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Director of Community Affairs for the City of Jacksonville Charles Moreland is one of the guest speakers scheduled for Brenau University’s speaker series this summer.

Director of Community Affairs for the City of Jacksonville Charles Moreland is one of the guest speakers scheduled for Brenau University’s speaker series this summer.

Brenau University Presents Summer Speaker Series at Jacksonville Campus

Jun 10, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, June 10, 2016 – Brenau University hosts a special four-month speaker series this summer, featuring some of Jacksonville’s most noteworthy civic, political and business leaders discussing the local community’s most significant issues. “We were looking for opportunities to invite companies, individuals and students to the location to get a feel of Brenau’s environment,” […]

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Students analyze the posture of a classmate during a Doctorate of Physical Therapy lab class on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Physical therapy doctoral degree candidates participate in a May 25 lab class at the Brenau Downtown Center.

Second Wave of Physical Therapy Doctoral Degree Candidates Begin Classes

Jun 02, 2016

The 40 Doctor of Physical Therapy candidates who initiated studies May 16 for Brenau University’s two-year-old program came from a nationwide pool of about 750 applicants, which 2015 data supplied by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education indicates is about 300 applicants deeper than the national average for colleges and universities that offer […]

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Students practice examining eyes and ears and also work on other basic skills during a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing lab class on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Students practice examining eyes and ears and also work on other basic skills during a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing lab class on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Undergraduate Nursing Class is One of Brenau’s Largest, Most Experienced

May 31, 2016

Sixty-three students from four countries and 10 states began work May 16 toward Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees in what a Brenau University School of Nursing professor described as one of the most experienced classes in the program’s history. This is the first cohort – a group in which all members pursue the same […]

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Brenau's Fatyha Berjane hits a return during a SSAC Womens's Tennis Championship final round match against Auburn Montgomery on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Mobile Tennis Center, in Mobile, Ala. Brenau placed second in the tournament after a 5-1 loss in the final. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

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

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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From left to right: outfielder Allison Gunn, a junior from Toccoa, Georgia; infielder Mason Garland, a sophomore from Hoschton, Georgia; outfielder Lauren Sanders, a sophomore from Maysville, Georgia; infielder Cheyenne Marsh, a senior from Richmond Hill, Georgia; infielder Sarah Peery, a sophomore from Auburn, Georgia; catcher Savannah Moore, a sophomore from Soddy Daisy, Tennessee; infielder Lexi Cash, a freshman from Toccoa, Georgia; catcher and infielder Elizabeth Schneider, a senior from Smyrna, Georgia; outfielder Victoria Fontana, a junior from Jackson, Georgia; pitcher Jessica Rathje, a freshman from Glencoe, Alabama; catcher Courtney Kenney, a sophomore from McDonough, Georgia; pitcher Taylor Causey, a senior from Covington, Georgia; pitcher Gracie Dorr, a freshman from Canton, Georgia; infielder Emily Hunsucker, a freshman from Dawsonville, Georgia; pitcher Megan Wolinsky, a sophomore from Chickamauga, Georgia; outfielder Chelsea Dale, a freshman from Gainesville, Georgia; infielder and outfielder Kelsey Payne, a sophomore from Chattanooga, Tennessee; and infielder and outfielder Landon Farrow, a senior from Martin, Georgia.

From left to right: outfielder Allison Gunn, a junior from Toccoa, Georgia; infielder Mason Garland, a sophomore from Hoschton, Georgia; outfielder Lauren Sanders, a sophomore from Maysville, Georgia; infielder Cheyenne Marsh, a senior from Richmond Hill, Georgia; infielder Sarah Peery, a sophomore from Auburn, Georgia; catcher Savannah Moore, a sophomore from Soddy Daisy, Tennessee; infielder Lexi Cash, a freshman from Toccoa, Georgia; catcher and infielder Elizabeth Schneider, a senior from Smyrna, Georgia; outfielder Victoria Fontana, a junior from Jackson, Georgia; pitcher Jessica Rathje, a freshman from Glencoe, Alabama; catcher Courtney Kenney, a sophomore from McDonough, Georgia; pitcher Taylor Causey, a senior from Covington, Georgia; pitcher Gracie Dorr, a freshman from Canton, Georgia; infielder Emily Hunsucker, a freshman from Dawsonville, Georgia; pitcher Megan Wolinsky, a sophomore from Chickamauga, Georgia; outfielder Chelsea Dale, a freshman from Gainesville, Georgia; infielder and outfielder Kelsey Payne, a sophomore from Chattanooga, Tennessee; and infielder and outfielder Landon Farrow, a senior from Martin, Georgia.

