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Tigers shut out No.1 Concordia 2-0 for third win in softball championship play

May 20, 2012

Brenau University’s Golden Tigers softball team advanced to the next stage of the NAIA Softball National Championship with a 2-0, eight-inning win over top-ranked Concordia University on Saturday, May 19, in Gulf Shores, Ala. The No. 16 Tigers now face conference rival Auburn University-Montgomery, ranked 18th in the regular season-ending coaches’ poll, at 11 a.m. […]

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Tigers win second game in national championship softball tournament

May 18, 2012

GULF SHORES, Ala., May 18, 2012 – Brenau Golden Tigers ace Anna Maness pitched a three-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts and no walks Friday, May 18, to lead the Brenau team to an 8-0 victory over Talladega College for a second win in the national championship softball tournament. The Tigers opened play in the tournament […]

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Greenhouse dedication marks first step to Brenau bio-science center

May 18, 2012

Home for undergraduate research that reintroduces endangered plants to their native habitats                               Brenau University dedicated a new greenhouse on the Gainesville campus on Friday, May 18, that will expand the university’s successful undergraduate research project that is returning endangered species […]

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Brenau Tennis Defeats Southern Nazarene 5-0 and Advances to Championship Quarterfinals

May 17, 2012

MOBILE, Ala. – The Brenau University Golden Tigers tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship tournament with a 5-0 win over No. 10-ranked Southern Nazarene. The team faces No. 2 Fresno Pacific when play continues at 9 a.m. Thursday at the tournament in Mobile, Ala. “We came […]

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Golden Tigers open National Championship Softball Tournament play Thursday, May 17

May 16, 2012
The No.16 nationally ranked Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team will open play in the national championship tournament in Gulf Shores, Ala., at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT) Thursday, May 17, against the No.25 Swedes of Bethany College of Lindsborg, Kan. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship tournament will be televised at, [...]
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Golden Tigers Seek Return to Top Honors in National Championship Tennis Tournament

May 15, 2012
Brenau Golden Tigers freshman Maria Perdomo Medina from Canary Islands moved into the No. 2 spot on the team and helped put together a surprising doubles combination with Belgium-born junior Eline Nagels. The No. 7 Brenau University Golden Tigers tennis team opens national championship tournament play at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT) Wednesday with [...]
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Afghanistan-bound Army lieutenant misses his Brenau graduation

May 09, 2012

1st Lt. Frank Abrahamsen finishes degree with top honors Frank Abrahamsen graduated summa cum laude from Brenau University. But instead of donning the black cap and gown and picking up his diploma at commencement exercises here on Saturday, May 5, he pulled on the camouflage uniform of a U.S. Army officer preparing for deployment to […]

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Servant leader visionary challenges Brenau graduates to put forth “the best in ourselves” to face the world’s adversities

May 07, 2012

Dr. Kent M. Keith, internationally renowned author of “The Paradoxical Commandments” and the chief executive office for the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, addressed close to 4,000 people at Brenau 133rd commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5. He spoke at both the graduation ceremony for the Women’s College on May 4 and […]

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762 receive diplomas at Brenau graduation ceremonies

May 05, 2012

University also honors North Carolina philanthropist Irwin ‘Ike’ Belk In ceremonies this weekend Brenau University conferred 786 degrees on 762 undergraduate and graduate recipients – some of whom have completed dual degree programs for both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. All told Brenau awarded 341 graduate diplomas and 430 undergraduate diplomas at two ceremonies at the […]

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Brenau University launches President’s Summer Arts Series featuring work by four Gainesville painters

May 04, 2012
The special exhibition runs May 9 through May 31 with a special opening night reception for the artists   A mix of styles and life experiences come together in a new art exhibit opening this month when Brenau University kicks off the inaugural exhibition in its new “President’s Summer Arts Series” running May 9-31 on [...]
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Brenau University’s 4th Annual Barbecue Competition marks return of old champion and new hopefuls

