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Honors class paints piano as part of Vision 2030 public art project

In fall 2018, the Honors 230 artistic and creative imagination class taught by Debra Dobkins, dean of The Women’s College, took part in a special creative project in unison with Vision 2030, a coordinated group of volunteers leading long-term initiatives defined by the residents of Gainesville and Hall County, Georgia. Part of Vision 2030’s mission […]

Students, professors practice mediation skills in Kiev, Ukraine

Gloria Clark and Cierra Franklin, Brenau University students and members of the university’s competitive mediation team, joined their professors, Ken and Mary Lou Frank, in Kiev, Ukraine, in November 2018 for an international mediation tournament. The Franks worked for two days with conflict resolution students from seven countries — Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland, Singapore, India, Turkey […]

Three Brenau University trustees retire from the board

Three members of the Brenau University Board of Trustees — Jim Mathis, Ben Lilly and Gary Riley — retired this spring after 67 years of combined service to the institution. “Their many years of service to Brenau is certainly in and of itself a foundation for celebration,” said Pete Miller, chairman of the Board of […]

Faculty, staff, students and friends tour ‘Infinity Mirrors’ exhibit at the High Museum

The big news out of the Atlanta art scene toward the end of 2018 was that the High Museum of Art sold out its advanced tickets for Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at a record pace. Thanks to Brenau’s academic affiliate agreement with the High, the university had a limited number of tickets to a special viewing opportunity Jan. 18.

Cheer and dance teams perform at Super Bowl LIII

The Brenau University competitive cheer and dance teams had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Brenau music major receives GICA Wayne Dempsey Scholarship

“Not to sound cliche, but it really did mean the world to me to receive this scholarship,” Reidling says. “It is helping me reach my goals by paying for some of my tuition, which allows me to focus my attention on student teaching by easing that financial burden. I also have a family, so it […]

Georgia on Their Minds

Six art and design students from Brenau University recently spent spring break at the historic Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico, the summer home of iconic artist Georgia O’Keeffe for more than 40 years and the inspiration for many of her paintings.

14 Decades of the Women’s College

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The Women’s College of Brenau University may be adding new signature programs, but it is also retaining and supporting its rich 140-year history, legacy and traditions. Take a look back at all 14 decades of Brenau women through these moments captured in the Brenau University Archives.

The ‘new’ Women’s College of Brenau University

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The ‘new’ Women’s College of Brenau University New signature programs will retain and enhance the 140-year legacy of The Women’s College Story by Kristen Bowman | Photos by AJ Reynolds Story by Kristen BowmanPhotos by AJ Reynolds First, some unfinished business It started in the summer of 2017. Brenau University President Ed Schrader was firming […]

Fruits of an international agreement

ANU-Brenau University students throw their mortarboard into the air Saturday May 5, 2018 in Gainesville, Ga. (Jason Getz for Brenau University)

In May 2018, Brenau University and Anhui Normal University saw the culmination of a years long investment with the graduation of a particular cohort of students. The agreement, known as a 2+2 arrangement between the two institutions, was first signed in 2014 and allowed Chinese students majoring in early childhood education to complete the first two years of their undergraduate studies on their home campus and their last two years at Brenau.

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