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Global Health Expert Glover: Ebola Crisis Could Have Been Contained Earlier

Dec 03, 2014

One of the world’s leading experts on the global Ebola crisis warns that the United States and other countries should take care to maintain health care infrastructures as a first line of defense against uncontrollable outbreaks of deadly disease. Dr. Frank E. Glover, urologist and public health doctor who has worked extensively in Africa during […]

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Dr. Frank Glover, Ebola Expert, Appears on 89.1 WBCX Broadcasts Nov. 25 through Dec. 7

Nov 24, 2014

One of the world’s leading experts on the global Ebola crisis will be in Gainesville on Monday, Dec. 1, to speak at the Gainesville Rotary Club and for appearances on 89.1 WBCX-FM that will broadcast Dec. 2, 5 and 7. Dr. Frank E. Glover, who has both medical education and training as a physician as […]

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Anonymous Donor Seeds Scholarship Honoring Wayne Dempsey for $50,000

Nov 24, 2014

An anonymous donor seeded with a $50,000 pledge a financial assistance fund for both undergraduate and graduate students at Brenau University to honor the institution’s long-time executive vice president and CFO Wayne W. Dempsey, who died in 2014 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Called the Wayne W. Dempsey Endowed Scholarship Fund, the gift by […]

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New International Students Director Jordan Anderson is a Trilingual Globetrotter

Nov 17, 2014

Jordan M. Anderson of Birmingham, Alabama, joined the Brenau University staff Nov. 5 as the director of international students and programs. The Mandarin- and Spanish-speaking Anderson  comes to Brenau as the university completes is most significant international partnership agreement to date – a program negotiated with Anhui Normal Institute in China that will bring to the […]

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Brenau Celebrates Military-friendly Status with Tuition Cut for Civilians at Kings Bay Navy Base Campus

Nov 06, 2014

Fresh off of its ascension to a top spot in a national publication’s “Best Schools for Veterans” among comprehensive higher education institutions in the Southeast, Brenau University announced that it will reduce tuition for all students, including non-active duty military and civilian students, to equal the rate available to military personnel for all graduate and […]

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Students Share ‘Unspoken Truths’ Through Choreography

Nov 06, 2014

Brenau University’s fall production of Evening of Dance: Unspoken Truths shows student-choreographed pieces in which the dancers demonstrate each dancer’s unique artistic prowess with performances at Pearce Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. “The student choreographers of Evening of Dance have challenged themselves to make dances that are sure […]

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Retired Appeals Court Judge J.D. Smith highlights Importance of International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament at Brenau University Nov. 6-8

Nov 03, 2014

On the eve of the largest intercollegiate mediation tournament in the world, a Georgia trial and appellate court judge said that the alternate form of dispute resolution “can usually create better outcomes than trials” in resolving civil disputes. Speaking to the Gainesville, Georgia, Rotary Club on Monday, Nov. 3,  former Georgia Appeals Court Judge J.D. […]

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Georgia Poetry Circuit Brings Award Winning International Poet to Brenau

Nov 03, 2014

Brenau University will host a poetry reading by award-winning poet Sholeh Wolpé on Nov. 5 at 12:30 p.m. in Banks Recital Hall at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts. After reading her selections from Keeping Time with Blue Hyacinths, Rooftops of Tehran and The Scar Saloon, Wolpé will follow up with a […]

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Nigerian Women Delegates Visit Brenau Tuesday, Sept. 30

Sep 26, 2014

Twenty-six delegates of the Nigerian Quintessential Business Women Association will visit Brenau University on Tuesday, Sept. 30.The morning and afternoon sessions at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, 429 Academy St., are free and open to the public. The opening session led by Brenau President Ed Schrader in Hosch Theatre runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., […]

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Brenau Gets Real and Streams Program for Entrepreneurs Live! From New York!

