Student News

Students Donate to Those in Need

Feb 16, 2017

Through Student Activities Board’s Valentine Grams event last week, Brenau students donated their time to make Valentine goody bags for community members in need of a little extra love. In total, Brenau students put together over 150 bags. These were donated to women at Gateway Domestic Violence Shelter and children at Challenged Child & Friend. […]

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Super Bowl Sunday

Feb 03, 2017

Student Activities Board is hosting a Super Bowl celebration in the Student Union Building (above Tea Room) on the Historic Gainesville campus on February 5 at 6:30 PM. Join the celebration and cheer on the Atlanta Falcons while enjoying refreshments. This event is free and open to all students!

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Falcons Friday

Feb 01, 2017

Brenau will be celebrating the Atlanta Falcons going to the Super Bowl with “Falcons Friday” on Friday, February 3. Wear your red, black, and spirit wear. If you would like to be a part of the “Good Luck” video Brenau will be sending to the team, meet on the front lawn of the historic Gainesville […]

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Voting for May Court Representatives

Jan 24, 2017

Women’s College students can now vote to determine who will represent each class on May Court. Voting will take place on Canvas from Tuesday, January 24 to Thursday, January 26. Students can only vote for representatives from their own class. If you have any further questions, please contact or

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Aurum Yearbook Nook

Jan 18, 2017

The Aurum, Brenau’s yearbook, is hosting a “Yearbook Nook” for students to learn more about the publication. Join the Aurum staff in Library Room 115 tonight, January 18, from 6:00- 7:00 pm.   If you have any questions, contact editor Briana Prater at  

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Jared Mahone to Perform at Brenau

Jan 12, 2017

Student Activities Board is hosting a concert in Pearce Auditorium tonight, January 12, at 7:00 pm. Featured artist, Jared Mahone, is a national touring musician. You can visit to preview his music. This concert is open to the entire Brenau community, and all are encouraged to attend!  

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Student Activities Board Hosting Movie Night

Jan 10, 2017

Student Activities Board is hosting a movie night tonight, January 10, at 7:00 PM in Thurmond McRae. The featured movie will be Frozen and there will be a hot chocolate bar. Come warm up and enjoy a free movie and treats! All students are welcome.   Thurmond McRae is attached to the Trustee Library on the historic […]

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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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