NEWS ARCHIVES 2006
Men's and Women's Basketball split matches with Southern Wesleyan - 12/4/2006
In Tuesday's basketball showdown with Southern Wesleyan, the Hawks and Lady Hawks each had close games, but only one was able to pull through with the win.
Shorter College announces speaker for December Commencement - 12/4/2006
Congressman Nathan Deal, U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 10th District, will be the featured speaker at Shorter College’s 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. commencement exercises on Saturday, Dec. 9. Both ceremonies will be held in the college’s Winthrop-King Centre.
Robert H. Ledbetter Baseball Complex receives 2006 ABCA/Turface Outstanding Field Maintenance Award - 12/4/2006
The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) has announced that Shorter College has been awarded the ABCA/Turface Outstanding Field Maintenance Award for the Robert H. Ledbetter Baseball Complex. Each year, the award is given to one college in the United States that has shown outstanding maintenance programs in both infield and turf care.
National Honors for Top Professor in Georgia - 11/16/2006
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education have named Dr. Carmen Acevedo Butcher at Shorter College the 2006 Georgia Professor of the Year. Dr. Butcher was selected from among nearly 300 top professors in the United States.
Ten Shorter College football players named to MSC All-Conference Team - 11/14/2006
The Mid-South Conference (MSC) announced Tuesday that 10 Shorter College football players have been named to the 2006 Western Division All-Conference teams.
Jay Stephenson named SSAC Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year - 11/13/2006
After starting the first cross country team in four years at Shorter College and placing second in the region, Jay Stephenson was awarded for his efforts by being named the Southern States Athletic Conference’s (SSAC) Men’s Cross Country Coach of the Year.
Hawks cross country finish strong in region meet, Godsave to nationals - 11/13/2006
On Nov. 4, the Shorter College men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Region XIII championships in Clinton, Miss. for the first time in five years. The men’s team placed 2nd with 61 points while the women came in 5th with 144 points.
Football finishes with winning season - 11/13/2006
The Shorter College Hawks and Lady Hawks received mixed results this weekend as both men's and women's basketball, volleyball and football traveled to play tournament and season enders.
Shorter College Presents Distinguished Alumni Awards - 11/6/2006
Shorter College’s Alumni Governing Board honored four Shorter graduates with its 2006 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Shorter College hosts international pageant -10/31/2006
Shorter College will host the third annual Bold and Beautiful International Pageant on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 9 p.m. in Martha’s Cellar.
Hawks football ends losing streak, beats Cumberland Univ., 30-10 - 10/27/2006
The Shorter Hawks (5-4, 2-1 MSC West) football team were able to snap out of a three game losing streak on Thursday night as they came out and beat the Cumberland Bulldogs, 30-10.
Shorter College theatre students receive statewide recognition - 10/26/2006
Shorter College theatre students received the highest male and highest female scores at the screening competition of the Georgia Theatre Conference, which was held on Oct. 21 in Macon, Ga.
Shorter College reorganizes fund-raising leadership team - 10/26/2006
A reorganization within Shorter’s Institutional Advancement office has allowed the college to more effectively take advantage of the strengths of its leadership team in the process of raising funds for the college.
Trustees Re-elect Executive Committee Members - 10/25/2006
At its October meeting, Shorter College’s Board of Trustees elected six representatives who will serve on the board’s Executive Committee during 2007.
Hawks soccer pounds Tennessee Wesleyan on Senior Night - 10/23/2006
Robert Whitnell scored three goals for a hat trick, and Ciaran Traquair had a pair of assists as the Shorter College men’s soccer team defeated visiting Tennessee Wesleyan 4-1 Wednesday night.
Men's and women's soccer advance to conference tournament - 10/23/2006
Following a road trip to Southern Wesleyan this weekend, both Hawks' soccer teams have a busy week ahead of them: they will both be competing in the Southern States Athletic Conference's tournament.
Men's Soccer splits pair of weekend matches against NCAA schools - 10/17/2006
In NCAA action this weekened, the men's soccer team went 1-1, beating Division 3 Haverford College 2-0 on Saturday and losing a close match to Division 2 University of Montevallo 4-2 on Sunday.
