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44 New and Returning Chinese Students Arrive on Campus

Aug 24, 2017

Forty-four students from Anhui Normal University in the Anhui Province near Shanghai, China, have arrived in Gainesville for classes at Brenau University as part of the 2+2 partnerships between the universities. The 2+2 partnership allows students who have completed the first two years of their degree program at Anhui Normal University to complete the final […]

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International Expert Heads School of Occupational Therapy

Aug 21, 2017

Dr. Nicolaas van den Heever, an international expert in administration and education of occupational therapy, officially joined the faculty at Brenau University as associate professor and director of the School of Occupational Therapy. Brenau recruited van den Heever after a year-long national search to replace the 22-year-old school’s founding director, Barbara Boyt Schell, who retired […]

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Record Number of Brenau Student-Athletes Competing in 2017-18

Aug 17, 2017

A record 218 student-athletes are committed for the 2017-18 school year at Brenau University. That number reflects the growth of the 139-year-old institution’s intercollegiate athletics program. Of the 218 student-athletes, 24 will play multiple sports, bringing the total positions across all athletic teams to 242. Golden Tigers athletics are part of the university’s residential undergraduate […]

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Brenau Receives Seven Seals Award for Support of Guard and Reserve

Aug 15, 2017

ATLANTA (Aug. 15, 2017) – The U.S. Department of Defense organization that nurtures the support of military reservists from their private- and public-sector employers presented Brenau University on Friday, Aug. 11, with a Seven Seals Award for its encouragement and support for reservists. Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Tavilla, who is human resource […]

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Interior Design Students Showcase Portfolios at High Museum of Art

Aug 14, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. (August 14, 2017) – The High Museum of Art in Atlanta hosted Brenau University’s Master of Interior Design Portfolio Exhibition Friday, Aug. 11, 2-4 p.m. in the Robinson Atrium of the Stent Family Wing. The exhibition, which has been held at the High Museum since 2011, gives interior design students the opportunity to […]

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MBA Ranked No. 1 in Atlanta-area for Enrollment by ‘Atlanta Business Chronicle’

Aug 03, 2017

For the second consecutive year, Brenau University’s Master of Business Administration was named the No. 1 program of its kind in the Atlanta-area in the “Atlanta Business Chronicle” list of top MBA programs by enrollment. The publication ranked Brenau’s Master of Business Administration program ahead of Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics of […]

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Brenau Agrees with Heliker-LaHotan Foundation to Acquire $3 Million in Maine Island Property and Artwork

Jul 20, 2017

Brenau University and the New York-based Heliker-LaHotan Foundation recently concluded a formal agreement for the foundation to donate to the university substantially all of its assets, including its archive of more than 2,000 art works, buildings and land on Great Cranberry Island in Maine, with an estimated valuation of about $3 million. In exchange Brenau […]

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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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