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ALUMNI VIDEO BLOG: Rachel Eleanor, BU ‘14

Sep 05, 2018
In this video, designer and illustrator Rachel Eleanor talks about her experience as a studio art major at Brenau University. Rachel highlights her experiences as an undergraduate student and how that inspired further education with the Portfolio Center in Atlanta. You can find out more about Rachel Eleanor’s work on her rachel-eleanor.com.
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Collection Highlight: 1950s Dress by designer Peggy Hunt

Sep 02, 2018
By Rachel Ward Stored away in Brenau University’s historic clothing collection is a stunning dress that oozes summer evenings spent sipping on refreshing drinks with friends and neighbors. The dress combines two aspects women aspire to be: sexy and elegant, as this was Peggy Hunt's specialty. Carolyn Margaret Hunt, later known as Peggy, began as [...]
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President Ed L. Schrader announces retirement plans

Aug 21, 2018

After 15 years as president of Brenau University, ushering in an era of growth and development, Ed L. Schrader announced Tuesday his plans to retire in 2019. Schrader became the ninth Brenau president on Jan. 1, 2005, putting the university on an aggressive growth trajectory. During his tenure, the university’s budget has nearly tripled to […]

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Video: Vee Sanchez talks about Life in Fashion Design after Brenau

May 31, 2018

Brenau alumna Vee Sanchez, BFA fashion design 2014,discusses her insecurities as a new student in Brenau’s fashion design program, internships she had as a student and her career after graduation working on costumes in Orlando, Florida for Disney and teaching at the Austin School of Fashion Design in Austin, Texas.

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Highlights from the Brenau Collection: Andy Warhol’s ‘Lillian Carter 1977’

May 16, 2018

    By: Victoria Mathis Andy Warhol is known and admired so much for his unique way of interpreting iconic celebrities and even consumer items. Warhol was a constant mirror of the society in which he lived. He used the iconography of his generation to challenge what society thought of those icons and to push […]

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Brenau Student Show at the High Museum of Art: A Student’s View By Diana Quinones

May 16, 2018

Hi, my name is Diana Quinones, and I am a second-year student at Brenau majoring in studio art. A year ago, my 3D printed sculpture from my Foundations: 2D & 3D class was accepted into the Brenau Student Exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. As a freshman at the time, it was […]

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Brenau Art & Design partners with chamber for public arts collaboration

May 16, 2018

As part of a mission to increase awareness of public art in Hall County, Brenau University and the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce’s Vision 2030 public art committee announced in March the Brenau Urban Rural Discoveries, or BURDs. The public art project was conceived by Frank Norton Jr., a member of the Brenau Board of […]

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Professor Claudia Wilburn organizes community colossal prints event

May 15, 2018

It was a crisp, clear spring morning as Studio Art Program Director Claudia Wilburn sat perched atop a steamroller – just another day at Brenau. Wilburn and her students organized Brenau University’s first Colossal Prints event on March 23 along Brenau’s Green Street side of the Gainesville campus, outside the John W. Jacobs Jr. Business […]

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Professor Charity Armstead introduces new fashion merchandising technologies

May 15, 2018

Students in FM 240 Fashion Textiles analyzed fiber types using burn testing, microscopy and chemical reactivity. The students are using thrifted garments throughout the semester for a detailed analysis that includes fiber types and characteristics, weave/knit structure, dyeing and printing, and other aspects of textile construction. The fiber photos here were taken with a camera […]

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Cultivating a Timeless Identity

Apr 03, 2018

Articulate points of excellence and comparative advantage to inform planning for future growth, utilizing the SACS assessment process for data gathering, analysis and continuous improvement.

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Brenau OT Front and Center of GOTA Conference

Oct 10, 2017

           

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#2 Golden Tigers Softball Sweeps Four in SSAC Tournament for First Conference Championships

Apr 29, 2017

Brenau Defeats Mobile to Capture SSAC Softball Tournament Championship By Jerry Felts DECATUR, Ala. (April 29, 2017) – Brenau University freshman pitcher Kathleen Daniel was questionable to take the mound before the Southern States Athletic Conference softball tournament championship game Saturday afternoon in Decatur, Alabama. Daniel, the league’s freshman, pitcher and player of the year, […]

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Brenau Keeps ‘Never Less than First’ Record Alive with Fifth Straight SSAC Conference Championship

Apr 24, 2017

MOBILE, Ala. – The Brenau University track and field team accumulated 233 points to win decisively its fifth consecutive Southern States Athletic Conference Women’s Track & Field Championship in Mobile, Alabama, on Saturday, April 22. The five-year-old team has never failed to capture a conference championship. Heavily favored going into the meet on the neutral […]

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Softball Team Takes First Place in SSAC After Saturday Win over No. 2 William Carey

Apr 03, 2017

The No. 8 Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team rolled past No. 2 William Carey (Mississippi) University to take sole possession of first place in the Southern States Athletic Conference on Saturday in Gainesville. The sweep of the Crusaders gave the Golden Tigers a conference record of 16-0 and a three-game lead atop the SSAC. […]

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More than 90 College Athletes to Compete at Golden Tigers Spring Invitational Golf Tournament

Mar 17, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers golf team will host the third annual Golden Tigers Spring Invitational collegiate golf tournament Monday and Tuesday, March 20-21, at Chattahoochee Golf Club, 3000 Club Drive in Gainesville. The two-day, 36-hole tournament, which features more than 90 college athletes, begins at 9 a.m. both days. The event is free and […]

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Women’s Leadership Colloquium to Stream Online

Mar 16, 2017

The Women’s College will host an afternoon of information and inspiration at the fourth annual Women’s Leadership Colloquium, 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17 at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts in Gainesville, and now it’s available to stream live online. For the first time the annual event will be streamed online […]

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Softball Takes Full Home Field Advantage with Doubleheader Sweep

Feb 10, 2017

Golden Tigers Inaugurate New Athletics Park with 9-0 and 9-1 Victories over visiting Talladega College Tornadoes By Karen Rosen Brenau University junior Mackenzie Oliver Mullis has scored plenty of runs in her softball career, but she had even more reason to celebrate crossing home plate Friday afternoon. “It’s a whole different story knowing it’s our […]

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Convocation honors Martin Luther King Jr. with dancing, singing and guest speaker

Jan 20, 2017

Brenau University Women’s College students spent their lunch hour Thursday dancing and singing in celebration of the memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The 2017 Winter Convocation in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day was held in Pearce Auditorium and the theme was “United Toward the Dream.” It included performances by […]

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Golden Tigers Tennis Team Ranked No. 1 in Preseason Poll

Jan 18, 2017

Coaches in the Southern States Athletic Conference picked the Brenau University Golden Tigers tennis team to finish first in the league for the 2017 season in their preseason poll. That’s the first time Brenau earned the No. 1 spot in the poll since it began SSAC play. The Tigers ranked No. 5 in the nation […]

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Golden Tigers Host Converse College For Home Swim Meet

Jan 16, 2017

The Brenau swim team earned eight first place finishes defeated Converse (SC) College 127-76 on Senior Day this past weekend in Gainesville. Seniors Courtney Hayward and Madison Kosater each contributed to the team’s win over the visiting Valkyries. Hayward notched individual wins in both the 500 yard freestyle (5:20.15) and in the 200 yard IM […]

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