Fall 2015

Fall 2015

Brenau Window Fall 2015: Handprints on Health Care
Hands on Health Care Annual Report of Donors President's Message The Future is not What it Used to Be Featured Articles Fruit from the Family Tree Healing Arts Nursing the Future Professor with a Passion Hitting the Reset Button Off the Charts Articles More Than Halfway Home 2014-2015 Donor Report Photos Let’s Do The Numbers [...]

Priceless Gift

Sarah Ailene Wahl, WC ’50, of Tampa, Florida, gifted $67,000 in furnishings to the new home for Alpha Delta Pi in memory of her daughter, Ceslie Alliene Schroder, WC ’83, who died in 2013. Both mother and daughter served as president of Lambda Chapter of ADPi, Brenau’s oldest sorority. The portrait depicts Ceslie at 10, the year she sang on the steps of the old sorority house I Want to be an ADPi.

A Women’s College alumna’s generous gift to Alpha Delta Pi isn’t just a display of sororal pride. It’s also an enduring testament of a mother’s love for her daughter. After graduating from Brenau Women’s College, Sarah Wahl, WC ’50, returned to her hometown in Tampa, Florida, where her parents ran a clothing store. She became […]

2014-2015 Donor Report

2014 – 2015 Annual Report of Donors July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015 The Order of Brenau Sustaining Benefactors $500,000 + A Friend of Brenau University Mr. and Mrs. William H. Shane The Order of Brenau Benefactors $100,000 - $499,999 Mr. and Mrs. John R. Cleveland Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Inc. Ms. Margaret Evangeline [...]

Building a Bigger, Better Quad

Ongoing redevelopment is transforming the campus green into a more active, yet intimate, space for students and faculty alike. With the construction of four new sorority houses and an all new residential campus hall along Prior Street comes another development for Brenau: a 31,000-square-foot, fully renovated greenspace. The $200,000 project includes an expanded and freshly […]

In Memory: Fall 2015

Grace Braselton Cook, A ’19, of Atlanta, died April 28, 2000. Marthanel Miller Sandlin, A ’34, WC ’38, of Houston, Texas, died Jan. 25. Frances Kelley Brannen, WC ’39, of Macon, Georgia, died March 16. Matha Tallant Tribble, WC ’39, of Cumming, Georgia, died Nov. 12, 2014. Mary Katherine Davenport McIntyre, WC ’40, of Holland, Michigan, died April 2. Jane [...]

A Head Start to the Alumni Experience

Executive Director of Alumni Events Jenny Dell

Current students and future alumni are one and the same. Therefore, the Alumni Association Board and staff are putting a greater emphasis on getting to know Brenau students before they become alumni. By generating awareness about the alumni experience ahead of graduation, we create immediate connections back to the university for the young alumni population – […]

From Lake Lanier to the Yangtze River

Longtime Brenau professors Dr. Bryan Sorohan and Dr. Eugene Williams had an opportunity to visit one of the most prestigious colleges in China earlier this year. Under Brenau’s ‘two plus two’ partnership program with Anhui Normal University, more faculty and students – on and off campus – are set for similar international learning experiences. The […]

Hitting the Reset Button

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We’ve all heard stories about children following their parents to the same college. But here’s a twist on that tale, thanks to a pair of women enrolled in Brenau’s health sciences programs. Sit for a first meeting with Yvonne and Whitney Chappell and it is almost like you’ve interrupted a coffee klatch with a pair of BFFs. […]

New Faces and a New Era

More than 300 new students hailing from 11 states and six countries began classes at Brenau University’s Women’s College this fall. The freshmen make up close to 40 percent of the entire residential student body at Brenau. With a cumulative 3.49 grade point average (out of 4.0) and an average SAT score of 1022 out […]

Professor with a Passion

Professor with a Passion

Qualifications for tomorrow’s senior nurses include working familiarity with the nuts and bolts and strategic implications of technology systems, entrepreneurial business vision and, of course, quick, sound decision-making skills in life-and-death situations. Troy Heidesch’s job is to make sure all Brenau graduate nursing students get that – no matter where they study. At nine o’clock […]