Shorter College hosting faculty gala at historic DeSoto - 08/25/09
August 25 - Shorter College’s music department will host its annual Faculty Arts Gala on Monday, Aug. 31, at 7:30 p.m., at Rome’s Historic DeSoto Theatre, 530 Broad St. The gala will showcase the vocal and keyboard talents of music faculty and is designed to be a community event.
22 new full-time faculty members welcomed to Shorter College - 08/25/09
August 25 - Shorter College welcomes 22 new full-time faculty members to campus for the start of the 2009-2010 academic year.
Shorter College Has Played Instrumental Role in NAIA Football Championship - 12/15/08
In the past few years, teamwork and the relationships it nurtures have become a common trait and blessing for Shorter College’s athletic program. But when the 53rd annual Russell Athletic-NAIA Football National Championship kicks off Saturday at Barron Stadium, the event culminates a total team effort by the entire faculty, staff and student body at Shorter.
Phil Jones Named AFCA Regional Coach of the Year - 12/09/08
In today's announcement of the American Football Coaches Association's 2008 Regional Coach of the Year winners, Shorter College head coach Phil Jones has been honored as the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' Region I winner.
Five From Hawks, Lady Hawks Soccer Named NAIA Scholar-Athletes - 12/05/08
The 2008 Daktronics-NAIA Men's and Women's Soccer Scholar-Athletes have been announced with over 200 student-athletes receiving the honor from each sport.
New program at Shorter aims to spark younger students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math - 12/05/08
Local eighth-graders in Rome and Floyd County are being offered the chance to get hands-on learning and group instruction with the launch of a new enrichment program at Shorter College.
NASA Astronaut Confirmed as Shorter’s December Commencement Speaker - 12/01/08
NASA astronaut Stephanie D. Wilson will be the keynote speaker at Shorter College’s December 13 commencement ceremonies. The commencement exercises will be held at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m. in the college’s Winthrop-King Centre.
Shorter College Students Participate in International Education Week - 11/21/08
As part of Shorter College’s International Education Week, renowned dance instructor Julie Baggenstoss visited the campus to teach students a crash course in flamenco dance.
McPherson, Rogers Join Shorter Staff - 11/21/08
Rome resident Teresa McPherson has joined the Human Resources Department at Shorter College. Hiawassee native Rachel Rogers has joined Shorter College’s Office of Institutional Advancement as director of athletic development.
Guest Speaker Stresses Importance of Global Learning, International Education - 11/20/08
Students at Shorter College learned the importance of studying globally Monday as Dr. Carolyn Bishop, president of the Consortium for Global Education (CGE), was the featured guest speaker during an afternoon presentation.
Jones, Cooley, Lollis Sweep Mid-South Conference Awards - 11/18/08
In the year-end conference divisional awards, Phil Jones was named Coach of the Year, A.J. Cooley was named Offensive Player of the Year, Logan Lollis was named Defensive Player of the Year, and the Hawks placed nine on the All-Conference team, three more than any other school.
Shorter’s Yearbook Earns “Best in Show” at National Competition - 11/18/08
The student-produced yearbook of Shorter College – The Argo – earned fourth place “Best in Show” at the Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Advisers Conference in Kansas City, Mo.
Twenty-two Named to Conference All-Academic Football Team - 11/18/08
Twenty-two Shorter College Hawks football players were named to the All-Academic Conference team announced by the Mid-South Conference on Tuesday morning.
Hawks Football Secures Playoff Spot; Will Play Cumberlands (Ky.) on Nov. 22 - 11/16/08
All along, the odds were against them. But today, the Shorter College Hawks football team has been given a reason to celebrate, as their season will continue on to next week with a berth in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' (NAIA) National Football Championship playoffs.
Shorter's Severns Named SSAC Coach of the Year; Five Named All-Conference - 11/15/08
After turning the team around from a sixth place conference finish last season, Josh Severns was named the SSAC Coach of the Year, his first such award.
Shorter College Announces Plan to Transition to University Status - 11/11/08
Shorter College President Harold E. Newman today announced the college’s intent to change its legal designation to Shorter University. The change will become effective June 1, 2010, and marks an important development for the 135-year-old institution that is affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention.
Hawks Cross Country Repeats as SSAC Champions - 11/08/08
It's hard to get better than first, but the Shorter College men's cross country team found a way on Saturday as they took the top spot in the Southern States Athletic Conference tournament at Stonebridge Golf Course with a perfect score of 15.
Hawks Football's Keith & Oliver Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District - 11/06/08
In the CoSIDA ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Football teams announced today, Shorter College defensive backs Budd Keith and Will Oliver have been named to the District 3 College Division First Team. These are the first two Shorter College athletes that have received such recognition.
Faculty Showcase to Feature Vocal Stylings of Matthew Hoch - 11/06/08
Shorter College’s Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Matthew Hoch will be joined Monday night by soprano and 2005 alumna Joy Rotz to present “An Evening auf Deutsch,” featuring works by Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Strauss, Lehar and Porter.
Shorter Student Wins State Voice Performance Competition - 11/06/08
Rachel Roby, a senior vocal performance major at Shorter College, won the Georgia Music Teachers Association Young Artist Voice Competition held this past weekend at the University of Georgia.
National Championship Coach Jim Harrick Makes Stop for Shorter Men's Basketball - 11/06/08
The Shorter College men's basketball team had a special guest in their midst during their Wednesday afternoon practice. But for Hawks head coach Chad Warner, it was a chance to see one of the people that helped him begin his career, as former National Championship at UCLA and University of Georgia head coach Jim Harrick spent the day with the team.
BP project engineer speaks to Shorter students on ANWR, Alaskan environment - 11/05/08
Bruce Weiler, a project engineer with BP Exploration Alaska, spoke to Shorter College students Friday about ANWR and Alaskan oil production. Speaking to a packed house inside the college’s Brookes Chapel, Weiler also spoke briefly on regulatory requirements for the petroleum industry.
Shorter Football Hosts NAIA "Jam the Joint" for Final Home Game - 11/04/08
This Sat., Nov. 8, the Shorter College Hawks football team will celebrate their final regular season home game with NAIA "Jam the Joint" day.