Van Der Henst named SSAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week - 10/17/2006
The Southern States Athletic Conference announced today that Shorter College midfielder Pauline Van Der Henst has been named the Women’s Soccer Player of the Week.
Traquair named Region XIII and SSAC Soccer Player of the Week - 10/11/2006
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) announced yesterday that Shorter College’s Ciaran Traquair has been named the Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for Region XIII and the SSAC.
Shorter Football ranked 25th in nation - 10/3/2006
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes (NAIA) announced their week four football rating to reveal Shorter College (4-1) coming in at #25, up from receiving votes last week.
Puckett, Keith Win volleyball and football Player of the Week - 10/2/2006
To start off the week for Shorter athletics, Kate Puckett won SSAC Volleyball Player of the Week and Bud Keith won MSC Football Defensive Player of the Week.
Gonzales named Mid-South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week - 9/11/2006
After a remarkable performance in Shorter College’s win over Brevard College on Sept. 2, Lukas Gonzales has been named the Mid-South Conference Week 2 Special Teams Player of the Week.
Jared Godsave takes first at SSAC invitation - 9/11/2006
The Shorter College Hawks cross country teams participated in their first "actual" meet in five years this past Saturday (Sept. 9).
Shorter College provides online planned giving resources - 8/23/2006
In an effort to provide additional financial resources to alumni and friends of Shorter College, the Office of Institutional Advancement has launched a planned giving Web site.
Enhanced Academic Resource Center opens at Shorter College - 8/23/2006
As a joint effort of Shorter College’s academic advising services and the English department, the new Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides Shorter students with additional opportunities for free academic support and assistance.
Chinese professor joins Shorter College faculty - 8/23/2006
Wen-Chen Cheng joins Shorter College’s faculty this fall to teach Chinese language, culture and literature.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Shorter among best Southern colleges - 08/18/2006
The U.S. News & World Report 2007 “America’s Best Colleges” rankings place Shorter College among the South’s top comprehensive colleges focusing on bachelor’s degrees. This marks the sixth consecutive year Shorter has made the list.
Dr. L. Craig Shull to Serve as Provost at Shorter College - 7/26/2006
Dr. L. Craig Shull has been named provost at Shorter College. Effective Aug. 1, he will serve as the college’s chief academic officer and oversee the school’s information technology division.
Shorter College launches new athletics Web site - 7/17/2006
Shorter College has launched a new athletic Web site, designed to showcase Shorter’s more than 400 athletes and 16 intercollegiate athletic teams.
Album features Shorter College’s Dr. Linda Lister - 7/17/2006
Shorter College assistant professor of music, voice coordinator and opera workshop director Dr. Linda Lister is featured on Lee McQuillan’s song cycle Seasons of Gold with the Dvorak Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Julius P. Williams. This is part of the album Midnight Tolls, a recording that highlights the diversity of modern American music.
Exhibit showcasing work by Shorter College art professor - 7/12/2006
Brian Taylor, associate professor of art and chair of the art department at Shorter College, has been invited to participate in an exhibit at the Galesburg Civic Art Center in Galesburg, Ill. Joining Taylor in the exhibit is Shorter College alumnus Micah Cain. The exhibit will be on display through July 15.
Shorter College Summer Camps: Softball - 7/12/2006
Shorter College will host softball camps for girls ages 7 to 18 of all ability levels. These summer sessions provide opportunities to improve hitting, pitching, catching and overall softball skills. Shorter women’s softball coach Melanie Carter will lead these camps.
DeWitt receives first year assessment fellowship - 7/11/2006
Shorter College’s Patricia DeWitt was one of five national fellowship recipients to attend the 2006 Summer Institute on First-Year Assessment, held June 25-27 in Asheville, N.C. The institute was sponsored by The Association for Institutional Research and The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.
283 Students named to Spring Dean's List - 07/11/2006
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Shorter College has announced the spring 2006 Dean’s List honorees. To achieve this honor, students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.