Shorter University's Carla Smiley receives scholarship
December 14, 2011 - Shorter University senior nursing student Carla Smiley has received the 2011-2012 Aflac Nursing Scholarship.
The $2,500 that Smiley is set to receive will be applied towards spring 2012 education expenses. A resident of Nashville, Tenn., Smiley was one of two students selected from an application base encompassing 25 of Georgia’s private, not-for-profit colleges and universities. She was selected based on her outstanding academic record as well as her excellent co-curricular achievements.
Most recently, Smiley traveled to Bulgaria with fellow Shorter University nursing students in order to serve in an orphanage.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. 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.