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Brenau Takes Pledge for New Opioid Education Initiative

May 02, 2016

School of Nursing Supports New CDC Prescription Drug Standards Brenau University is one of 191 colleges, universities and medical schools across the United States joining the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in the fight against prescription drug abuse. Brenau University’s School of Nursing has pledged to follow new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Accolades Pile On Golden Tigers Athletes and Coach Following Fourth Consecutive Track & Field Title

Apr 28, 2016

The accolades keep coming for the 2016 Southern States Athletic Conference Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Champion Golden Tigers, including the conference 2015-16 Coach of the Year title for Brenau head track coach Byron Kramer. The first-year head coach led the team to its fourth consecutive conference championship in Mobile, Alabama, where the Golden Tigers […]

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Tennis Finishes Second at Conference Championship

Apr 26, 2016
MOBILE, Alabama, April 26, 2016 – The No. 6 nationally ranked Brenau University tennis team finished second in the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship April 23, losing only to NCAA-bound Auburn University-Montgomery. The Golden Tigers’ sole victory in the 5-1 finals came in doubles competition. SSAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Year Fatyha Berjane, a [...]
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Track & Field Team Wins Fourth Straight Conference Title

Apr 23, 2016

MOBILE, Alabama, April 23, 2016 – Brenau University’s Outdoor Track & Field team picked up its fourth consecutive Southern States Athletic Conference Championship April 23 in Mobile, Alabama. The Golden Tigers collected 11 first-place finishes at the SSAC meet and won the conference crown by a 138-point margin. “To win four successive conference championships elevates […]

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Student-Athlete Fatyha Berjane Named SSAC Tennis Player of the Year

Apr 22, 2016

MOBILE, Alabama, April 22, 2016 – All seven members of Brenau University’s Golden Tigers tennis team received all-conference awards at an event prior to the first sets of Southern States Athletic Conference championship play in Mobile, Alabama, on April 22, with senior Fatyha Berjane recognized as Player of the Year. The SSAC also named Berjane […]

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Brenau University Celebrates Golden Tiger Way

Apr 22, 2016

The heart of Brenau University’s Gainesville campus has a new name, and in coming months, it could also have a new look. Although the angled drive is not a city street, Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan, whose wife is a Brenau alumna, joined Brenau President Ed Schrader to officially christen Golden Tiger Way on the historic […]

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Community Focused: Brenau to Open Physical Therapy Clinic Serving Gainesville Patients

Apr 15, 2016

Brenau University, in partnership with Gainesville Physical Therapy, on Monday, April 18, will open a new outpatient clinic located within the university’s physical therapy department at the Brenau University Downtown Center, 301 Main St. SW in Gainesville. Specializing in balance, fall prevention, bariatrics, sports medicine and treatment of developmental, orthopedic and neurological movement dysfunctions, Brenau […]

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Brenau Celebrates WBCX-FM Founder Clara Martin at Open House on April 16

Apr 15, 2016

Brenau University will mark the 40th anniversary of WBCX-FM on Saturday, April 16, by paying homage to its founder and former journalism professor Clara Martin. As part of the Alumnae Weekend activities, the John W. Jacobs Building lobby will be open from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. for a celebration of Martin’s life and impact on […]

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On Track: Brenau Expands Championship Track & Field Program with Indoor Game

Apr 14, 2016

Brenau University will add indoor track to complement its 4-year-old championship track and field program starting in the 2016-17 season. “Based on how we’re competing right now, I could kick myself that we didn’t already have indoor track,” said Brenau Athletics Director Mike Lochstampfor, who in 2013 started the Golden Tigers track and field program. […]

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Department of Dance Presents Faculty and Senior Thesis Concert

Apr 08, 2016

The Brenau University Department of Dance presents its spring faculty and senior thesis concert Transcend Friday, April 8, through Sunday, April 10. The event features 15 works by 10 choreographers, covering genres as diverse as West African dance and classical ballet. “Some things are difficult to put into spoken word,” said Brenau Professor Jolie Long, […]

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Women’s College Ranked No. 11 in College Choice National Rankings

