Alumni Awards – Shorter University
Congratuations to our 2019 Alumni Award Winners Dr. Scott Shepherd (left), Mrs. Sheri Ransome (not pictured), and Mr. Freddie Hart (right)!

Nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards are due by Friday, October 2!

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are given annually to outstanding alumni that have met the requirements of the individual awards (see below). The deadline for submitting nominations for this year’s awards is Friday, October 2, 2020.

To make a nomination, please complete this Nomination Form.
(Fill out a pdf version)

The form can be completed electronically and emailed to alumni@shorter.edu or mailed to Alumni Office, Shorter University, 315 Shorter Ave, Rome, GA 30165. Please complete all areas of the nomination form.

Distinguished Alumni Award

This award recognizes an alumnus or alumna who has demonstrated outstanding personal achievement, public service or accomplishment in service to the global community. In order for a prospective person to be nominated for this award, he/she must have completed and received a degree from the University and be in agreement with the Shorter’s mission.

Distinguished Alumni Service Award

This award recognizes an alumnus or alumna who has given outstanding service to the University in leadership, volunteerism, on-campus service, recruiting efforts or financial support. This award may also be given to an individual who was unable to complete his/her degree at Shorter, however, continued to support the University through volunteerism or financial support. In order for a prospective person to be nominated for this award, he/she must be in agreement with Shorter’s mission and have attended at least two semesters on campus.

Distinguished Young Alumni Award

This award honors a Shorter graduate from the past 10 years who has shown promise though his or her professional achievement, community service and/or dedication to the University and who embraces the Shorter University mission. In order for a prospective person to be nominated for this award, he/she must have completed and received a degree from the University and be in agreement with Shorter’s mission.

Nominations for prospective candidates for the awards are accepted only from Shorter alumni. The person providing a nomination must be non-related and non-involved to the individual being nominated. The nominating alumni must be in agreement with the mission of the University.