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Physical Therapy Doctorate Wins Accreditation Candidacy

Dec 09, 2014

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education has granted candidacy for accreditation to the new Brenau University doctoral degree program that is recruiting candidates for the class that begins in May 2015. Although the program cannot receive full accreditation until after the first candidates complete their studies and receive doctoral degrees in May 2018, […]

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National Study of Post-Heart Attack Therapies is a Family Affair for Brenau Professor

Dec 08, 2014

At the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions annual meeting in Chicago Nov. 15-19, Brenau University’s Augusta, Georgia-based economics professor Rama Mandawat presented a study that indicated procedures to open arteries with stents were more effective than blood clot-busting drugs in prolonging the lives of elderly patients who suffered the worst kinds of heart attack. […]

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Golden Tiger Gets Complete Facelift as Brenau University Establishes Modern Brand Consistency

Nov 18, 2014

Brenau University officially launched its new trademarked Golden Tigers athletics logo and graphic identity system that features the tiger mascot in profile roaring out of a bold initial B as well as the university’s bold black and gold colors. The logo is available for use by Brenau’s 10 Golden Tigers intercollegiate athletics teams and others […]

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Golden Tigers Basketball Earns First Win of the Season

Nov 10, 2014

The Brenau basketball team earned a 78-48 victory in a non-conference game agianst Montreat College of North Carolina Friday. The Golden Tigers raced out to an 11-0 early lead with early baskets from Dominique Patrick and Claire Zimmerman, but the Cavaliers narrowed the gap to 46-35 at the half. In the second half, the Golden Tigers […]

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Brenau University Takes Top Mediation Team Award During International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament

Nov 09, 2014

The 15th annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament came to a close today with Brenau University taking the top spot in the mediation team category. Principia College from Elash, Illinois, took first in the advocate client team category. Alec Bunkley of Georgia Southern University earned first place in the individual mediator category and the team of […]

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TEAMS FROM 22 UNIVERSITIES KICK OFF COMPETITION NOV. 7 AT INTERCOLLEGIATE MEDIATION TOURNAMENT

Nov 06, 2014

Brenau University hosts college and university mediators from across the United States More than 130 students from 22 U.S. colleges and universities gathered here Thursday for final preparation and training before beginning the Friday and Saturday competition to determine the best student mediators in the country. For the second time in the past three years, […]

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Halloween Costume Parade

Nov 03, 2014

The faculty and staff Halloween Costume contest and parade had some great participants in this year’s contest. Faculty and staff members paraded around the Yonah Dinning hall as students ate lunch giving everyone a fun and festive treat.  The winners for each category are as follows: Most Creative & Most Original: The Admissions Team Best Hair […]

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‘Grrrl Power Hour’ Celebrates Sisterhood at Brenau during First Informal Women’s College Convocation

Oct 29, 2014

Brenau University held its first Informal Women’s College Convocation on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Pearce Auditorium. The theme of the convocation, “Grrrl Power Hour” (alluding to the university Golden Tiger mascot), ties into not only celebrating the Brenau sisterhood and igniting the sense of “girl power” in female students, but also the reminder that October […]

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In Praise of Music, Vocal Chamber Ensemble

Oct 28, 2014

The Vocal Chamber Ensemble filled the atrium of the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts with the sounds of music inspired women with songs like Still I Rise,  Prayer and Beauty of Your Dreams. Brenau’s Bobby Ivey, assistant professor of music, lead the ensemble and John Womack and Ben Leaptrott accompanied the students on […]

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Brenau Forms Pact with One of China’s Top 10 Universities for Early Childhood Education Program

Oct 24, 2014

The People’s Republic of China and Anhui Province have approved an agreement between Brenau University and Anhui Normal University for a joint degree program in early childhood teacher education that is designed to bring scores of Chinese students to Georgia starting in 2016, as well as provide study abroad opportunities for American students and faculty […]

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Construction Continues on Sorority Row

