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Professor, Alum Were Two of Nine Honored in Annual Program Tuesday

Mar 22, 2017

A longtime Brenau professor and a university alum were among the nine honorees at the annual Masters in Teaching – Life Changers at Work program Tuesday, March 21. The event was the fourth and final of the 2016-2017 Featherbone Communiversity Masters Series. It featured guest speaker Georgia Teacher of the Year Casey Bethel, science teacher […]

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More than 90 College Athletes to Compete at Golden Tigers Spring Invitational Golf Tournament

Mar 17, 2017

The Brenau University Golden Tigers golf team will host the third annual Golden Tigers Spring Invitational collegiate golf tournament Monday and Tuesday, March 20-21, at Chattahoochee Golf Club, 3000 Club Drive in Gainesville. The two-day, 36-hole tournament, which features more than 90 college athletes, begins at 9 a.m. both days. The event is free and […]

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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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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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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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Brenau Instructors Part of International Mediation Program in Krakow, Poland

Dec 07, 2016

Two representatives from Brenau University take their expertise in mediation, law and conflict resolution across the globe for the inaugural Mediation Certification Programme Wednesday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 11, in Krakow, Poland. Ken Frank, director of Brenau’s Conflict Resolution & Legal Studies program, and his wife Mary Lou Frank, adjunct instructor in Brenau’s psychology […]

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Writing Class Explores Northeast Georgia Homelessness in Group Storytelling Project

Dec 02, 2016

Editorial and feature writing students in a Brenau University mass communication class will host the release of a special publication, “The Brenau Facing Project: Facing Homelessness in Gainesville & Hall County” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, 429 Academy Street. The event is free […]

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Undergraduate Psychology Degree Added to Prestigious Online Programs

Nov 29, 2016

Starting in early 2017, Brenau University will expand its catalog of degrees available entirely through online studies to include an undergraduate degree in psychology. According to Christina White, who oversees online student recruitment for the 138-year-old university, Brenau has already registered some students for the program that is scheduled to start in January. However, enrollment […]

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Alumna and Trustee Brings Costume Design Mentor Diana Eden for Three-Day Workshop

Nov 21, 2016

Costume designer and Emmy Award nominee Diana Eden brought her decades of talent and experience in the costume industry to Brenau University for a three-day workshop. The event, titled Diana Eden: The Art of Costume Design, included three days of master classes that began Sunday, Nov. 20 and continued through Tuesday, Nov. 22. The class […]

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