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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 […]

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 help farmworkers and families in rural Georgia

This June, faculty and students in Brenau University’s Ivester College of Health Sciences traveled to a farming community near Moultrie, Georgia, to provide vital health care to workers and their children. This marked the third time Brenau’s Department of Physical Therapy has participated in the Farmworker Family Health Program, having previously visited in 2018 and […]

Brenau inks articulation agreement with Lanier Technical College

This past spring, Brenau University and Lanier Technical College signed a program articulation agreement in an effort to make it easier for Lanier students majoring in business to transfer to Brenau. Under the agreement, students in Lanier Tech’s business management program can now transfer to Brenau to earn their bachelor’s in business administration or organizational […]

Brenau launches new Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing program

This past spring, Brenau University’s Mary Inez Grindle School of Nursing launched a new Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing program. The ELMSN program, based at Brenau’s Norcross campus, held its first classes virtually May 10with on-ground classes beginning May 19. The program gives students the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in five […]

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 […]

Brenau Scholar, first Brenau Dreams Scholarship recipients recognized

Freshmen Jennifer Elias and Lin Ngo were recently recognized as the first recipients of Brenau University’s new Brenau Dreams Scholarship, while freshman Savannah “Maeve” Auchmoedy was named a Brenau Scholar for the 2021-22 academic year. The Brenau Dreams Scholarship was created for first-generation college students in Hall County. To be chosen for the Brenau Scholars […]