive graduate school experience for all members, to promote open communication between MPH students and administration, to enhance social interaction between students and faculty, to promote volunteerism and collaborative efforts with other community public health organizations, and to be a resource for internships, fellowships, continuing education, and career opportunities. "

Mercer Quiz Bowl

President: Utkarsh Parwal
Faculty Advisor: Frantz Salomon  


Mercer Quiz Bowl is a fun place to come and flex your brain! We answer general knowledge questions from operas to quantum mechanics to first round draft picks. We hold practices weekly from 5:00 to 6:00PM on Thursdays. Over the course of the semester, we will go to one or two tournaments at other colleges to compete against other teams. Please feel free to come out! We'd love to have you.

Mercer Robotics Club

President: Spencer Penley
Faculty Advisor: Anthony Choi  


At MRC, we empower ambitious students with resources to build robots for fun and competition, remove barriers to entry into robotics, and create a path to engineering leadership success. We are a hacker space for the Mercer campus and we welcome everyone from every major. You can start hands-on, graduate-level research immediately. We have no division between undergraduate and graduate level research, in order to pass on as much knowledge as possible. Current lab projects are listed on the Research page, and the Mercer Robotics Club offers several smaller ongoing projects as well as additional resources for more.

Mercer Students for Life

President: Tyler Burnham
Faculty Advisor: Susan Codone  


" We are an official chapter of Students for Life of America, a non-partisan organization with over 500 chapters at universities across the nation. We have no political or religious affiliation. Our purpose is to save the lives of innocent children and to help women faced with difficult choices, and also to defend the sanctity of human life from the moment of conception until natural death."

Mercer University Astronomy Club

President: Joshua Soave
Faculty Advisor: Matt Marone  


The Mercer Astronomy Club organizes events for students to learn more about outer space and objects commonly seen in our night sky.

Collegiate 4-H

President: Kara Jordan
Faculty Advisor: Hannah Vann  


It shall be the purpose of Mercer University Collegiate 4-H Chapter serve the needs of our members, Georgia 4-H, and the students of Mercer University in any way we can. We will help to build the future leaders of 4-H through experience in the 4-H program on campus, with the Bibb County 4-H Program and across the state. We will follow the 4-H motto of “Making the Best Better.”

Mercer University Consulting Club

President: INACTIVE SPRING 2016  
Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Dove  


"Consulting & Strategy Club, Case Competitions Consulting 101 w/ PWC consultants "

Mercer Veteran's Association

President: Kyle J Frank
Faculty Advisor: Garland Crawford  


Mercer Veteran Association is a student organization consisting of Veterans and supporters of Veterans in the Mercer Community that honor and support the Veterans of Mercer University and in the Macon Community.

Mobilize Mercer

PresidentEmily Thompson &
Faculty Advisor:  Hannah Vann  

Mobilize Mercer is a non-partisan, student-driven voting initiative that is focused on raising voter awareness and participation on Mercer's campus. In 2016, efforts will be put forth by this group to win the SoCon Votes competition.

National Press Photographers Association Chapter of Mercer University

President: Jenna Eason
Faculty Advisor: Laura Fong  

The National Press Photographers Association Chapter of Mercer University hosts events about visual journalism and allows students to meet professional journalists who work in the field. We are the perfect organization for students who are interested in photography or videography in any way. Join us to receive opportunities to be a visual journalist and enjoy the work of other visual journalists.

Young Democrats

President: Desirrae Jones
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris Grant  


The mission of the Young Democrats of America is to elect Democrats, advocate for progressive issues, and train the next generation of progressive leaders. Founded in 1932, YDA is the largest partisan, youth-led political organization in America. The Mercer Chapter stands for all of these things, as well as giving like-minded Mercerians a place to meet and discuss things that matter to them.

Premier Penmen

President: James Foreman
Faculty Advisor: Gordon Johnston  


Premier Penmen is an organization that allows writers, photographers, and artists come together in a relaxed environment where they can all share works, critique works, or start new pieces. The organization aims to create a group of artists that can come together every other week to foster new creative ideas that they can then share with everyone.

Sex Trafficking Opposition Project (STOP)

President: Diamond Ross
Faculty Advisor:  Tammy Crutchfield

STOP goes into our local schools to teach teens to (1) recognize sex trafficking in its many forms, (2) realize that it is a problem in the U.S. and even in Middle Georgia, (3) react if they encounter sex trafficking and what actions to take to avoid the danger, and finally (4) raise awareness among their friends, family, and community.

Simply Americans: Promoting Political Awareness (SAPPA)

President: Emily Thompson
Faculty Advisor: Hannah Vann  


SAPPA serves to promote political awareness and voter participation on the Mercer University campus and in the surrounding community.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

President: Lyndsey Conley
Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Goode  


The Society of Women Engineers at Mercer University is a chapter of the national SWE organization. The goal of this organization is to provide a unique place and a voice for women engineers here at Mercer University. We plan to accomplish this through networking, intern opportunities, resume building, professional development, and mentoring younger female engineers. Besides attending the SWE regional and national conferences, Mercer's section sponsors many fundraisers and outreach programs for the Macon community.

Student Managed Investment Fund

President: Bryson Wright
Faculty Advisor: Geoffrey Ngene  


The Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) is an organization that provides students of Mercer University with the real-life investment experience. Working with the faculty advisor, students learn the ins and outs of the market, fundamental and technical analysis, and investment strategies. Students do all the research and decision making that it takes to manage an investment fund. All students are welcome.

Students for Environmental Action/Bear Bikes

President: Aaron Scherf
Faculty Advisor: Heather Bowman-Cutway  


The Students for Environmental Action Club is a program whose mission is to promote eco-friendly sustainable solutions for the benefit of the community. We focus on environmentally conscious education, outreach, service and activism within the Macon area. Our main program currently is the Bear Bikes initiative, launched in the Fall of 2009 with the help of a Knight Neighborhood Challenge grant, which provides affordable bike rentals to students and citizens, helping to decrease traffic and emissions while encouraging community.

Women in Math and Science

President: Kaydren Orcutt
Faculty Advisor: Kathryn Kloepper  


"Mercer Women In Math and Science has been established to create a way for undergraduates of math, natural science, social science, computer science, physics and engineering majors to get together and discuss career goals, network, find study partners, make new similarly-minded friends, etc. It's just a way for people who are busy to find other busy, dedicated people and talk/chill/study. Men are welcome to join, stereotyping has no place in this club. Only math, science, good company, and good conversation."

Young Americans for Liberty

President: Sam Moses
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Will Jordan  


Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) is the largest, most active, and fastest growing pro-liberty organization on American college campuses. YAL seeks to identify, educate, train, and mobilize young people committed to winning on principle.