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2019 Visionary Student Panel

Thursday, October 24th, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (ET)

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If you could wave a magic wand and fix one thing, what would it be?
This is the question Mercer students will be answering in their 5-minute pitches in PDR at the UC.

Esha Shah is working to address food insecurity for Macon children and youth by developing aquaponics gardens as STEM classrooms.

Taylor Rinberger is launching a program to foster relationship development for incarcerated parents and their children.

Harshvardhan Singh is helping consumers achieve greater agency in their purchasing decisions by creating a corporate research website.

Gunhee Lee is developing low-cost, custom orthotic shoe inserts to ease back and joint pain for children and adults with flat feet and fallen arches.

Sydney Roe is addressing gaps in speech and language therapy supports in public schools.

Morgan Copeland is supporting life skill development in college students with Adulting classes.

Jacob Tondreau is investigating the impact of Mercer’s enrollment deposit policy on housing access for incoming students with financial need.

Sally Deitchman is working to increase student engagement in social and cultural events in Macon by developing an app that consolidates local event calendars.

Cefari Langford and McPherson Newell are expanding access to LGBTQ+ sensitivity training by developing online multimedia content for faculty and staff.

Mikayla Alves is developing solutions for the influx of opioid-related deaths by developing a device to alert opioid users to symptoms of overdose.

Matthew Hunter, Landon McNeill, and Caitlin Thompson are improving lab classroom accessibility with weight support systems for students with disabilities.
CausesAdvocacy At-Risk Youth Children & Youth Civic Engagement Community Early Childhood Education Economic Development Education Environment Environmental Education Family Support Financial Assistance Food Insecurity, Hunger General Service Human Rights LGBTQ+ Marginalized Populations Nutrition Persons with Disabilities Poverty & Basic Needs Recovery Research STEM Social Justice Special Needs Substance Abuse Sustainability Tutor
Sustainable Development Goals

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Location: 1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA 31207