Apr 07, 2016

College Choice, an online resource for prospective higher education students, lists Brenau University Women’s College No. 11 in its 2016 national women’s college rankings. Brenau University Women’s College ranks No. 2 in the Southern region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. College Choice […]

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They Swing! They Score! New Brenau Athletics Park Construction Moves Closer to Opening Day

Apr 06, 2016

Contractors using a heavy crane swung the pieces of a 25-foot-wide, 15-foot-tall digital scoreboard into place April 5 as Brenau University moved closer to opening day for the Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park, home of the Golden Tigers softball team. Located about two miles from the Brenau historic campus, the park lies along Jesse Jewell […]

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Nursing School Gives Georgia Congressman High Confidence in Skills of New Health Professionals

Apr 06, 2016

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Georgia, said his recent tour of the technologically advanced Brenau University School of Nursing gave him a high level of confidence that “our nursing and health care professionals are being trained at the highest level.” Guided by School of Nursing Director Dina Hewitt, Collins on March 31 met with Brenau professors […]

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State Senator Conveys Honor for Brenau Physical Therapy to Trustees and Administrators

Apr 03, 2016

Georgia State Sen. Butch Miller, R–Gainesville, presented a proclamation to the Brenau University Board of Trustees Friday, April 1, praising the school’s new physical therapy doctoral program for its contribution to the betterment of health care and economic development in the region. Miller authored the resolution during the 2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly, […]

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Gear up. Lacrosse is coming to Brenau University.

Apr 03, 2016

Written by Karen Rosen Brenau University Athletic Director Mike Lochstampfor said the time is right for the fastest-growing school sport in the nation, lacrosse, to join the Golden Tigers’ intercollegiate athletics program. Lochstampfor plans to hire a head coach this summer and begin recruiting student-athletes and marketing the program in the fall. The plan is […]

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Brenau Opera Workshop Turns Classic Children’s Tale into a Marvelous Musical

Mar 31, 2016

Brenau University presents an opera workshop this weekend featuring music majors performing Seymour Barab’s 1962 one-act opera Little Red Riding Hood. Brenau adjunct professor Jan Grissom, a veteran opera performer, directs the workshop production, which is, based on the 17th century children’s fable about the titular young girl’s encounter with the notorious Big Bad Wolf. […]

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Georgia Lawmakers Officially Honor Brenau’s Department of Physical Therapy

Mar 18, 2016

ATLANTA, March 18, 2016 – The Georgia Senate on March 11 adopted a resolution praising Brenau University’s Department of Physical Therapy for both its dedicated service to students and the state as a whole. Senate Resolution 1152 is co-sponsored by five state senators – District 49 Sen. Butch Miller (R-Gainesville); District 50 Sen. John Wilkinson […]

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Golden Tigers Finish Third in Nation at NAIA Championship Swim Meet

Mar 05, 2016

By Karen Rosen        COLUMBUS, Georgia, March 5, 2016 – With only 10 swimmers, Brenau University had a small presence on the pool deck at the 2016 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Swimming & Diving championships meet but made a huge impression in the water. The Golden Tigers piled on the yardage in multiple races, […]

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Hayward’s Pep Talk – Backed by Power Performances – helps Brenau Move Up in NAIA Championship Meet Standings

Mar 05, 2016

By Karen Rosen        COLUMBUS, Georgia, March 4, 2016 – After Courtney Hayward won her second individual title of the 2016 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Swimming & Diving National Championships on Friday night, the Brenau University junior raced over to her teammates on the pool deck. “That’s what I’m talking about!” Hayward said. She […]

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Golden Tiger Courtney Hayward Sets Record in 500-Yard Freestyle Win on First Day of NAIA Championship Meet

Mar 04, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ga., March 3, 2016 – Brenau University junior Courtney Hayward’s theme song is “Eye of the Tiger.” But it was the kick of the Golden Tiger that carried Hayward to her third straight 500-yard freestyle title Thursday night at the 2016 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Swimming & Diving national championships. The Australian swimmer […]

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