Employee Recognition
December Terrier STAR – Luke Shorty Web Director | December 1, 2022

Luke Shorty, Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives, is known for his bubbly personality and incredible problem-solving skills.  

Luke, an employee of the college for a little under a year, is being recognized as this month’s Terrier STAR for his commitment to the categories of career focus, institutional inventiveness, personalized experience, inspiring environment, and care and community. 
“Luke Shorty is the bee’s knees. His positive energy is contagious. Even in the most challenging of times, Luke enters the situation with confidence that it can be reinvented into something beautiful. He is kind, strategic, and a little silly. He brings to this campus a level of excellence that is striking and important,” said a fellow colleague. 
Luke has brought much to the table since joining the Thomas College community. One of his primary focuses is on international recruitment and retention. In this area he is working diligently to develop a strong strategy that will assist in the growth of our college.  

“Luke has helped grow the international department and given us new insights using his past knowledge and experience. He has created connections and brought agents into our community that is helping us gain more international students. Luke comes with positive energy each day and is always available to lend a helping hand. He is ready to help the success of Thomas and I believe that he deserves this award.,” another colleague said.  
Congrats, Luke!