Category: Arts & Sciences

Piedmont launches new degree program in communication sciences and disorders

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Piedmont University’s degree offerings expanded yet again in Aug. 2021, with the addition of a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and a master’s degree program in the field is planned for 2023. “Nationwide, there is a shortage of speech language pathologists,” said Julia Behr, dean of the College of Nursing and Health…

Piedmont Camerata to Perform Free Concert on Aug. 22

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Piedmont University’s artists-in-residence chamber ensemble, Piedmont Camerata, will present a free concert at 4 p.m. on Aug. 22 at the Chapel on the Demorest campus. The ensemble includes Heather Baird-Strachan, violin; Rachael Fischer, violin; Scott Garrett, viola; Ismail Akbar, cello; and Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, piano. The performance will also include Dean of Libraries and College…

Piedmont University Chorale Reopens to Community Participation

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Students, employees, and community members are once again invited to participate in the Piedmont University Chorale. “While the Chorale continued to rehearse and perform during the 2020-21 academic year, because of the pandemic we could not allow community members to participate. We have missed the community members who bring so much talent to this 100-plus…

Jasmine Sanchez overcame challenges to earn nursing degree

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Piedmont University promises students a personalized educational experience, marked by small class sizes and close relationships with their instructors. Jasmine Sanchez is proof of just how powerful that combination can be. “My life changed here at Piedmont. I learned to never give up, and I learned it’s OK to ask for help,” said Sanchez, who…

Professor Monica Harn will lead Piedmont University’s innovative communication sciences and disorders program

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Monica Bellon-Harn remembers the moment she decided to make speech language pathology her life’s work. Now, as Piedmont University’s newly hired director of Communication Sciences and Disorders, she aims to ignite that same spark in her students. “Speech language pathology offers a wide scope of practice, along with the fulfillment of making a difference for…

Professor Bryon Hines aims to create personal, meaningful learning experiences for students

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As an undergraduate student at Virginia’s Hampden-Sydney College, Bryon Hines benefited from small class sizes and meaningful relationships with his instructors and classmates. That’s why he jumped at the opportunity to join the faculty at Piedmont University this fall. “Piedmont feels very similar to my own undergraduate experience, which prepared me for higher levels of…

Deal to bring hits by country greats to Piedmont’s Arrendale Ampitheater

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Come kick up your boots as Piedmont University welcomes the community back to campus by presenting Real Deal Country with Katie Deal at 7 p.m. on August 7 at the Arrendale Amphitheater in Demorest. Deal and her five-piece Nashville band will lead a fun-filled evening of entertainment celebrating the music of country music greats. Featured…

Camerata to perform May 23

Piedmont University’s artists-in-residence chamber ensemble, Piedmont Camerata, will present a free concert 4 p.m., May 23 in the Chapel on the Demorest campus. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, attendance will be limited and registration is required.  Please visit our Fine Arts Event Guidelines webpage to learn more. The ensemble includes Heather Baird-Strachan, violin; Rachael Fischer, violin;…