Lollis Named MSC Football Defensive Player of the Week - 10/27/08
In the Mid-South Conference's ninth weekly football awards for the season, Shorter College's Logan Lollis has been named the Defensive Player of the Week. Lollis recorded 11 tackles -- seven solo and four assisted -- to earn the honors.
Gift from Shorter College Trustee, Wife to aid in establishment of Business Ethics Institute - 10/27/08
With public attention focused on the international financial crisis and the names Enron and WorldCom having become synonymous with corporate corruption, Shorter College is strengthening its focus on business ethics – thanks to a generous gift from a Shorter College trustee and his wife. Col. and Mrs. Harvard Hopkins have pledged $200,000 toward the establishment of the Hopkins Institute for Business Ethics at Shorter.
Carson Leads Hawks Cross Country to First in Southeast Classic - 10/25/08
The Shorter College Hawks cross country team took first place in the Southeast Classic hosted by Berry College on Saturday morning, with Jared Carson leading the way, finishing second overall with a time of 25:36.97 in the 8K run.
Hawks Soccer Captures SSAC Title with Tie at SWU - 10/22/08
Although it didn't happen the way they wanted, the result is the same: the Shorter College Hawks soccer team is the Southern States Athletic Conference regular season champion for the first time in their short history.
Shorter Students Hosting Mock Debate - 10/22/08
Though the last official presidential debate took place well over a week ago, there’s still one more left on the agenda. Senators Barack Obama and John McCain will host a debate at Shorter College next week. Granted, the debate won’t feature the actual presidential candidates, but the issues dished out Tuesday will be as real as they come.
Shorter students dominate statewide theatre conference - 10/21/08
Shorter College theatre students had an impressive showing at last week¹s Georgia Theatre Conference (GTC).Two Shorter students, Asha Brownie-Gordon and Doront¹e Evans, were honored at the conference for receiving the highest scores during competition.
Hawks Football to "Blue Out" Barron on Thursday - 10/21/08
The Shorter College Hawks football team will hold their first ever "Blue Out" on Oct. 23, 2008, for the evening game against Union College, with kickoff at 7 p.m. at Barron Stadium.
Top-ranked Performers to Take Part in Shorter College’s Musical Cabaret This Weekend - 10/21/08
Two standout Shorter College theatre students are set to perform alongside their peers this weekend in dual productions of “The Next Best Thing to Broadway.” Students Asha Brownie-Gordon and Doront’e Evans were recognized as the top two performers in the Georgia Theatre Conference (GTC) held last week.
“Music of Menotti” to Fill Shorter’s Callaway Theatre - 10/21/08
The Shorter College Opera Theatre will present its fall opera, “The Music of Menotti: The Old Maid and the Thief & The Medium,” beginning Thursday, Oct. 23, until Sunday, Oct. 25. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Callaway Theatre on the Shorter College campus.
Cooley Named NAIA Football National Player of the Week - 10/21/08
Shorter's A.J. Cooley continues to make his dent in the Hawks' history book today, when after being selected as Mid-South Player of the Week, he was just named NAIA National Football Offensive Player of the Week, for the week of Oct. 6-12. This is the first such award for the young Shorter College football team.
Shorter College Professor’s Work Featured in Christianity Today - 10/21/08
Dr. Carmen Acevedo Butcher, associate professor of English and scholar-in-residence at Shorter College, recently compiled and translated an article that received national exposure on ChristianityToday.com.
Shorter College’s Arnold Gallery to host juried student art exhibit - 10/20/08
Shorter College’s Arnold Gallery will host a juried student art exhibit during Oct. 21 through Nov. 14. A reception opening the show will be held on Oct. 21 at 4 p.m.
Whitnell Named SSAC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week - 10/20/08
Shorter's Robert Whitnell was tabbed as the Southern States Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, announced by the conference on Monday afternoon.
Cooley Named MSC Football Offensive Player of the Week - 10/20/08
Shorter College football's A.J. Cooley has been named Mid-South Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.
Mudy Takes Third Straight Race at Lucian Rosa Invite - 10/11/08
Justyna Mudy made her name known this weekend in the UW-Parkside Lucian Rosa Invitational, by taking home her third straight individual title, this time with a time of 17:26 in the 5K. The Shorter Lady Hawks finished in 17th as a team out of the 31 competing.
Men's Cross Country Places Second in Lucian Rosa Invitational 5K - 10/11/08
A long way from home this weekend, the Shorter College Hawks men's cross country team took second out of five teams competing in the Lucian Rosa Invitational 5K. Martin Hernandez led the Hawks, finishing third with a time of 15:38.
Shorter College professor to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award - 10/10/08
Shorter College professor George Thomason will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) on Sunday, Oct. 12. Thomason embarked on his art career in 1994, when he picked up a brush and turned a clean, white canvas into a colorful work of art.
Associate Provost Named for Shorter Professional Studies Program - 10/10/08
Dr. Carl Ericsson has been named as Associate Provost for Shorter College’s Professional Studies Programs.
Hawks Cross Country Leaps to No. 16 in NAIA Poll - 10/07/08
In the latest National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' (NAIA) Top 25 Coaches Poll released today, the Shorter College Hawks men's cross country team leaped up to No. 16 in the nation, after previously being tied for 25th. This is the highest ranking the team has received since the re-formation of the program.
Runion Named SSAC Volleyball Player of the Week - 10/06/08
Shorter College's Kasi Runion, a 6-foot-1, junior middle blocker from Ringgold, Ga., has been selected as the Southern States Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 5). Runion was dominant in two SSAC wins this past week from the Lady Hawks.
Hawks Football Jumps Three Spots in NAIA Top 25 to No. 20 - 10/06/08
After a convincing 24-14 conference win at Campbellsville University on Saturday, the Shorter College Hawks football team jumped three spots in the NAIA Football Top 25 Coaches' Poll to land at No. 20, the NAIA announced Monday.
