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Brenau Awards $40,000 in Scholarships to Emerging Art Students

Feb 26, 2014

High school students from across North Georgia took to Brenau University’s Gainesville campus Monday, Feb. 17 for a day of art, workshops, awards and came away from the 2014 Young Women’s Art and Design Exhibition with more than $40,000 worth of scholarships and cash prizes. Lynn Jones, chair of the Interior Design Department at Brenau, […]

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GOP U.S. Senate Primary Debate Video Now Online

Feb 26, 2014

Brenau’s video and audio recordings of the Georgia U.S. Senate debate recently held in Pearce Auditorium are now online. The video is available online on YouTube or Vimeo. The audio is available online at http://www.brenau.edu/wbcx/wbcxinterviews/. Brenau’s radio station, 89.1 WBCX-FM, broadcast the Feb. 22 debate live. This was the third in a series of seven debates the Republic Party […]

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Brenau Ideal Scholarship Competition

Feb 07, 2014

During this year’s Winter Weekend at Brenau University perspective Women’s College students arrived on the Gainesville campus for a weekend of events and informational sessions about the school. A highlight of the weekend was the Brenau Ideal Scholarship Competition where 13 contestants competed in three categories: essay writing, oratory and talent, and the woman with the […]

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Hot Shooting Propels Golden Tigers Past Warhawks

Feb 03, 2014

Hot shooting and clutch free throws propelled the Brenau Golden Tigers basketball team past Auburn-Montgomery University 67-61 in an SSAC conference matchup on Saturday. In the first half, the Golden Tigers took an early 11-4 lead with three pointers from Kalin Williams of Palmetto, Ga., andBrittney Wiley  of Royston, Ga. However, the Warhawks defense allowed […]

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Brenau Signs West Hall High School’s Olivia Davis to Golf Team

Jan 17, 2014

Olivia Davis of Flowery Branch, Ga., signed a letter of intent to continue her golf career at Brenau University making her Brenau’s first golf signee for the 2014-15 season. “Brenau has exactly what I have imagined I’ve wanted in a college,” said Davis. “The girls at Brenau are friendly and I feel like I will […]

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SEE VIDEO: President Ed Schrader Projects Investing in Educating Southern Women Would Yield $2.4 Trillion

Jan 17, 2014

Brenau University President Ed Schrader projected that expanding investments in educating traditional-aged Southern women would yield a $2.4 trillion economic windfall over a 35-year period in increased lifetime earning potential alone for that demographic group.  As the only male speaker at the 2013 TEDx Centennial Park Women conference in Atlanta, Schrader pointed out that the […]

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King Day Speaker Myrtle Figueras Tells Brenau Students to ‘Write Your Own Songs’

Jan 14, 2014

Long-time Gainesville political leader and teacher Myrtle Figueras challenged Brenau University students Tuesday not to so much press for change in society as to “be the change you want to see.” Figueras, a long-time member of the Gainesville City Council and the former mayor of the northeast Georgia city, was the keynote speaker at the […]

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Midnight Breakfast Winter 2013

Nov 26, 2013

During Midnight Breakfast students dance, win prizes and have a blast with one another as faculty members serve up amazing breakfast food.

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Tree Decorating

Nov 26, 2013

The annual Christmas Tree is up in the Yonah Dinning Hall and students added ornaments as they headed to dinner Thursday evening. Director of Greek Life and Campus Traditions, Debbie Thompson, was on hand in the Yonah lobby to help students deck the tree with Brenau’s traditional ornaments, some of which have been with the […]

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Best-selling Author Mary Alice Monroe Speaks to Brenau Students

Oct 24, 2013

New York Times best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe told Brenau University students Monday, Oct. 21, that as writers they may work in solitary, but to be successful they must “open the window and let the story come in.” Best known for novels and nonfiction works that deal with environmental themes, Monroe wrote The Butterfly’s Daughter, a novel set […]

