Month: October 2022

Piedmont University Brings Popular On-Site Degree Programs Back to Forsyth County

Piedmont University, long known for offering advanced degree programs for educators in the school districts where they live and work, is bringing a site-based hybrid program back to Forsyth County in 2023. The university’s previous cohort program was popular with educators who enjoyed the convenience of on-site classes in several school districts in and around…

Piedmont MBA Grad and State Trooper Tedarrius Teasley is Well Positioned for Career Advancement

Georgia state trooper Tedarrius Teasley carries an unexpected credential on his resume — a Master of Business Administration from Piedmont University. “It’s definitely unusual,” said Teasley, who is based in Gainesville and patrols Hall, Banks, and White counties. “I think it sets me apart, and I think it will help me as I climb the…

Kennesaw Police Department ‘Very Proud’ of Its Relationship with Piedmont University

Asked to describe his department’s relationship with Piedmont University, Kennesaw Police Chief Bill Westenberger responds with a question of his own: “Do you like to go fishing?” Noting the puzzled reaction to his question, he continues: “When you find a good fishing hole, you’re really excited, and you want to keep it a secret. That’s…

Piedmont University’s Cantabile to Sing About Love, Loss and War During Oct. 25 Event

Piedmont University’s elite student singing ensemble, Cantabile, will perform works about love, loss, and war as a metaphor for love during a free performance at 5 p.m. on Oct. 25 at the Chapel on the Demorest campus, 1021 Central Ave. Cantabile is a small group that performs a lighter repertoire than the university’s other performance…

Ellett Achieves GAEA Lifetime Contribution Award

Piedmont University’s own Dr. Jackie Ellett is the fifth-ever recipient of the Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) lifetime contribution and achievement award for art education. The associate art education professor joined Piedmont in 2013. The Nix/Mickish Award for Lifetime Contribution to Art Education was established in 2002. It honors a member of GAEA who has…

Piedmont University Unveils Student-Designed T-shirt to Commemorate 125th Anniversary

Just in time for its Homecoming celebration, Piedmont University has unveiled a student-designed T-shirt commemorating the institution’s 125th anniversary. Jordan Adams, a senior pursuing her bachelor’s degree in art education, was the winner of the T-shirt design competition organized by the university’s 125th anniversary committee. “I was very surprised to win, but it’s very exciting,”…

Internationally Acclaimed Organist Maurice Clerc to Perform at Piedmont on Oct. 16

Piedmont University will host internationally acclaimed organist Maurice Clerc for a concert on Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. at the Chapel on the Demorest campus, 1021 Central Avenue. Clerc has performed around the world during his more than 40-year career, playing at such prestigious venues as Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saint Mark’s Basilica in Venice,…

Piedmont University Homecoming is Oct. 22; Schedule Includes Music, Food Vendors, a Theatrical Production, and More

Piedmont University will celebrate Homecoming with a full day of fun events on Oct. 22. “This is going to be a great day for Piedmont alumni, students, employees, supporters, and members of the community. We’ve lined up an exciting schedule of events, with something for everyone. It’s going to be a great chance to see…

Piedmont University Hosting Several Halloween Events; Free and Open to the Community

Piedmont University is hosting several Halloween-themed events open to students, employees, and members of the community. All events are free. These include: Movie Night on the Quad7 p.m., Oct. 14The Quad is located at the center of the Demorest campus, 1021 Central Avenue. The evening will include the premier of a student-produced short film called…

Piedmont University to Host Georgia Art Education Association’s Annual Conference Oct. 6-9

Piedmont University will host the Georgia Art Education Association for its annual conference this week, an event that will draw more than 200 teachers from across the state. The GAEA is the state’s largest professional organization of art educators, with more than 700 members.  Affiliated with the National Art Education Association, the GAEA advocates for…