Page gives Middle Eastern insight during presentation at Shorter - 10/06/08
Biblical archaeological expert Dr. Charles R. Page, II. was a guest speaker at Shorter College on Monday, Oct. 6. Page, the academic dean of the Jerusalem Institute for Biblical Exploration, spoke to students about the differences in Middle Eastern and Western cultures.
Open arms extended at Shorter for Georgia Baptist Children's Home - 10/06/08
The Shorter Hawks football team can expect to hear extra cheers from the stands this Saturday as children from the Georgia Baptist Children's Home are welcomed as special guests during the game on Oct. 11.
Men's Cross Country Takes First Among NAIA at Louisville Classic - 10/04/08
The Shorter College men's cross country team had an exceptional day at the Louisville Classic on Saturday morning, taking 15th overall and first among all NAIA schools competing. The Hawks bested 16th-ranked Lindenwood University by nine points.
Hawks Football Survives Scare at Campbellsville, 24-14 - 10/04/08
The Shorter College Hawks football kept their four-game win streak going on Saturday afternoon, surviving a scare from the Campbellsville Tigers, 24-14. The win improves the Hawks to 4-1 on the season following the non-divisional conference game.
Carol Atkins Welcomed to Shorter's HR Department - 10/02/08
Rome resident Carol Atkins has joined the Human Resources Department at Shorter College. Atkins, a Cedartown native, comes to Shorter from Rome City School’s Central Office, where she served as payroll manager.
Shorter College teams up with Rome Noon Optimists to tackle childhood cancer - 10/01/08
The Shorter College Hawks have teamed up with the Rome Noon Optimist Club to honor local children and families affected by childhood cancer. Families who have struggled with the diagnosis of childhood cancer will be given complimentary tickets to see the Hawks take on North Greenville on Oct. 18, at 1:30 p.m.
Homecoming King and Queen crowned at Shorter - 10/01/08
Shorter College crowned its homecoming king and queen Saturday, Sept. 27, at Barron Stadium. Britt Hester and Hannah Orr were crowned during halftime.
Shorter College Alumni Honored - 10/01/08
Three Shorter College alumni were honored for their contributions to the college and the local community as the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. Dr. John Head, David Kemp and Cliff Duren were presented awards for their achievements during the Shorter College Homecoming game held Sept. 27.
Hawks Men's Soccer Jumps to 16th in NAIA Poll - 09/30/08
After taking their first-ever victory over the Lee University Flames last week, the Shorter College Hawks men's soccer team took a big leap in the latest NAIA Top 25 coaches poll, jumping from No. 24 to No. 16.
Hawks Football Jumps Into NAIA Poll at No. 23 - 09/29/08
Fueled by the 42-0 shutout over conference foe Faulkner University, Shorter College broke into the NAIA Football Top 25 Coaches' Poll at No. 23, the NAIA announced Monday.
Shorter College Guest Artist Series Welcomes Classical Guitarist Petar Jankovic - 09/29/08 International award-winning classical guitarist Petar Jankovic will perform Monday, Oct. 6 at Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel at 7:30 p.m. The concert is part of the college’s Guest Artist Series and is free to the public.
Shorter College auction part of homecoming festivities - 09/26/08
Want to be the owner of a signed 8x10 photo of sports radio legend Larry Munson? Or how about packing your bags, grabbing up the kids and heading to Disney World? Whether you’re a sports nut or a travel queen, you can bet on finding a real bargain at the Shorter College Alumni Auction this Saturday.
Hawks Face Faulkner in Homecoming Game - 09/25/08
The Shorter Hawks are flying high this week, hoping to bring the Faulkner Eagles down to earth in Saturday’s homecoming game. The 2:30 p.m. gridiron clash will take place at Barron Stadium. During the game, Shorter’s 2008 Homecoming Court and Alumni Award recipients will be recognized. Shorter Athletic Hall of Fame inductees will also be highlighted.
"Songs for a New World" Opens Friday, Sept. 26 - 09/25/08
The deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship will make the seamless transition this weekend into a modern-day apartment ledge high above the busy streets of Fifth Avenue, as the Shorter College Theatre Department presents “Songs for a New World.”
Shorter College announces student engagement and success team - 09/24/08
In the continued effort to provide excellence in education, Shorter College has developed the Office of Student Engagement and Success.
Men's soccer receives first-ever NAIA top 25 ranking - Enter poll at No. 24 - 09/24/08
In the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' (NAIA) fourth top 25 men's soccer poll of the season, the Shorter College Hawks enter in at No. 24, marking the first time in the history of the program that the team has been ranked.
Lady Hawks Softball Planning Fundraising Activities for Breast Cancer Awareness Month - 09/23/08
October is known as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” so there will be several fundraising activities Shorter Softball will sponsor throughout the month. Please show your support of the females in your lives, the Rome community, and Shorter Softball by participating in any/all of the events.
Shorter Welcomes New Public Relations Specialist - 09/23/08
Aimee L. Harmison has joined the staff of Shorter College’s Office of Institutional Relations.
Selected as the college’s public relations specialist, Harmison will assist with the college’s bi-annual magazine and monthly alumni electronic newsletter, along with other projects designed to highlight the accomplishments of Shorter’s students, faculty and alumni.
Shorter's Little Hawks Program set to fly - 09/23/08
The Shorter College athletic program has announced the formation of its Little Hawks Program, designed to enhance attendance and participation of all Shorter athletic events.
Whitnell takes SSAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for third straight time - 09/22/08
In the weekly Southern States Athletic Conference soccer awards, Shorter's name is getting plenty of use, as the Hawks' Robert Whitnell was named Offensive Player of the Week for the third straight week. Last week, he was additionally named NAIA National Offensive Player of the Week.
Shorter College’s Peter DeWitt to Present Faculty Recital - 09/22/08
Organist Peter DeWitt will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29, in Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel. The recital is open to the public at no charge.
Shorter College’s Linda Lister to Present Faculty Recital - 09/17/08
Soprano Linda Lister will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, in Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel. The recital is open to the public at no charge. She will be accompanied by Patrick Harvey.
