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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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Brenau Golden Tigers Athletics Website Gets Update

Mar 01, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers will release its redesigned brenautigers.com athletics website on Thursday, March 2. The purpose of the redesign is to communicate athletics news, schedules and scores as efficiently as possible, while providing cohesive branding and a clean outlet that does justice to the university’s student-athletes and their achievements. “Our website re-design will […]

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Track & Field Athlete Sydney Romine Competes in NAIA Indoor Championships This Week

Mar 01, 2017

Brenau University’s Sydney Romine will be the first Golden Tigers athlete to compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Indoor National Championships Thursday through Saturday, March 2-4, when she runs the the 60-meter hurdles in Johnson City, Tennessee. The outdoor team, which has never failed to win a Southern States Athletic Conference championship in […]

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Brenau Hosts First Dempsey Dash 5K Honoring Late Executive Vice President

Feb 15, 2017

Saturday, March 11, Brenau University will host the inaugural Dempsey Dash 5K celebrating the memory of the university’s long-time Executive Vice President and CFO Wayne Dempsey, who died May 2, 2014. The race, open to all runners, will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Brenau Amphitheatre, located at 102 Prior St. in […]

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Golden Tigers No. 6 Swim Team Captures Third Straight Conference Title

Feb 13, 2017

The No. 6 nationally ranked Brenau swim team scored 610.50 points to capture its third straight Appalachian Swimming Conference championship Feb. 11. The Golden Tigers swim team now looks ahead to the 2017 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics U.S. championships meet March 1-4 in Columbus, Georgia. The team finished third in the nation after last’s […]

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Softball Takes Full Home Field Advantage with Doubleheader Sweep

Feb 10, 2017

Golden Tigers Inaugurate New Athletics Park with 9-0 and 9-1 Victories over visiting Talladega College Tornadoes By Karen Rosen Brenau University junior Mackenzie Oliver Mullis has scored plenty of runs in her softball career, but she had even more reason to celebrate crossing home plate Friday afternoon. “It’s a whole different story knowing it’s our […]

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New Brenau Competitive Shooting Coach Ed Fickey Begins Recruiting for 2017-2018 Season

Feb 03, 2017

Brenau University Athletic Director Mike Lochstampfor announced this week Ed Fickey as the university’s new competitive shooting head coach. Fickey, who already works part-time at Brenau as an adjunct instructor in the College of Business & Mass Communication, has coached youth shotgun sports at Cherokee Gun Club in Gainesville for decades. “I started teaching at […]

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Brenau Signs First Two Players To New Lacrosse Team

Feb 03, 2017

Brenau University signed its first two players to the new Golden Tigers lacrosse team on National Signing Day, Wednesday, Feb. 1. Allie McConnell from Cumming, Georgia, and Bonnie Lauman from Waxhaw, North Carolina, signed to the Brenau team led by Head Coach Emily Wetmore. Lauman, a senior at Marvin Ridge High School, plays midfield for […]

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Brenau Taps Veteran Academic Leader Jim Eck for Provost Post

Jan 30, 2017

Dr. James C. Eck, a nationally recognized expert on the nexus of professional teaching and meaningful learning in higher education, will join the administration of Brenau University on June 1 as provost and vice president of academic affairs. In that role Eck succeeds Dr. Nancy Krippel, who will retire effective July 1. He currently serves […]

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Golden Tigers Swim Team Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Jan 25, 2017

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America this week named the Brenau University Golden Tigers swim team a Scholar All-America Team for its academic performance. The award recognizes teams that achieved a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher during the 2016 fall semester. The Golden Tigers’ GPA for the semester was 3.42, above […]

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Nursing Director Dina Hewett Named to State Board’s Nursing Education Committee

Jan 25, 2017

Dina Hewett, director of the Mary Inez Grindle School of Nursing at Brenau University, was recently appointed to the Nursing Education Committee for the Georgia Board of Nursing. Hewett is one of 13 members of the Nursing Education Committee. The state board uses advisory committees to assist with its regulatory work. Committee members review issues […]

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Golden Tigers Tennis Team Ranked No. 1 in Preseason Poll

Jan 18, 2017

Coaches in the Southern States Athletic Conference picked the Brenau University Golden Tigers tennis team to finish first in the league for the 2017 season in their preseason poll. That’s the first time Brenau earned the No. 1 spot in the poll since it began SSAC play. The Tigers ranked No. 5 in the nation […]

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89.1 WBCX Radio Station Management Enhances Opportunities for Student Experience

Jan 13, 2017

With plans afoot to expand Brenau University’s undergraduate and graduate programs in mass communication, the day-to-day management of the university’s wide-area, continuously operating radio station 89.1 WBCX now falls under the academic Department of Mass Communication. Dr. Juli Clay, who became chair of the mass communication department in July, now has responsibility for overseeing all […]

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Winter Commencements Include a Marriage Proposal and a 40-Year Awaited Graduation

Dec 17, 2016

Brenau University winter commencement for 451 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 17, included completion of a journey for one graduate who started his quest for a Brenau bachelor’s degree more than 40 years ago and a surprise marriage proposal for a graduate student. At the 10 a.m. ceremony in Pearce Auditorium on the Gainesville campus, Katoya […]

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Golden Tigers to Join Appalachian Athletic Conference

Dec 09, 2016

The Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) continues to expand its reach with the addition of a new full-time member in Brenau University effective for the 2017-18 season. Located in Gainesville, Georgia, Brenau becomes the 14th full member of the AAC. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Brenau has been competing in the Southern […]

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