Denise Ballard
  • Class of 2012
  • Locust Grove, GA

Denise Ballard Graduates from Mercer University

2012 Jun 22

Denise Ballard of Locust Grove, Ga., earned a Bachelor of Applied Science from the College of Continuing and Professional Studies of Mercer University during the spring commencement ceremony on the University's Atlanta Campus on May 12.

The ceremony included more than 6,000 attendees, and more than 900 participants from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, the James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology, the Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, Tift College of Education and College of Continuing and Professional Studies.

In all, the University held five ceremonies in the spring in Savannah, Macon and Atlanta and conferred more than 1,700 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

About Mercer University:

Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The University enrolls more than 8,300 students in 11 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies – on major campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah and at four regional academic centers across the state. Mercer is affiliated with four teaching hospitals - Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, and The Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital in Columbus - and has educational partnerships with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta. The University operates an academic press and a performing arts center in Macon and an engineering research center in Warner Robins. Mercer is the only private university in Georgia to field an NCAA Division I athletic program. www.mercer.edu