Public Relations



The University Communications staff creatively and professionally communicates to share the Shorter story, advance the Shorter University brand, and strategically promote our people, programs, and mission to a wide range of audiences.

Our areas of service include:

  • Advertising and Marketing
  • News and Media Relations
  • Publication Design (Print and Digital)
  • Web and Electronic Communications
  • Advancement communications and strategy
  • Photography

Our offices are located in the lower level of the Office of University Advancement, 408 Shorter Avenue, Rome, GA 30165.

Dr. Dawn Tolbert, Associate Vice President for University Communications
408 Shorter Avenue • 706-291-5348 •

Stacey McCray, Assistant Director of University Communications
408 Shorter Avenue • 706-291-5346 •

Dana Thompson, Director of Web and Electronic Communications
408 Shorter Avenue • 706-291-5347 •

Shorter News

Shorter University Math Club assists with Math Night at McHenry Primary School
Members of the Shorter University Math Club recently assisted McHenry Primary School in hosting its family math night. The event included hands-on concepts that allowed parents and students to utilize games to help improve math skills. Families were read more...
Shorter Sport Management majors volunteer during Atlanta Falcons safety clinic
Shorter University sport management majors joined representatives of the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday evening at Model High School for the Falcons Moms Football Safety Clinic. The event, which featured instruction on proper equipment fitting, concussi read more...
Shorter University sophomore to perform with Rome Symphony Orchestra
Avery Harris, a sophomore music performance major at Shorter University, will be performing a piece with the Rome Symphony Orchestra on April 25 at the Rome City Auditorium. Harris, of Rome, was one of two winners in the collegiate division of the read more...