Brenau Softball Punches Ticket to National Championship Qualifiers

May 11, 2016

The Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team made the final cut of qualifying squads for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national championships opening round. The team joins Brenau’s swimming, tennis, outdoor track & field and competition cheer teams as athletics programs selected for national championship berths this season. Ranked No. 4 in the Southern […]

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Winter Cardwell, who received a Master of Arts in Teaching degree, greets family and friends while during the processional at the Brenau University Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement on Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Winter Cardwell, who received a Master of Arts in Teaching degree, greets family and friends during the processional at the Brenau University Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement on Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Retired Admiral Annie Andrews ‘Commands’ Brenau Graduates to Set Sail for Professional Adventures

May 07, 2016

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Annie B. Andrews charged Brenau University graduates Saturday to never let fear of the unknown stop them from following dreams. “At the beginning of my career, I thought I had to choose between a safe route and an adventurous one,” Andrews said. “Embarking on my Navy career, I was surrounded […]

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A group of nursing graduates take a photo during The Women's College Commencement on Friday, May 6, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

A group of nursing graduates take a photo during The Women's College Commencement on Friday, May 6, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

‘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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Two more members of my little gang of prospective Brenau students – Zhou Zi Xuan and Zhang Xinruo. Watch for them showing up on the Brenau Campus next year.

Two more members of my little gang of prospective Brenau students – Zhou Zi Xuan and Zhang Xinruo. Watch for them showing up on the Brenau Campus next year.

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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Dr. Dina Hewett is now the director of the Brenau School of Nursing.

Dr. Dina Hewett is now the director of the Brenau School of Nursing.

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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Brenau tennis players Maya Mammetgulyyeva, from left, Paula Rives Palau, Fatyha Berjane, Rebecca Pijls, Kirsten Dickins and Patricia Recalde Pacua huddle together before the beginning of singles play during a SSAC Women's Tennis Championship semifinal match against Middle Georgia State University on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Mobile Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala. Brenau won 5-2. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Brenau University’s tennis team came in second place at the 2016 Southern States Athletic Conference Championship April 23. The No. 6 nationally ranked Golden Tigers return to Mobile, Alabama, May 15 for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship.

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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Tigers Triumphant! Brenau Track & Field student-athletes, from left, Felicia Gordon, Jasmine Ray and Aunica Clinton celebrate a clean sweep in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the SSAC Outdoor Track & Field Championship April 23 in Mobile, Alabama.

Tigers Triumphant! Brenau Track & Field student-athletes, from left, Felicia Gordon, Jasmine Ray and Aunica Clinton celebrate a clean sweep in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the SSAC Outdoor Track & Field Championship April 23 in Mobile, Alabama.

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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The Southern States Athletic Conference named Brenau University senior Fatyha Berjane its 2016 women’s tennis Player of the Year on April 22.

The Southern States Athletic Conference named Brenau University senior Fatyha Berjane its 2016 women’s tennis Player of the Year on April 22.

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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'Man at a Table' by Robert LaHotan, left, and 'Self Portrait' by John Heliker, right, on display on April 13, 2016. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

'Man at a Table' by Robert LaHotan, left, and 'Self Portrait' by John Heliker, right, on display on April 13, 2016. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

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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Nick Burnett, Gainesville traffic operations superintendent, installs the new Golden Tiger Way signs on at the ends of the former Centennial Circle on Brenau's Gainesville historic campus.

Nick Burnett, Gainesville traffic operations superintendent, installs the new Golden Tiger Way signs on at the ends of the former Centennial Circle on Brenau's Gainesville historic campus.

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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Paris Hawkins, the May Prince, gets a hug from Cessna Kleinmoedig Veeris, WC '02, during the Brenau University Alumnae Reunion Weekend on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Paris Hawkins, the May Prince, gets a hug from Cessna Kleinmoedig Veeris, WC '02, during the Brenau University Alumnae Reunion Weekend on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

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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Portraits of students using the new physical therapy clinic at Brenau University's Downtown Center.

Students test out some of the equipment at the Brenau Rehabilitation Practice, which opens its doors to the public Monday, April 18.

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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Clara Martin, former journalism professor and founder of WBCX

WBCX-FM founder Clara Martin at a recent on-air appearance at the radio station she started 40 years ago.

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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Rachel Adam smiles as she and her fellow graduating seniors sit during the 2015 Brenau Women's College Commencement.

Rachel Adam smiles as she and her fellow graduating seniors sit during the 2015 Brenau Women's College Commencement.

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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The scoreboard in place at the future home of the Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at the Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

The scoreboard in place at the future home of the Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at the Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

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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Congressman Doug Collins, right, watches as Nancy McAlexander, an assistant professor, shows various moulage wounds on a practice mannequin at the Brenau University Gainesville East Campus on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

Congressman Doug Collins, right, watches Assistant Professor Nancy McAlexander tend to a practice mannequin at the Brenau University School of Nursing’s patient simulator lab on March 31.

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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