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Faculty and Staff Welcome Freshmen Saturday
August 16, 2006

Media Contact:
(478) 301-4037

WHO:  Vice presidents, deans, faculty and staff will don tennis shoes and t-shirts to help first-year students move into their residence halls.
WHAT:  First-year students arrive on campus to move into their housing.
WHEN:  Saturday, Aug. 19, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
WHERE:  Mercer's Macon campus, 1400 Coleman Ave. Mercer University residence halls and move-in tent at Connell Student Center, off College Street.
WHY:  An annual event anticipated by the University and Macon communities, Mercer move-in day promises to be a touching and emotional time in the life of new Mercer students, who officially begin their college experience on Saturday, and their families. As part of Mercer's tradition of personal attention and service, faculty and staff will be on hand to help the first-year students move into the residence halls on Saturday before they begin orientation that afternoon.
Media interested in covering the event should contact Mark Vanderhoek at (478) 301-4037 or on Saturday via cell phone at (478) 952-5514.
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