Growing Need

Graduate psychology students at the clinic in Norcross gain clinical experience by lending a hand to children in need through the newly established Brenau Center for Counseling & Psychological Services. Although the clinic serves patients of all ages, a large segment of the clientele are children with learning and behavioral disorders. The second-year clinical counseling […]

Rock Star

Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Kelley Castlin-Gacutan, or "Dr. G," speaks to a group of JROTC students Friday, April 8, 2016, in Birmingham, Ala. Castlin-Gacutan received a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education from Brenau's Norcross campus. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Dr. G rides shotgun with her linebacker-like driver at the wheel. We’ve just left the Jackson-Olin High School football stadium at 14th and F in Ensley, where 350 uniformed JROTC cadets passed in review before her, the celebrity dignitary. We’re about to hook a left on 20th Street for a quick run through Tuxedo Junction […]

A New ‘Old’ Sport

Lacrosse is coming to Brenau.

Although lacrosse historically has been a sport relegated to northern climes where it originated among Native American peoples in the Great Lakes, New England and Mid-Atlantic seaboard regions, folks around the north Georgia town of Ball Ground, about 40 miles from Gainesville, will quickly remind you that the place got its name from the surrounding […]

Actually, Four for the Books

1945 Alpha Chi Omega sisters
Betty Rose Hutson, WC ’45, experienced one of those bittersweet moments that certainly included some sadness but also bubbled with joy. She told how she and her three closest Brenau sorority sisters and classmates enjoyed the gift of best friends who actually communicated regularly for more than 70 years. “I just think it is great [...]

Boundless Energy: Martha Carolyn Edens, 1928-2015

Martha Edens poses with Strom Thurmond at a GOP Reception.

Above: Martha Edens poses with Strom Thurmond at a GOP Reception. When Martha Carolyn Edens of Columbia, S.C., died on Oct. 9, 2015, Brenau University lost an ardent supporter, Zeta Tau Alpha lost a guiding light and the modern South Carolina Republican Party lost a pioneering founding member. Brenau, her Zeta sisters and S.C. GOP […]

Cousins for iStan

Kaelan Schultz, from left, Alicia Koredjian and Elizabeth Huff treat a trauma patient in the Brenau Nursing Sim Lab on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Above: Undergraduate nursing students from Georgia Kaelan Schultz from Gainesville, Alicia Koredjian and Elizabeth Huff, both from Buford, experience patient care with an iStan simulator. A gift by Gainesville residents Anne and George Thomas helped Brenau in 2008 become one of the first nursing schools in the region to have its own iStan human simulation […]

Five Great Years

Jenny Dell

Since 2011, I have had the honor and pleasure of serving the Brenau alumni body as executive director. I have met thousands of amazing Brenau women and men who are doing extraordinary things all around the world. Each of you has shaped my life in wonderful ways, so it is with sadness that I announce […]

2016 Alumni Award Winners

A sign welcomes alumnae to the Champagne Brunch during Alumnae Reunion Weekend. (Barry Williams for Brenau University)

Established in 1989 to recognize three traditional-aged Women’s College alumnae who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in business, continuing education and leadership.

Striking Colors at Kings Bay

Brenau University Kings Bay Campus

Usually when you leave a military post after close to 30 years of service, there is some kind of changing-of-the-guard ceremony. However, when the U.S. Navy last year changed its regulations governing colleges and universities authorized to operate on bases, it eliminated about 40 smaller schools. One of them, Brenau, saw no choice but to […]

Home, Sweet Home

Alpha Delta Pi Sisters Sara Jane Bowers, from left, Cassidy Collier, Jan Maisch, international vice president of collegiate membership, Carole Ann Daniel, a Brenau Trustee and past Lambda President, Katelyn Brown, Maggie Griffin and Kelley Robertson, the Lambda Chapter's advisor, cut the ribbon on the Alpha Delta Pi sorority house during the Brenau University Alumnae Reunion Weekend on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

When the Lambda Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi hosted the dedication for its new sorority house during Women’s College reunion weekend April 16, residents were wrapping up their first year in the new digs. They also were showing off some generosity of their older sisters who wanted to make certain the younger members enjoyed the […]