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Shorter alumnus Chris Sumner chosen as STAR Teacher at Unity Christian School
Chris Sumner, a 2012 graduate of Shorter University, has been named 2015 STAR Teacher at Unity Christian School in Rome. STAR, which stands for Student Teacher Achievement Recognition, is an awards program sponsored by the Professional Association read more...
Poetry book by Shorter University English professor is finalist for Julie Suk Prize
“Keeping Me Still,” a collection of Southern free-verse poems written by Shorter University Assistant Professor of English Renee Emerson, has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Julie Suk Prize for best poetry book published by an independen read more...
Gates to speak on vocal health at Shorter University on Feb. 2
Dr. Rachael Gates, singing health specialist and author of “The Owners Manual to the Voice: A Guide for Singers and Other Professional Voice Users,” will present a lecture on vocal health at Shorter University on Monday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. in the E read more...
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Argo yearbooks now on sale!
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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.