Brenau signs grant to make scholarship funds available for Mexican students

Brenau University signed a grant agreement with the Government of Mexico on July 22 that will help students of Mexican origin offset tuition costs. This marks the third consecutive year Brenau has received the grant funded via the Institute for Mexicans Abroad scholarship program, or IME Becas. The program was created to support Mexican students […]

In Memory: Fall 2021

Frances Sides Prunty, WC ’46, of Wilmington, North Carolina, died July 18. Delores Ward Napier Leslie, WC ’47, of Macon, Georgia, died July 28. AlJean Dorsey Thompson, WC ’49, of Gainesville, Georgia, died May 24. Dell Henderson Young, WC ’59, of Statham, Georgia, died March 29. Sarah Gower Lowe “Sally” Fant, A ’59, of Greenville, […]

Brenau earns Champions of Character Five-Star honor for 12th year in a row

Softball team

For the 12th consecutive year, Brenau University has been named a Champions of Character Five-Star institution by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The Golden Tigers were also one of the 60 schools to achieve silver-level status. The 157 institutions recognized as award winners earned points in character training recognition and promotion, and community service […]

Golden Tigers find ‘perfect fit’ in new golf coach Ann Sullivan

Ann Sullivan

Ann Sullivan grew up on a farm in rural College Grove, Tenn., whacking golf balls against the family barn. “I can proudly say I never broke a window,” jokes Brenau University’s new head golf coach. Sullivan reflects fondly about a journey that started in the backyard, took some turns but never strayed from a seemingly […]

Shatrela Washington-Hubbard named interim dean of College of Business & Communication

Shatrela Washington-Hubbard

The Brenau University Provost’s Office announced in June the appointment of Shatrela Washington-Hubbard to serve as interim dean of the College of Business & Communication during the 2021-22 academic year. Washington-Hubbard previously served as program director and assistant professor of human resource management at Brenau. In addition to collaborating with faculty during this time of […]

Students from Panama learning while exploring

Since arriving at Brenau in April, the first cohort of students in the university’s partnership with Panama’s Institute for the Development of Human Resources have been learning a new language — and not just in the classroom. During their first few months in the U.S., the 16 Panamanian students have taken trips to places such […]

Margie Gill named interim executive director for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives

Margie Gill has been named the interim executive director for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives at Brenau University for the 2021-2022 academic year. The newly established role reports directly to President Anne Skleder and is based on the recommendations of the university’s Working Group on Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence. While the Working Group […]

Haley Bartoletta awarded 2021-22 Baxter-Bryan Scholarship

Haley Bartoletta

This past April, Haley Bartoletta was named the 2021-22 recipient of the Baxter-Bryan Scholarship, Brenau University’s highest academic honor. The mass communication major from Jefferson, Georgia, was among five students from The Women’s College of Brenau University who were nominated for the award. The scholarship, which covers tuition, room and board for the student’s senior […]

Practicing for her people

Alumna Marshirl Locklear serving the Lumbee Tribe one patient at a time By Mark Ray Robeson County, North Carolina, ranks dead last among the Tar Heel State’s 100 counties for health outcomes and health factors like smoking and obesity. Diabetes, cancer, poverty and a lack of local medical specialists make it hard for the rural […]

Giving peace a chance

Brenau’s mediation leaders awarded honorary doctorates from Tbilisi, Georgia, university By Dashiell Coleman In March 2020, Brenau University’s Ken and Mary Lou Frank were in Chicago doing what they do best: helping guide the world’s future peacemakers.  Ken Frank, director of Brenau’s Conflict Resolution & Legal Studies program, and wife Mary Lou Frank, adjunct instructor […]

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