Shorter University's "More than Talk" series featuring co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots
March 7, 2011 - On March 10, Shorter University’s communication honor society, Lambda Pi Eta, will host its second speaker in the “More than Talk” series that is designed to bring awareness to students and the community of careers in the communication field.
Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots who was recently named one of the 100 most influential people in the world, will speak to Shorter University students about social media and its effect on the masses. Martin will speak at 11 a.m. in the Austin Moses room located on the Shorter University campus.
Martin is a graduate of East Rome High School and attended Reinhardt College. After college she held a programming job with Home Depot. Martin is now working as a national leader in the grassroots Tea Party movement, organizing events and taking her message to the steps of the National Mall with the company of millions behind her.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges, and the Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Leadership. General education and calculus courses are offered in an online format, and Shorter recently launched online programs that lead toward the Associate of Science, the Bachelor of Business Administration, and the Master of Accountancy degrees. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.