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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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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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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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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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Move-In Day 2014

Aug 21, 2014

A little construction never hurt anything. First-year Women’s College students successfully unloaded their belongings, moved into their new dorm rooms and began a weeks worth of welcoming activities on Brenau’s Gainesville campus Wednesday, August 20, despite the construction of new sorority houses down Prior Street. “We’re going to have empty nest syndrome now,” joked John […]

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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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Brenau Softball Sweeps Brewton-Parker in Doubleheader

Apr 25, 2014

The Golden Tigers softball team swept Brewton-Parker College in Friday’s doubleheader, 5-1 and 2-1, to keep pace in the SSAC standings. In the second inning, Landon Farrow drove in a run to start the Golden Tiger rally while Victoria Fontana followed up with two RBIs to help take a 3-0 lead. Liz Schneider and Katie […]

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Bluegrass and Books to Benefit RISE

Apr 24, 2014

“I bet you’ve never heard a drum part played on a banjo,” said Carly Burruss of The Sawnee Mountain Train Wreck before the band broke into a bluegrass cover of Kacey Musgrave’s Smoke. Burruss, a student at Kennesaw State University, Jordan Wallace, a biology senior at Brenau University, and Wallace’s sister Patience Bryant, a local high […]

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Gainesville Students Find Finals Stress Relief With Puppy Therapy

Apr 22, 2014

The Hall County Animal Shelter brought puppies to Brenau University’s Gainesville campus to provide the students with a stress relief during finals week. For three days during finals week, from 12-2 p.m., students could visit the gazebo near Sorority Circle and relax with a four-legged friend. “This is great,” shouted McKenzie Stevens, a middle-grades education […]

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