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Golden Tiger Tennis Gets Fifth Seed for NAIA Championship Tournament May 17-21

May 16, 2016

Currently ranked fifth in the nation, the Brenau University Golden Tigers tennis team won the fifth seed position for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship tournament May 17-21 in Mobile, Alabama. The Tigers received a first-round bye and will open play on Wednesday, May 18, against the Tuesday winner of the match between No. […]

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‘Call the Meeting to Order,’ Admiral Tells Women’s College Graduates

May 06, 2016

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Annie B. Andrews told the 2016 Brenau University Women’s College graduating class to aim high in their professional aspirations. She also gave them a blueprint for success: have a plan, a purpose, a passion and then picture in their minds how they are going to place themselves there. “Not only […]

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Retired Admiral Annie Andrews Will Address Brenau’s 137th Spring Commencement

May 03, 2016

Annie B. Andrews, a retired U.S. Navy rear admiral who now serves as a top official with the Federal Aviation Administration, will deliver commencement addresses Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, to the more than 300 students participating in Brenau University’s 137th spring graduation ceremonies. The Hinesville, Georgia, native who retired in September after […]

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Brenau Partners with ON Language for English Language Skills Support

May 02, 2016

Brenau University will partner with ON Language, a private South Carolina-based language instruction organization, to offer English-as-a-second-language services on the university’s Gainesville, Georgia, campus. Although ON Language will operate from university offices on the Gainesville campus, the partnership agreement permits it to accept non-Brenau students as well. The university engaged ON Language primarily to provide […]

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Brenau Takes Pledge for New Opioid Education Initiative

May 02, 2016

School of Nursing Supports New CDC Prescription Drug Standards Brenau University is one of 191 colleges, universities and medical schools across the United States joining the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in the fight against prescription drug abuse. Brenau University’s School of Nursing has pledged to follow new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Tennis Finishes Second at Conference Championship

Apr 26, 2016
MOBILE, Alabama, April 26, 2016 – The No. 6 nationally ranked Brenau University tennis team finished second in the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship April 23, losing only to NCAA-bound Auburn University-Montgomery. The Golden Tigers’ sole victory in the 5-1 finals came in doubles competition. SSAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Year Fatyha Berjane, a [...]
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Student-Athlete Fatyha Berjane Named SSAC Tennis Player of the Year

Apr 22, 2016

MOBILE, Alabama, April 22, 2016 – All seven members of Brenau University’s Golden Tigers tennis team received all-conference awards at an event prior to the first sets of Southern States Athletic Conference championship play in Mobile, Alabama, on April 22, with senior Fatyha Berjane recognized as Player of the Year. The SSAC also named Berjane […]

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Brenau University Celebrates Golden Tiger Way

Apr 22, 2016

The heart of Brenau University’s Gainesville campus has a new name, and in coming months, it could also have a new look. Although the angled drive is not a city street, Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan, whose wife is a Brenau alumna, joined Brenau President Ed Schrader to officially christen Golden Tiger Way on the historic […]

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Forever Home: Brenau Celebrates May Day 2016

Apr 16, 2016

Hundreds of Women’s College graduates returned to Brenau’s Gainesville campus for the university’s Alumnae Reunion Weekend and May Day festivities April 15-16. Friday and Saturday’s events were marked by tears of joy, tears of nostalgia and tears of remembrance. Following the traditional class day, May Court and Maypole wrapping ceremonies, alumnae and their families toured […]

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State Senator Conveys Honor for Brenau Physical Therapy to Trustees and Administrators

Apr 03, 2016

Georgia State Sen. Butch Miller, R–Gainesville, presented a proclamation to the Brenau University Board of Trustees Friday, April 1, praising the school’s new physical therapy doctoral program for its contribution to the betterment of health care and economic development in the region. Miller authored the resolution during the 2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly, […]

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Gear up. Lacrosse is coming to Brenau University.

