Lacrosse Coach Emily Wetmore to Build Golden Tigers’ Newest Intercollegiate Sport from Scratch

Oct 05, 2016

When Brenau University added Horseheads, New York, native Emily Wetmore to its athletics department staff as head lacrosse coach, it gave her a blank slate for building a team – a roster with no players on it and technically no place to play. However, Athletics Director Mike Lochstampfor says if anybody can get a Golden […]

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Brenau Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts Five Pioneers of Golden Tigers Swimming Program

Sep 30, 2016

Brenau University on Saturday, Oct. 1, will induct five new members into its Golden Tigers Athletics Hall of Fame that represent the university’s debut into intercollegiate competitive swimming and the foundation for a Golden Tigers swim team today that’s a perennial contender for conference and national championships. The group, which includes Brenau’s first swim coach […]

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Brenau Solidifies ‘More than the Score’ Test-Optional Admissions Policy

Sep 28, 2016

Brenau University starting immediately will make available to all prospective students its long-standing policy of not requiring SAT or ACT college admissions test scores as a precondition for admission to the 138-year-old Women’s College or any of its coeducational undergraduate programs. The policy previously applied to undergraduate applicants to Brenau who had been out of […]

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October 25 Program Goes ‘Beyond the Talking Points’ with Kristen Soltis Anderson and Maria Teresa Kumar

Sep 21, 2016

Exactly two weeks before the historic 2016 presidential election, Brenau University will host a public program with two of the nation’s most visible experts on the impact women, minorities and younger people now have on American politics. The Oct. 25 program will feature Republican pollster and strategist Kristen Soltis Anderson and Democratic organizer and commentator […]

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Brenau in Top 20 of Washington Monthly’s ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ College Listing

Sep 06, 2016

Washington Monthly ranked Brenau University No. 19 in its highly regarded college guide list of “Best Bang for the Buck Southeast Colleges” for 2016. Brenau was one of only five Georgia colleges in the top 20 alongside the Georgia Institute of Technology, Mercer University, Piedmont College and American InterContinental University Atlanta campus. Washington Monthly is […]

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Entrepreneur Amanda Slavin Brings ‘Fresh Eyes’ as One of Brenau’s Youngest Trustees

Aug 12, 2016

The Brenau University Board of Trustees has appointed Amanda Slavin, CEO and founder of Las Vegas-based CatalystCreativ, as its newest member. Slavin’s three-year term began immediately upon the board’s unanimous vote earlier this year. She will attend her first of the biannual board meetings in November. However, said Brenau President Ed Schrader, she has already […]

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Alecia Webb Becomes Director of Brenau Jacksonville Campus

Aug 09, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, August 9, 2016 – When classes at Brenau University’s north Florida campus resume later this month, they will take place under the watchful eye of longtime Brenau administrator and alumna Alecia Webb, who officially became Jacksonville campus director on July 1. For the past year, Webb has pulled double duty assisting with the […]

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Brenau MBA Ranks No. 1 in Enrollment in Atlanta-area Business Schools

Aug 08, 2016

Atlanta Business Chronicle ranked Brenau University as the top Master of Business Administration program in terms of enrollment in its 2016 listing of business schools in the metropolitan Atlanta area. With 721 students enrolled in the program in 2015-16, No. 1-ranked Brenau moved up on the July 27-published list ahead of Scheller College of Business […]

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Kelly Spain Appointed New Augusta Campus Director

Jul 29, 2016

MARTINEZ, Georgia, July 29, 2016 – Kelly Spain, who since 2012 has been academic advising coordinator and office manager for the Brenau University Department of Mathematics & Science in Gainesville, Georgia, began a new position July 25 as director of the Brenau campus that serves the Augusta metropolitan area in Georgia and South Carolina. The […]

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Brenau Grad Returns to Campus as New Alumni Director

