October 26, 2011 - On Tuesday, Shorter University welcomed the president of the Georgia Baptist Convention, Rev. Dan Spencer, as guest speaker for their weekly chapel service. Rev. Spencer serves as pastor at First Baptist Church of Thomasville. During his sermon, he challenged the Shorter campus to be servants for Christ, illustrating his message with scripture from the books of Matthew and Luke. Rev. Spencer holds graduate degrees from Troy University and Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university 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.