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Shorter University junior advances to second round of Classical Singer Competition in Chicago
Katelyn Johnson, a Shorter University junior vocal performance major, has earned a position in the second round of the Classical Singer Competition, where she will compete against some of the best collegiate singers in the country during the Classica read more...
Shorter University youth ministry majors attend Conclave 2015
  Shorter University youth ministries majors recently attended Conclave 2015, a three-day ministry training conference in Chattanooga, Tenn. The annual event, which is designed to better equip and rejuvenate student ministry leaders in their read more...
Winners of the 2015 Shorter Knight Performers Scholarship Competition announced
  Two Shorter University music majors each were awarded $1,000 scholarships Monday evening for their performances in two rounds of the 14th annual William and Mary Ann Knight Performers Scholarship Competition. Mary Saintfort, a freshm read more...
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The Mission of Shorter University is to advance God’s Kingdom through a commitment to academic excellence, spiritual growth, Christian leadership, and global service within the context of a biblical worldview.

The University seeks to accomplish this Mission through quality undergraduate liberal arts programs, specialized professional programs, and select graduate programs. Geographically distant locations and online classes provide educational opportunities to individuals who are unable to attend classes in a traditional setting. The University affirms a commitment to the Christian faith and strives to integrate Christian values within a nurturing community within its whole process of education.