Apr 03, 2016

Written by Karen Rosen Brenau University Athletic Director Mike Lochstampfor said the time is right for the fastest-growing school sport in the nation, lacrosse, to join the Golden Tigers’ intercollegiate athletics program. Lochstampfor plans to hire a head coach this summer and begin recruiting student-athletes and marketing the program in the fall. The plan is […]

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Brenau Opera Workshop Turns Classic Children’s Tale into a Marvelous Musical

Mar 31, 2016

Brenau University presents an opera workshop this weekend featuring music majors performing Seymour Barab’s 1962 one-act opera Little Red Riding Hood. Brenau adjunct professor Jan Grissom, a veteran opera performer, directs the workshop production, which is, based on the 17th century children’s fable about the titular young girl’s encounter with the notorious Big Bad Wolf. […]

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End-of-Life Planning Author Holley Kelley Visits for Feb. 5 Book Signing

Jan 26, 2016

Brenau University will host end-of-life planning expert Holley Kelley on Friday, Feb. 5, for an autograph party for her first book, Sunrises and Sunsets: Final Affairs Forged with Flair, Finesse and FUNctionality. The program, free and open to the public, will be from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. at Trustee Library, located at 625 Academy St. in Gainesville. Kelley, who graduated […]

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Georgia Author of the Year Carolyn Curry to Speak at Brenau Feb. 23

Jan 21, 2016

Brenau University welcomes Dr. Carolyn Newton Curry, author of Suffer and Grow Strong: The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1834-1907, on Tuesday, Feb. 23. “An Evening with Georgia Author of the Year Carolyn Curry” begins at 6 p.m. with a reception in the Northeast Georgia History Center. An author talk and dramatization will follow […]

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MLK Convocation Speaker Lori White Preaches ‘The Power of One’

Jan 15, 2016

Brenau University on Tuesday, Jan. 19, welcomes Dr. Lori S. White, vice chancellor for students at Washington University in St. Louis and one of the nation’s leading experts on diversity in higher education, as keynote speaker at its annual convocation celebrating the life and teachings of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Our students […]

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Brenau Swimmers Receive National Recognition for Athletic and Academic Excellence

Aug 24, 2015

The College Swimming Coaches Association of America named seven student-athletes from the No. 3 nationally ranked Brenau University Golden Tigers swimming team to its 2015 Scholar All-America team. Those honored for excelling both in athletics and academic performances include Courtney Hayward, a junior psychology major from Townsville, Australia; Alisha Hodgetts, a sophomore business major from […]

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New Students Pour into Brenau for Move-In Day 2015

Aug 18, 2015

The next wave of Brenau University Women’s College first-year students arrived on Tuesday to get a head start on learning the ropes as college freshmen before the scheduled beginning of classes on Monday, Aug. 24. In all, more than 300 new students – hailing from 11 states and six countries – will begin classes at […]

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Golden Tigers Add Three Intercollegiate Squads, 30-40 New Athletes

May 20, 2015

Brenau University’s Golden Tigers sports teams will add “junior varsity” teams to its lineup of championship-class intercollegiate athletics programs and will pick up about 30 to 40 student athletes in the process. Starting in the 2015-16 academic year, the Golden Tigers will pick up second teams in basketball and softball as well as add a […]

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival May 30 Will Benefit Georgia’s Only Floating Classroom

May 19, 2015

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Saturday, May 30, at Brenau University’s Downtown Center, 301 Main St. SW in Gainesville, features the good, the bad and the beautiful of natural settings across the U.S. But there won’t be any similarity with Sergio Leone’s similar-titled 1966 Western. Hosted by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and sponsored by Brenau, […]

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That Mancini Magic: Brenau’s “Spectrum Winds” Present a Night of Free Music

May 19, 2015

Cecil Welch, former lead trumpeter for The Henry Mancini Orchestra, will perform “That Mancini Magic” with the Brenau University Spectrum Winds on Saturday, May 23, at 7:30 p.m. on Brenau’s historic Gainesville campus in Pearce Auditorium. Director Don Strand has put together an evening of music featuring compositions by Duke Ellington, Louie Armstrong and Mancini […]

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