Alumni & Friends

Welcome to the Alumni Association

Mercer has more than 77,000 alumni who live throughout the United States and in more than 70 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. 

2017 Alumni Award Winners

Distinguished Alumnus Award 


The Honorable Walter Homer Drake, Jr., CLA '54, LAW '56




Meritorious Service Award 


Curt and Libba Anderson





Thomas Sewell Plunkett Young Alumnus/Alumna Award 



The Honorable Rizza O'Connor, BUS '07, LAW '10




Andrew Werkheiser, BUS '13