Category: Alumni News

Murley found a mission helping homeless in Dublin

Bethany Murley ’13 has been in Dublin, Ireland, since October 2019 serving as a volunteer for the Dublin Simon Community. The 50-year-old organization battles homelessness with the attitude, “Until they can close their own door behind them, the most vulnerable members of our society will always be at their most vulnerable.” Murley’s father was a…

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Received her MFA in Acting at The University of Arkansas and is currently in Los Angeles pursuing a career in film….

Persevering through a Pandemic

Piedmont athletic teams had no problem getting dressed up for the fall season. Finding somewhere to go proved to be a challenge. “Almost impossible,” says athletics director Jim Peeples when asked how difficult it was to schedule opponents in the fall, “and I think that has been a drain on our coaching staff. They were…

Bringing calm to chaos

Callahan serves with veteran-led disaster response organization Team Rubicon Greyshirts are hard charging, take control and get-stuff-done types who bring a sense of calm after a catastrophe. They belong to Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization led by veterans that utilizes the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response…

Back home

Chuck Young’s Bronx-based journey to Piedmont and back again has a bit of everything. Humor. Nostalgia. Resilience. But it all began by happenchance.                Raised in the New York City borough, Young’s upbringing was solidly working class. His father was a laborer and his mom cleaned offices. Charles and Catherine never attended college but they wanted…