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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 Following work earlier to replace an outdated power grid and to remove recyclable materials from structures that will be replaced, heavy equipment moved into the […]

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Nichole Rawlings Oversees Galleries, Permanent Art Collection

Jun 26, 2014

Brenau University has appointed Nichole Rawlings as director of galleries and custodian of the permanent art collection. She has been the office manager of the Performing Arts and Art Galleries Support in Brenau’s College of Fine Arts and Humanities since 2012. She has always had a love for the arts and is an artist herself. She […]

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Brenau Program Celebrates 50 Years of Top-level Nursing

Apr 23, 2014

The Brenau University School of Nursing has been educating new nurses for a half century, and the school wraps up its 50th anniversary celebration at a special event on Thursday, April 24. Originally known as the Hall County School of Nursing, the school graduated its first class in 1963. The celebration of the 50th anniversary […]

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Cheerleading Team Finishes 3rd in the Nation – 3rd Consecutive Top Finish

Apr 14, 2014

For the third time in its three-year history, Brenau University’s Golden Tigers intercollegiate cheerleading team finished near the top of U.S. rankings when it came away from the National Cheerleaders Association college nationals tournament ranked No. 3 in the nation. The squad from the Gainesville, Ga., university racked up a score of finished 85.05 at […]

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Five New Members Added to Alumni Hall of Fame During Annual ‘May Day’ Celebration

Apr 14, 2014

The Brenau University Alumni Association named two educators, two public health leaders and a real estate executive to the 2014 class of inductees in the Alumni Hall of Fame during the annual class reunion and “May Day” celebration at the 135-year-old institution. More than 500 people attended the celebration on the front lawn of the […]

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Alumnae Reunion Weekend and ‘May Day’ Activities Expected To Draw Hundreds To Campus April 11-12

Apr 09, 2014

In a traditional showcase for spring millinery, more than 400 Brenau Women’s College and Brenau Academy alumnae plus families and friends will converge on the Brenau University campus Friday and Saturday, April 11-12, for the annual day of class, reunions and the “May Day” celebration for current students. The Brenau Alumni Association will also induct […]

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$62.5 Million Spending Plan Funds Dormitories, Lab, Athletics Construction and Record Budget

Apr 02, 2014

Brenau University’s Board of Trustees approved a record $62.5 million spending plan that provides for $8 million in new construction for undergraduate residence houses, a human anatomy laboratory and a field house at a new athletics park. The board’s action preceded the announcement here March 29 during the Brenau 135th anniversary celebration Gala that the university has completed […]

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Amanda Lammers Becomes Student Services VP and Interim Enrollment Management VP

Apr 02, 2014

Brenau University has named Amanda Lammers its new vice president for student services with interim responsibilities for managing all enrollment activities for undergraduate and graduate students. Reporting directly to Brenau University President Ed Schrader, Lammers primarily oversees all activities, services and facilities for several hundred residential students at Brenau Women’s College in Gainesville. In addition […]

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Experienced Club Coach Michael Carter to Head Golden Tigers Volleyball

Mar 31, 2014

Brenau University has named ProLink Atlanta Volleyball Club cofounder Michael Carter to direct the Golden Tigers intercollegiate volleyball program. Carter replaces Jeff White, who left the team earlier this year for the head coaching job at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. Brenau Athletics Director Mike Lochstampfor said the combination of Carter’s experience at the collegiate level […]

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Brenau Offers Georgia’s First Online Early Childhood Education Program

Mar 24, 2014

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission, the government agency charged with overseeing teacher education, has approved Brenau University’s undergraduate degree program in early childhood education – the first totally online program in that discipline in Georgia. “It is quite an honor for Brenau to host the first totally online bachelor’s degree program with early childhood education […]

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Brenau University Celebrates Georgia’s First Online Early Childhood Education Programs with Open Houses on Various Campuses

Mar 21, 2014

The government agency charged with overseeing teacher education has approved Brenau University’s undergraduate degree program in early childhood education – the first totally online program in that discipline in Georgia. The university will celebrate the Georgia Professional Standards Commission’s action with a series of open house programs on various Brenau campuses in the greater Atlanta […]

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Vogel Art Collection Anchors Brenau’s New Manhattan Gallery

Mar 21, 2014

Selections from famed New Yorkers’ treasures help frame the story of how New York became the center of the post-World War II art world When Brenau University opens its new “Manhattan Gallery” March 29 at the recently renovated Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville, Ga., a key component will be a showcase of the works from […]

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Three Brenau University Golden Tigers Tennis Players Ranked Nationally

Mar 18, 2014

Three members of the No. 7-ranked Brenau University Golden Tigers tennis team placed among the top national singles players in the first Intercollegiate Tennis Association/National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics tennis rankings. Two of them also ranked as the No. 14 doubles team in the standings. Dominika Jasova, a senior from Kosice, Slovakia, and Zalina Nazarova, […]

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Brenau Golden Tigers Host Public Celebration of ‘International Tennis Day’ March 24

Mar 13, 2014

Brenau University’s Golden Tigers Tennis Team will host “International Tennis Day” along with its Monday, March 24, match with Georgia Perimeter College at the university’s Smithgall Tennis Center on the Gainesville campus. The free public event, from 5 to 8 p.m., celebrates the internationally diverse team, which features only one native-born American, and the global […]

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March 29 Gala Celebrates the ‘Art & Science’ of Brenau University

Mar 12, 2014

Downtown Center Will House Physical Therapy Doctorate and New Manhattan Art Gallery After a decade-long absence, the Brenau Gala returns this March 29 to help celebrate the university’s 135th anniversary and vision for its future, dedicate the renovations for a new physical therapy doctoral program and launch a New York-themed art gallery at the Brenau […]

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Brenau Swimmers Clinch 4th-place NAIA Finish

Mar 10, 2014

Bachman Shares National Coach-of-the-Year Title Brenau University’s Golden Tigers swimming team ranked 4th in the nation and its coach Blaire Bachman collected a share of national coach-of-the-year honors Saturday, March 8, following an outstanding performance the 2014 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving National Championships in Oklahoma City. The young […]

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