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Brenau names Kris Stewart head basketball coach

May 20, 2011

Brenau University announced today that Lees-McRae College assistant Kris Stewart on June 6 will become the head coach of the Golden Tigers women’s intercollegiate basketball team. Stewart replaces Gary Bays, the first coach of the five-year-old Tigers team who resigned at the end of the 2010-11 season in which the team finished with a 13-16 […]

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Brenau’s third annual barbecue cooking championship is a festival of family fun

May 19, 2011

In what is becoming the must-attend family weekend event, Brenau University hosts its third annual barbecue cooking championship on the Gainesville campus Friday and Saturday, May 20-21.

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750 receive diplomas as Brenau focuses on the arts in commencement addresses, special programs

May 06, 2011

In ceremonies this weekend Brenau University will confer 771 degrees on 750 undergraduate and graduate recipients – some of who have completed dual degree programs for both bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

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Brenau dancers showcase varied themes in choreography for weekend performances

May 04, 2011

Five senior dance majors at Brenau University will perform their own creative works during their final thesis presentation April 15-17 at Hosch Theater in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on the Gainesville campus.

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‘Alabama Chanin’ fashion designer brings sustainability message to Brenau April 14

May 04, 2011

Natalie “Alabama” Chanin, owner and designer of the American couture line that specializes in hand-sewn couture garments constructed using quilting and stitching techniques from the rural South and “repurposed” fabric will appear at a public forum at Brenau University April 14. The 10:30 a.m. public event in Hosch Theater of the John S. Burd Center […]

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Brenau Gains New Alumni Director

May 04, 2011

Natalie Walker, a Smyrna, Ga., resident with 13 years’ experience with public, private and single-gender institutions, has been named Brenau University’s director of alumni relations. She will oversee programs related to about 18,000 graduates of various academic segments, including the Women’s College, Brenau Academy and coeducational undergraduate and graduate programs of various Brenau campuses and […]

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Brenau President Joins Other Higher Education Leaders in Tackling Reforms to U.S. Student Aid Spending

May 04, 2011

SAN ANTONIO. Texas – Brenau University President Ed Schrader this month joined peers from other institutions around the country to recommend solutions for preserving economy-driving programs in higher education against a backdrop of dire cuts in federal spending looming in the next decade. Schrader, just appointed to a three-year term, is one of the newest […]

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Accreditation Board Elevates Brenau University Status to a Doctoral Degree-Granting Institution

Dec 16, 2010

The Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges approved Brenau University’s application to become a Level V doctoral degree-granting institution, paving the way for Brenau to launch a Doctor of Nursing Practice program in August 2011 and at least two other doctorates as early as 2012. The Commission […]

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