Mission Statement

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, an integral part of Shorter College's Christian based educational mission, is a comprehensive and nationally-recognized NAIA athletics program which positively reflects the interests and values of the institution's students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends who support its many endeavors.

Central to its mission, the Department will provide the leadership, resources and support to ensure all student-athletes receive the finest academic and athletic experience possible. The Department fosters an environment that encourages degree completion, good citizenship, character and personal growth, while developing student-athletes who are positive role models and productive members of society.

 Vision Statement

It is the vision of Intercollegiate Athletics to maintain a broad-based program the equal of any in the nation and to field teams that compete at the highest levels of national and conference play. It is also the goal of the Department to encourage individual excellence and the esteem that follows and to achieve the most favorable graduation rate possible for our student-athletes.

We will be committed to excellence and we plan to compete at the highest levels. We will do it with integrity and with class, and at the same time, we will make sure that our priorities remain in the proper prospective. We will dream and we will dream big.

Shorter College Mission Statement
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