The Best of the Best: Bill Rogers and Three Top Tennis Players Join Brenau University’s Athletics Hall of Fame

Oct 03, 2015

One of the most accomplished coaches in the history of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is among the latest inductees in Brenau University’s Athletics Hall of Fame. Former Brenau head tennis coach Dr. Bill Rogers quite literally led the 2015-16 hall of fame class, as the other three other inductees – Leyla Ogan, Helene […]

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Women’s College Students Learn in First Fall Convocation That, in Finding Life’s Passions, “There’s No App for That”

Aug 27, 2015

In the traditional kickoff of the Brenau University Women’s College academic year, one of the region’s foremost forensic interviewers, Dr. Julie Battle, told students that going to college will not automatically prepare them for life or careers. “You can’t do a Google search to find your passion,” said Dr. Julie Battle, chair of Brenau’s academic […]

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New Students Pour into Brenau for Move-In Day 2015

Aug 18, 2015

The next wave of Brenau University Women’s College first-year students arrived on Tuesday to get a head start on learning the ropes as college freshmen before the scheduled beginning of classes on Monday, Aug. 24. In all, more than 300 new students – hailing from 11 states and six countries – will begin classes at […]

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Surprise Veterans Reunion Highlights Graduation Ceremony

May 02, 2015

When Brenau University President Ed Schrader gave his welcoming remarks at the 2015 commencement, he gave a special acknowledgment to the active duty military personnel and veterans among the graduating class. Schrader singled out one veteran: Debra Cooper from Winder, Georgia, who was about to receive a diploma for a Master of Occupational Therapy degree. […]

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28-year-old Entrepreneur Amanda Slavin Challenges Graduates to ‘Look Back’ as Well as Forward

May 01, 2015

Amanda Slavin, the 28-year-old entrepreneur that Forbes magazine recognized as one of the top 30 marketing and advertising professionals who have not yet celebrated their 30th birthdays, cautioned members of the 2015 Brenau University Women’s College graduating class to measure success as they go forth in life “not by what you accomplish…but by who you are.” As […]

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Golden Tigers Split Doubleheader Against Middle Georgia State

Apr 24, 2015

The Brenau softball team lost the opening game against Middle Georgia State College, but rallied to win the second game in Gainesville on Friday. The Golden Tigers ran into trouble in the second inning after Middle Georgia loaded the bases, but first basemen Katie Cole snagged a line drive and touched first base for an […]

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Golden Tigers ‘Break Ground’ for First Phase of $4.4 Million Athletics Park

Apr 22, 2015

With the Golden Tigers softball team winding down the 2015 season, players joined athletics from soccer, track and field, swimming and other sports in an unofficial ground-breaking ceremony for Brenau University’s new athletics park that is now under construction in mill town New Holland located about two miles from the historic campus. However, with heavy […]

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2015 Academic Awards and Honors Convocation

Apr 21, 2015

The annual Academic Awards and Honors Convocation filled historic Pearce Auditorium with eager students, faculty and staff members excited to find out the winners of this this year’s academic awards. The highlights include the Baxter-Bryan Scholarship recipient Alaina Troha, a junior studio art major and member of Alpha Chi Omega. Selected from the top five students of […]

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2015 Alumnae Reunion Weekend and May Day

Apr 13, 2015

New additions to campus and some beloved traditions marked this year’s Alumnae Reunion Weekend and May Day celebrations for the near 200 alumnae and students in attendance. Besides the traditional May Court, class day and Maypole wrapping, the official dedication of “Brenau Woman #2” took place in front of the Simmons Visual Arts Building on […]

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Brenau Leadership Colloquium Inspires and Motivates Women of All Ages

Mar 24, 2015

Received with enthusiastic fervor, Brenau University’s second Women’s Leadership Colloquium encouraged fellowship and community among its attendees on March 20 at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts. The event packed Hosch Theatre full of alumni, students, faculty, and community leaders for conversations about the unique potential and challenges of women’s leadership. “One thread […]

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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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Brenau’s Got Talent 2015 Video Online

Feb 05, 2015

As we welcomed parents, family members, prospective students and other guests for our annual Winter Weekend, Brenau also celebrated our first Brenau’s Got Talent competition. The competition was a great success with Amanda Washington winning first place for her performance of “They Just Keep Moving the Line,” second place winner, Janely Rodriquez and third place winner […]

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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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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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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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