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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

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