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Ice Storm Hits Gainesville Campus

Feb 17, 2015

The ice storm that froze a huge chunk of North Georgia couldn’t freeze the spirits on the historic Gainesville campus despite cutting the school off from power. Brenau Chefs AB Bailey and Tony Rojas kept the students well fed sans power cooking inside by flashlight and using the smoker outside. The Yonah Dinning Hall was not completely […]

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Teepa Snow Gives Brenau And Gainesville A Look At Dementia From ‘The Other Side’

Feb 07, 2015

With one out of five families today dealing with individuals suffering from dementia, caregivers need to explore and adopt different approaches for dealing with the problem, a leading expert told health care professional and other gathered for a special program Saturday at Brenau University’s School of Occupational Therapy. Teepa Snow, founder of Positive Approaches to […]

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Tennis Starts Season with Scrimmage Win

Jan 23, 2015

The Brenau tennis team kicked off the 2015 season with a 6-3 victory over fellow SSAC member Dalton State University in a Friday afternoon scrimmage in Gainesville. The Golden Tigers opened the match with a win in #1 doubles as the team of Maria Perdomo and Patricia Recalde took their match 8-5. After a loss […]

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AnMarie Martin at Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation

Jan 15, 2015

AnMarie Martin, a Hall Country sheriff’s deputy, advised the Brenau Women’s College student body “not to lose their humanity in the process” of finding their career. In her keynote address for the university’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Pearce Auditorium on the Gainesville campus Jan. 15, Deputy Martin led the audience through the […]

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Frozen Fountain

Jan 08, 2015

Students bundled up between classes on the Gainesville campus where temperatures dropped to 9 degrees in the early morning freezing the fountain on front campus.

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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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