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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 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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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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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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