Month: April 2023

Environmental Science Students Promote Sustainability on Campus

As Earth Month winds down, Piedmont University students are sharing projects they completed for Earth Sciences Professor Dr. Debra Dooley’s sustainability class.  Imani Vincent, who will graduate from Piedmont University with a degree in Environmental Science, chose to remove an invasive species, the Chinese Privet plant.  Chinese Privet is growing “rampant” on campus, Vincent said….

Counseling Services Adds Walk-In Hours, Offers Group Sessions

There is help in Lane Hall for students struggling with end-of-the-semester stress, and they may not need an appointment to get it. Piedmont University Counseling Services added walk-in appointments this academic year. Designed for students who cannot wait for a typical appointment, walk-in hours are 2-4 p.m. Monday- Thursday. “It’s really geared toward crises. We’ve…

“The Civil Rights Movement and the Nine-Word Problem” Professional Development Opportunity

Written by Director of the Lillian E. Smith Center, Dr. Matthew Teutsch As she prepared to close Laurel Fall Camp for Girls, a camp she ran from 1925–1948, Lillian Smith wrote, “I hope that the idea of Laurel Falls will not die. I want to believe that we have started a chain reaction of dreams that…

Nearly 370 Students Presented at Fifth Annual Piedmont University Symposium

Students in gym with poster presentations

Piedmont University’s annual Symposium was held April 12. Symposium is a celebration of academic achievement and has become a tradition at Piedmont. Students apply and must be accepted to participate in the event, which is held on both the Demorest and Athens campuses. Created to encourage deeper learning experiences, the Piedmont Symposium first took place…

Piedmont Alumnae Chosen to Lead Three White County Schools

Three Piedmont alumnae have been selected to lead schools in the White County School System beginning with the next school year. According to a story on the front page of the White County News, Juliana Dean and Noel Cochran will serve as principals for Mt. Yonah Elementary and Tesnatee Gap Elementary, respectively. Marybeth Thomas is the…

Piedmont Basketball to Host Summer Camps

Women's and Men's basketball players

Piedmont University’s basketball programs will host summer camps again this year in the Johnny Mize Athletic Center and Cave Arena on the Demorest campus. Piedmont Lions men’s and women’s basketball coaching staffs lead the three camps. Summer Basketball Camp for rising first-grade to sixth-grade boys and girls will be held 8 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, July 31-Aug….