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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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Australian Freshman Continues to Lead Brenau Team in NAIA Championship Swim Meet

Mar 08, 2014

Brenau University’s Courtney Hayward wrapped up her second individual national championship Friday, March 7, with a come-from-behind win in the in the 400 IM on the second day of the 2014 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving National Championships in Oklahoma City with a winning time of 4:30.53. The freshman […]

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Pacolet Milliken Contributes Property for Brenau University Athletic Park

Mar 08, 2014

The site will be developed as “home field” location for Golden Tigers intercollegiate teams and for some public uses in a coming $4.4 million development project. South Carolina-based Pacolet Milliken Enterprises, Inc., has donated a 16.8-acre tract of land here for the development of a multipurpose athletics park at the site of the historic New […]

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Brenau University Swim Team Opens National Championship Meet with Win and Second Spot in Key Events

Mar 07, 2014

Brenau University’s Courtney Hayward won the 500 freestyle event Thursday, March 6, in the opening day of the 2014 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving National Championships. In her national championship performance, the freshman from Townsville, Australia, posted a winning time of 4:58.42, beating the second-place finisher, SCAD’s Caroline Lepesant, […]

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Brenau Awards $40,000 in Scholarships to Emerging Art Students

Feb 26, 2014

High school students from across North Georgia took to Brenau University’s Gainesville campus Monday, Feb. 17 for a day of art, workshops, awards and came away from the 2014 Young Women’s Art and Design Exhibition with more than $40,000 worth of scholarships and cash prizes. Lynn Jones, chair of the Interior Design Department at Brenau, […]

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GOP U.S. Senate Primary Debate Video Now Online

Feb 26, 2014

Brenau’s video and audio recordings of the Georgia U.S. Senate debate recently held in Pearce Auditorium are now online. The video is available online on YouTube or Vimeo. The audio is available online at http://www.brenau.edu/wbcx/wbcxinterviews/. Brenau’s radio station, 89.1 WBCX-FM, broadcast the Feb. 22 debate live. This was the third in a series of seven debates the Republic Party […]

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U.S. Senate Debate Airs Live on Brenau’s 89.1 WBCX-FM on Saturday, Feb. 22

Feb 22, 2014

Brenau University’s radio station, 89.1 WBCX-FM, will broadcast live the Feb. 22 debate from Gainesville, Ga., of candidates seeking the Republican nomination in the 2014 U.S. Senate election. If you are outside of the station’s 1,900-square-mile listening area in northeast Georgia, you can listen to the streaming broadcast online at the WBCX Listen Live link: […]

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Brenau Barbecue Championship on ‘Hiatus’ for 2014

Feb 21, 2014

Because of a spring calendar filled with significant university events, Brenau University announced today that the annual Brenau Barbecue Championship scheduled for Memorial Day weekend in Gainesville has been placed on hiatus – at least for 2014. Brenau President Ed Schrader said the university will decide later whether to resume the event, which has become […]

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Brenau Student Art Exhibit at High Museum Extended Through Weekend

Feb 13, 2014

The High Museum of Art extended the special exhibition of about 85 works from Brenau University students through Sunday, Feb. 16. The closing reception for the exhibition, postponed twice by hazardous winter weather conditions, has also been rescheduled to Sunday, Feb. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the education center, located on the lower level of the […]

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Second Bud Author Ezzard Describes Georgia Winemaking Success in WBCX Interview Prior to Brenau University Appearance

Feb 07, 2014

Martha Ezzard, author of Second Bud: Deserting the City for a Farm Winery, discusses how she and her husband John turned a north Georgia family farm into a successful winery in an interview scheduled for broadcast on 89.1 WBCX- on Monday, Feb. 10 and 13 at 12:06 p.m. The interview on the Brenau University radio station airs prior […]

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Australia 2013 National High School Freestyle Bronze Medalist Will Swim for Brenau University

Feb 06, 2014

Australia’s 2013 national high school 400 meter freestyle bronze medalist signed a letter of intent to attend Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga., and swim for the No. 4-ranked Golden Tigers in the 2014-15 season. Ella Kleinschmidt, who is from Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia, is the daughter of Alinda and Jon Kleinschmidt. She intends to pursue […]

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Brenau University’s Hayward Wins Conference ‘Swimmer of the Week’ for Third Time This Season

Feb 06, 2014

The Appalachian Swimming Conference selected Brenau University freshman Courtney Hayward, as its ‘Swimmer of the Week’ for the third time this season after the freshman from Townsville, Queensland, Australia, led the Golden Tigers to an impressive win over NCAA Division II Converse College Jan. 18. In the dual meet victory (140-65) against NCAA Converse, Hayward […]

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Brenau Student Exhibition at High Museum Rescheduled to Feb. 13

Feb 04, 2014

The reception for the special exhibition of about 85 works from Brenau University students at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the education center, which is located on the lower level of the Stent Family Wing at the museum. The work will be on display through […]

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Second Bud Author Martha Ezzard Speaks at Brenau About Family Farm Turned Winery

Feb 04, 2014

Keynoting a special lecture and wine-tasting program at the Brenau University Downtown Center Feb. 13, author Martha Ezzard will discuss how she and her physician husband John turned a north Georgia family farm into a successful winery. Ezzard, award-winning newspaper columnist, environmental lawyer and former Colorado state senator, also will sign her book, The Second Bud: […]

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Three Brenau Teams Start 2014 ‘Realistically in the Hunt’ for National Championships.

Jan 31, 2014

Three Brenau University Golden Tigers athletic teams opened 2014 racking up top national rankings in pre-season polls: Swimming at No. 4, tennis at No. 6 and softball at No. 17 in the nation. The Tigers swim team, which finished last spring ranked No. 6 after the 2013-14 season-ending national meet, placed No. 4 in the […]

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Bowers Signs with Brenau Golf for 2014

Jan 31, 2014

    Sara Jane Bowers of Statesboro, Ga., has signed a letter of intent with Brenau University for the 2014 golf season, making her the university’s newest asset for this upcoming season. Bowers is the 2013 GHSA Girls Junior Sectional Challenge Match Champion, the 2013 Forest Heights Country Club Ladies Champion, a Wendy’s Heisman High […]

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Brenau University Students Exhibit at the High Museum of Art

Jan 30, 2014

  Eighty-five works from Brenau University students, mostly majoring in fine arts and interior design, will be on display through Feb. 14 in a special exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Part of the Gainesville-based university’s unique academic partnership with the High, the exhibition in the museum’s Greene Family Education Center includes […]

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Georgia GOP Selects Brenau’s Pearce Auditorium as Site for Feb. 22 U.S. Senate Debate

Jan 28, 2014

Brenau University announced on Monday that the Georgia Republican Party on Feb. 22 will hold the third debate of candidates vying for the Republican nomination to the open seat from Georgia in the U.S. Senate on the university’s Gainesville campus. Free and open to the public, the debate will be in historic Pearce Auditorium from […]

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Brenau Signs West Hall High School’s Olivia Davis to Golf Team

Jan 17, 2014

Olivia Davis of Flowery Branch, Ga., signed a letter of intent to continue her golf career at Brenau University making her Brenau’s first golf signee for the 2014-15 season. “Brenau has exactly what I have imagined I’ve wanted in a college,” said Davis. “The girls at Brenau are friendly and I feel like I will […]

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