Category: Piedmont Promise

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…

More than 350 students take part in third Piedmont Symposium

More than 350 students participated in the third annual Piedmont University Symposium on April 14. The high-profile event embodies the Piedmont Promise “practical” pillar by providing research opportunities for students.  The event is becoming a tradition at Piedmont and is a celebration of research, creativity, and inquiry. Studies have shown that students who receive these…

Disaster drill 2021

More than 200 Piedmont students participated in the college’s annual disaster drill March 24, which simulated a tornado and fire in the Swanson Center for the Performing Arts. Among the agencies involved in the annual drill included the City of Demorest Police and Fire departments, Habersham County Medical Center and EMS, Habersham County Fire Department,…

Piedmont, emergency services to hold disaster drill March 24

The Piedmont University of R.H. Daniel School of Nursing and Health Sciences along with area emergency agencies will hold a disaster drill on March 24 at the campus in Demorest. Associate Professor Karen Greilich said the drill will include about 80 junior nursing students from the Demorest and Athens campuses who will play the role…

Hatfield making her own history in the Nacoochee Valley

As a preteen, Madison Hatfield ’21 wanted to take a “fun family weekend trip” to Andersonville, a tiny Georgia town once home to a prisoner-of-war camp. Thousands of Union soldiers died of scurvy and dysentery in the 14 months the Confederacy operated the camp during the Civil War.            Dr. Beth Lovern, Associate Professor of anthropology…

MSMA to feature works of Toccoa artist

The Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art (MSMA) will open Marie T. Cochran: Notes of an Affrilachian daughter in the era of COVID-19 with a February 25 public reception that will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through March 25. Cochran is the Lehman Brady Visiting Professor at the Center for Documentary Studies…