Oct 13, 2014

Construction is in full swing on Brenau’s Gainesville campus as crews are well underway in framing the first of four new sorority houses along Prior Street in a $6.5 million project that also will include a three-story residence hall. The new sorority houses, scheduled for completion in the spring and summer of 2015, will replace […]

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Brenau Receives 2014 Governor’s Award for Arts and Humanities

Oct 07, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal today presented Brenau University with a prestigious Governor’s Award for the Arts and Humanities for nurturing the idea that the arts are an essential part of daily lives through arts-related community activities and experiences throughout its history. The award was one of 13 presented by Deal and his wife, Sandra, at […]

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Governor’s Office Treats Kids to Magic of Reading at Brenau Child Development Center for Georgia Pre-K Week

Oct 06, 2014

Brenau University’s Child Development Center received a special visit from Anna Hensley, constituent services specialist for the office of Gov. Nathan Deal, who read to the pre-K class as part of Georgia Pre-K Week, sponsored by Voices for Georgia’ Children. Hensley treated the excited children to readings of the popular children’s book series “Pete the […]

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Brenau Gears Up for Homecoming Events Oct. 3-5

Oct 01, 2014

Brenau University Golden Tigers intercollegiate athletics will host the third annual homecoming celebration Oct. 3-5 in a weekend filled with activities for allowing former teammates to reconnect, for new prospective students to get acquainted with the school and for members of the community to associate with a nationally competitive sports program that is introducing Brenau […]

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Four Tigers earned “Conference Player of the Week” honors for outstanding performances in their respective sports. 

Oct 01, 2014

Swimmer Michelle Billeaud, cross country runner Utami Ketchem, soccer player Jenny Knibbs and volleyball player Sydney Koon were all honored for their performances from the week of Sept. 21-28. Billeaud, a junior business major from Carencro, Louisiana, competed in Brenau’s home opener swim meet by winning both the 50 Butterfly in 26.58 and the 100 Butterfly in 59.18, while placing second in the 200 IM […]

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Entrepreneurs Like Tech Wizard David Karp Would Benefit from Academic ‘Shake Up,’ Brenau President Ed Schrader Asserts

Sep 26, 2014

Brenau University President Ed Schrader called on U.S. higher education’s academic and administrative leaders to explore development of individually customized programs tailored to specific needs of undergraduate and graduate students as a supplement to traditional college and university degree tracks. “I do not believe that the traditional M.B.A. degree will be dead in 10 years,” […]

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Brenau Occupational Therapy Doctoral Candidates Step into ‘That Uncomfortable Place’ of Pushing Boundaries to Help Refine Their Profession

Sep 05, 2014

Brenau University officially welcomed eight candidates to its newest doctoral program Friday at the official celebration to launch the degree in the School of Occupational Therapy. The Occupational Therapy Doctorate program is part of the university’s expanding focus on post-professional health science graduate studies. Brenau graduated its first candidates from the Doctor of Nursing Practice […]

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BU Soccer Ties in Home Opener

Aug 26, 2014

In the opening match of the 2014 season, the #17 Brenau Golden Tigers tied with Tennessee Wesleyan College 1-1 in two overtimes. The Golden Tigers started off the new season quickly when, in the 18th minute, senior Vanessa Alexander found newcomer Mary Achebo for a 1-0 lead. In the 27th minute, senior keeper Tori Brown made an aggressive play on a breakaway Tennessee […]

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President Jimmy Carter Challenges Brenau Women to Continue the Struggle for Gender Equality Throughout the World

Aug 22, 2014

Brenau University Women’s College first-year students enjoyed the “chance of a lifetime” Friday when they had the opportunity to go one-on-one with President Jimmy Carter at a special program for them at the Carter Center in Atlanta. The students’ first assignment as college freshmen is to read and write a report about Carter’s latest book, A […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with Cheerleaders and President Schrader

Aug 19, 2014

On a warm, muggy August afternoon a bucket of ice water dumped over your head might not be the worst thing in the world. Especially when it’s to raise awareness for a good cause. The Brenau University Competitive Cheer Team was “called out” to do the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, ice bucket challenge by Chestatee 8th […]

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