2008 Paralympic Games: U.S. Women's Basketball Team Wins Second Straight Paralympic Medal - 09/15/08
2008 Paralympic Games: U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team Defeats Australia, 60-47; Will Play for Gold - 09/15/08
BEIJING, China -The U.S. Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team is golden once again. The U.S. downed Germany, 50-38, to capture the gold medal for the second Paralympic Games in a row. Jennifer Ruddell, assistant professor of sports management at Shorter College, earns her second paralympic gold in wheelchair basketball.
BEIJING, China - The U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team is one game away from winning its second consecutive Paralympic gold medal. The U.S. defeated Australia, 60-47, in the semifinals to advance to the gold medal game. Jennifer Ruddell, assistant professor of sports management at Shorter College, also had a monster game, posting a double-double of 14 points and 13 rebounds.
2008 Paralympic Games: U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team Defeats China, 75-31, to Advance to Semifinal - 09/12/08
BEIJING, China –The U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team easily defeated China, 75-31, on Friday to advance to the semifinal round of competition at the Paralympic Games. Jennifer Ruddell, assistant professor of sports management at Shorter College, scored 16 points.
2008 Paralympic Games: U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team Defeats Brazil, 68-38, to Finish Preliminary Round Undefeated - 09/11/08
BEIJING, China – The U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team has completed preliminary round play undefeated, finishing off Pool A with a sound 68-38 win over Brazil on Thursday morning. Jennifer Ruddell, assistant professor of sports management at Shorter College, produced nearly half the offensive output for the U.S. team.
Shorter College Adds Archaeological Excavation to Study Abroad Opportunities - 09/12/08
In May 2009, Shorter College students will have the opportunity to engage history in a physical way thanks to a new partnership with the Kursi Consortium.
Vicky Drnek joins Shorter College’s IT staff - 09/10/09
Vicky Drnek has joined the staff of Shorter College’s Information Technology Department as help-desk support and IT trainer. She came to the college from the Tommy Nobis Center, where she was an instructor for computer programs.
Shorter Athletics Announces Cable Television Highlight Show - 09/08/08
Shorter College Athletics has partnered with Coosa High School Engineering and Technology Department to produce a thirty minute TV program, which will broadcast each week on Comcast Sports South (CSS, channel 35 on local cable) at 1 PM on Thursdays.
Shorter College’s Sherri Weiler to Present Faculty Recital - 09/03/08
Mezzo-soprano Sherri Weiler will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, in Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel. The event is open to the public at no charge.
Shorter College’s Arnold Gallery to host exhibit by Reginald Laurent - 08/27/08
Shorter College’s Arnold Gallery will host an exhibit of works by guest artist Reginald Laurent from Sept. 2 through Oct. 2. The exhibit titled “Inner Visions” is open to the public at no charge; gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Laurent will be on campus on Sept. 2 for a reception and artist’s lecture, which begins at 4 p.m. in the gallery.
Shorter College Welcomes New Faculty Members - 08/27/08
Shorter College announces the addition of 18 new faculty members for the 2008-2009 academic year.
Harbin Clinic Pledges $25,000 to Support Shorter College Nursing Program - 08/26/08
Shorter College rises two points in annual U.S. News & World Report rankings - 08/22/08
Harbin Clinic has pledged $25,000 of general support for Shorter College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. The pledge is payable at $5,000 per year over the next five years.
With the fall semester only two days old, Shorter College officials have learned that the college is again ranked among top-tier baccalaureate institutions by U.S. News & World Report.
Shorter to Host 2009 SSAC Men's Basketball Tournament - 08/19/08
Shorter College Prepares for Opening of Fall Semester - 08/15/08
After a 19-win season and a postseason victory over Berry College to advance to the SSAC semifinals, the Southern States Athletic Conference has named Shorter College as host and the Winthrop-King Centre as the site for the 2009 SSAC Men's Basketball Tournament.
Activity is picking up on the Shorter College campus as students have begun arriving for the fall semester. Student athletes returned earlier this month and are already practicing for their new seasons. Incoming freshmen and transfers will arrive Saturday, Aug. 16, and classes begin Wednesday, Aug. 20.
Shorter College Selects Dr. Aaron Werner as Dean of the Chapel and Minister to the University - 08/13/08
Dr. Aaron Werner has joined the Shorter College faculty as dean of the chapel and minister to the university, effective Aug. 11.
Shorter College professor to compete in Beijing’s Paralympics - 08/12/08
Shorter College’s incoming assistant professor of sports management, Dr. Jennifer Ruddell, will leave for Beijing, China, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to compete in the 2008 Paralympics Games in women’s wheelchair basketball. In the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece, Ruddell earned a gold medal for women’s wheelchair basketball with the USA National Team.
The Princeton Review includes Shorter College on its “Best in the Southeast” List - 08/12/08
For the fourth consecutive year, The Princeton Review has selected Shorter College as one of 139 schools receiving the “Best in the Southeast” designation in its “2009 Best Colleges: Region by Region” section, according to the publication’s Website, www.princetonreview.com/best-regional-colleges.aspx.
Presidential, Eubanks and Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships Awarded to Outstanding Students - 08/08/08
The following students have received the Presidential, Eubanks or Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships at Shorter College in Rome, Ga.
Fitzsimmons Joins Institutional Advancement Staff at Shorter College - 07/24/08
Carrie Fitzsimmons has been hired as a gift officer at Shorter College. In this role, she will be the primary fundraising officer for Shorter’s School of Sciences and Mathematics as well as the School of Education and Social Sciences. She will also be responsible for all student-directed fundraising programs.
Men's Soccer Ranked First Academically in NAIA - 07/22/08
Following the announcement of six sports being named 2007-08 Scholar Teams at Shorter College, men's soccer has received further recognition by being named the highest men's soccer team GPA in the nation.
Shorter College Receives Grant from TG to Fund Scholarships for Residents of the Open Door Children's Home - 07/17/08
Shorter College has received a $23,160 grant from TG for a scholarship program to help neglected or abused children. TG is a public, nonprofit corporation that helps create access to higher education for millions of families and students through its role as an administrator of the Federal Family Education Loan program (FFELP).
