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Shorter education professor serves as national consultant for edTPA National Academy

  For the past year and a half, Shorter University Associate Professor of Education Dr. Kristy Brown has worked tirelessly to ensure Shorter’s teacher candidates will be ready when edTPA, a new state required assessment, takes effect for Georgia’s education majors this fall. As the Shorter University School of Education’s edTPA coordinator, Dr. Brown hasContinue Reading

Shorter University campus minister leads mission team to Ghana hospital

  Summer break is generally a time to rest and recoup after wrapping up another busy academic year, but Shorter University Campus Minister David Roland sees this season a little differently: For him, it’s another great opportunity to help guide college students as they answer the call to spread the Gospel to the far cornersContinue Reading

Shorter University welcomes Rome City Schools young scholars to science camp

Rising fifth-graders are experiencing the world of science in a fun and exciting setting this week during the Rome City Schools’ Young Scholars Program science camp hosted by Shorter University. About 80 students are spending Monday through Thursday inside Shorter’s science labs focused on STEM activities such as engineering, biology and ecology. The students willContinue Reading

Shorter University welcomes 1,400 middle and high school campers in June

As the mercury continues to rise in Rome, the energy on campus at Shorter University has been heating up with the arrival of more than 1,400 middle and high school campers from Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tenn. The University, in collaboration with Long Hollow Baptist and LifeWay Student Ministries, welcomed two sets ofContinue Reading

Graham excited about what future holds for Hawks

Four days after it was announced he was selected for the job, Kim Graham rolled up his sleeves and went to work. After all, as Shorter University’s new Director of Athletics, Graham knew there is much to be done and as he approaches the end of his first month on the job, the soft-spoken manContinue Reading

Shorter University Adds Online Degrees in Christian Studies

Shorter University is launching an online degree program in Christian Studies. Enrollment is now underway for courses leading toward the online Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Christian Studies. “The online Christian Studies program is a good fit for students who are interested in becoming servant leaders,” according to Dr. Earl Kellett,Continue Reading

Shorter University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2015

Shorter University has announced students named to the dean’s list during the spring semester of 2015. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.   Madeline Munroe, sophomore pre-nursing major of Albertville, Ala., Laura Williams, a sophomore political scienceContinue Reading

Shorter University welcomes more than 400 athletes for FCA Wrestling Camp

  Each day last week, hundreds of middle and high school wrestlers filled the gymnasium inside Shorter University’s Winthrop-King Centre to learn from world-class clinicians during the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Summer Wrestling Camp. Nearly 450 wrestlers from Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia and Pennsylvania attended the annual camp that teaches theContinue Reading

Shorter University family volunteers for Global Service Day

  This Saturday, more than two dozen friends of Shorter University will volunteer their time and energy to assist community and church organizations across the United States as part of the university’s first Global Service Day. Participants in Rome and as far away as Arizona and Iowa have signed up to volunteer, according to SheriContinue Reading

Exterior LED lights brighten Shorter University campus

Shorter University is glowing a little brighter at night thanks to the recent installation of LED lighting in all of the campus’s exterior lampposts.  The change will provide even more light distribution and reduce energy costs thanks to lower wattage use. Shorter University Vice President of Student Affairs Corey Humphries said the project began toContinue Reading