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Gainesville, North Atlanta Campuses Closed Wednesday

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 3/02/10 Due to inclement weather and potentially hazardous driving conditions, the Gainesville and North Atlanta/Norcross campuses will remain closed through Wednesday, March 3.    

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Faculty Dance Concert March 18-20 Exposes ‘Soles and Souls’

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 3/15/10 Atlanta’s modern dance choreographer Melanie Lynch-Blanchard and professional performers from Zoetic Dance Ensemble join Brenau dance faculty and students at 7:30 p.m. March 18-20 with the annual Faculty Dance Concert 2010 in the Hosch Theatre of the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on the Gainesville campus. General admission […]

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Brenau Creates Graduate Admissions Office as an Academic Function

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 3/15/10 Brenau University on March 15 officially opened the academic Office of Graduate Admissions to prepare for the two-fold growth in students seeking master’s, doctorates and other advanced degrees that is expected in the next decade. The new office will be a cornerstone in the ongoing academic reorganization of the university that […]

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The Truth about Tuition

Aug 26, 2011

By Ed L. Schrader, Ph.D.Originally published on 3/21/10  The jousting in the General Assembly of Georgia this year over state appropriations as a byproduct focused attention on the issue of tuition equalization grants to students who attend private colleges and universities. The program that has been around in Georgia since the early 1970s currently carries […]

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Brenau Faculty and Friends Perform Brahms Waltzes and Other Love Songs

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 3/21/10 Brenau University music faculty and professional friends will perform the “Liebeslieder Waltzes” of Johannes Brahms in vocal ensembles and solo recital in a musical “Evening of Love” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 22, on the Gainesville campus. The program and reception, which are free and open to the public, begin at […]

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Memorial Service for Tony Edge Set for Sunday, March 28

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 3/24/10 A memorial service for Antony (Tony) Edge, husband of Brenau Alumni Director Melissa Gardner Edge, will be held Sunday, March 28, at Wages and Sons Funeral home, 1040 Main St., in Stone Mountain, Ga. Visitation with the family will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with the servince following at […]

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Student Choreographers Showcase Distinct Styles in Public Concert

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 4/08/10 Brenau University´s Department of Dance will present Unrestricted by Reality, a senior thesis dance concert, in Hosch Theatre on the Gainesville campus Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 9-11. Performances are April 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and April 11 at 2 p.m. General admission is $6; senior citizens, children 12 […]

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Pluck A Leaf – And Celebrate Earth Day!

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 4/20/10 Did you notice the large river birch tree on display in the library? It is Brenau’s Earth Day “mascot”. For several weeks now, students as well as faculty and staff have been plucking a leaf and committed to activities that have a positive impact on the environment, personal life styles and […]

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Brenau Students Hope Their Team Can Spell V-I-C-T-O-R-Y at Annual Literacy Benefit Event

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 4/20/10 Brenau University once again will field a student team for the annual Spelling Bee to benefit the Gainesville/Hall County Alliance for Literacy. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27, in Pearce Auditorium on the Gainesville campus. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children. “Bill […]

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BRENAU TO SPONSOR SECOND ANNUAL BARBECUE CHAMPIONSHIP

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 4/21/10 Brenau University will present the second annual Brenau Barbecue Championship on Friday and Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, with top professional and amateur cookers competing for cash prizes and bragging rights. Launched last year as a fundraiser for scholarships for Brenau students from the Gainesville and Hall County areas, […]

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Pianist’s Performance Celebrates Brenau Musical Legacy from the Early 20th Century

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 4/21/10 Brenau University celebrates its musical lineage and legacy with a performance by internationally acclaimed author, lecturer, and accompanist Vicki King on Monday, April 26, at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, 429 Academy Street, in Gainesville. The 7:30 p.m. concert, which also features a performance by soprano Barbara […]

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Brenau Students Repeat Spring Break Katrina Aid Trip

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 4/21/10 A multinational group of Brenau University and Brenau Academy students depart for the New Orleans area Sunday morning, Feb. 28, to repeat the mission initiated last year of students’ giving up their spring vacations to help in the ongoing effort to build and renovate houses for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Assistant […]

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BULLI Summer Registration set for May 6

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 4/27/10 If you are interested in dueling views of the Bible and Jesus, determining whether the term “Appalachian Culture” is an oxymoron or learning how to demystify some seemingly simply task on your computer then you should probably enlist in the summer program with the Brenau University Learning and Leisure Institute. The […]

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‘Extraordinary Women’ Address Brenau Graduates: Chief Justice Carol Hunstein and Author Carmen Deedy

Aug 26, 2011

Originally published on 4/29/10 Brenau University announced that its lineup of 2010 commencement speakers who will address about 830 graduates May 7 and 8 includes the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, Carol W. Hunstein, and internationally acclaimed storyteller and children’s book author Carmen Agra Deedy. Brenau begins the commencement season at the […]

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Awards Convocation Highlights Student Achievements

Aug 26, 2011

Brenau University celebrated academic and personal achievements of its best and brightest Thursday, April 22, during the annual spring honors convocation at historic Pearce Auditorium on the Gainesville campus. With faculty and administrators in full academic regalia and all the pomp and circumstance of a full-blown commencement exercise, honorees received everything from certificates of membership […]

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Free Health Screening at Brenau Barbecue … and a Healthy Dose of Ronald McDonald

Aug 26, 2011

A barbecue competition and festival is not normally the place you would go for health tests, but that’s exactly what you can do on Saturday, May 29, at the Brenau Barbecue Championship. The second annual fund-raising event for local scholarships to Brenau University will showcase some of the principal recipients of those scholarships – nursing […]

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‘CRACKER QUEEN’ AUTHOR OF ONE OF ‘25 BOOKS ALL GEORGIANS SHOULD READ’ SPICES UP PREVIEW PARTY FOR BRENAU BARBECUE CHAMPIONSHIP

Aug 26, 2011

Georgia author Lauretta Hannon joins a lineup that ranges from an acoustic guitar set to a Jimmy Buffett tribute band at the Brenau University Amphitheater Friday, May 28, for the preview party to open the second Brenau University barbecue cooking championship. Gates open for the preview party a 5 p.m. with the program set to […]

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BRENAU ACADEMY CELEBRATES 81st ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT

Aug 26, 2011

Thirteen graduating Seniors took center stage on Saturday, May 22 as Brenau Academy celebrated its eighty-first Commencement. The Academy’s newest alumnae are: Sarah A. Ahmed; Kemi Arlene Alemoh; Savannah Leigh Burns; Katherine Marie Dugan; Ann Dee Edseth; Hyun Jung Ko; Susie Kwon; Ho-Kyoung (Amy) Lee; Natalie V. Luck; Brittany L. Reed; Andrea AnJelica Musgrove; and […]

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Brenau Barbecue Championship Features Classic Automobile Show

Aug 26, 2011

If the sight of a perfectly restored 1956 Chevy or muscle car from the ’60s gets your motor revved, don’t miss the inaugural classic car show at the second annual Brenau Barbecue Championship on Memorial Day weekend. The event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, May 29, […]

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Early Brenau Barbecue Volunteers Get the Most Tasteful Jobs

Aug 26, 2011

What is becoming one of the most coveted community volunteer gigs in the Gainesville area is the annual Brenau Barbecue Championship that helps raise money for local scholarships. And, although there is still plenty to do for those who want to help out with the Memorial Day weekend festival, there is one job that is […]

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