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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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Accolades Pile On Golden Tigers Athletes and Coach Following Fourth Consecutive Track & Field Title

Apr 28, 2016

The accolades keep coming for the 2016 Southern States Athletic Conference Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Champion Golden Tigers, including the conference 2015-16 Coach of the Year title for Brenau head track coach Byron Kramer. The first-year head coach led the team to its fourth consecutive conference championship in Mobile, Alabama, where the Golden Tigers […]

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Track & Field Team Wins Fourth Straight Conference Title

Apr 23, 2016

MOBILE, Alabama, April 23, 2016 – Brenau University’s Outdoor Track & Field team picked up its fourth consecutive Southern States Athletic Conference Championship April 23 in Mobile, Alabama. The Golden Tigers collected 11 first-place finishes at the SSAC meet and won the conference crown by a 138-point margin. “To win four successive conference championships elevates […]

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Heliker-LaHotan Foundation Presents Brenau Self-Portraits of Influential 20th Century Artists

Apr 22, 2016

The New York and Maine-based foundation that provides programs for and support of mid-career artists recently added two pieces to Brenau University’s permanent collection – self-portraits by influential 20th century American artists John Heliker and Robert LaHotan. The Heliker-LaHotan Foundation in Cranberry Isles, Maine, donated the paintings to Brenau in part because of the university’s […]

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Community Focused: Brenau to Open Physical Therapy Clinic Serving Gainesville Patients

Apr 15, 2016

Brenau University, in partnership with Gainesville Physical Therapy, on Monday, April 18, will open a new outpatient clinic located within the university’s physical therapy department at the Brenau University Downtown Center, 301 Main St. SW in Gainesville. Specializing in balance, fall prevention, bariatrics, sports medicine and treatment of developmental, orthopedic and neurological movement dysfunctions, Brenau […]

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Brenau Celebrates WBCX-FM Founder Clara Martin at Open House on April 16

Apr 15, 2016

Brenau University will mark the 40th anniversary of WBCX-FM on Saturday, April 16, by paying homage to its founder and former journalism professor Clara Martin. As part of the Alumnae Weekend activities, the John W. Jacobs Building lobby will be open from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. for a celebration of Martin’s life and impact on […]

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On Track: Brenau Expands Championship Track & Field Program with Indoor Game

Apr 14, 2016

Brenau University will add indoor track to complement its 4-year-old championship track and field program starting in the 2016-17 season. “Based on how we’re competing right now, I could kick myself that we didn’t already have indoor track,” said Brenau Athletics Director Mike Lochstampfor, who in 2013 started the Golden Tigers track and field program. […]

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Department of Dance Presents Faculty and Senior Thesis Concert

Apr 08, 2016

The Brenau University Department of Dance presents its spring faculty and senior thesis concert Transcend Friday, April 8, through Sunday, April 10. The event features 15 works by 10 choreographers, covering genres as diverse as West African dance and classical ballet. “Some things are difficult to put into spoken word,” said Brenau Professor Jolie Long, […]

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Women’s College Ranked No. 11 in College Choice National Rankings

Apr 07, 2016

College Choice, an online resource for prospective higher education students, lists Brenau University Women’s College No. 11 in its 2016 national women’s college rankings. Brenau University Women’s College ranks No. 2 in the Southern region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. College Choice […]

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They Swing! They Score! New Brenau Athletics Park Construction Moves Closer to Opening Day

Apr 06, 2016

Contractors using a heavy crane swung the pieces of a 25-foot-wide, 15-foot-tall digital scoreboard into place April 5 as Brenau University moved closer to opening day for the Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park, home of the Golden Tigers softball team. Located about two miles from the Brenau historic campus, the park lies along Jesse Jewell […]

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Nursing School Gives Georgia Congressman High Confidence in Skills of New Health Professionals

Apr 06, 2016

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Georgia, said his recent tour of the technologically advanced Brenau University School of Nursing gave him a high level of confidence that “our nursing and health care professionals are being trained at the highest level.” Guided by School of Nursing Director Dina Hewitt, Collins on March 31 met with Brenau professors […]

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Protected: Human-Animal Interaction Programming

Mar 23, 2016

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Protected: Facilities Upgrade

Mar 23, 2016

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Protected: Global Perspective

Mar 23, 2016

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Protected: Capital Campaign

Mar 23, 2016

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Golden Tiger Courtney Hayward Sets Record in 500-Yard Freestyle Win on First Day of NAIA Championship Meet

Mar 04, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ga., March 3, 2016 – Brenau University junior Courtney Hayward’s theme song is “Eye of the Tiger.” But it was the kick of the Golden Tiger that carried Hayward to her third straight 500-yard freestyle title Thursday night at the 2016 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Swimming & Diving national championships. The Australian swimmer […]

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Student-Athlete Courtney Hayward Named National Swimmer of the Week

Feb 19, 2016

Brenau University junior Courtney Hayward has been named a National Swimmer of the Week by College Swimming following an outstanding performance at the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships in Christiansburg, Virginia, last week. The Townsville, Australia, native led the No. 2 nationally ranked Golden Tigers to the team’s second straight conference title with first-place finishes in […]

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President Ed Schrader Appointed to National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Board

Feb 04, 2016

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities on Feb. 3 elected Brenau University President Ed Schrader to a three-year term on the governing board of directors during the higher education public policy organization’s annual meeting in the nation’s capital. Schrader is one of 14 new members of the 47-member board who assumed their responsibilities […]

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An Intense Look Into Psychology for 600 High School Students

Jan 27, 2016

Brenau University opens its Gainesville historic campus to nearly 600 high school students – some of whom are traveling from as far away as Savannah, Georgia – for a day of special psychology-themed events Friday, Jan. 29. Students will begin the day with a screening of the award-winning 2015 drama The Stanford Prison Experiment at […]

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Ceremonies Mark ‘Day of Beginnings’ for First Wintertime Graduates

Dec 12, 2015

With weather more comparable to a May graduation day than the season for Christmas wreaths on the university president’s door, Brenau University today officially awarded 455 undergraduate and graduate diplomas at the institution’s first “winter” commencement exercises in its 137-year history. Brenau President Ed Schrader called the occasion of the two ceremonies in historic Pearce […]

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