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Honor Students Conduct Research at Mercer Bookmark

Honor Students Conduct Research at Mercer

Student volunteers are engaging in green projects at the Mercer Botanical Center, Mercer’s research facility. These botany projects are a partnership with the Lone Star College (LSC) – Kingwood Honors Biology program. Students in the program work on botany projects at Mercer as part of their coursework under the guidance of Professor Elizabeth (Betsy) Morgan.

Volunteers Receive Complimentary TMS Memberships Bookmark

The Mercer Society (TMS) now offers a complimentary senior-level membership to anyone who volunteers at least 200 hours at Mercer Botanic Gardens. “We are so grateful for the many volunteers who give their time throughout the year,” says Maryanne Esser, president of The Mercer Society. “This is just a way we could show our appreciation for their time, effort, and dedication to Mercer.”

Volunteer Spotlight: Anne Strommer Bookmark

Volunteer Spotlight: Anne Strommer

Keeping up with nearly 300 Mercer volunteers can be difficult for even the most meticulous person. For Mercer volunteer and retired librarian Anne Strommer, it’s second nature. As a librarian, Strommer organized hundreds of thousands of books over her career before becoming a Mercer volunteer 20 years ago.