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Shorter University celebrates opening of Honors Academy Study Lounge
Shorter University Honors Academy students have a new, peaceful place in Alumni Hall to study thanks to the generous gifts of university supporters Henry “Hank” Rhodes and David Salmon. The bright and roomy study lounge was unveiled during a read more...
Shorter University creates home for purple martin birds
Each year about this time, Georgia gets an influx of feathered residents returning from their stay in warmer climates. Purple martins, North America’s largest swallow, spend six months out of the year wintering in South America, and then make their read more...
Shorter University School of Education, Pepperell Elementary host reading events
Mary Wilson, a junior early childhood education major at Shorter University, tells the story of Sonia Sotomayor, the United States' first Supreme Court justice of Hispanic decent during Pepperell Elementary School's "Reading around the World" fam read more...
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Argo yearbooks now on sale!
Purchase your 2014-15 Argo today for the low price of $65. Go to http://www.jostensyearbooks.com . 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.