Alumni & Friends

Welcome to the Alumni Association

Mercer has over 87,000 alumni who live throughout the United States and in more than 90 countries around the world. The Alumni Association is governed by a National Board of Directors and an Alumni Board of Directors for each school or college.


Alumni Award Nominations


Nominate a deserving Alumnus for the Distinguished Alumnus, Meritorious Service or the Thomas Sewell Plunkett Young Alumnus Award to be honored at Homecoming. Nominations are accepted throughout the year. In any given calendar year, nominations received by June 1 are considered for that year’s awards. Those received after June 1 may be considered in subsequent years. Awards are typically presented during Homecoming Weekend activities in the fall of each year.

Find out more and nominate a deserving Alumnus. 

2022 Alumni Award Winners

Distinguished Alumnus Award 

Karen Lambert





Karen Lambert, CLAS ’77





Meritorious Service Award 

Jimmy Elder





Rev. Dr. James C. "Jimmy" Elder, Jr., CLAS '77





Thomas Sewell Plunkett Young Alumnus Award 

Kaitlynn Kressin





Kaitlynn Kressin, CLAS ’15