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Virtually Shorter Winter 2016

Shorter University Alumni Association winter meeting Our Shorter University Alumni Association leadership gathered for a winter meeting on Saturday, February 6, at the University Advancement Office located in Shorter’s Ledbetter College of Business....
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Opera Theatre will present “Xerxes” by George Frideric Handel

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University’s Opera Theatre will present “Xerxes” by George Frideric Handel Friday, Oct. 16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, at Shorter’s Callaway Theatre. Show times are set for 7:30 p.m. with the Sunday performance being a 2 p.m....
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Dr. Jerico Vasquez, Indra Thomas to be featured in Rome Symphony Concert

Rome, Ga. — Pianist Jerico Vasquez, who serves as artist-in-residence at Shorter University, will be the featured performer in the Rome Symphony Orchestra’s Classic Classics concert on Saturday, Oct. 10. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the...
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$1 Million Gift to Shorter Establishes Joan Alden Speidel Chair in English

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University has received a $1,000,000 gift to establish the Joan Alden Speidel Chair in English at the University. The late William Chase Speidel established the estate gift to honor his wife, Joan Alden Speidel, a 1957 graduate of...
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Ledbetter College of Business Hosts Seminar in Entrepreneurship

Rome, Ga. — Longtime Rome businessman Robert H. Ledbetter, Sr., was the featured speaker at the recent Seminar in Entrepreneurial Experiences hosted by Shorter University’s Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business. The lecture drew a capacity crowd...
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