Category: Campus News

Piedmont University to Celebrate Fall Commencement on Dec. 9

More than 200 students will graduate from Piedmont University on Dec. 9. “Congratulations to all of our graduates and their families, friends, and supporters. Graduation is a life-changing milestone. We are proud to welcome you to the Piedmont alumni family,” said President James F. Mellichamp. Here is a closer look at the fall 2022 graduating…

Piedmont University Professor Joins Southeastern Trust for Parks & Land’s Board of Directors

Piedmont University’s Rebecca Godwin has been appointed to the board of directors for the Southeastern Trust for Parks & Land (SE Trust). SE Trust acquires and develops land for conservation, recreation, and community in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. “We are tremendously proud that SE Trust continues to improve our organization and further accomplish our…

Piedmont University’s Master’s Program in Health & Human Performance Receives National Recognition

Piedmont University’s Master of Science in Health and Human Performance has received the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s official seal of approval.   NSCA notified Piedmont last month that the master’s program in Health and Human Performance has received its three-year Education Recognition certificate. “This is the NSCA’s ‘seal of approval,’” said Associate Dean for…

Piedmont University Student Has Two Films Accepted to England-Based Festival

Piedmont University’s first film production major has had two films accepted to an England-based film festival. “It’s exciting, and it means a lot to me,” said Megan Schaefer, who lives in Flowery Branch. “I came to Piedmont never having picked up a camera for film, and now my films are being selected for a film…

Piedmont University Names Former Florida University System Chancellor Marshall Criser as Next President

Piedmont University has named Marshall Criser, former chancellor of Florida’s university system, as its next president. The announcement comes after a broad-based search that began after Dr. James F. Mellichamp, who has served as president for the last 10 years, announced his retirement in June. “We are really excited about Marshall Criser as our new…

Students: Apply Now to Participate in 2023 Piedmont Symposium

Applications are now being accepted for the fifth-annual Piedmont Symposium, the university’s annual celebration of student research and creative inquiry. “The symposium is a highlight of the year at Piedmont University. It’s a chance for students to share their academic achievements and endeavors. They also gain valuable skills as they prepare and deliver their presentations,…

Piedmont University’s Lessons and Carols, a 34-Year Tradition, Takes Place Dec. 2, 3

Piedmont University’s beloved holiday event, Lessons and Carols, enters its 34th year when it returns Dec. 2 and 3. “The Annual Service of Lessons and Carols is one of the region’s most beloved events, a true Piedmont University tradition, a special time when the community gathers to welcome the holiday season,” said Bobby Ivey, fine…

‘Piedmont Family University’ Webinar Launches Nov. 16

Piedmont University has launched a new webinar series called Piedmont Family University that will offer practical and timely advice for parents and family members of students at the university.  The first webinar, “Finishing the Semester Strong” will be held at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Topics to be covered in this webinar will include what…

Piedmont University’s November Events Include Concerts, Exhibition by Local Artist

Piedmont University’s November events include performances by the Wind Ensemble and Singers, as well as the final weeks of an exhibition featuring local artist Joni Mabe. Piedmont University Wind EnsembleNov. 107:30 p.m. The concert will begin with a chamber music showcase to highlight the diverse combinations and unique timbres available in a wind ensemble. These…

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…