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 on the second floor of Sheffield-Thompson, 315 Shorter Avenue, Rome, GA 30165.

Dr. Dawn Tolbert, Associate Vice President for University Communications
706-233-7215 •

Stacey McCray, Assistant Director of University Communications
706-233-7971 •


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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 g read more...
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 Thur read more...
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 co read more...