Brenau Receives 2014 Governor’s Award for Arts and Humanities

Oct 07, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal today presented Brenau University with a prestigious Governor’s Award for the Arts and Humanities for nurturing the idea that the arts are an essential part of daily lives through arts-related community activities and experiences throughout its history. The award was one of 13 presented by Deal and his wife, Sandra, at […]

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Brenau Occupational Therapy Doctoral Candidates Step into ‘That Uncomfortable Place’ of Pushing Boundaries to Help Refine Their Profession

Sep 05, 2014

Brenau University officially welcomed eight candidates to its newest doctoral program Friday at the official celebration to launch the degree in the School of Occupational Therapy. The Occupational Therapy Doctorate program is part of the university’s expanding focus on post-professional health science graduate studies. Brenau graduated its first candidates from the Doctor of Nursing Practice […]

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BU Soccer Ties in Home Opener

Aug 26, 2014

In the opening match of the 2014 season, the #17 Brenau Golden Tigers tied with Tennessee Wesleyan College 1-1 in two overtimes. The Golden Tigers started off the new season quickly when, in the 18th minute, senior Vanessa Alexander found newcomer Mary Achebo for a 1-0 lead. In the 27th minute, senior keeper Tori Brown made an aggressive play on a breakaway Tennessee […]

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President Jimmy Carter Challenges Brenau Women to Continue the Struggle for Gender Equality Throughout the World

Aug 22, 2014

Brenau University Women’s College first-year students enjoyed the “chance of a lifetime” Friday when they had the opportunity to go one-on-one with President Jimmy Carter at a special program for them at the Carter Center in Atlanta. The students’ first assignment as college freshmen is to read and write a report about Carter’s latest book, A […]

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Move-In Day 2014

Aug 21, 2014

A little construction never hurt anything. First-year Women’s College students successfully unloaded their belongings, moved into their new dorm rooms and began a weeks worth of welcoming activities on Brenau’s Gainesville campus Wednesday, August 20, despite the construction of new sorority houses down Prior Street. “We’re going to have empty nest syndrome now,” joked John […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with Cheerleaders and President Schrader

Aug 19, 2014

On a warm, muggy August afternoon a bucket of ice water dumped over your head might not be the worst thing in the world. Especially when it’s to raise awareness for a good cause. The Brenau University Competitive Cheer Team was “called out” to do the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, ice bucket challenge by Chestatee 8th […]

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Brenau Softball Sweeps Brewton-Parker in Doubleheader

Apr 25, 2014

The Golden Tigers softball team swept Brewton-Parker College in Friday’s doubleheader, 5-1 and 2-1, to keep pace in the SSAC standings. In the second inning, Landon Farrow drove in a run to start the Golden Tiger rally while Victoria Fontana followed up with two RBIs to help take a 3-0 lead. Liz Schneider and Katie […]

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Bluegrass and Books to Benefit RISE

Apr 24, 2014

“I bet you’ve never heard a drum part played on a banjo,” said Carly Burruss of The Sawnee Mountain Train Wreck before the band broke into a bluegrass cover of Kacey Musgrave’s Smoke. Burruss, a student at Kennesaw State University, Jordan Wallace, a biology senior at Brenau University, and Wallace’s sister Patience Bryant, a local high […]

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Gainesville Students Find Finals Stress Relief With Puppy Therapy

Apr 22, 2014

The Hall County Animal Shelter brought puppies to Brenau University’s Gainesville campus to provide the students with a stress relief during finals week. For three days during finals week, from 12-2 p.m., students could visit the gazebo near Sorority Circle and relax with a four-legged friend. “This is great,” shouted McKenzie Stevens, a middle-grades education […]

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Religion for the 21st Century at Brenau

Apr 21, 2014

Brenau and Gainesville community members converged on the Brenau Downtown Center Friday, April 11, for the start of the EWM Lecture Series “Religion for the 21st Century,” a weekend long series featuring Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor. Each of the three lectures in the series focused on topics discussed in her latest book Learning to Walk in the Dark.

