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Brenau University launches President’s Summer Arts Series featuring work by four Gainesville painters

May 04, 2012
The special exhibition runs May 9 through May 31 with a special opening night reception for the artists   A mix of styles and life experiences come together in a new art exhibit opening this month when Brenau University kicks off the inaugural exhibition in its new “President’s Summer Arts Series” running May 9-31 on [...]

Brenau University’s 4th Annual Barbecue Competition marks return of old champion and new hopefuls

May 01, 2012
For Myron Mixon, shown here at the center of his Jack’s Old South team at the 2010 Brenau Barbecue Championship, second place does not have a very good view – especially when you’re talking about pork. Mixon hopes to regain his 2009 champion status at the 2012 Brenau festival.   Myron Mixon of Jack’s Old [...]

Brenau University hosts public seminar at High Museum by Servant Leader guru Kent Keith

Apr 27, 2012
Brenau University will host a free and open-to-the-public seminar entitled “Servant Leadership in the Boardroom: Fulfilling the Public Trust” conducted by internationally acclaimed author Kent M. Keith at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Hill Auditorium at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. A reception will follow the program at 4:30 p.m. Those [...]

Brenau University Cheer Squad ranks second nationally in its first year

Apr 26, 2012
Brenau University’s newest Golden Tigers intercollegiate team set out to make a good impression during its inaugural season and did exactly that, placing second in the nation in National Cheerleading Association Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championships competition in Daytona Beach, Fla. Competing in the All-Girl intermediate division for smaller schools April 12-13, Brenau finished less [...]

Brenau University ranks as one of Atlanta Region’s Top Workplaces in all industry segments

Apr 24, 2012
In a survey of more than 43,500 employees from organizations from all for-profit and not-for-profit business sectors, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution named Brenau University among metropolitan Atlanta’s top 100 workplaces for 2012 – and one of the top 30 mid-size workplaces in the 20-county region. The survey results, which segmented by the size of the workforce [...]

College of Health & Science presents Graduate Research Day

Apr 20, 2012
Dr. Krisi Probert (Occupational Therapy) in conversation with graduate students Brenau University’s College of Health & Science will showcase work of undergraduate and graduate students and faculty Saturday, April 21, during its First Annual Research Symposium at the Brenau East campus at Featherbone Communiversity, 999 Chestnut St. SE, in Gainesville. Free and open to the [...]

Seniors Perform Trumpet and Voice Recitals

Apr 18, 2012
Matt Scout, TrumpetTwo Brenau University seniors will appear Saturday in two different types of musical performances in their final recitals as Brenau students. Tenor Jeff Akana, a music performance major from Suwanee, Ga., will sing. Matt Scout, a music major from Flowery Branch, Ga., will perform with classical selections for trumpet. The recitals will begin [...]

“May Day” reunion weekend festivities draw more than 300 to Brenau campus

Apr 13, 2012
In a traditional showcase for spring millinery, more than 300 Brenau Women’s College alumnae plus families and friends will converge on the Brenau University campus here Saturday, April 14, for the annual day of class reunions and the ‘May Day’ celebration for current students. The link between the past and present for the 134-year-old institution [...]

Brenau University Department of Dance presents Faculty/Senior Thesis Dance Concert 2012: “Headlines”

Apr 11, 2012
The Brenau University Department of Dance presents its spring dance concert, “Headlines,” Thursday, April 12 through Saturday April 14, 2012. Performances will be held nightly at 7:30 p.m. at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, in Hosch Theatre, located on Brenau University’s Gainesville campus. The concert will showcase eight fresh-off-the-press works by [...]

Brenau plans MBA program at Suwanee-based medical college

Mar 27, 2012
Brenau University President Ed Schrader announced today that the Gainesville, Ga.-based institution plans to offer its Master of Business Administration program starting in the fall of 2012 on the campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in nearby Suwanee, Ga. Schrader, speaking at the Rotary Club of Gwinnett County here Tuesday, said the university [...]

Visiting OT Scholar Focuses On What “Drives” Senior Lifestyles

Mar 16, 2012
Getting older means losing our waistlines, our hair or maybe even our hearing. But what happens if you lose your wheels? Dr. Sherrilene Classen examines problems society faces on the road as our population ages. That is why the upcoming lecture hosted by Brenau University's School of Occupational Therapy will address the issue of older [...]

New Volleyball Coach values Championships over Personal Honors

Mar 16, 2012
Brenau University named Jeffrey Scott White of Cumming, Ga., to the head coaching position for the Golden Tigers intercollegiate volleyball team. The California native, who is a doctoral candidate. in education at the University of Georgia, fills the vacancy left by the departure in the middle of her fifth season of Meredith Franklin. The Tigers, [...]

Brenau forum puts local perspective on national health care reform

Mar 12, 2012
One of the most divisive and hotly contested issues in recent years, the upcoming changes in national health care laws, comes into sharp local focus on Thursday, March 15, as Brenau University convenes a panel of health care experts to provide their perspectives on recent and imminent changes and address myths, realities and unanswered questions [...]

Brenau’s online academics ranked among top 10 nationally in U.S. News & World Report 2012 rankings

Feb 27, 2012
In U.S. News & World Report’s comprehensive 2012 directory and rankings of online degree programs, several of Brenau University online graduate and undergraduate studies ranked in the top tier of programs from colleges and universities around the United States, including Top 10 “Honor Roll” status for its online master’s degree-level tracks in the College of [...]
Georgia Mountain Center Rendering

Georgia Mountain Center Rendering

Brenau leases Georgia Mountains Center for proposed graduate health professional programs

Feb 24, 2012

Brenau University and the Gainesville Redevelopment Authority today executed a 10-year lease for the city-owned Georgia Mountains Center as a site for Brenau’s proposed expansion of its professional health care graduate programs. The lease, signed on behalf of the university by President Ed L. Schrader and Brenau Trustee James A. “Jim” Walters, is renewable each […]

Set Your Cooking Timers: It’s 100 Days To Annual Brenau Barbecue Festival

Feb 14, 2012
To help you get past the coldest day of the year, think about the strains of great music and the aroma of great barbecue awakening your senses on a balmy late spring southern Appalachian morning. The fantasy, however, is only 100 days from reality as we start the final countdown to Brenau University’s fourth annual [...]

Brenau Trustee Library solicits donations and customers for its first book sale

Feb 08, 2012
Saddled with a need to pay for some unexpected cosmetic “re-beautification” following a bout last fall with a persistently leaky roof, the Brenau University Trustee Library on the Gainesville campus will conduct a book sale Feb. 20-22 to help pay for improvements. The sale will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. that Monday through [...]

‘Grapes of Wrath’ production is timely and timeless

Feb 03, 2012
A play based on Nobel Prize laureate John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," runs through Feb. 25 at Brenau University’s Hosch Theatre, 429 Academy St., Gainesville. The classic Depression-era tale takes on renewed poignancy in these days of rampant foreclosures, sky-rocking unemployment and global economies tottering on the brink of collapse. It [...]