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Coach of the Year, Player of the Year … You Name It, and Golden Tigers Softball Probably Won It

Apr 28, 2017

DECATUR, Ala. – On the eve of the opening Southern States Athletic Conference postseason softball tournament with their 48th win, the 2017 regular-season champion Brenau Golden Tigers cleaned up at the conference’s annual awards banquet on Wednesday night, April 26, winning four of the five top awards and placing five on all-conference teams. The SSAC […]

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Brenau Golden Tigers Cheerleading Finish 8th in National Competition

Apr 17, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers competition cheerleading team placed No. 8 at the National Cheerleaders Association Championships April 5-8. The Gainesville, Georgia, team scored 88.45 points in the NCA finals – enough to place it in the national top 10 final rankings for the sixth consecutive year. “The girls were amazing all weekend,” said Head […]

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Brenau Recognized for Online Learning Excellence

Apr 17, 2017

AffordableCollegesOnline.org recently named Brenau University one of the nation’s best colleges for online learning. The university received 14 total awards from AC Online, where higher education experts generated the rankings by analyzing cost and quality data for thousands of U.S. colleges with online degree programs. Brenau’s online Master of Accounting degree program ranked No. 3, […]

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Brenau Adds Online Communication and Media Studies Undergraduate Degree

Apr 13, 2017

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently approved an online undergraduate degree in communication and media studies at Brenau University. The university immediately began the process of admitting applicants for classes that will begin in August. Prospective students can apply now for enrollment in the Bachelor of Arts degree program at […]

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Brenau Celebrates First Season of Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park Tuesday, April 18

Apr 13, 2017

Brenau University will host a celebration of the inaugural Golden Tigers softball season on Pacolet Milliken Field at Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18. The ceremony and the subsequent doubleheader for the No. 3-in-the-nation Golden Tigers team are free and open to the public, but parking is limited at the […]

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Softball Team Ranked Third in Latest NAIA Poll

Apr 07, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team is ranked No. 3 in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics poll released Friday, April 7. The Golden Tigers jumped from No. 8 in the last NAIA poll after a stunning sweep of William Carey (Mississippi) University on Saturday, April 1, to take first place in the Southern […]

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Music Students to Perform at High Museum’s First Friday Program

Apr 03, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. – The High Museum of Art in Atlanta invited the Brenau University Department of Music Opera Workshop to participate in its First Friday program from 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 7, in the Robinson Atrium. On the first Friday of every month, the High Museum presents an evening of art making and live performances, […]

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Softball Team Takes First Place in SSAC After Saturday Win over No. 2 William Carey

Apr 03, 2017

The No. 8 Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team rolled past No. 2 William Carey (Mississippi) University to take sole possession of first place in the Southern States Athletic Conference on Saturday in Gainesville. The sweep of the Crusaders gave the Golden Tigers a conference record of 16-0 and a three-game lead atop the SSAC. […]

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‘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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Professor, Alum Were Two of Nine Honored in Annual Program Tuesday

Mar 22, 2017

A longtime Brenau professor and a university alum were among the nine honorees at the annual Masters in Teaching – Life Changers at Work program Tuesday, March 21. The event was the fourth and final of the 2016-2017 Featherbone Communiversity Masters Series. It featured guest speaker Georgia Teacher of the Year Casey Bethel, science teacher […]

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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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More than 90 College Athletes to Compete at Golden Tigers Spring Invitational Golf Tournament

Mar 17, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers golf team will host the third annual Golden Tigers Spring Invitational collegiate golf tournament Monday and Tuesday, March 20-21, at Chattahoochee Golf Club, 3000 Club Drive in Gainesville. The two-day, 36-hole tournament, which features more than 90 college athletes, begins at 9 a.m. both days. The event is free and […]

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Women’s Leadership Colloquium to Stream Online

Mar 16, 2017

The Women’s College will host an afternoon of information and inspiration at the fourth annual Women’s Leadership Colloquium, 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17 at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts in Gainesville, and now it’s available to stream live online. For the first time the annual event will be streamed online […]

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Brenau Adding Exercise Science to List of Health Care Degrees

Mar 16, 2017

Brenau University is planning to expand its list of health care programs with an undergraduate degree in exercise science, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Conditional upon that approval, the coeducational exercise science program will begin at Brenau in fall 2017, and approximately 30 students are expected to […]

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Women’s Leadership Colloquium Friday, March 17

Mar 15, 2017

The Women’s College will host an afternoon of information and inspiration at the fourth annual Women’s Leadership Colloquium, 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17, in the Hosch Theatre in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts. A reception will follow. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the university will gather for conversations […]

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Brenau Remembers Trustee Emeritus Dr. Henry S. Jennings Jr.

Mar 09, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Brenau University Trustee Emeritus and longtime supporter of the university’s nursing program Dr. Henry S. Jennings Jr. died Thursday, March 2. He was 94 years old. “During his time on the board, Henry was one of the trustees at the table meeting with creditors on a weekly basis to ensure Brenau would […]

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Golden Tigers Swimmers Complete 2017 Season Fourth in the Nation

Mar 06, 2017

COLUMBUS, Georgia — The Golden Tigers swim team finished fourth in the 2017 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving National Championships at the Columbus Aquatic Center – the team’s sixth consecutive year finishing near the top of national rankings. Brenau senior Courtney Hayward from Townsville, Australia, provided a boost when she won the 1650-meter freestyle […]

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Affordable Brenau Nursing Program Keeps Applications Open for May 2017 Class

Mar 01, 2017

Open house scheduled March 27 for scholarship and non-scholarship students Brenau University’s Mary Inez Grindle School of Nursing announced Wednesday that it still has scholarship-eligible slots available for enrollment in the May 2017 cohort of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Applications will be accepted as long as spots are available and can be […]

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