May 01, 2012
For Myron Mixon, shown here at the center of his Jack’s Old South team at the 2010 Brenau Barbecue Championship, second place does not have a very good view – especially when you’re talking about pork. Mixon hopes to regain his 2009 champion status at the 2012 Brenau festival.   Myron Mixon of Jack’s Old [...]
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Brenau University hosts public seminar at High Museum by Servant Leader guru Kent Keith

Apr 27, 2012
Brenau University will host a free and open-to-the-public seminar entitled “Servant Leadership in the Boardroom: Fulfilling the Public Trust” conducted by internationally acclaimed author Kent M. Keith at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Hill Auditorium at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. A reception will follow the program at 4:30 p.m. Those [...]
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Brenau University Cheer Squad ranks second nationally in its first year

Apr 26, 2012
Brenau University’s newest Golden Tigers intercollegiate team set out to make a good impression during its inaugural season and did exactly that, placing second in the nation in National Cheerleading Association Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championships competition in Daytona Beach, Fla. Competing in the All-Girl intermediate division for smaller schools April 12-13, Brenau finished less [...]
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Brenau University ranks as one of Atlanta Region’s Top Workplaces in all industry segments

Apr 24, 2012
In a survey of more than 43,500 employees from organizations from all for-profit and not-for-profit business sectors, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution named Brenau University among metropolitan Atlanta’s top 100 workplaces for 2012 – and one of the top 30 mid-size workplaces in the 20-county region. The survey results, which segmented by the size of the workforce [...]
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College of Health & Science presents Graduate Research Day

Apr 20, 2012
Dr. Krisi Probert (Occupational Therapy) in conversation with graduate students Brenau University’s College of Health & Science will showcase work of undergraduate and graduate students and faculty Saturday, April 21, during its First Annual Research Symposium at the Brenau East campus at Featherbone Communiversity, 999 Chestnut St. SE, in Gainesville. Free and open to the [...]
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Seniors Perform Trumpet and Voice Recitals

Apr 18, 2012
Matt Scout, TrumpetTwo Brenau University seniors will appear Saturday in two different types of musical performances in their final recitals as Brenau students. Tenor Jeff Akana, a music performance major from Suwanee, Ga., will sing. Matt Scout, a music major from Flowery Branch, Ga., will perform with classical selections for trumpet. The recitals will begin [...]
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“May Day” reunion weekend festivities draw more than 300 to Brenau campus

Apr 13, 2012
In a traditional showcase for spring millinery, more than 300 Brenau Women’s College alumnae plus families and friends will converge on the Brenau University campus here Saturday, April 14, for the annual day of class reunions and the ‘May Day’ celebration for current students. The link between the past and present for the 134-year-old institution [...]
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Brenau University Department of Dance presents Faculty/Senior Thesis Dance Concert 2012: “Headlines”

Apr 11, 2012
The Brenau University Department of Dance presents its spring dance concert, “Headlines,” Thursday, April 12 through Saturday April 14, 2012. Performances will be held nightly at 7:30 p.m. at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, in Hosch Theatre, located on Brenau University’s Gainesville campus. The concert will showcase eight fresh-off-the-press works by [...]
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Brenau plans MBA program at Suwanee-based medical college

Mar 27, 2012
Brenau University President Ed Schrader announced today that the Gainesville, Ga.-based institution plans to offer its Master of Business Administration program starting in the fall of 2012 on the campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in nearby Suwanee, Ga. Schrader, speaking at the Rotary Club of Gwinnett County here Tuesday, said the university [...]
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Brenau forum puts local perspective on national health care reform

Mar 12, 2012
One of the most divisive and hotly contested issues in recent years, the upcoming changes in national health care laws, comes into sharp local focus on Thursday, March 15, as Brenau University convenes a panel of health care experts to provide their perspectives on recent and imminent changes and address myths, realities and unanswered questions [...]
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