News Archive

QEP OFFERS GRANT FOR 2018 MAYMESTERS

In 2018, the Piedmont College Maymester program will offer travel-study opportunities in Rome, Ireland, France and Switzerland, Peru, Germany and the Czech Republic, as well as a cycling trek from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. By attending these trips, students …

PIEDMONT RALLIES TO SUPPORT VETERANS

After the death of Athens student Zachary Bristol-Aldrich in September, Piedmont faculty, staff and senior student veterans of the armed services are combining their efforts to provide support to returning veterans. Just before Veteran’s Day …

PIEDMONT DROPS SPANISH PROGRAM

In coming years, Piedmont will potentially see the loss of a number of degree programs, starting immediately with the Spanish and Spanish education majors. However, there will soon be some new degree offerings, including Ed.S. …

WOMEN SPEAK UP AGAINST ABUSERS WITH #METOO

In response to the highly publicized sexual assault charges brought against powerful men in the worlds of art, Hollywood and news media, an outcry of “me too” came from women who have suffered similar abuses. …

WASHINGTON GLADDEN SOCIETY TALKS SOCIAL JUSTICE

The Washington Gladden Society, Piedmont College’s once-defunct social justice club, has been revived. In the club, students meet to discuss topics that are important to a broad and inclusive awareness of the society we live …

MASS COMM DAY NEWSREEL

On Nov 8. 2017, the Piedmont College Mass Communications Department held its ninth annual Mass Communications Day. At this annual event, area high school students are given the opportunity to explore the Mass Communications Department …

2017 HURRICANES EFFECT EDUCATION

For students in these areas, the first step to reconnecting with their lives before the storm was returning to the comfort of their schools. The National Association for School Psychologists stated in their 2015 article, “Helping Children After a Natural Disaster: …