Tarrant to Serve as Shorter College Registrar - 07/16/08
Kristy Brown Named Assistant Coach for Lady Hawks Basketball - 07/16/08
Melissa Tarrant has been named registrar at Shorter College. In this role, she will oversee the responsibilities of coordinating course schedules and registration, evaluating and issuing transcripts and maintaining academic records for graduation.
Marietta native Kristy Brown, former basketball standout at Stetson University, has been tapped as assistant coach for Shorter College's women's basketball program, head coach Vic Mitchell announced on Wednesday.
Hawks Football Kicks Off "Our Team, Our Town, Our Time" Campaign - 07/15/08
The Shorter College Hawks football team announced the "kick-off" of their new football season ticket campaign on Wednesday: "Our Team, Our Town, Our Time." This is the football team's fourth season and marks the first complete senior class to come through Shorter, most having played since the Hawks' first season in 2004.
Shorter College Announces Promotion of Facilities Management Leadership Team - 07/15/08
Shorter College President Dr. Harold E. Newman today announced the promotion of two members of the college’s facilities management leadership team. Dick Taylor, who had served as director of facilities management, was promoted to assistant vice president of facilities, and Jeff Agan, assistant director of facilities management, was promoted to director of the department.
Shorter Cheerleading Featured in American Cheerleader Magazine - 07/07/08
In the August 2008 edition of American Cheerleader Magazine, the Shorter College Hawks and Lady Hawks co-ed program has been featured as "the next go-to cheer school." American Cheerleader is the first and largest national teen magazine dedicated to covering all aspects of sideline and competitive cheerleading.
Shorter Athletics Takes First in National Softball Brochure Contest - 07/01/08
Shorter College Installs Emergency Warning System to Heighten Campus Safety Efforts - 06/30/08
In the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Publication Awards announced this week at the 2008 NAIA-Sports Information Directors of America Convention, Shorter College took the first place award in the Softball Brochure Contest.
On Friday, June 27, crews began installation of a new emergency warning system at Shorter College, which gives campus officials the ability to alert and inform the entire campus at once should a crisis situation develop.
Shorter College Announce Professional Studies Dean's List - 06/25/08
The following 625 Professional Studies students have been named to the Shorter College Dean's List for the spring 2008 semester.
Shorter College Board of Trustees Approve New Contract for President Harold E. Newman - 06/23/08
The Executive Committee of Shorter College’s Board of Trustees has voted to approve a new contract for Dr. Harold E. Newman as president of the college. This four-year contract will go into effect July 1, 2008.
Dr. Vanice Roberts to Serve as Dean of Nursing - 06/23/208
Dr. Vanice W. Roberts has been hired as Shorter College’s first dean of the School of Nursing. In this role, she will lead the college in developing this new program.
Carmichael to Serve as Director of Information Technology - 06/20/08
Grant Carmichael has been named director of information technology at Shorter College, effective July 1. In this role, he will oversee the office of information technology, which provides support for faculty, staff and students in the areas of academic computing, administrative computing, training and support solutions.
Shorter Athletics Finishes Best Year in History; Ranked 21st in the Nation - 06/12/08
Shorter College Announces Dean's List - 06/04/08
With seven top 20 finishes from its spring sports teams, Shorter has just been ranked 21st in the country in the Director's Cup rankings, released today by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
The following 362 students have been named to the Shorter College Dean’s List for the spring 2008 semester. The Dean’s List honors traditional students who complete a minimum of 12 semester hours and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.
Adam Joseph Named SSAC Athletic Trainer of the Year - 05/30/08
At the annual Southern States Athletic Conference meeting held at Southern Polytechnic State University last week, head Shorter College athletic trainer Adam Joseph has been named the SSAC Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Dr. Charles Wynn to Serve as Dean of Education, Social Sciences - 05/28/08
Dr. Charles “Chuck” Wynn has been named dean of the School of Education and Social Sciences at Shorter College. In this role, he will oversee the departments of education; history, political science and international studies; and psychology and sociology.
Men's Track Takes 10th Place at NAIA Nationals - 05/24/08
On the third and final day of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' Men's Track and Field National Championship, the Shorter College Hawks finished overall 10th in the nation with 28 total points.
Women's Track Takes 15th Overall at NAIA Nationals - 05/24/08
In the 200 meter dash of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' Women's Track National Championship, K'Ianca Dupree and took second place, helping to land the Lady Hawks a 15th place finish in only their second year of existence.
Women's Golf Takes 14th on Last Day of NAIA Nationals - 05/23/08
On the final day and fourth round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' Women's Golf National Championship, the Shorter College Lady Hawks took 14th place overall, finishing with a three day total of 1337 (329-332-334-342).
Shorter Softball Wins NAIA Champions of Character Award - 05/16/08
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday that the Shorter College softball Lady Hawks team was selected as the National Winner of the Buffalo Funds Five Star NAIA Champions of Character Award winner. This is one of the NAIA's most prestigious awards and the first time that any Shorter team has won.
Online Journal Chronicles Shorter College Student's International Experiences This Summer - 05/14/08
Shorter College students and faculty are traveling the globe this summer and journaling about their experiences abroad. Excerpts of their updates have been compiled into an online journal that will be updated regularly; visitors to the Shorter College Web site, www.shorter.edu.
Former Shorter Soccer Star Featured on Mississippi Brilla - 05/14/08
Former Shorter College men's soccer star Ciaran Traquair has now entered into the world of professional soccer playing for the Mississippi Brilla. In the United Soccer Leagues' Premier Development League (PDL), Traquair was featured on the main Web site in a preview story for their upcoming game on May 17.
Shorter Chorale's Tour to Italy Includes Performances at The Vatican and St. Mark's Cathedral - 05/13/08
Men's Tennis Advances in NAIA Nationals with 6-3 Win Over Okla. Christian - 05/12/08
The Shorter Chorale, Shorter College’s premiere performing ensemble, will make institutional history while touring Italy in May. Under the direction of Shorter alumna Dr. Martha Shaw, the choral ensemble will perform at five sites, including St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.
