Category: Featured

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…

JAMES Magazine ranks Piedmont among top 3 colleges in state, interviews President Mellichamp

JAMES Magazine has ranked Piedmont University as one of the top three colleges in Georgia. Every year, JAMES Magazine releases its list of Georgia’s top colleges and universities. According to JAMES, the rankings are based on statistics from outside rating services and detailed reports from the University System of Georgia.  Piedmont, which became a university…

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…

Nursing students’ perseverance celebrated at Athens, Demorest events

Piedmont University nursing students were applauded as they entered the space where a “Heroes Learn Here” pizza party was about to start. Faculty from the R.H. Daniel School of Nursing wanted to celebrate their perseverance and success. “We put this lunch together to acknowledge that we know you have been out on the frontlines giving…

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;…

It’s official! Piedmont UNIVERSITY

Building on a decade of growth, record enrollment, and a rising regional profile, Piedmont faculty, staff, and students celebrated a major milestone this week: becoming a university. The name change – announced last June – became official today as Piedmont University unveiled new logos for Piedmont’s home campus in Demorest, its Athens campus, and four…