Brenau University Alumni Association Board

On Aug.1, the Brenau University Alumni Association Board held a retreat at Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta. President Marsha Stringer and Vice President Natalie Grasso led the board members in team-building exercises, goal-setting and lon …

Eryn Erickson, A ’06

Eryn Erickson, A ’06, of Alpharetta, Georgia, recently wrote a piece for YSF magazine about the challenges of starting a business and how she overcame these hurdles with the support of family and friends. Eryn’s lifestyle brand, So Worth Loving, will b …

Allyson Longshore, A ’02

Allyson Longshore, A ’02, was featured in the June 2015 issue of The Atlantan. Allyson, the founder of STYLESTUDIO, is a fashion stylist based in New York City. You can learn more about her work at

Gray Fitzgerald Bingham, A ’98

Gray Fitzgerald Bingham, A ’98, and partner Aaron welcomed their first son, William Joseph, on Jan. 28, 2014. William weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches.

Diana Bjorkman Wade, A ‘97

Diana Bjorkman Wade, A ‘97, recently completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree in special education at the University of Kansas. This program focused on secondary special education and transition, and her dissertation was titled Development and Validatio …

Ashley Longshore, A ’93

Ashley Longshore, A ’93, was featured in the August issue of Elle magazine. Longshore is a Louisiana-based artist and entrepreneur whose paintings have been compared to the artwork of Andy Warhol. You can see her work at

Joan Segal Resnik, A ’59

Joan Segal Resnik, A ’59, announces that there is a new Facebook page for alumnae who attended the Academy from 1954-60. Search for Brenau Academy alums and you will be able to connect with old friends and share fond memories.

Lynda Johnson Walton, A ’58

Lynda Johnson Walton, A ’58,  announces the births of two great-grandchildren. Lucas Alexander Lambert, born on Jan. 14, 2013, is the son of her granddaughter, Rachel Arthurs Lambert, and husband Chris Lambert. Liliana Marie Arthurs, born June 1, 2013, …

The Brenau Academy class of 1993

The Brenau Academy class of 1993 recently met in Gainesville, Ga., for its 20th reunion. Gray Beaty Stevens, Christine Baldwin Perkins, Debbie Hayes Okenica, Wendy Bourque Williams and her daughter, Madison, and Melissa Dunn Gambino took a tour of Bren …