‘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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C.S. Lewis and Wife Joy Davidman Works Discussed at Two-Day Summit

Mar 27, 2017

The lives and works of one of the most notable British authors and his influential poet wife were discussed Thursday and Friday, March 23-24, in a two-day program called “Love Letters to Jack, Love Letters to God: an Exploration of the Works of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis.” The two-day symposium, hosted by Brenau University […]

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Annual Symposium Highlights Student, Faculty Research Efforts

Mar 27, 2017

The 2017 Brenau University Research Symposium Friday, March 24, covered issues ranging from demographics in the Mediterranean to childhood obesity rates in Gainesville, Georgia. Every spring for the past six years, Brenau students and faculty showcased the university’s continuously growing focus on research. At this year’s symposium, 114 undergraduate, graduate and faculty participants presented 43 […]

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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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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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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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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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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 Host Converse College For Home Swim Meet

Jan 16, 2017

The Brenau swim team earned eight first place finishes defeated Converse (SC) College 127-76 on Senior Day this past weekend in Gainesville. Seniors Courtney Hayward and Madison Kosater each contributed to the team’s win over the visiting Valkyries. Hayward notched individual wins in both the 500 yard freestyle (5:20.15) and in the 200 yard IM […]

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Winter Commencements Include a Marriage Proposal and a 40-Year Awaited Graduation

Dec 17, 2016

Brenau University winter commencement for 451 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 17, included completion of a journey for one graduate who started his quest for a Brenau bachelor’s degree more than 40 years ago and a surprise marriage proposal for a graduate student. At the 10 a.m. ceremony in Pearce Auditorium on the Gainesville campus, Katoya […]

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Golden Tigers to Join Appalachian Athletic Conference

Dec 09, 2016

The Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) continues to expand its reach with the addition of a new full-time member in Brenau University effective for the 2017-18 season. Located in Gainesville, Georgia, Brenau becomes the 14th full member of the AAC. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Brenau has been competing in the Southern […]

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Brenau Golden Tigers basketball team hosts LaGrange College

Nov 30, 2016

The Brenau Golden Tigers held off the LaGrange (Ga.) College Panthers 59-56 to win their seventh game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 29 in Gainesville. The game was a tale of two halves as the Golden Tigers closed out the first quarter with a 14-2 run to take a 21-10 lead into the second […]

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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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