Category: College of Arts & Sciences

Radio Station Named for Beloved ‘Semi-Retired’ Professor Known as ‘DVC’

On May 1, Piedmont University’s Mass Communications Department held its annual MCOM Awards. These awards include fun superlatives for students and faculty, the James M. Cox Jr. Alumni Award, and faculty-selected awards. This year, the alumni award was given to Cale Padgett, class of 2009.   This year was special for the Mass Communications department as…

More Than 400 Students Present at 6th Annual Piedmont University Symposium

The Piedmont Symposium, an annual showcase of academic excellence that has more than quadrupled in size since its inception, was held April 11 at Piedmont’s Demorest and Athens campuses. The Symposium celebrates undergraduate students’ accomplishments in research and creative inquiry. Students apply and must be accepted to participate in the event. “Piedmont Symposium is an…

Piedmont Theatre Ends Season on a Light Note with Neil Simon’s Rumors April 11-14

The Piedmont University Theatre Department concludes the 23-24 Mainstage season with Neil Simon’s murderous farce Rumors, performing April 11-14. The New York Times declares that Rumors “has nothing on its mind except making the audience laugh.” As their 10nth wedding anniversary party commences, the Deputy Mayor of New York City Charlie Brock lies bleeding in his bedroom, and his…

Piedmont Hosts Northeast Georgia Regional Science Fair This Saturday

Piedmont University will welcome more than 70 middle and high school students to its Demorest campus on Saturday, Feb. 3, as it hosts the Northeast Georgia Regional Science & Engineering Fair.  Students will set up in the Commons to present original research on questions from “What Keeps Apples from Turning Brown?” to “Is Artificial Intelligence…

Piedmont Students Visit D.C. for Prestigious Scholars Research Program

Piedmont University students were selected to participate in the prestigious 2023-24 Scholars Transforming Through Research (STR) Program sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), which included a trip to Washington, D.C. Piedmont Biology Professor Dr. Julia Schmitz accompanied students Shay Bataille and Addie Bowen and alumna Imani Vincent on the Nov. 5-6 trip. (See…

Dr. Elaine Bailey’s Favorite Part of the Job? Students, Students, and Students!

Note: The Faculty Spotlight series features the people who educate Piedmont University students. We ask them about their childhood, first jobs, and why they love their work. Dr. Elaine Bailey wears three hats at Piedmont University, where she has taught since 2011. She is an Associate Professor of Chemistry, Associate Dean for the School of Humanities…