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Shorter Honors Two Faculty Members for Outstanding Achievement

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University recognized faculty members Dr. Julie Pond and Katherine Dudley for outstanding dedication and achievement at the start of the academic year. These awards are for the 2019-2020 academic year.   News release by Public Relations …

Floyd Pediatrician Dr. Sylvia Washington to be Featured at 2020 Christmas on the Hill Gala

Rome, Ga. — Dr. Sylvia Washington, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Floyd Medical Center, will be the featured speaker at Shorter University’s 2020 Christmas on the Hill President’s Gala. The dinner will be held Thursday, December 3, at …

Shorter University Taps Richard Hendricks to Lead Athletic Program

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University is pleased to announce the promotion of Richard Hendricks to serve as the University’s Director of Athletics. He will begin his duties on July 1. An experienced business owner, strength and conditioning specialist, and football coach, …

Congratulations to Students Named to Spring Semester Dean’s List

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University has announced students named to the dean’s list during the spring semester of 2020. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for …

Two Recent Rankings Highlight Excellence of Academic Programs

Shorter’s Online Human Services Program was named “Best Christian University” in a ranking by Intelligent. More than 100 colleges were considered, and Shorter’s program was recognized as the best for a Christian University with an overall score of 94.9 out …

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Shorter University celebrates the Class of 2020. The following students have completed their degree requirements at Shorter during the 2019-2020 academic year. The University is planning a rescheduled Commencement ceremony for Friday, August 7, at 10 a.m. in the Winthrop King-Centre.  …