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Day of Dance

Oct 21, 2013

Day of Dance at Brenau University from Brenau University on Vimeo. For one day, regional high school dance students converge at Brenau University’s Gainesville campus to learn dance from faculty and outside professionals, see work the current students are producing and learn about the educational opportunities at Brenau. Vincas Greene, the dance department chair at […]

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Hello, Lucile! Brenau Officially Dedicates ‘World’s Largest Golden Tiger’ Sculpture to Kick Off 135th Anniversary Celebration

Oct 04, 2013

Brenau University officially celebrated the beginning of its 135th anniversary on Friday with the dedication of what it believes to be the world’s largest golden tiger sculpture as the perfect symbol of the institution’s spirit, academic prowess and nationally ranked intercollegiate sports teams. And, the statute now has a name: Lucile, in honor of Lucile […]

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Brenau Shuts Down Belhaven 5-0

Sep 27, 2013

After a rigorous seven consecutive road matches, the NAIA #20-ranked Brenau soccer team found comfort at home as Golden Tigers stormed past Belhaven University 5-0 on Thursday. The Brenau offensive started slowly, but in the 37th minute Kayla Madsen (Flowery Branch, GA) found Esther Anyanwu (Lagos, Nigeria) to take a 1-0 lead into the half. […]

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2013 Bid Day

Sep 26, 2013

This year’s freshman sorority members have now gone through an annual right-of-passage — Bid Day. Around 50 ladies stood outside of the Owens Student Center anxiously waiting to open envelopes containing their welcome into a sorority. Many tears, hugs and screams of excitement followed the okay to tear open the envelopes from the Rho Gamma’s, current sorority […]

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2013 Pep Rally

Sep 18, 2013

A dance-off and a “Brain Freeze” competition highlighted the 2013-2014 Brenau University pep rally on Thursday night. The event featured a packed gymnasium, free pizza and the introduction of the Golden Tiger athletic teams as student gathered together to celebrate the upcoming athletic seasons. After each athletic team was introduced, one member of each team […]

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2013 Fall Formal Convocation

Aug 27, 2013

Students, staff and faculty filled Pearce Auditorium Tuesday afternoon for the 2013 Fall Formal Convocation. Brenau University Professor of Mathematics and Science and convocation speaker, Dr. Carolyn Giberson, left the student body with some sound advice after addressing a few issues that she has found important after her “roughly 82 years as a teacher and […]

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Brenau University Welcomes One of the Largest First-Year Classes for 2013-14

Aug 20, 2013

With hugs, smiles and a few tear-filled moments, scores of new first-year students said goodbye to their families Wednesday, Aug. 21, as they began moving into dormitories, sizing up sororities and planning classes as part of one of the largest freshman class ever to enroll at the Brenau University Women’s College. Brenau officials estimate that […]

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RISE Graduation

Jul 26, 2013

Children in the Real Interactive Summer Learning Experience, RISE, camp graduated Friday, July 26, at the Davis Street Community center among friends, family and their summer camp teachers. The program, which started last year, was put in place by a group of Brenau University students, including Anna Lopera and Hannah Norwood, partnering with the Gainesville […]

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Signs Installed at Downtown Center

Jul 01, 2013

The 18 foot tall signs, representing Brenau University’s four portals of education which the Brenau curriculum is based, were installed Wednesday, June 26 at the Downtown Center. A bank of lights installed behind the vinyl banner signs will be illuminated, giving even more light to the Downtown Center’s entrance off the Square in downtown Gainesville. The arena […]

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Brenau University Explores the Roles of Women, Clothing Throughout History and Celebrates a Decade of Student Art With a Dual Reception

Jun 18, 2013

The Brenau Galleries are celebrating two summer exhibitions, The Good Wife and Brenau Family Ties, Thursday, June 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. with a reception of light fares and a talk beginning in the Leo Castelli Gallery in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on the Gainesville campus. After the 6 p.m. talk for The Good Wife, the […]

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