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Former Cosby Show star Geoffrey Owens to present Masterclasses at Shorter

Former Cosby Show Star Geoffrey Owens will present masterclasses for Shorter University theatre students on Oct. 17 and 18. Owens’ classes will focus on the topics of Shakespeare and Acting for the Camera. He will also take part in a question and answer session for Shorter students about the theatre and film business. Since graduatingContinue Reading

Shorter University presents “Dancing on the Hill – Peace Be Still,” a dance concert

Shorter University dance minors and musical theatre students will present “Dancing on The Hill — Peace Be Still” on Oct. 24-25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winthrop-King Centre. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students and are available through the Shorter University box office by calling 706-233-7288 or by emailing Reading

Shorter University’s Opera Theatre presents “Opera Scenes”

The Shorter University Opera Theatre presents its fall production of “Opera Scenes,” which begins this weekend. The show will run Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets are availableContinue Reading

Shorter University hosts Northwest Georgia Choral Festival

Shorter University will welcome more than 400 area students to its campus on Monday, Oct. 20 for the 19th annual Northwest Georgia Choral Festival. The festival will culminate with a concert at 6:30 p.m. in Shorter’s Winthrop-King Centre. The public is invited to attend the performance, which will feature two festival choirs, the Shorter Chorale,Continue Reading

Provost gives report on study abroad programs at Consortium for Global Education meeting

Shorter University Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Donald Martin joined other higher education representatives at the Consortium for Global Education’s 27th Annual Strategic Meeting in Waco, Texas, where he presented a special report on the university’s study abroad programs. The meeting, which was hosted by Baylor University, was a time for universities’ employees fromContinue Reading

Photography of T.G. Tranowski featured at Shorter University’s Arnold Art Gallery

Kansas-based photographer T.G. Tarnowski presents “Accumulating Absence” at Shorter University beginning Monday, Oct. 6 through Friday, Oct. 31 in Arnold Art Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. His large, lush prints range from earlier film-sourced images dating back 20 years toContinue Reading

Shorter University welcomes former Chick-fil-A President and CEO Jimmy Collins

Jimmy Collins, former president and chief executive officer of Chick-fil-A will speak at Shorter University on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 9:30 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m. The event, hosted by adjunct instructor Rick Johnson’s Character Education class, will be held at the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business. It is free and open toContinue Reading

Music trio to present guest recital at Shorter University

The Gloriosa Trio will present a guest recital at Shorter University on Thursday, Oct. 2, 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. The trio consists of Yoonie Han, piano; Jennifer Carsillo, violin; and Maria Martinez, cello. The trio’s programContinue Reading

Shorter University School of Education awarded $10,000 grant

Shorter University School of Education Dean Dr. Norma Harper, joins Pepperell Elementary teachers Robin Seabolt, Mandy Buckenham, and Assistant Principal Dr. Suzie Henderson during a session of the Transforming Educator Preparation (TEP) Building Capacity to Positively Impact Student Learning Conference in Atlanta this month.    The Shorter University School of Education has been awarded aContinue Reading

Shorter School of Education, Pepperell Elementary host family educational events

Shorter University teacher candidates are gaining first-hand experience assisting elementary students as well as their parents with math and science work through a partnership the Shorter School of Education has forged with Pepperell Elementary School. Thanks in part to a $10,000 Georgia Network for Transforming Educator Preparation Award, Shorter University and Pepperell Elementary have joinedContinue Reading