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Brenau University Offers Assistance to Sweet Briar Students, Faculty and Staff

Mar 05, 2015

Brenau University today offered to match scholarships and financial discount packages to all Sweet Briar College students who elect to continue their educations at Brenau. Sweet Briar, a women’s college in Lynchburg, Virginia, announced earlier this week that it would close its doors forever at the end of the current academic year after 114 years of […]

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Golden Tigers Swimmers Honored at Brenau as Send-off to National Championship Meet

Feb 28, 2015

Brenau University honored its No. 3 nationally ranked Golden Tigers swimming team during halftime ceremonies at the Saturday, Feb. 28, home basketball game for their impressive win in the Appalachian Swimming Conference meet and their ranking this week by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America as the  top academic team country. The ceremony at the Tigers […]

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Swimming Named Academic All-American Team

Feb 28, 2015

The Brenau University swim team was named this week as the top NAIA/NJCAA Scholar All-American team for fall 2014 by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). The Golden Tigers led the NAIA/NJCAA women’s team awards for the fall term with an overall 3.52 GPA and was recognized as a Scholar All-American team. “At […]

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Brenau Alum Heads ‘O.K. Corral’ Group at March 3 ‘Doc Holliday’ Program

Feb 20, 2015

When Thad “T.B.” Burton returns to his alma mater in full regalia on Tuesday, March 3, instead of the academic cap and gown of a Brenau University graduate he will wear a Stetson and a sixgun. Those are part of his normal attire in his portrayal of the legendary 1880s era Old West gunfighter-gambler Doc […]

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No. 5 Golden Tiger Swimmers ‘Boil Water’ in Appalachian Conference Championship

Feb 15, 2015

The No. 5 nationally ranked Brenau University Golden Tigers swimming team from Gainesville, Georgia, captured the Appalachian Swimming Conference title and Brenau head swim coach Blair Bachman won conference coach-of-the-year honors for the fourth time consecutively here on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Led by the conference-declared “swimmer-of-the-meet” performance by sophomore All-American Courtney Hayward of Townsville, Australia, […]

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Brenau Draws on Doc Holliday Legend with March 3 Appearance by Georgia Author of the Year Victoria Wilcox

Feb 11, 2015

More than 125 years after the death of legendary Georgia-born Old West gunfighter and gambler John H. “Doc” Holliday, Brenau University will host a special program Tuesday, March 3, that explores the continuing prominence in popular culture  of Holliday and others whose principal claim to fame was a 30-second gunfight at the OK Corral in […]

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Teepa Snow Gives Brenau And Gainesville A Look At Dementia From ‘The Other Side’

Feb 07, 2015

With one out of five families today dealing with individuals suffering from dementia, caregivers need to explore and adopt different approaches for dealing with the problem, a leading expert told health care professional and other gathered for a special program Saturday at Brenau University’s School of Occupational Therapy. Teepa Snow, founder of Positive Approaches to […]

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Gov. Deal Installs Hinton to Higher Ed Oversight Board

Jan 29, 2015

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, officially installed Brenau Vice President for Financial Services Toby Hinton as a member of the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission. The swearing-in ceremony occurred in the governor’s office at the state capitol in Atlanta. Hinton’s wife Suzanne also attended. Georgia lawmakers established the commission in 1990 […]

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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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We Did It! 100% Employee Participation in the 2014-15 Campus Campaign

Dec 16, 2014

Congratulations Brenau faculty and staff! You made history this year. For the first time, 100 percent of the Brenau full-time, ¾-time and ½-time employees stepped up to support the  2014-15 Campus Campaign by pledging or donating individual gifts that total close to $100,000. Senior Vice President and CFO David Barnett  announced the historic achievement at […]

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This is Some Cook Book: Gainesville Author’s Second ‘Scholar & Sphinx’ Fantasy Novel Debuts Dec. 16

Dec 12, 2014

Technically, it is a “Cook book,” but with title ingredients like a scholar, a sphinx and a fang of Fenrir, it sounds more like recipes for mayhem than for Sunday brunch. The Scholar, the Sphinx and the Fang of Fenrir is the second novel by author Alison Reeger Cook, who publishes under the moniker A.R. Cook. […]

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Physical Therapy Doctorate Wins Accreditation Candidacy

Dec 09, 2014

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education has granted candidacy for accreditation to the new Brenau University doctoral degree program that is recruiting candidates for the class that begins in May 2015. Although the program cannot receive full accreditation until after the first candidates complete their studies and receive doctoral degrees in May 2018, […]

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National Study of Post-Heart Attack Therapies is a Family Affair for Brenau Professor

Dec 08, 2014

At the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions annual meeting in Chicago Nov. 15-19, Brenau University’s Augusta, Georgia-based economics professor Rama Mandawat presented a study that indicated procedures to open arteries with stents were more effective than blood clot-busting drugs in prolonging the lives of elderly patients who suffered the worst kinds of heart attack. […]

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Global Health Expert Glover: Ebola Crisis Could Have Been Contained Earlier

Dec 03, 2014

One of the world’s leading experts on the global Ebola crisis warns that the United States and other countries should take care to maintain health care infrastructures as a first line of defense against uncontrollable outbreaks of deadly disease. Dr. Frank E. Glover, urologist and public health doctor who has worked extensively in Africa during […]

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Dr. Frank Glover, Ebola Expert, Appears on 89.1 WBCX Broadcasts Nov. 25 through Dec. 7

Nov 24, 2014

One of the world’s leading experts on the global Ebola crisis will be in Gainesville on Monday, Dec. 1, to speak at the Gainesville Rotary Club and for appearances on 89.1 WBCX-FM that will broadcast Dec. 2, 5 and 7. Dr. Frank E. Glover, who has both medical education and training as a physician as […]

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Anonymous Donor Seeds Scholarship Honoring Wayne Dempsey for $50,000

Nov 24, 2014

An anonymous donor seeded with a $50,000 pledge a financial assistance fund for both undergraduate and graduate students at Brenau University to honor the institution’s long-time executive vice president and CFO Wayne W. Dempsey, who died in 2014 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Called the Wayne W. Dempsey Endowed Scholarship Fund, the gift by […]

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Golden Tiger Gets Complete Facelift as Brenau University Establishes Modern Brand Consistency

Nov 18, 2014

Brenau University officially launched its new trademarked Golden Tigers athletics logo and graphic identity system that features the tiger mascot in profile roaring out of a bold initial B as well as the university’s bold black and gold colors. The logo is available for use by Brenau’s 10 Golden Tigers intercollegiate athletics teams and others […]

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New International Students Director Jordan Anderson is a Trilingual Globetrotter

Nov 17, 2014

Jordan M. Anderson of Birmingham, Alabama, joined the Brenau University staff Nov. 5 as the director of international students and programs. The Mandarin- and Spanish-speaking Anderson  comes to Brenau as the university completes is most significant international partnership agreement to date – a program negotiated with Anhui Normal Institute in China that will bring to the […]

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Brenau University Takes Top Mediation Team Award During International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament

Nov 09, 2014

The 15th annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament came to a close today with Brenau University taking the top spot in the mediation team category. Principia College from Elash, Illinois, took first in the advocate client team category. Alec Bunkley of Georgia Southern University earned first place in the individual mediator category and the team of […]

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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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