Category: From the President’s Desk

Brenau and Athens Technical College officials after the signing.

Working with partners to advance education and the region’s workforce

Jun 28, 2022

Last week, I was pleased to welcome Athens Technical College President Andrea Daniel and her faculty and staff to Brenau’s historic Gainesville campus. This wasn’t just a social visit, but an important occasion to expand the partnership between our two institutions. Based on the good work of faculty from both institutions, we signed an agreement […]

Brenau in Panama

Expanding global opportunities for students

May 25, 2022

¡Saludos desde Panamá (Greetings from Panama) Brenau community! Our trip to Panama included a visit with a group of Brenau students who participated in a service-learning project led by Dr. Kelley Brock-Simmons from our College of Education. The small village and its school were chronicled in “Esperanza Speaks” by Gloria Rudolf, and the students heard […]

Alumni Dinner in New Orleans

On the road to visit the growing Brenau family

May 18, 2022

Greetings, Brenau community! I’m taking a few minutes from unpacking my bags – and repacking for the next trip – to share with you my experiences from the last several days of meeting with Brenau alumni and friends of the university. I was joined on my whistle-stop tour by Matt Thomas, vice president of university […]

Alumni Reunion Weekend

Bridging the legacy of our history with the promise of the future

May 04, 2022

Greetings, Brenau community. What a whirlwind this spring has been! It has been exciting to see so many of your smiling faces in person over the last few months. This first week of May is bookended by two of the biggest events that Brenau holds during the year – Alumni Reunion Weekend and Spring Commencement. […]

Lynn J. Darby School

The new home of the Lynn J. Darby School of Psychology and Adolescent Counseling in the Gainesville Renaissance on the Brenau Downtown Campus facilitates the expansion of the counseling clinic and academic programs.

Moving forward, propelled by Brenau’s new strategic plan

Apr 04, 2022

Greetings, Brenau community. As we approach the end of the semester, it isn’t easy to include in one blog post all of the exciting things that are happening at Brenau University in April to move us forward on our newly launched strategic plan. Our collaborative and open strategic planning process included hundreds of faculty, staff, […]

Brenau President Anne Skleder and Women's Leadership Colloquium

From the President’s Desk: Welcome to my new blog!

Mar 24, 2022

Greetings, Brenau community! This week I’m excited to share with you a new activity that will be a first for me – blogging! This is the first edition of “From the President’s Desk,” a periodic series designed to keep you updated on what’s going on at Brenau. We’re nearing the end of March and that […]