Local Fifth-Graders Get First Taste of College at Brenau

Nov 18, 2016

Future members of the class of 2028 had their first college experience Thursday when Brenau University hosted fifth-graders from Riverbend Elementary School in Gainesville for a day full of tours and activities. Tami English, executive director of student life, showed the elementary school students around the Gainesville historic campus. The students enjoyed learning about the […]

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Brenau Opens Veterans Lounges, Recognizes Outstanding Veteran

Nov 09, 2016

Brenau University celebrated its student, faculty and staff veterans – particularly the service of one outstanding veteran – in a special ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 9. The university held a grand opening and ribbon cutting for its new veterans lounge as part of Veterans Appreciation Week. All five Brenau University campuses are now equipped with a […]

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Doctorate of Physical Therapy Class of 2019 Get Their White Coats

Nov 08, 2016

The 40 doctoral candidates comprising the class of 2019 in Brenau University’s Department of Physical Therapy celebrated a milestone in their educations on Friday, Oct. 28. The two-year-old program held its second White Coat Ceremony, with a keynote address from Dr. Ryan Balmes, board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. The mission […]

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Brenau Celebrates Brazilian Culture During International Week

Nov 02, 2016

Brenau hosted a number of events to celebrate Brazilian culture for International Week. Events included a movie night, a soccer demonstration, a Brazilian lunch and a joint performance from the music and dance departments. Guillermo Rivera, deputy consul in the Consulate General of Brazil in Atlanta, also visited campus to listen to a few Brazilian […]

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Day of Dance Teaches High Schoolers What it’s Like to Dance at Brenau

Nov 02, 2016

High school students from across Georgia spent a day learning just what it takes to be a Brenau dancer. Day of Dance, held Sunday, Oct. 16, gave dancers the opportunity to take free classes in ballet, hip hop, modern dance, musical theater and tap. They were taught by professional dancers and Brenau University faculty members and spent time […]

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Alumna and ‘Mastermind’ Gives Words of Advice at Women’s College Convocation

Oct 31, 2016

Stefanie Diaz Sheehan, Brenau University alumna and founder of the organization Mastermind Your Launch, advised Brenau women to believe in themselves and support each other’s business endeavors at the Women’s College Convocation known as Grrrl PowHER Hour Thursday, Oct. 26, in Pearce Auditorium. Sheehan graduated from the Women’s College in 2005 with a business degree […]

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Brenau Comes Together to Honor Lives Lost

Oct 19, 2016

Brenau students, faculty, staff and administration members joined together, Oct. 18, to honor and remember the lives of African Americans from Georgia who lost their lives due to violence and other miscarriages of the justice system. Brenau President Ed Schrader opened the event with a few remarks, followed by a prayer from Stephen Samuel, pastor […]

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Brenau welcomes alumni for Homecoming Weekend 2016

Oct 05, 2016

Brenau celebrated it’s 2016 Homecoming weekend with festivities, alumnae games and the Athletics Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon. This year’s honorees included swimmers Susie McIntyre Finley, WC ’78, Nancy Voss Emerson, WC ’79, Suzanne Garland, WC ’80, Carol Obermeyer Nall, WC ’80, as well as Brenau’s fist swim coach Dr. Peter ‘Doc’ Kennedy. To read more […]

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Volleyball Starts Home Schedule Against Dalton State College

Sep 13, 2016

The Golden Tigers volleyball team opened their home schedule, and conference play, against Dalton State College on Friday. After losing the first two sets Brenau won the third set 25-21 before falling in the fourth. The Golden Tigers will continue conference play against Martin Methodist on Friday, Sept. 16 on Brenau’s historic Gainesville campus.

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Cross Country Opens Season at UGA Invitational

Sep 13, 2016

The Brenau cross country team travelled to Bishop, Georgia to compete in the University of Georgia Invitational. Three Golden Tigers finished in the top ten in the non-Division I group. Sophomore Michelle Velazquez led the way with an overall eighth place finish of 22:11. Monika Nwajei placed ninth with a time of 24:11 and Nia Griffin […]

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Golden Tigers soccer defeats Point University 4-0 in season opener

Sep 02, 2016

The Brenau Golden Tigers soccer team started their 2016 season with and emphatic 4-0 win over visiting Point University on Tuesday in Gainesville. Fifteen minutes into the match, senior Jasmine Brewster notched the first goal of the season off a pass from sophomore Jada Foor. In the 44th minute, freshman Alexis Satterfield earned the first of her […]

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Brenau Welcomes Class of 2020 on Move-In Day

Aug 24, 2016

Brenau University welcomes more than 400 new Women’s College students this fall from 20 states and 10 countries – including 18 early childhood education students from Anhui Normal University in China – as it kicked off the 2016-17 academic year with its traditional residential hall “Move-In Day” Wednesday, Aug. 24. Although the new student group […]

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First Group of Anhui ‘2+2’ Students Arrive on Brenau Campus

Aug 19, 2016

The first wave of Brenau University junior year transfer students arrived Friday, Aug. 19, on the historic campus in Gainesville, Georgia – a city that has a population that is about the same size as the 35,000-student population of Anhui Normal University where they spent the first two years of their undergraduate studies. To say […]

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Construction on softball field continues at Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park

Jul 08, 2016

Construction continues on the softball field at Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park. Crews have been working throughout the summer to make significant progress at the site. Both dugouts are in place, a field house is under construction and grass and dirt already give shape to the field. The Brenau Golden Tigers softball team, after qualifying for […]

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Interior Design Graduates Display Work at the High Museum of Art June 16

Jul 01, 2016

Eight interior design graduates exhibited their work at the Stent Family Wing of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, June 16. Six Bachelor of Fine Arts/Master of Interior Design graduates displayed their final portfolios and two Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design students showed their theses. The events also served as an opportunity […]

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First members of the Class of 2020 welcomed at early registration

Jun 16, 2016

Sixty-two new students took their first leap into college life on Monday by registering for their first semester classes during the first of Brenau’s early registration events. After speaking with orientation leaders and conferring one-on-one with faculty members in their intended fields of study, the incoming students finalized their schedules for the fall semester. “The students […]

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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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‘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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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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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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