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Brenau University Receives National Best Workplace Accolade

Jul 17, 2017

For the fifth time, Brenau University was recognized this week as one of the best higher education institutions to work for in the United States. It was among about 80 universities and colleges – and one of only three from Georgia – listed in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2017 “Great Colleges to Work For” […]

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RISE Program Celebrates 120 Student Participants in Commencement Ceremony

Jul 10, 2017

Children in the Real Interactive Summer Learning Experience, RISE, program graduated Friday, July 14, at Fair Street International Academy among friends, family and their summer camp teachers. “It has been an absolute pleasure to work with these students the last six weeks,” said Chelsey Brown, 2016 graduate of Brenau University Women’s College and one of […]

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New Exercise Science Degree at Brenau Offers Students Door to Health Care Industry

Jul 05, 2017

Brenau University will begin classes in August for a new coeducational exercise science degree program, offering students a new ideal entryway to the health care industry. Following approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the university is currently admitting students for the Gainesville campus-based program. The first 30-student cohort will […]

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Jim Eck Begins New Role as Brenau University’s Chief Academic Officer

Jul 03, 2017

Dr. James C. Eck, a nationally recognized expert on the nexus of professional teaching and meaningful learning in higher education, has officially joined the Brenau University administration as provost and vice president of academic affairs. Eck succeeds Dr. Nancy Krippel, who retired this year. He previously served as provost at Louisburg College in Louisburg, North […]

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Golden Tiger Eli Daniel Named National Pitcher of the Year

Jun 05, 2017

Brenau University softball pitcher Kathleen “Eli” Daniel was recognized as the 2017 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Pitcher of the Year, the national office announced Friday, June 2. According to Golden Tigers head coach Devon Thomas, the honor is well-deserved. “Daniel had an amazing freshman season,” Thomas said. “Her determination and love for the game […]

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President Schrader Attending Annual AAC Council of Presidents Meeting Friday

Jun 02, 2017

With all intercollegiate sports seasons wrapped up for the academic year, the Brenau University Golden Tigers officially begin work Friday, June 2, as the newest full-time member of the Appalachian Athletic Conference when university President Ed Schrader participates in the annual AAC Council of Presidents Meeting. The meeting is an opportunity for presidents of conference […]

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Three Track & Field Athletes Compete at NAIA Nationals

May 30, 2017

Gulf Shores, Ala. – Ismaelle Occeus could not have been in a tougher spot. The Brenau senior had just one more attempt in the triple jump Friday night at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships after fouling on her first two tries. Among the 24 entrants, only nine would advance and get three more […]

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2017 Physical Therapy Doctoral Cohort Completes Three-year Cycle for ‘Full’ Brenau Program

May 26, 2017

When the 40 members of the new physical therapy cohort at Brenau University settled in for the first week of classes, they helped mark two important milestones for the three-year-old doctoral degree program. First, their presence means the program based at Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville now operates at its full capacity of 120 students. […]

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Golden Tigers Compete in Track & Field Nationals

May 25, 2017

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Ismaelle Occeus competed in the final long jump of her collegiate career Thursday night, May 25, as Brenau University opened first-day action at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics  Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The senior biology major from Lawrenceville, Georgia, leaped 17 feet, 10-3/4 inches on her first attempt, but […]

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Brenau Adds Online Master’s Degree in Communication and Media Studies

May 19, 2017

Brenau University is now accepting applicants for its new online Master of Arts in communication and media studies that will begin in August. After reviewing the program outline and supporting documents submitted by the university, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges acknowledged by letter earlier this month that the online master’s […]

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Record-setting Season Ends for Brenau Golden Tigers Softball

May 17, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, La. (May 17, 2017) – The record-setting season for the Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team ended Tuesday, May 16, with a 1-0 loss to University of Science and Arts Oklahoma at the 2017 NAIA Softball National Championships. Hopes for entering the NAIA World Series ended when University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma […]

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Eli Daniel Sets Nation’s All-time Strikeout Record at 552 as No. 2 Golden Tigers Post 5-0 Win in First Game of National Championship Playoffs

May 15, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana (May 15, 2017) – Brenau University Golden Tigers pitcher Kathleen Elizabeth Daniel set the NAIA’s all-time single-season record for strikeouts at 552 here Monday as she and her teammates shut out Edward Waters College 5-0 in the first round of the NAIA Softball Championship. Locust Grove, Georgia, freshman Daniel, who goes by the […]

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Brenau Celebrates Georgia Artists in Sixth Annual President’s Summer Art Exhibition

May 14, 2017

Brenau University’s sixth annual President’s Summer Art Series celebrates the work of four North Georgia artists with a free public reception Thursday, May 18, from 5:30-7 p.m., to open the annual exhibition.  The reception and show, which runs through July 13, will be in the Sellars Gallery at the Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, on the […]

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Brenau Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design Ranked No. 3 in U.S.

May 14, 2017

SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, recently named the Brenau University Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design program No. 3 in the nation in its list of Top Online Colleges. SR Education Group assembles its Top Online College rankings by analyzing accredited online schools across the nation, considering academic strength and rigor […]

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No. 2 Golden Tigers’ Road to Softball World Series Goes Through Louisiana

May 10, 2017

KANSAS CITY (May 10, 2017) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced here late today that the No. 2 nationally ranked Brenau University Golden Tigers will face Edward Waters College in Alexandria, Louisiana, May 15 in a softball national championship opening-round regional featuring three Top 25 teams. The top-seeded Golden Tigers represent the Southern […]

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Student-Athletes Donate Time, Food to Local Shelter Residents

May 10, 2017

Brenau University student-athletes keep busy schedules between classes, practices and games, but they make time amid it all to give back to the local community. Each year, the university’s Student Athletic Advisory Committee takes on a conference-wide project. Last year, student-athletes raised money for the Blood Water Initiative and this year they tackled the Stop […]

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Brenau Student Ambassadors at Anhui Normal University in China This Week

May 09, 2017

Brenau University sent 10 students to Anhui Province in Eastern China near Shanghai this week to act as ambassadors for the university and its various +2 programs with Anhui Normal University. The 2017 Student Ambassadors to China are Amanda Smith, senior from Cumming, Georgia; Erin Henderson, senior from Snellville, Georgia; Kaleigh McIntyre, senior from Homer, […]

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Brenau Marks 139th Spring Commencement with Address from Radio Personality Kirsten Winquist

May 01, 2017

Kirsten Winquist’s voice is heard daily across the country as a voice of Radio Margaritaville on SiriusXM satellite radio channel 24, but she will be heard at Brenau University on Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, by the hundreds of students and their families participating in Brenau University’s 139th spring graduation ceremonies. The Brenau Women’s College […]

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Brenau Signs Agreement with Third Chinese Institution to Bring International Students to Campus

May 01, 2017

Anhui Business College Slated to Send up to 30 Students a Year for Bachelor of Business Administration Studies Brenau University and Anhui Business College last week signed a contract that will result in about 30 Chinese students each year completing undergraduate degrees in business administration on the Gainesville, Georgia, campus. The agreement – signed in […]

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Brenau Adds Environmental Design Program for National and International Students

May 01, 2017

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently approved an undergraduate degree in environmental design at Brenau University. Prospective students can now apply for classes that will begin in August at brenau.edu/apply/. The accreditation organization gave quick approval to the program because Brenau already offers approved bachelors, masters and Master of Fine […]

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