Jamie Clements welcomed to Shorter as associate director of alumni
August 19, 2011 - Jamie Clements has been named associate director of alumni at Shorter University.
As associate director, Clements will be working with younger alumni, encouraging them to become more involved and engaged. “I am excited about my job here at Shorter,” said Clements. “I can’t wait to get our alums reconnected to the Hill. We want to make sure they know about the great things that we have going on.”
He will also work closely with current students, proactively building relationships with students before they become alumni. “We want them to become excited about being an alum even before they graduate, we want them to realize the importance of staying connected to Shorter long after they have received their diploma.”
Clements, a 2005 graduate of Shorter, also brings fresh ideas about social media and digital technology to the alumni office. “We have really amazing things planned that will reach out to our younger alumni and older ones alike. The key here is help alumni see that while there have been so many great changes to Shorter, we are still the old Shorter they know and love.”
Clements is a native of Tifton, Ga., and received his master’s degree in church music from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2008. Prior to his employment at Shorter, Clements served as a student minister at First Baptist Church Woodstock and also worked for Wellspring Living. Wellspring Living, a non-profit agency, operates facilities around the metro Atlanta area for victims of abuse and human trafficking.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges, and the Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Leadership. General education and calculus courses are offered in an online format, and Shorter recently launched online programs that lead toward the Associate of Science, the Bachelor of Business Administration, and the Master of Accountancy degrees. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.