In the first day of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' Men's Tennis National Championship, the Shorter College Hawks took a 6-3 win over No. 21 Oklahoma Christian to advance to a round two match against No. 2 Fresno Pacific on Tuesday at 2 p.m.
Women's Golf Receive At-Large Bid to Nationals - 05/12/08
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the qualifiers for the 14th Annual NAIA Women's Golf National Championship, with the Shorter College Lady Hawks receiving an at-large bid. The tournament will be held at Lake San Marcos Country Club in San Diego, Calif., May 20-23, 2008.
Softball to Play in NAIA National Championships May 16-21 - 05/12/08
Following an end-of-season ranking at No. 7 in the nation, the Shorter College Lady Hawks softball team will return to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' National Softball Championship for the second straight year, held May 16-21 in Decatur, Ala. Shorter received the fourth at-large bid to advance.
Shorter College Honors Teachers of the Year - 05/03/08
Two Shorter College faculty members were recognized for their outstanding work throughout this academic year during Shorter’s 10 a.m. commencement exercises on May 3.
Shorter College Honors Employees - 05/02/08
Faculty and staff members of Shorter College were honored during the annual appreciation dinner held May 1. Eric Hall, systems administrator in information technology, received the 2008 Staff Member of the Year award for his outstanding service to the college during the 2007-08 academic year.
Lakyn Newton Awarded NAIA National Softball Player of the Week - 04/30/08
In the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' National weekly softball awards, Lakyn Newton has been awarded the National Player of the Week honors for April 21-27.
Shorter Announces Spring Commencement - 04/30/08
Dr. Carmen Acevedo Butcher, associate professor of English and scholar in residence at Shorter College, will be the featured speaker at Shorter College’s 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. commencement exercises on Saturday, May 3.
Munson, Newton Sweep Weekly SSAC Awards - 04/28/08
In the final weekly Southern States Athletic Conference softball awards, Shorter College's Libby Munson and Lakyn Newton picked up both awards for Pitcher and Player of the Week.
Softball Wins SSAC Tournament with 6-1 Win Over Lee - 04/26/08
For the first time in their short five-year history, the Shorter College Lady Hawks are the Southern States Athletic Conference Softball Tournament Champions.
Men's Track Takes Mid-South Conference Championship - 04/26/08
In their first year of membership, the Shorter College men's track and field team captured first place at the Mid-South Conference's championship meet hosted by the University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky.
Munson Named SSAC Softball Freshman of the Year, six Named First-Team All-Conference - 04/23/08
At the Southern States Athletic Conference's Softball Championship Banquet held last night at Rome's Forum, the Shorter College Lady Hawks' Libby Munson was named Freshman of the Year, six were named All-Conference First Team, two were named All-Conference Second Team, four were named All-Freshmen, and four were named to the All-Academic Team.
Shorter's Sanders Named SSAC Softball Player of the Week - 04/21/08
In the weekly softball awards, Jessica Sanders has been named SSAC Player of the Week, following a 6-0 week in which the Shorter Lady Hawks captured their second consecutive regular season softball title.
Lady Hawks Softball Repeat as SSAC Champs - 04/19/08
Shorter College Promotes Three Faculty Members - 04/16/08
The Lady Hawks softball team can now call themselves SSAC champions. Following a 10-9 and 5-0 win over Faulkner University, Shorter has claimed the number one seed in the SSAC tournament beginning on Thursday at the Alto Park Softball Complex in Rome.
Three Shorter College faculty members were promoted during the April 4 meeting of the Shorter College Board of Trustees. Dr. Barbara Finn was promoted to the rank of associate professor of management; Dr. Alan Hix was promoted to associate professor of religion; and Dr. Linda Lister was promoted to the rank of associate professor of music.
Shorter College Presents An Afternoon of Opera - 04/16/08
The Shorter College School of the Arts will present “An Afternoon of Opera Scenes” on Sunday, April 20, at 3 p.m. in Shorter College’s Callaway Theatre. An encore performance is scheduled for Monday, April 21, at 5 p.m. The public is invited to attend either performance at no charge.
Shorter Chorale Presents Spring Concert April 19 - 04/16/08
The Shorter Chorale will present its spring concert on Saturday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students and senior adults.
Shorter College Theatre Department to present ‘Guys and Dolls’ April 18-20 - 04/16/08
The Shorter College Theatre Department will present its spring musical, “Guys and Dolls,” Friday through Sunday, April 18-20. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Rome City Auditorium, 601 Broad St.
Shorter Hosts Spring Pottery, Art Sale - 04/16/08
Shorter College’s Art Department will host a spring pottery and art sale in the Fitton Student Union on Shorter’s campus. The sale is open to the public on Thursday, April 17, from noon to 5 p.m. and on Friday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shorter College Professor has Article Published in Columbia Magazine - 04/14/08
Dr. Carmen Acevedo Butcher, scholar in residence and associate professor of English at Shorter College, has an article appearing in the April 2008 issue of Columbia, the magazine of the Knights of Columbus organization.
Thomas, Hammond Sweep SSAC Softball Awards - 04/14/08
The Lady Hawks softball team's Becca Thomas and Kerry Hammond have been awarded the SSAC Softball Pitcher and Player of the Week. Shorter went 6-0 on the week, giving up only three runs with five shutout performances.
College Receives Gift to Help Fund Residence Hall Improvements - 04/09/08
Shorter College has received a $500,000 pledge from the Benjamin F. Brady Charitable Foundation to help fund improvements to the college’s residence halls.
Munson Picks Up SSAC Pitcher of the Week Award - 04/07/08
In the softball awards for the week of March 31 - April 6, Shorter College's Libby Munson has been named the Southern States Athletic Conference's Pitcher of the Week. This is the second time this season she has won the award.
Shorter Football to Hold Hawks Super Night on April 5 - 04/01/08
Shorter College Honors Student Academic Achievement April 1 - 03/27/08
The Shorter College football booster club will be hosting the third annual Hawks Super Night at the Forum on April 5th at 6 p.m. The event will feature Big Tom Buchanan as the guest speaker and will also include a silent auction, catered dinner and live auction, featuring sports items, services, and gift certificates. The event is open to the public.
