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Alumni Travel Program

The Alumni Association is proud to reintroduce the Alumni Travel Program! This program offers alumni the opportunity to travel with fellow Mercerians to various locations around the world. Check out the list of upcoming trips, and contact Erin Keller, coordinator of alumni programs, at (478) 301-5675 or for more information.

Tour the South

May 18-24, 2014

Mercer Southern Studies faculty will lead a journey through the South, experiencing the region’s people, places, history, literature, music, food, and art.  Stops on the trip include New Orleans, the Mississippi Delta, Oxford, Miss., Memphis, Tenn., Tupelo, Miss., and Birmingham, Ala. The tour will involve moderate activity, including walking tours of the French Quarter and other sites, such as Faulkner's home and Beale Street.

The cost of the tour is $1,950. Registration deadline is Friday, April 4. To learn more, visit the Southern Studies Department page.

Tour the South

Peru - Mercer on Mission

July 19-26, 2014

Serve others and reconnect with Mercer through the Mercer On Mission experience for alumni! In 2007, Mercer began to offer students this unique study abroad option, which is a culmination of service learning and travel abroad. Service learning is a pillar of Mercer's foundation; therefore, it is only fitting to offer our alumni the same opportunity. On this inaugural trip, with the assistance of the Fuller Center – Global Builders, alumni will travel to Peru to assist with the building of homes for the Peruvian people.

This trip has very limited availability. The cost of the trip is $800 plus airfare. Registration deadline is Friday, May 30. To learn more, visit the website of the Fuller Center, one of our Mercer On Mission program partners.

Mercer On Mission Peru

Sorrento, Italy

October 22-30, 2014

Discover Sorrento and the magic of the Amalfi Coast, a fabled land of turquoise seas, azure skies and colorful villages clinging to the coast. Step back in time at the ancient ruins of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum. Cruise the sparkling blue waters to the isle of Capri to see its natural wonders. Home to Ulysses’ mythical sirens, the Amalfi Coast still calls out to visitors with its incredible beauty.

The cost of the trip is $3,245, but a discount of $250 is available to those who register by April 15. To learn more, visit the website at AHI Travel, our travel program partner.

Sorrento, Italy