Jul 26, 2016

Ashley Morgan Carter did not need directions to find her way around campus on her first day as Brenau University’s alumni director last week. She already knew about the place because her mother, Stacey Henson Morgan, graduated from the Brenau University Women’s College in 1988. Then Carter herself earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees […]

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Brenau Earns National Best Workplace Accolade

Jul 21, 2016

For the second time, Brenau University earned national recognition as one of the best workplaces in the United States. It was among 93 universities and colleges – and the only institution from Georgia – listed in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2016 “Great Colleges to Work For” rankings. The publication noted that Brenau created and maintained for […]

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Brenau Hosts RISE Graduation July 15

Jul 14, 2016

More than 100 Hall County elementary school students are expected to receive diplomas at Brenau University’s Downtown Center on July 15 as part of the 2016 RISE graduation ceremonies. The RISE (Real Interactive Summer-learning Experience) program is now in its fifth year. The six-week summer camp is a collaborative effort by Brenau University, the Gainesville […]

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National Athletics Director Group Ranks Brenau Athletics Program Fourth Among Southern States Schools

Jun 24, 2016

The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics listed Brenau University’s athletics program as one of the best in the Southern States Athletic Conference in its 2015-16 Learfield Sports Director’s Cup final rankings. NACDA and USA Today rank institutions based on their teams’ final standings across a dozen sports. Brenau University, with 242 points overall, […]

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Brenau Picks Eugene Williams as College of Education Dean

Jun 16, 2016

Following the retirement of Sandra Leslie at the end of the 2015-16 academic year, Brenau University named longtime professor Eugene Williams the new dean of the College of Education. After a nationwide search narrowed the field of applicants to three candidates, the selection committee recommended the internal candidate in part because of his significant experiences […]

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Track and Field Earns Three All-American Titles at National Championships

Jun 02, 2016

Eight Brenau student-athletes competed at the 2016 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships May 26-28 in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with two seniors earning All-American honors. Four-time Southern States Athletic Conference All-Conference selection Olamide Sokunbi of Marietta, Georgia, made Brenau history by finishing second in the triple jump, recording a 12.06 […]

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Second Wave of Physical Therapy Doctoral Degree Candidates Begin Classes

Jun 02, 2016

The 40 Doctor of Physical Therapy candidates who initiated studies May 16 for Brenau University’s two-year-old program came from a nationwide pool of about 750 applicants, which 2015 data supplied by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education indicates is about 300 applicants deeper than the national average for colleges and universities that offer […]

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Undergraduate Nursing Class is One of Brenau’s Largest, Most Experienced

May 31, 2016

Sixty-three students from four countries and 10 states began work May 16 toward Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees in what a Brenau University School of Nursing professor described as one of the most experienced classes in the program’s history. This is the first cohort – a group in which all members pursue the same […]

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Golden Tiger Tennis Gets Fifth Seed for NAIA Championship Tournament May 17-21

May 16, 2016

Currently ranked fifth in the nation, the Brenau University Golden Tigers tennis team won the fifth seed position for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship tournament May 17-21 in Mobile, Alabama. The Tigers received a first-round bye and will open play on Wednesday, May 18, against the Tuesday winner of the match between No. […]

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Brenau Softball Punches Ticket to National Championship Qualifiers

May 11, 2016

The Brenau University Golden Tigers softball team made the final cut of qualifying squads for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national championships opening round. The team joins Brenau’s swimming, tennis, outdoor track & field and competition cheer teams as athletics programs selected for national championship berths this season. Ranked No. 4 in the Southern […]

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Retired Admiral Annie Andrews Will Address Brenau’s 137th Spring Commencement

May 03, 2016

Annie B. Andrews, a retired U.S. Navy rear admiral who now serves as a top official with the Federal Aviation Administration, will deliver commencement addresses Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, to the more than 300 students participating in Brenau University’s 137th spring graduation ceremonies. The Hinesville, Georgia, native who retired in September after […]

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