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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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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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Brenau Celebrates Military-friendly Status with Tuition Cut for Civilians at Kings Bay Navy Base Campus

Nov 06, 2014

Fresh off of its ascension to a top spot in a national publication’s “Best Schools for Veterans” among comprehensive higher education institutions in the Southeast, Brenau University announced that it will reduce tuition for all students, including non-active duty military and civilian students, to equal the rate available to military personnel for all graduate and […]

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Students Share ‘Unspoken Truths’ Through Choreography

Nov 06, 2014

Brenau University’s fall production of Evening of Dance: Unspoken Truths shows student-choreographed pieces in which the dancers demonstrate each dancer’s unique artistic prowess with performances at Pearce Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. “The student choreographers of Evening of Dance have challenged themselves to make dances that are sure […]

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Retired Appeals Court Judge J.D. Smith highlights Importance of International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament at Brenau University Nov. 6-8

Nov 03, 2014

On the eve of the largest intercollegiate mediation tournament in the world, a Georgia trial and appellate court judge said that the alternate form of dispute resolution “can usually create better outcomes than trials” in resolving civil disputes. Speaking to the Gainesville, Georgia, Rotary Club on Monday, Nov. 3,  former Georgia Appeals Court Judge J.D. […]

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Georgia Poetry Circuit Brings Award Winning International Poet to Brenau

Nov 03, 2014

Brenau University will host a poetry reading by award-winning poet Sholeh Wolpé on Nov. 5 at 12:30 p.m. in Banks Recital Hall at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts. After reading her selections from Keeping Time with Blue Hyacinths, Rooftops of Tehran and The Scar Saloon, Wolpé will follow up with a […]

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Brenau Forms Pact with One of China’s Top 10 Universities for Early Childhood Education Program

Oct 24, 2014

The People’s Republic of China and Anhui Province have approved an agreement between Brenau University and Anhui Normal University for a joint degree program in early childhood teacher education that is designed to bring scores of Chinese students to Georgia starting in 2016, as well as provide study abroad opportunities for American students and faculty […]

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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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Governor’s Office Treats Kids to Magic of Reading at Brenau Child Development Center for Georgia Pre-K Week

Oct 06, 2014

Brenau University’s Child Development Center received a special visit from Anna Hensley, constituent services specialist for the office of Gov. Nathan Deal, who read to the pre-K class as part of Georgia Pre-K Week, sponsored by Voices for Georgia’ Children. Hensley treated the excited children to readings of the popular children’s book series “Pete the […]

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Brenau Gears Up for Homecoming Events Oct. 3-5

Oct 01, 2014

Brenau University Golden Tigers intercollegiate athletics will host the third annual homecoming celebration Oct. 3-5 in a weekend filled with activities for allowing former teammates to reconnect, for new prospective students to get acquainted with the school and for members of the community to associate with a nationally competitive sports program that is introducing Brenau […]

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Four Tigers earned “Conference Player of the Week” honors for outstanding performances in their respective sports. 

Oct 01, 2014

Swimmer Michelle Billeaud, cross country runner Utami Ketchem, soccer player Jenny Knibbs and volleyball player Sydney Koon were all honored for their performances from the week of Sept. 21-28. Billeaud, a junior business major from Carencro, Louisiana, competed in Brenau’s home opener swim meet by winning both the 50 Butterfly in 26.58 and the 100 Butterfly in 59.18, while placing second in the 200 IM […]

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Nigerian Women Delegates Visit Brenau Tuesday, Sept. 30

Sep 26, 2014

Twenty-six delegates of the Nigerian Quintessential Business Women Association will visit Brenau University on Tuesday, Sept. 30.The morning and afternoon sessions at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, 429 Academy St., are free and open to the public. The opening session led by Brenau President Ed Schrader in Hosch Theatre runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., […]

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