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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. “I […]

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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 […]

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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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Lauren Smith Signs to Play Golf at Brenau

Jun 05, 2013

 Lauren Smith is the newest Golden Tiger at Brenau University. The 18-year-old 2013 graduate of Johnson High School in Gainesville, Ga, signed her scholarship Wednesday, June 5 in the Brenau University gym surrounded by her coaches, family and friends including her parents Todd and Catherine Smith and her best friend Taylor Young. Lauren participated and excelled in […]

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Brenau University Sends 65 New Nurses Off Into The World

May 13, 2013

The Brenau University nursing school’s annual pinning ceremony took place in Pearce Auditorium on the Gainesville campus, Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 6 p.m. The ceremony, an over 50 year old tradition, welcomed 65 new nurses into the fold while over 700 faculty, family and friends looked on from the historic auditorium. Keeta Wilborn, director of the […]

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Brenau University Holds Special Women’s College Commencement For Softball team Members

May 07, 2013

Six members of the Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team missed their graduation ceremony last weekend because they were off playing in the Southern States Athletic Conference tournament. So Brenau threw them another ceremony today – with all the academic regalia, pomp and circumstance as the original ceremony. “It was the least that we could […]

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Political Commentator Eleanor Clift Challenges Brenau University Graduates To Embrace Change And Opportunity

May 04, 2013

World-shaping politics, ‘the best and worst of human behavior,’ means hard-won rights can be easily lost GAINESVILLE, Ga., May 4, 2013 – Eleanor Clift, one of America’s foremost political columnist and commentators, told Brenau University graduates Saturday to take advantage of the enormous opportunities the world affords them but cautioned them to be prepared to […]

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Anne-Marie Slaughter Challenges Brenau University Women To Use ‘Hearts And Heads’ To Forge Fulfilling Lives

May 03, 2013

The former U.S. State Department’s top foreign policy planning expert says that by taking sometimes scary risks of choosing ‘caregiving over breadwinning and love over money’ women might actually be able to have it all. GAINESVILLE, Ga., May 3, 2013 ­– Anne-Marie Slaughter, the former top State Department foreign policy planning leader who shocked Washington […]

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Construction Begins at Downtown Center

Apr 15, 2013

Demolition is nearing an end and construction is underway on the new home of Brenau University’s expanded graduate degree programs in physical therapy and other health sciences, the Brenau Downtown Center. The project is estimated to wrap up around six months from now. Crews from Carroll Daniel Construction and local sub-contractors started demo work on the […]

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Expanded Reunion Weekend and ‘May Day’ Activities Draw Hundreds to Brenau Gainesville Campus April 12-14

Apr 12, 2013

In a traditional showcase for spring millinery, more than 300 Brenau Women’s College and Brenau Academy alumnae plus families and friends converged on the Brenau University campus  Friday through Sunday, April 12-14, the annual day of class reunions and the “May Day” celebration for current students. The weekend marked the return to inductions for the […]

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