Having been ranked for seven consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report as one of the South’s top baccalaureate colleges, academic excellence remains at the core of the Shorter College education – and Shorter students prove it.
Application to Begin Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Receives ‘Developmental Approval’ - 03/24/08
The Georgia Board of Nursing has granted Shorter College “developmental approval” for its proposal to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.
Softfball Ranked 8th in the Nation - 03/19/08
In the first national poll released on March 19 from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the Shorter College Lady Hawks softball team (21-5; 3-1 conference) has been ranked 8th in the nation.
Shorter Football Releases 2008 Schedule - 03/19/08
The Shorter College Hawks football team has released their schedule for the 2008 season, playing five games at Barron Stadium in Rome, with six games away.
NAIA National Football Championship Web site Launches - 03/18/08
The host committee for Rome, Ga., and Shorter College's NAIA National Football Championship announced today that the official Web site of the 2008 & 2009 championship games has been completed. The Web site can be found at www.NAIAnationalchampionship.com.
Munson Named SSAC Softball Pitcher of the Week - 03/17/08
In the Southern States Athletic Conference's first selections for softball awards, Shorter College's Libby Munson was named Pitcher of the Week. Munson went 6-0 for the No. 7 ranked Lady Hawks, averaging 6.4 strikeouts a game with a low 1.29 ERA in 38 innings pitched.
Magness to Head First-Ever Shorter College Competitive Cheerleading Team - 03/11/08
Rachel Harrell Magness has been selected to head the first-ever Shorter College competitive cheerleading squad, which will begin competition in the fall of 2008. With the announcement of this new program, Shorter becomes the first private college in the state of Georgia and one of only a few private schools in the entire Southeast to offer full scholarships to competitive cheerleading athletes.
Online journal chronicles experiences of Shorter College group studying in Israel during Spring Break - 03/10/08
Fifteen Shorter College students are on a 10-day study-abroad trip to Israel led by Dr. Robert Wallace, assistant professor of religion and the college’s director of international programs. Joining him in leading the trip is Dr. Chuck Pearson, assistant professor of physics.
Men's Golf Wins Tusculum Invitational - 03/09/08
The Shorter College men's golf team posted a team score of 288 to win the 2008 Tusculum Men's Golf Invitational, Sunday at Link Hills Country. The Hawks won the rain-abbreviated tournament by three shots over host Tusculum and Grand Valley State, who each carded 291.
Softball Stuns Missouri Baptist, 4-3 & 10-0 - 03/09/08
Taking two wins in completely different fashions, the Shorter College softball team swept Missouri Baptist in a non-conference doubleheader Saturday at Alto Park.
Cousin, Dupree Claim All-American Titles - 03/08/08
In the final day of the women's NAIA Indoor Track National Championships, K'Ianca Dupree and Ashley Cousin claimed the title of All-American in the women's 60 meter run. Cousin placed fourth with a time of 7.69 seconds and Dupree was immediately behind in fifth with a time of 7.73 seconds.
Shorter's Brown Takes Home High Jump National Title - 03/07/08
Montagious Brown has another reason to celebrate this week, other than his men's basketball victory over Berry; he can now call himself a National Champion. Brown jumped for six feet, 10.75 inches in the high jump on Friday afternoon to take home first in the Indoor National Championship at East Tennessee State University.
Men's Basketball Advances to Semi-Finals with Victory over Berry, 79-72 - 03/05/08
The Shorter College Hawks will advance to the semi-finals of the Southern States Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament following their win over the cross-town Berry College Vikings on Wednesday night, 79-72.
Martinovic Named Newcomer of the Year, Two Named All-Conference - 03/05/08
Katarina Martinovic was recognized for her impressive efforts on Wednesday night as she was awarded the Southern States Athletic Conference's Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Year award, along with being named to the All-Conference Team.
Two Named to SSAC Men's Basketball All-Conference Team - 03/05/08
In the Southern States Athletic Conference's yearly men's basketball awards, Shorter College's Tomas Pranciliauskas and Kedric Wilson were named All-Conference and Montagious Brown was named to the All-Freshman Team. On the academic side, Eryk Johnson, Larry Savage and Brodrick Walker were named All-Academic.
Vargas Leads Lady Hawks Golf to Second Place at SCAD Invitational - 03/04/08
The eleventh-ranked Shorter College Lady Hawks golf team shot a 326 on the second day of the Savannah College of Art & Design Invitational, to place second overall in the two-day event.
Shorter College Slates Seminar on Terrorism - 02/22/08
Three scholars will join together to present a seminar on terrorism at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, in Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel. The event is sponsored by Shorter’s Department of History and Political Science and Eta Pi Sigma, the history and political science club. The public is invited to attend at no charge.
Shorter College Hosts Science Lecture - 02/21/08
Shorter College will host Dr. Daneel Ferreira of the University of Mississippi for a science lecture at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, in Shorter College’s chorale room, which is located on the second floor of the Minor Fine Arts building.
Alumnus Patrick Harvey to Perform at Shorter College - 02/21/08
Pianist Patrick Harvey will perform on Friday, Feb. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel. The 2005 Shorter graduate will be joined by soprano Linda Lister, assistant professor of music at the college. The recital is open to the public at no charge.
International Organist Hector Olivera to Perform Mar. 3 - 02/21/08
Concert organist Hector Olivera will participate in Shorter’s guest artist series with a recital on Monday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 100 E. Fourth Ave. The guest recital is open to the public at no charge.
Shorter College's Web Site Honored with Award of Excellence from Council for Support and Advancement of Education - 02/21/08
Shorter College’s Web site, www.shorter.edu, received a district honor from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, the international professional organization for public relations, fund-raising, and alumni relations personnel in education.
Pianist David Oliver to Perform Faculty Recital Feb. 25 - 02/20/08
Pianist David Oliver will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, in Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel. The recital is open to the public at no charge.
Shorter College Hosts Art Exhibit by Jennifer Jenkins - 02/19/08
The Arnold Art Gallery at Shorter College will host an exhibit of works by Jennifer Jenkins from Feb. 19 to March 20. The exhibit titled “Mechanisms: Not Known” begins with an artist lecture and reception at 4 p.m. on Feb. 19. The exhibit and opening reception are open to the public at no charge.
