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Shorter University student to present abstracts at fish and wildlife conference

  Shorter University senior Dalton Robinson, of Buchanan, Ga., has been selected to present two abstracts at the 2014 Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Conference in Destin, Fla., on Oct. 19-22. Robinson, who is double-majoring in Ecology/Field Biology and Natural Sciences, said he was drawn to his field of study partly because ofContinue Reading

Pianist Jerico Vasquez to present faculty recital at Shorter University

Pianist Jerico Vasquez, a member of Shorter University’s music faculty, will present a recital on Monday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. The event is open to the public at no charge. The recital will feature a variety of selections including Robert Schumann’s “Arabeske, Op. 18 and Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17”;Continue Reading

Duo-pianists to present guest recital at Shorter University

Duo-pianists Keith Jefcoat and Priscilla Jefcoat will bring their talents to Shorter University on Monday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. The event, part of the university’s Guest Artist Series, is open to the public at no charge. Mr. Jefcoat earned a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Brenau College and a MasterContinue Reading

Shorter University’s Alpha Chi National Honor Society names officers

Six Shorter University students have recently been named as officers of the university’s chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society. Alpha Chi students represent the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors academically across all disciplines. Sarah Geil, of Kennesaw, Ga., will serve as Alpha Chi president. She is a senior triple majoring in Psychology,Continue Reading

Shorter University presents “The Miracle Worker” at Callaway Theatre

The heroic true story of Helen Keller and her beloved teacher, Annie Sullivan, will unfold at Shorter University’s Callaway Theatre. “The Miracle Worker” will run nightly Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee performances will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 forContinue Reading

Guest speaker at Shorter University to discuss seven steps to good government

Shorter University’s Character Education Course is hosting two guest lectures by Lawrence W. Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education. Reed’s subject will be “Seven Steps to Good Government.” Reed’s lecture will be presented twice, at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, in the lobby of Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter CollegeContinue Reading

Shorter student Anna Norman followed passion for missions to far corner of the Caribbean

  One Shorter University student took her passion for missions to the far corner of the Caribbean by returning to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to share the love of Christ. Anna Norman, a senior communication and Christian studies double major from Cartersville, Ga., spent three weeks of her summer on the island of SaintContinue Reading

Shorter University welcomes 14 new faculty members for fall 2014

Fourteen new faculty members have joined the Shorter University campus for the 2014-15 academic year. Dr. Donald Martin, Executive Vice President and Provost, said each new faculty member possesses unique talents that will serve Shorter students well. “We are extraordinarily blessed to have 14 new faculty members who will serve in our various academic departments.Continue Reading

Shorter University Student Nursing Association slates medical glove drive for Africa

Shorter University’s Student Nursing Association is hosting a Glove Drive to collect medical gloves to send to areas of Africa most impacted by the Ebola outbreak. The glove drive will be held Friday, Sept. 12, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Chick-fil-A Dwarf House, 264 Shorter Ave., Rome, Ga. The students are asking forContinue Reading

Shorter University welcomes soprano Wunderlich as part of fall performance series

The Shorter University School of Fine and Performing Arts will present a guest artist recital featuring soprano Kristen Wunderlich and pianist Lynn Worcester on Friday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public. Dr. Wunderlich, who is an associate professor of music and chair of the VocalContinue Reading