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 sophomore wins grand prize in Young Artists Showcase
Rising sophomore Chandler Stone has quickly become one of Shorter University’s most recognized piano performance majors. His latest recognition comes from the Dublin-Laurens Arts Council’s Young Artists Showcase, in which his performance earned S read more...
Baptist Builders volunteers help with campus tree removal
Four volunteers with Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief, a segment of Baptist Builders, spent Thursday on the campus of Shorter University donating their time and skill in the removal potentially hazardous trees. Jeff Carter, Glen Robinson, Charles R read more...
Shorter University Student Alumni Association officers named for 2015-16 year
The Shorter University Student Alumni Association (SUSAA) welcomes four new officers who will represent the group during the 2015-16 academic year. Each officer was nominated by members of the 2014-15 Executive Committee, which consists of four offic read more...