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Professor, Alum Were Two of Nine Honored in Annual Program Tuesday

Mar 22, 2017

A longtime Brenau professor and a university alum were among the nine honorees at the annual Masters in Teaching – Life Changers at Work program Tuesday, March 21. The event was the fourth and final of the 2016-2017 Featherbone Communiversity Masters Series. It featured guest speaker Georgia Teacher of the Year Casey Bethel, science teacher […]

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Brenau Hosts Fourth Annual Women’s Leadership Colloquium with All-Star Panel of Speakers

Mar 17, 2017

Brenau University students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends gathered for conversations about the unique potential and challenges of women’s leadership Friday at the fourth annual Women’s Leadership Colloquium. The event, organized by Brenau Women’s College, was held in the Hosch Theatre in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts and included successful female […]

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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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Brenau Adding Exercise Science to List of Health Care Degrees

Mar 16, 2017

Brenau University is planning to expand its list of health care programs with an undergraduate degree in exercise science, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Conditional upon that approval, the coeducational exercise science program will begin at Brenau in fall 2017, and approximately 30 students are expected to […]

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Women’s Leadership Colloquium Friday, March 17

Mar 15, 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, in the Hosch Theatre in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts. A reception will follow. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the university will gather for conversations […]

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Brenau Hosts Inaugural Dempsey Dash 5K in Honor of Late Executive Vice President

Mar 11, 2017

More than 120 runners, spectators and supporters gathered at the Brenau University Amphitheatre on Saturday morning for the inaugural Dempsey Dash 5K, celebrating the memory of the university’s longtime Executive Vice President and CFO Wayne Dempsey, who died May 2, 2014. Proceeds from the event benefit the Wayne W. Dempsey Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides […]

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Golden Tigers Swimmers Complete 2017 Season Fourth in the Nation

Mar 06, 2017

COLUMBUS, Georgia — The Golden Tigers swim team finished fourth in the 2017 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving National Championships at the Columbus Aquatic Center – the team’s sixth consecutive year finishing near the top of national rankings. Brenau senior Courtney Hayward from Townsville, Australia, provided a boost when she won the 1650-meter freestyle […]

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Affordable Brenau Nursing Program Keeps Applications Open for May 2017 Class

Mar 01, 2017

Open house scheduled March 27 for scholarship and non-scholarship students Brenau University’s Mary Inez Grindle School of Nursing announced Wednesday that it still has scholarship-eligible slots available for enrollment in the May 2017 cohort of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Applications will be accepted as long as spots are available and can be […]

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Track & Field Athlete Sydney Romine Competes in NAIA Indoor Championships This Week

Mar 01, 2017

Brenau University’s Sydney Romine will be the first Golden Tigers athlete to compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Indoor National Championships Thursday through Saturday, March 2-4, when she runs the the 60-meter hurdles in Johnson City, Tennessee. The outdoor team, which has never failed to win a Southern States Athletic Conference championship in […]

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Brenau Raises Money to Help Opponent William Carey After Tornado Hits Campus

Feb 21, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers basketball team, in a gesture of sportsmanship, presented its opponent William Carey University of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, a check for $611 following a Jan. 21 tornado that caused extensive damage to William Carey’s campus. The presentation was made Saturday, Feb. 18, on Senior Day for the Golden Tigers, after a 68-64 […]

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Brenau and UNG Partnership, Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Presents ‘Godspell’

Feb 15, 2017

Brenau’s theater partnership with the University of North Georgia, the Gainesville Theatre Alliance, presents a musical retelling of the gospel of Matthew in Godspell Feb. 14-25 in the Hosch Theatre at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts at Brenau University. A classic of the American musical theatre repertoire, Godspell is one of the first successful endeavors of Stephen Schwartz. […]

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Brenau Hosts First Dempsey Dash 5K Honoring Late Executive Vice President

Feb 15, 2017

Saturday, March 11, Brenau University will host the inaugural Dempsey Dash 5K celebrating the memory of the university’s long-time Executive Vice President and CFO Wayne Dempsey, who died May 2, 2014. The race, open to all runners, will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Brenau Amphitheatre, located at 102 Prior St. in […]

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Golden Tigers No. 6 Swim Team Captures Third Straight Conference Title

Feb 13, 2017

The No. 6 nationally ranked Brenau swim team scored 610.50 points to capture its third straight Appalachian Swimming Conference championship Feb. 11. The Golden Tigers swim team now looks ahead to the 2017 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics U.S. championships meet March 1-4 in Columbus, Georgia. The team finished third in the nation after last’s […]

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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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New Brenau Competitive Shooting Coach Ed Fickey Begins Recruiting for 2017-2018 Season

Feb 03, 2017

Brenau University Athletic Director Mike Lochstampfor announced this week Ed Fickey as the university’s new competitive shooting head coach. Fickey, who already works part-time at Brenau as an adjunct instructor in the College of Business & Mass Communication, has coached youth shotgun sports at Cherokee Gun Club in Gainesville for decades. “I started teaching at […]

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Brenau Taps Veteran Academic Leader Jim Eck for Provost Post

Jan 30, 2017

Dr. James C. Eck, a nationally recognized expert on the nexus of professional teaching and meaningful learning in higher education, will join the administration of Brenau University on June 1 as provost and vice president of academic affairs. In that role Eck succeeds Dr. Nancy Krippel, who will retire effective July 1. He currently serves […]

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Nursing Director Dina Hewett Named to State Board’s Nursing Education Committee

Jan 25, 2017

Dina Hewett, director of the Mary Inez Grindle School of Nursing at Brenau University, was recently appointed to the Nursing Education Committee for the Georgia Board of Nursing. Hewett is one of 13 members of the Nursing Education Committee. The state board uses advisory committees to assist with its regulatory work. Committee members review issues […]

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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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