Category: Education

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…

Rogers Ready to Lead Piedmont’s ‘Middle Georgia Branch’

Dr. Ricky Rogers is deputy superintendent of the Houston County School District in Perry, Georgia. He first came to Piedmont University as an adjunct professor. Now, Rogers is an associate instructor and has taken on the Middle Georgia Site Manager role for Piedmont’s Houston County-based cohort program. A cohort is a group of students in…

New Education Dean Brings Decades of Real-World Experience to Piedmont

Piedmont University Dean of the College of Education Dr. Octavius Mulligan

Dr. Octavius Mulligan wants prospective and current students seeking degrees in education to do more than consider Piedmont.  “If you want an authentic experience with professors who will challenge you to be one of the best teachers possible, then Piedmont University is where you want to be,” Mulligan said. “We don’t want you to consider…

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…