Mercer University Bears
Southern Intercollegiate Athletics Conference, SSU, has been appointed Director of Athletics at Valdosta State University. The just-released football plan from the Atlanta University Panthers highlights five home games, including a home game against Georgia Southern University on Saturday, September 30, and a road game at Georgia Tech on Sunday, October 1. These are highlighted by two road games against the University of Georgia and Georgia State, as well as a trip to Georgia.
The Bears are in the midst of a five-day baseball summer camp that will run from June 4 to June 6. The five-day Baseball Summer Camp will take place from June 4 to 6, 2016 at the Baseball Complex of Mercer University. The Bears' home games against Georgia State, Georgia Southern University and Georgia Tech will be at the State of - the - art Hawkins Arena, located on the Mercer University campus.
The Bears have played close games in each of their first four years and will be in the midst of one of the most competitive seasons in school history. Mercer's athletics team is known as the Bears because of its long track record in baseball, football, men's and women's basketball, football, athletics, volleyball and golf.
In 1985, Mercera advanced to the NCAA Division II Final Four, winning the championship game 70-67, but losing 82-79 to Central Missouri State University. In the same year, 2013, the Bears' 20-win season in men's and women's basketball set the school record for most wins in a season by a team in school history, which Sam Houston State University achieved in its first year of NCAA competition. Mercer has a record of 26-8 over the last two seasons, with three straight 20-plus-season wins. In the last four seasons in the NCAA series, the team has been defeated only once.
Mercer Athletics was awarded the Southern Conference Commissioner's Medal for the second year in a row, with one conference - where 109 students were the leaders - awarding athletes with a GPA of 3.8 or better. The Bears also had the third-highest GPA in SoCon in men's and women's basketball and the seventh-best in the entire conference. Mercer was also placed on the league's honors list for 2019-2020, continuing his streak of having the most selections in any academic year since joining SoCon.
He's also a three-time all-time Southern Conference champion First Team selection in men's and women's basketball and is a four-year member of SoCon's Academic Honor Roll. He was also a finalist for the NCAA Division II National Scholar-Athlete Award and the Student-Athlete Award of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Tarleton State University is a regionally accredited public, nonprofit university with more than 1,000 students from Texas, Oklahoma, Texas A & M and other states. ASU is classified as a comprehensive public research university by the American Association of University Professors, the nation's largest association of public universities. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Association for the Advancement of Science. How do you manage to establish Tarleton University Bears, a program of MERCER University?
Mercer University's mission is to teach, learn, inspire, discover, create and be a global leader in business, science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In addition, Mercer University School of Business and Economics has the largest student business program in the world, one of the most advanced economics programs in the country, and a national reputation for excellence in research, teaching, and teaching. Mercer's School for Business & Economics also has a state-of-the-art research center, the Center for Advancing Business Education and Research (CABER), and has the second largest degree in business education and research in the country.
In addition to Mercer University, its member schools include the University of Pennsylvania, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Rutgers University.
Those who want to study in the mountains will often find the best colleges and universities in the mountain region. The university is and was on the list of the top 10 universities in New Jersey and New York State, as well as the top 100 universities in America, according to the annual ranking of the top colleges in America published by the US News & World Report. And the university has been featured in the report for more than a decade, ranking highest among all North Carolina universities.
Mercer has won four NCAA titles I national championships, including four in spring 2014, and the university was previously a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Morgan State University was founded in 1890 and is a public, nonprofit, four-year public university near Baltimore, Maryland, with more than 1,000 students.
Mercer was banned from athletics in 1942 during World War II, and although he did not revive any sports after the war, he rejoined the Dixie Conference in 1946. After losing his first two seasons in football and men's basketball, Mercer felt those seasons could not be recaptured. All sports were reintroduced in 2013, and in 2014 Mercer began participating in scholarship programs in the Southern Conference. Mercer is a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference, the nation's second-largest college football conference.