Student News

The Facing Project Food Drive

Dec 08, 2016

The Facing Project, lead by students in the Editorial & Feature Writing class, successfully launched their book Facing Homelessness in Gainesville & Hall County at their event last night. The event featured a talent show, a silent auction, and a community service fair where they collected donations and raised funds for the partner organizations assisting […]

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Farewell Celebration for Valerie Walston

Dec 06, 2016

Valerie Walston, Dean of Students, has accepted a new position as the Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs at the University of Toledo in Ohio. While we are sad to see her go, we want to give students the chance to say farewell before her last day on January 13, 2017. There will be a celebration […]

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Finals Week Pet Therapy

Dec 05, 2016

The tradition continues! Animals from the Hall County Animal Shelter will be visiting campus this week to provide some stress relief and fun amidst finals week. The animals will be on the front porch of the Owens Student Center Monday, December 5- Wednesday, December 7 from 11:00 am- 1:00 pm. Feel free to stop by […]

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Rotaract to Host Yard Sale

Nov 17, 2016

Brenau’s chapter of Rotaract is hosting a yard sale on Saturday, November 19 from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm. The event will take place in Jacobs on the historic Gainesville campus. The money raised during the event will help fund their spring professional clothing event.      

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Student Activities Board Wins Regional Award

Nov 16, 2016

The Brenau Student Activities Board attended the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities Southeast Regional Planning Conference in Nashville, TN this past weekend. Student Activities Board sends delegates to this conference each year to preview available programs and performers, network with other colleges and universities, and attend educational sessions. This year, the delegates were […]

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Nursing, Psychology, and Theater Collaborate for Important Educational Experience

Nov 10, 2016

Students and faculty in nursing, psychology and theater participated in a weekend-long class Oct. 29-30, which allowed nursing students to experience a “real-life” scenario involving a Brazilian family whose loved one dies while in hospice care.   Taking place in the Nursing Simulation lab, a high-fidelity mannequin portrayed the dying, elderly Brazilian patient. Participating theater students […]

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Brenau Celebrates Veteran and Military Students

Nov 07, 2016

Rosanne Short, Director of Veteran Military Services, has planned numerous activities to celebrate the growing number of veteran and military students enrolled at Brenau University as Veteran’s Day approaches. 440 pinwheels have been placed on the lawn in front of Owens Student Center on the Historic Gainesville campus to represent each of the veteran or […]

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May Court Royale Open Forum

Nov 02, 2016

Student Government Association is hosting “May Court Royale Open Forum” on Thursday, November 3 at 12:30 pm in Pearce Auditorium. Any senior enrolled in the Women’s College is eligible for nomination. Pizza will be served on the front lawn for anyone who attends nominations. Voting will take place on Canvas next week. The nominee with […]

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Beyond The Talking Points

Oct 25, 2016

Brenau University is hosting “Beyond the Talking Points: What the 2016 Election Really Means to Women”  tonight, October 25, in Pearce Auditorium at 7:30 pm. The event will feature two prominent speakers representing both ends of the political spectrum. Maria Teresa Kumar is the founder and CEO of Voto Latino and will represent the democrat […]

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SGA Hosting President’s Cabinet Open Forum

Oct 18, 2016

Student Government Association is hosting a President’s Cabinet Open Forum today, October 18, at 12:30 pm in Castelli Gallery on the Gainesville Historic Campus. This event provides students the opportunity to ask questions and voice concerns directly to the president and his cabinet of top administrators. Students can submit their questions anonymously as well.  SGA […]

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Conversation Not Confrontation

Oct 13, 2016

Amanda Lammers has been developing programs tied to the theme “Conversation not Confrontation” since embracing this approach to controversial topics and events this summer. This approach encourages open dialog and respect of different opinions. In support of  this, Lammers is hosting “Conversations not Confrontation” in the senior dining room at 12:00 PM on Friday, October 14. […]

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Register to Vote

Oct 11, 2016

Today, October 11, is the last day to register to vote for the November election. If you would like to register or check your registration status, please visit Georgia’s “My Voter Page” at . “My Voter Page” also provides information about early voting, absentee ballots, poling locations, and a preview of the election ballot.

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Presidential Debate Viewing Event

Oct 07, 2016

The Presidential Debate will be live streamed on the Historic Gainesville campus in Thurmond McRae on Sunday, October 9. There will be discussion lead by faculty from the Conflict Resolution/ Legal Studies and History/ Political Science departments before the debate beginning at 8:45 pm as well as after the debate concludes at 10:30 pm. The […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Oct 05, 2016

The Center for Health & Well Being is hosting an event to support Breast Cancer Awareness on October 6 at 6:00 pm  in Thurmond McRae on the Historic Gainesville Campus.  Margaret Cheely, radio host at 104.7 The Fish and a breast cancer survivor, will be the featured speaker and refreshments will be served. All students, faculty, […]

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Homecoming Pumpkin Decoration Contest

Oct 03, 2016

As part of this year’s Homecoming festivities, student organizations were invited to participate in a pumpkin decoration contest. Thirteen student organizations submitted entries, and they were judged by a panel of Alumni Association Board members. All of the pumpkins were unique and captured the spirit of the organization and Brenau University. Brenau Fashion Network, International […]

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Brenau Celebrates Homecoming and Family Weekend

Sep 29, 2016

Brenau will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend September 30 through October 2. While there will be several events going on throughout the weekend, the highlight of the weekend will be the front lawn festivities taking place on the Historic Gainesville campus front lawn on Saturday, October 1 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. John Amoroso will perform […]

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Live Stream of Presidential Debate

Sep 26, 2016

The first Presidential debate will be streamed live in Thurmond McRae on the Historic Gainesville Campus. The debate will take place from 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. All students are invited to attend beginning at 8:45 pm, and Professor Kimberly Willis will be present to answer any questions.

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Remember All the Traditions Week

Sep 20, 2016

Brenau University’s Women College students will celebrate the annual “Remember All the Traditions” Week, better known as RATT Week, from September 20 until September 22. Each night, students are invited to meet on the steps outside of Pearce Auditorium on the Historic Gainesville campus at 7:00 pm. Sophomores will test the freshmen class on their […]

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Student Activities Board will Host Open Mic Night

Sep 19, 2016

Student Activities Board will host an open mic night in the Tea Room on the Gainesville Historic Campus tonight, September 19, at 6:00 pm. Students are encouraged to share their musical or literary talents in a relaxed environment. There will be free coffee and cookies for participants and audience members. Those wishing to participate should […]

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Constitution Day

Sep 15, 2016

Constitution Day will be celebrated across the country on September 16, 2016. This day commemorates the signing of the Constitution by 39 delegates on September 17, 1787. Brenau encourages all students to visit You can learn more about the Constitution, test your knowledge, and complete interactive activities on the website. Taking this opportunity to […]

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