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2017 Physical Therapy Doctoral Cohort Completes Three-year Cycle for ‘Full’ Brenau Program

May 26, 2017

When the 40 members of the new physical therapy cohort at Brenau University settled in for the first week of classes, they helped mark two important milestones for the three-year-old doctoral degree program. First, their presence means the program based at Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville now operates at its full capacity of 120 students. […]

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Golden Tigers Compete in Track & Field Nationals

May 25, 2017

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Ismaelle Occeus competed in the final long jump of her collegiate career Thursday night, May 25, as Brenau University opened first-day action at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics  Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The senior biology major from Lawrenceville, Georgia, leaped 17 feet, 10-3/4 inches on her first attempt, but […]

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Brenau Adds Online Master’s Degree in Communication and Media Studies

May 19, 2017

Brenau University is now accepting applicants for its new online Master of Arts in communication and media studies that will begin in August. After reviewing the program outline and supporting documents submitted by the university, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges acknowledged by letter earlier this month that the online master’s […]

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Record-setting Season Ends for Brenau Golden Tigers Softball

May 17, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, La. (May 17, 2017) – The record-setting season for the Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team ended Tuesday, May 16, with a 1-0 loss to University of Science and Arts Oklahoma at the 2017 NAIA Softball National Championships. Hopes for entering the NAIA World Series ended when University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma […]

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Brenau Partners with Local School to Help Students Write, Illustrate Published Book

May 17, 2017

A second-grader at Fair Street International Academy declared Tuesday the “best day ever” after her classmates received the fruits of their labors: Lucile Shows Kindness: Tiger Tales from Fair Street Elementary, a book full of their own stories and illustrations. The perfect-bound, hardcover publication was made possible through a partnership with Brenau University’s College of […]

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Eli Daniel Sets Nation’s All-time Strikeout Record at 552 as No. 2 Golden Tigers Post 5-0 Win in First Game of National Championship Playoffs

May 15, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana (May 15, 2017) – Brenau University Golden Tigers pitcher Kathleen Elizabeth Daniel set the NAIA’s all-time single-season record for strikeouts at 552 here Monday as she and her teammates shut out Edward Waters College 5-0 in the first round of the NAIA Softball Championship. Locust Grove, Georgia, freshman Daniel, who goes by the […]

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Brenau Celebrates Georgia Artists in Sixth Annual President’s Summer Art Exhibition

May 14, 2017

Brenau University’s sixth annual President’s Summer Art Series celebrates the work of four North Georgia artists with a free public reception Thursday, May 18, from 5:30-7 p.m., to open the annual exhibition.  The reception and show, which runs through July 13, will be in the Sellars Gallery at the Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, on the […]

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Brenau Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design Ranked No. 3 in U.S.

May 14, 2017

SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, recently named the Brenau University Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design program No. 3 in the nation in its list of Top Online Colleges. SR Education Group assembles its Top Online College rankings by analyzing accredited online schools across the nation, considering academic strength and rigor […]

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Brenau Graduation Passes Milestone: More Advanced Graduate Degrees than Undergrad Diplomas

May 06, 2017

Celebrating its spring commencement Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, 139-year-old Brenau University passed a major milestone in its history: It conferred more advanced graduate degrees than undergraduate diplomas. “More than half of the graduates of Brenau during this 2016-17 academic year were graduate students,” said President Ed Schrader. “These are folks that have already achieved […]

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Radio Personality Kirsten Winquist Tells Women’s College Graduates that Chasing Dreams Requires ‘Grunt Work’

May 05, 2017

Kirsten Winquist, a voice of Jimmy Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville, told the members of the 2017 Brenau University Women’s College graduating class to be willing to “do the grunt work” to build the life they want. “You’ve probably been told a dozen times to follow your passion,” Winquist said in her May 5 commencement address. “But […]

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Brenau Signs Agreement with Third Chinese Institution to Bring International Students to Campus

May 01, 2017

Anhui Business College Slated to Send up to 30 Students a Year for Bachelor of Business Administration Studies Brenau University and Anhui Business College last week signed a contract that will result in about 30 Chinese students each year completing undergraduate degrees in business administration on the Gainesville, Georgia, campus. The agreement – signed in […]

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Brenau Adds Environmental Design Program for National and International Students

May 01, 2017

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently approved an undergraduate degree in environmental design at Brenau University. Prospective students can now apply for classes that will begin in August at brenau.edu/apply/. The accreditation organization gave quick approval to the program because Brenau already offers approved bachelors, masters and Master of Fine […]

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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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Golden Tigers Softball is First Undefeated Team in SSAC Conference Play with Sweep of Coastal Georgia

Apr 21, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team on Friday became the first program to go undefeated in the Southern States Athletic Conference regular season with a doubleheader sweep of the College of Coastal Georgia at Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park. The doubleheader also gave Golden Tigers freshman Eli Daniel of Locust Grove, Georgia, two more […]

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Brenau Golden Tigers Cheerleading Finish 8th in National Competition

Apr 17, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers competition cheerleading team placed No. 8 at the National Cheerleaders Association Championships April 5-8. The Gainesville, Georgia, team scored 88.45 points in the NCA finals – enough to place it in the national top 10 final rankings for the sixth consecutive year. “The girls were amazing all weekend,” said Head […]

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Brenau Recognized for Online Learning Excellence

Apr 17, 2017

AffordableCollegesOnline.org recently named Brenau University one of the nation’s best colleges for online learning. The university received 14 total awards from AC Online, where higher education experts generated the rankings by analyzing cost and quality data for thousands of U.S. colleges with online degree programs. Brenau’s online Master of Accounting degree program ranked No. 3, […]

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Even on a Chilly Early April Morning, Brenau Alumnae Warm at Traditional ‘May Day’ Reunion

Apr 08, 2017

More than 200 Brenau University Women’s College alumnae returned to their historic campus this weekend to keep alive the tradition that dates to the early days of the 139-year-old institution of celebrating May Day on the college’s usually azalea-ringed front lawn – never mind that the late frost this year nipped the azaleas in the […]

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Music Students to Perform at High Museum’s First Friday Program

Apr 03, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. – The High Museum of Art in Atlanta invited the Brenau University Department of Music Opera Workshop to participate in its First Friday program from 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 7, in the Robinson Atrium. On the first Friday of every month, the High Museum presents an evening of art making and live performances, […]

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‘Dare Stone’ Highlighted in Second Two-hour History Channel Program

Mar 29, 2017

Return to Roanoke: Search for the Seven premiered nationally on March 26. The program focuses on the university’s decision to “reopen the case” on whether the Dare Stone contains key information about the fate of survivors of The Lost Colony of Roanoke. For the second time in two years, History Channel broadcast a two-hour special […]

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