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Shorter University freshman wins Atlanta Music Club scholarship

Shorter University freshman Chandler Stone, a piano performance major from Dublin, Ga., placed first in the undergraduate keyboard division of the Atlanta Music Club’s scholarship competition. The event, which was held Saturday, March 21 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Decatur, Ga., is open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. For his performance, StoneContinue Reading

Shorter University students earn top honors at Alpha Chi National Conference

Shorter University’s chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society made a strong showing at this year’s Alpha Chi National Convention on March 19-21 in Chicago. Christine Barnes, Sarah Geil, Ana Martin and Morgan Morris each presented at the convention, which drew students from more than 80 colleges and universities across the United States. In addition,Continue Reading

Shorter University student art exhibit on display through April 2

Shorter University’s Arnold Art Gallery announces the opening of its annual juried student art exhibition, which will remain on display through Thursday, April 2. The exhibit is free and open to the public weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. Works selected for the exhibition cover multiple mediums including drawing, graphic/digital art,Continue Reading

Ayana Walker is Shorter’s first NCAA champion

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – It was just a matter of time before Shorter could claim to be the home to an NCAA national champion in its first full year as a Division II member. On Saturday afternoon, it took exactly 53.29 seconds. That’s the time junior Ayana Walker posted to forever carve her name in theContinue Reading

Shorter University Opera Theatre presents “Hansel and Gretel”

The classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel” will come to life at Shorter University’s Callaway Theatre from March 19 to March 22. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets for the spring opera are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and mayContinue Reading

Shorter University Character Education classes to feature guest speakers Deeter, Reed

  Shorter University’s Character Education classes will welcome two distinguished guest speakers in March. David Deeter, co-founder of Atlanta-based Frazier & Deeter CPAs and Advisors, will speak on Tuesday, March 17 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 306 of the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business. Lawrence W. Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic EducationContinue Reading

Jazz combo featuring Jack Murray to perform at Shorter University

Shorter University welcomes four prolific jazz artists to Brookes Chapel on Monday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. for a program that celebrates the art of jazz. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will feature piano, drums and bass with saxophone stylings of notable jazz musician Jack Murray. In addition to Murray,Continue Reading

Shorter University students spend spring break in Alaska with missions team

  Shorter University’s Alaska Missions team has arrived in Fairbanks for its annual spring break mission trip. This year, the group of students brought with them hats, scarves and gloves raised during its Keep Alaska Warm initiative. Keep Alaska Warm is a service project sponsored by the student organization Christian Leaders on the Hill (CLOTH).Continue Reading

Shorter University junior advances to second round of Classical Singer Competition in Chicago

Katelyn Johnson, a Shorter University junior vocal performance major, has earned a position in the second round of the Classical Singer Competition, where she will compete against some of the best collegiate singers in the country during the Classical Singer Convention on May 21-24 in Chicago. Johnson was the highest-scoring singer in collegiate division inContinue Reading

Shorter University youth ministry majors attend Conclave 2015

  Shorter University youth ministries majors recently attended Conclave 2015, a three-day ministry training conference in Chattanooga, Tenn. The annual event, which is designed to better equip and rejuvenate student ministry leaders in their calling to reach younger generations for Christ, featured sessions with well-known Christian speakers, authors and musicians. Assistant Professor of Christian StudiesContinue Reading