Year: 2019

2019 Piedmont Symposium

More than 130 students took part in the inaugural Piedmont Symposium April 17. Last week on our Athens campus, more than 30 students participated, showcasing nine posters and eight oral presentations. This day was a snapshot of what makes Piedmont unique: mentorship, personal relationships, academic rigor, and undergraduate research….

A visionary for the vision impaired

There are roughly 2,500 blind students living in Georgia and Tennessee. Of these, only a fraction has heard of Dr. Kathy Segers. But no one, according to advocates and educators, has had a greater impact of the lives of visually impaired students in this pair of states than Segers. During a career that has spanned…