Category: Piedmont Promise

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…

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…