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International Programs at Mercer University

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS & SCHOLAR SERVICES

MANDATORY: MACON NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION (Spring 2014 Arrivals)

  • New F-1 & J-1 international students are required to arrive on January 3rd. Confirm arrival information with Ms. Kati Rogers.

  • International students can move into campus housing on January 3rd.

  • Campus Tour, Immigration Workshops, and Shopping Trips on Saturday, January 4th.

  • Classes begin on Monday, January 6th.

 

Out & About! Mercer International Students often make classroom presentations at nearby Alexander II Elmentary Magnet School.

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Above: Amanda Bertani, from Brazil, with a 4th grade class, and Mohammed, Khalid, and Abdulaziz AlQahtani, from Saudi Arabia, with a 5th grade class.

Connections Cafe Continues to Brew Strong

After moving from the Connell Student Center to the faculty lounge in the Godsey Adminsitration Building, international coffee hour, "Connections Cafe" continues to be a place to meet and greet people from all over the world, including the United States, and enjoy a relaxing moment together. Connections Cafe is open every Friday afternoon from 3-5. All Mercer students are encouraged to stop by for a visit!

coffeehourGroup conversations at C.C.

International Leaders in the Making: Mercer Students attend GILC

Six of Mercer's best and brightest attended the Georgia International Leadership conference the weekend of February 18-20 at Rock Eagle in Eatonton Georgia. They met up with almost 200 other internationally interested students studying in Georgia to share tips on becoming a global leader. Mercer students James Blay, Branden Ryan, Laurel McCormack, Kathleen Richardson, and Rodrigo Visbal hosted a panel discussion on "Hot Topics" for international students, which was well received.

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Left: Students from all over the state of GA gather for the 11th GILC. Right: Branden Ryan prepares to present.

 

NAFSA 2012 Region 7/Region 3 Bi-Regional Conference Presentation