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Shorter University employee Marcia Slade named Staff Member of the Year

Shorter University Assistant Director of Financial Aid Marcia Slade was named Staff Member of the Year during the university’s recent Awards Day ceremony. The award, based on nominations from faculty and staff, is given to an employee who has displayed helpfulness and encouragement to students, loyalty to the university, and effectiveness in fulfillment of jobContinue Reading

Shorter University hosts symposium to discuss Ukraine crisis

The Social Science Department of the Shorter University College of Arts & Sciences invites the public to the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business on Wednesday, April 16 at 4 p.m., as four panelists offer their views on the recent events unfolding in Russia and Ukraine. “Understanding the Crisis in Ukraine: A Symposium” is anContinue Reading

Shorter University students inducted into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

Twelve Shorter University students were recently inducted into Shorter’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national honor society. The students represent the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors academically across all disciplines. The following students were inducted into the honor society this spring: Lauren Campbell, of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; John Cash, of McDonough, Ga.; JulianContinue Reading

Shorter University professors honored with teaching awards

Two Shorter University professors were honored for their dedication to teaching and scholarship during the recent Awards Day ceremony. Dr. Kane Barker, assistant professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Natural Sciences, was selected as the 2013-14 Vulcan Materials Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award. The $1,000 award is given to a juniorContinue Reading

Shorter University students to participate in Stand for Freedom on April 9

Shorter University students will Stand for Freedom for 24 hours to raise awareness of modern-day slavery and to support the human rights agency International Justice Mission (IJM). Students will be standing for 24 consecutive hours, holding signs that read “I Stand for Freedom.” The event will be held in the Front Circle on Shorter’s RomeContinue Reading

Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business students inducted into Sigma Beta Delta

Fifteen students in the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business at Shorter University recently were inducted to Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society. Sigma Beta Delta encourages and recognizes scholarship and achievement among business, management, and administration students. It serves to encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable serviceContinue Reading

Shorter University musical theatre presents Brigadoon

Shorter University’s musical theatre department presents the enchanting tale of Brigadoon on Thursday through Saturday, April 10-12 and Monday and Tuesday, April 14-15 at 7:30 p.m. at Callaway Theatre. Written during the Golden Age of the American musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, the bewitching story unfolds as American tourists Tommy Albright, playedContinue Reading

Shorter University presents Spring Choral Concert on April 5

The Shorter University Chorale and Chorus will combine with Rome High School students to present Shorter’s annual Spring Choral Concert on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Garden Lakes Baptist Church, 2200 Redmond Circle. The Shorter Chorus will perform Franz Schubert’s Mass in G with a string orchestra. The performance will feature soloists Dr.Continue Reading

Shorter University faculty member Renee Emerson publishes book of poems

“Keeping Me Still,” a collection of Southern free-verse poetry by Shorter University Assistant Professor of English Renee Emerson, will be released on April 2. The collection, published by Winter Goose Publishing, is Emerson’s first full-length book. It will be available locally at Dogwood Books on Broad Street and online at Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.Continue Reading

Shorter University students lead shoe drive campaign

Shorter University students, led by Public Relations Cases class members, are stepping up to help improve the lives of others through the Footsteps of Faith shoe drive going on now through Friday, April 11. In partnership with the Association of Christian Leaders, Alpha Chi National Honor Society and Shorter Honors Academy, the group of studentsContinue Reading