MERC Holds Employee Awards Ceremony

WARNER ROBINS, GA (April 23, 2014) – Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) held its Service Awards ceremony and luncheon in the MERC auditorium on April 23.

This is an annual event held by MERC to express appreciation to its employees for their service and to recognize and honor those who have reached service milestones in their MERC careers.

Certificates of Recognition were presented to those employees who this year attained five years (12 awardees), ten years (7 awardees), 20 years (2 awardees), and 25 years (5 awardees) of service with MERC.  MERC was established in 1987, so the organization itself is 27 years old.

Also recognized were new employees who have joined MERC since the last corporate gathering, which was held in December 2013.

About Mercer Engineering Research Center

Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) is the research and applied engineering arm of Mercer University, a private university founded in 1833. For over 175 years the University has served Georgia as a highly-respected educational institution. In 1984, the School of Engineering was established at the Macon, Georgia campus, with the charter class beginning studies in 1985.

Two years later, in 1987, the Mercer Engineering Research Center was established under the School of Engineering to provide locally available engineering and scientific services and critical specialized technical skills. Today, MERC functions as a non-profit operating unit of the University, with the Executive Director, Dr. David Barwick, reporting directly to the University president, Mr. William D. Underwood.

To learn more, please visit MERC's website at