Shorter College Receives $200,000 Grant to Help Establish Nursing Program - 02/13/08
The Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation has awarded Shorter College a $200,000 grant to assist with establishing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at the college.
Shorter College Slates Recital to Debut Piano - 02/08/08
Shorter College will debut its nine-foot Shigeru Kawai full concert grand piano during an afternoon recital on Sunday, Feb. 17. The recital, which will begin at 3 p.m. in the college’s Brookes Chapel, is open to the public at no charge.
Shorter College Theatre Department to Present "Tartuffe" Feb. 19-24 - 02/07/08
The Shorter College Theatre Department will present its spring play, “Tartuffe,” Tuesday through Sunday, Feb. 19-24. Performances begin at 8 p.m.
Shorter College Men's and Women's Tennis Both Receive Top 15 Ranking in NAIA Preseason Poll - 02/07/08
In the preseason polls released by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Shorter College men's and women's tennis teams both received a top 15 ranking. The men were placed at 13th and the women at 14th.
Shorter College Submitting Proposal to Offer Bachelor of Science in Nursing - 02/06/08
Shorter College announced today that it is submitting a proposal to the Georgia Board of Nursing for approval to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The proposal will be submitted to the state nursing board later this spring with a goal of beginning to offer the first nursing courses in August 2010.
Men's Basketball Enters NAIA Top 25 - 01/30/08
In the sixth men's basketball poll released by the NAIA on Wednesday afternoon, the Shorter College Hawks (14-5, 6-3) received 77 votes to move up to number 23 in the country. This is the first time this season the Hawks have entered the poll.
Softball Ranked 7th in NAIA Preseason Poll - 01/30/08
In the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' Preseason Softball Poll released today, the Shorter College Lady Hawks placed seventh with 224 points, up two from their final standing last season.
Three Named to Victory Sports Network's All-American Honorable Mention Football Team - 01/23/08
Emily Tallant named assistant registrar at Shorter College - 01/22/08
The Victory Sports Network has released the 2007 NAIA Football All-American Teams, and three players from Shorter College were named to the Honorable Mention team.
Emily Tallant has been named assistant registrar at Shorter College. In this role, she will be responsible for many operations within the registrar’s office.
Organist Peter DeWitt to perform faculty recital at Shorter College Jan. 28 - 01/22/08
Organist Peter DeWitt will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, in Shorter College’s Brookes Chapel. The recital is open to the public at no charge.
Justin Mitchell Named Financial Aid Systems Assistant for Shorter College - 01/22/08
Justin Mitchell has been named financial aid systems assistant at Shorter College. In this role, he will be responsible for the electronic aspects of financial aid processing.
Pranciliauskas named SSAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week - 01/21/08
Shorter College's Tomas Pranciliauskas, a 6-foot-4 junior guard from Vilnius, Lithuania, has been named the Southern States Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week (Jan. 13-19).
Hawks Football Receives Votes in Final NAIA Poll - 01/16/08
In the final poll released today by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes (NAIA), Shorter College was one of four teams, not among the top 25, receiving votes.
Kostandinovic named SSAC Player of the Week - 01/15/08
The Shorter College Lady Hawks posted two Southern States Athletic Conference wins this past week, and for her efforts, Sandra Kostandinovic was selected the SSAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week. (Jan. 7-12).
Shorter College Reorganizes Institutional Advancement Staff - 01/14/08
In an effort to more effectively serve alumni and friends of Shorter College, the college has reorganized the responsibilities of three institutional advancement staff members.
Shorter College Hosts Art Exhibit by J. Bradley Adams - 01/10/08
The Arnold Art Gallery at Shorter College will host an exhibit of works by J. Bradley Adams from Jan. 15 to Feb. 7. The exhibit titled “Lure” begins with an artist lecture and reception at 4 p.m. on Jan. 15. The exhibit and opening reception are open to the public at no charge.
Shorter College Hosts Knight Scholarship Competition Finals - 01/10/08
Shorter College School of the Arts will sponsor the seventh annual William D. and Mary Ann Knight Performers’ Scholarship Competition Finals at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Brookes Chapel on the Shorter College campus.
Justice Robert Benham to be Featured Speaker at Shorter College's MLK Program - 01/10/08
Justice Robert Benham of the Supreme Court of Georgia will be the featured speaker during Shorter College’s Martin Luther King Program at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the college’s Brookes Chapel. The program is part of Shorter’s spring chapel schedule and is open to the public at no charge.
Literary Magazine Claims First-Place Award - 01/10/08
The 2006-2007 edition of The Chimes, Shorter College’s literary magazine, has placed first in the American Scholastic Press Association’s literary magazine competition.
Band Director Receives International Jazz Award - 01/10/08
Shorter College Band Director Tom Smith will receive the International Jazz Ambassador award on Saturday, Jan. 12, during the 35th annual International Association of Jazz Education (IAJE) conference.
Shorter College Trustee Chairman to Serve as Georgia State Senate Chaplain of the Day - 01/08/08
Dr. Nelson Price, chairman of the Shorter College board of trustees, will serve as the Chaplain of the Day for the first day of the Georgia state Senate session on Monday, Jan. 14.
Theatre Department to Present "Express, Expand, Explode" Jan. 14-15 - 01/08/08
The Shorter College Theatre Department will present its annual dance concert, “Express, Expand, Explode,” Monday-Wednesday, Jan. 14-16. Performances begin at 8 p.m. in Callaway Theatre on the Shorter College campus.
Shorter College Announces Spring Arts Events - 01/08/08
The Shorter College School of the Arts has announced its schedule of events for the spring semester. Tickets for all events, unless otherwise noted, are available through the Shorter College box office by calling (706) 233-7288 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shorter College and Rome-Floyd County Awarded 2008 and 2009 NAIA Football National Championships - 01/02/08
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced today that Shorter College and Rome-Floyd County have been awarded the 2008 and 2009 NAIA Football National Championships.
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