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Department of Dance Presents ‘Elements of Timeless Strength’

Apr 10, 2014

The Brenau University Department of Dance performs the dance concert “Elements of Timeless Strength” April 10-13 in Hosch Theatre at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts located on the university’s Gainesville campus. Performances are April 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and April 13 at 2 p.m. Available at the door, tickets are $6 general admission; $4 children, […]

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Vogel Art Collection Anchors Brenau’s New Manhattan Gallery

Mar 21, 2014

Selections from famed New Yorkers’ treasures help frame the story of how New York became the center of the post-World War II art world When Brenau University opens its new “Manhattan Gallery” March 29 at the recently renovated Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville, Ga., a key component will be a showcase of the works from […]

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Brenau Golden Tigers Host Public Celebration of ‘International Tennis Day’ March 24

Mar 13, 2014

Brenau University’s Golden Tigers Tennis Team will host “International Tennis Day” along with its Monday, March 24, match with Georgia Perimeter College at the university’s Smithgall Tennis Center on the Gainesville campus. The free public event, from 5 to 8 p.m., celebrates the internationally diverse team, which features only one native-born American, and the global […]

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S’mores, Karaoke and Fun Around the Bonfire

Mar 05, 2014

As the sun set on Wallis Filed Wednesday evening at Brenau University’s Gainesville campus, a bonfire flared up as cross country coach Susan McIntyre added fuel to the fire for the university’s second bonfire of the season. The event started as a way to get more interaction between the Women’s College students and the student […]

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Brenau Awards $40,000 in Scholarships to Emerging Art Students

Feb 26, 2014

High school students from across North Georgia took to Brenau University’s Gainesville campus Monday, Feb. 17 for a day of art, workshops, awards and came away from the 2014 Young Women’s Art and Design Exhibition with more than $40,000 worth of scholarships and cash prizes. Lynn Jones, chair of the Interior Design Department at Brenau, […]

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GOP U.S. Senate Primary Debate Video Now Online

Feb 26, 2014

Brenau’s video and audio recordings of the Georgia U.S. Senate debate recently held in Pearce Auditorium are now online. The video is available online on YouTube or Vimeo. The audio is available online at Brenau’s radio station, 89.1 WBCX-FM, broadcast the Feb. 22 debate live. This was the third in a series of seven debates the Republic Party […]

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Brenau Ideal Scholarship Competition

Feb 07, 2014

During this year’s Winter Weekend at Brenau University perspective Women’s College students arrived on the Gainesville campus for a weekend of events and informational sessions about the school. A highlight of the weekend was the Brenau Ideal Scholarship Competition where 13 contestants competed in three categories: essay writing, oratory and talent, and the woman with the […]

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Hot Shooting Propels Golden Tigers Past Warhawks

Feb 03, 2014

Hot shooting and clutch free throws propelled the Brenau Golden Tigers basketball team past Auburn-Montgomery University 67-61 in an SSAC conference matchup on Saturday. In the first half, the Golden Tigers took an early 11-4 lead with three pointers from Kalin Williams of Palmetto, Ga., andBrittney Wiley  of Royston, Ga. However, the Warhawks defense allowed […]

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Brenau Signs West Hall High School’s Olivia Davis to Golf Team

Jan 17, 2014

Olivia Davis of Flowery Branch, Ga., signed a letter of intent to continue her golf career at Brenau University making her Brenau’s first golf signee for the 2014-15 season. “Brenau has exactly what I have imagined I’ve wanted in a college,” said Davis. “The girls at Brenau are friendly and I feel like I will […]

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SEE VIDEO: President Ed Schrader Projects Investing in Educating Southern Women Would Yield $2.4 Trillion

Jan 17, 2014

Brenau University President Ed Schrader projected that expanding investments in educating traditional-aged Southern women would yield a $2.4 trillion economic windfall over a 35-year period in increased lifetime earning potential alone for that demographic group.  As the only male speaker at the 2013 TEDx Centennial Park Women conference in Atlanta, Schrader pointed out that the […]

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