Sep 24, 2014

A special one-day program designed to provide top executives of fast-growth companies experience-based information from successful entrepreneurs, including Tumblr founder David Karp, will air live in a streaming Webcast from the New York TimesCenter on Friday, Sept. 26, at http://new.livestream.com/accounts/9841499/events/3352021. The program, jointly sponsored by Brenau University of Gainesville, Georgia, and the Atlanta-based Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs, […]

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Run and Have Fun at the “Brenau 5K” during Homecoming Weekend

Sep 22, 2014

Brenau University Athletics will hold its first “Brenau 5K” community race during its homecoming weekend on Saturday, Oct. 4. The event, open for public participation, benefits the Brenau University Athletic Booster Club. The registration fee is $15 until Oct. 3 and includes an event t-shirt. Registration on race day is $20. Participation is free for […]

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Brenau Ranks 12th in U.S. News Best Colleges for Veterans, Places 2nd Among Private Comprehensive Universities in Georgia

Sep 12, 2014

Brenau University ranked No. 12 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Schools for Veterans” survey while moving up six places on the magazine’s rankings of comprehensive universities in the Southeast. Brenau and Mercer University in Macon were the only private schools in Georgia to make the top 50 list in the rankings of comprehensive […]

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International Flavor of Golden Tigers Tennis Stands Out in 2014 Brenau Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee Class

Sep 05, 2014

The Class of 2014 inductees into the Brenau University Athletics Hall of Fame – all from the Golden Tigers’ perennial national championship-contending tennis program – includes a retired coach from Scotland, a Hollywood costume designer from Belarus, an accountant from Malaysia and a tennis teacher from France. “We did not set out to make this […]

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Now Accepting Applications for Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree

Sep 04, 2014

Prospects Get a Peek at the Program in ‘Open House’ Series Starting September 16 Brenau University is now accepting applications for its Doctor of Physical Therapy program – the third health care professional doctorate offered by the university. Classes could begin as early as mid-2015, pending authorization by the Alexandria, Virginia-based Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy […]

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Tumblr Founder & CEO David Karp to Headline CEOs Conference in New York Sept. 26

Aug 29, 2014

M.B.A. Partners Brenau University and Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs Join Forces for ‘Exit 2014: Get Real’ Event David Karp, founder and CEO of Tumblr, the company that Yahoo! acquired for $1.1 billion in 2013, headlines the first Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs’ conference in New York City on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, that is aimed at […]

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Condolences to the Family of Ike and Carol Belk

Aug 27, 2014

Carol Grotnes Belk, the Charlotte, North Carolina, philanthropist who with her husband, Irwin “Ike” Belk, changed the landscape – physically and academically – of colleges throughout a good portion of the eastern United States, died Monday at her home just two days shy of her 87th birthday. Ike Belk, a businessman and philanthropist whose father […]

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Women’s College ‘Move-in Day’ Heralds Beginning of New Academic Year

Aug 19, 2014

Brenau University Women’s College first-year students begin moving into residence halls, planning for their first college classes and sizing up sororities and campus activities – not to mention each other – on Wednesday, Aug. 20, as the university welcomes that Class of 2018 to the historic campus. Brenau officials estimate that there will be about 200 new […]

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Prior Street Partially Closed at for Student Back-to-School Move-in Day Aug. 20

Aug 13, 2014

Due to construction work in progress, a portion of Prior Street on the Brenau University Gainesville campus will be temporarily closed between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. The area between Washington Street and Smithgall Lane in front of Crudup Hall on the campus will be used as a safe drop-off zone […]

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Construction Begins on $6.5 Million Brenau University Residence Hall, Sorority House Project

Aug 04, 2014

Construction has begun on the Brenau University Gainesville campus on a more than $6.5 million project to replace several decades-old buildings with four new sorority houses and an additional residence hall. Following work earlier to replace an outdated power grid and to remove recyclable materials from structures that will be replaced, heavy equipment moved into the […]

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Professor Dr. Hazel Katz Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Literacy Grant

Jul 16, 2014

Dr. Hazel Katz, Brenau University associate professor of education from Hoschton, Georgia, has been awarded a 2014 Literacy Grant by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. She is one of 14 recipients nationwide to receive the award. The grant will support the “Improving […]

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