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Shorter University Establishes Endowment in Memory of Coach Phil Jones

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University today announced the establishment of an endowment in memory of Former Head Football Coach Phil Jones. The endowment will benefit the football program Jones was instrumental in building. “We have set aside $25,000 to establish …

School of Arts Launches Extensive Search for Voice Professor to Head Opera Program

Rome, Ga. (April 12, 2021) — Shorter University today announced the launch of an extensive search for a Voice Professor and Opera Director. The University is seeking a soprano or mezzo soprano to fill this role within the full-time faculty …

Three Music Majors Win 20th Annual Knight Performers Competition

Rome, Ga. — Three Shorter University music majors have been named winners of the 20th annual William and Mary Ann Knight Performers Competition. Exclusive to Shorter University music majors, the scholarship competition was established by friends, family and colleagues of …

Hawks Basketball Great Mike Nance Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University is honoring Basketball star Mike Nance, of Calhoun, Ga., as the 2021 inductee into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Nance was honored during halftime of the Hawks’ home basketball game on Friday, February 26, at …

Tunstall Brings Broadway Experience to Masterclasses for Shorter Students

Rome, Ga. — Melvin Tunstall III, who appeared in the Broadway smash hit “Beautiful: the Carole King Musical,” spent four days at Shorter University working with theatre and musical theatre students. “Melvin excels in acting, singing, and dancing—a true triple threat …

Music Faculty Members Release Recording of Schubert’s ‘Winterreise’

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University faculty members Dr. Yuman Lee and Dr. Jerico Vasquez have released a recording of a recent live performance of the complete Winterreise by Franz Schubert. The album, Winterreise is available to download on Spotify, Amazon Music, …