Fall 2015

Brenau-In-Jax: ‘A Natural Fit’

Outside Views of Brenau's Jacksonville Campus.

Some of the most prominent and most visible names in Florida’s largest city also show up on Brenau University’s alumni rolls. When Brenau staged an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony  Sept. 1 at its new facility on the booming south side of Florida’s largest city, Jacksonville City Council President Greg Anderson, in his official remarks, […]

Fruit from the Family Tree

Ann Ralls Freeman Murrah

America’s founding fathers seemed to have settled all that British folderol about peerage, titles, bloodlines and pecking orders in 1776 with a the straightforward declaration that all men are created equal. Nonetheless, some descendants of early American leaders still revere their connections to their forebears. We know, because we in the Brenau family have a direct connection ourselves. […]

June Moore-Richards, WC ‘48

June Moore-Richards, WC ‘48, 67 years after graduation, still displays her Brenau and Alpha Delta Pi pride with this embroidered blouse.

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 long-term planning. Pictured left to right, top to bottom: Alecia Webb, BU ’07, Austin McCord, A ’07, Zoe Scheffrin, WC ’14, Brooke Bargeron Statham, [...]

Kathy Amos, WC ’98, BU ’06, Cheryl Christian, BU ’81 and Carole Cox Hudgins, WC ’81

Three Brenau alumnae were honored at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce’s 107th Annual Meeting and Gala on May 14. Carole Cox Hudgins, WC ’81, owner of The Little Ladybug in Gainesville, Georgia, was awarded the Small Business of the Year Award. Kathy Amos, WC ’98, BU ’06, and Cheryl Christian, BU ’81, both received the Silver Shovel Award.

Christine Wallace, BU ’10

Christine Wallace, BU ’10, who earned a master’s in teaching in early childhood development, was honored at the 2015 Atlanta Archbishop’s Banquet for Catholic Education on Jan. 31 as a Teacher of the Year. She currently serves as a kindergarten teacher at Sophia Academy. She also teaches religion to high school students.

Susan Smith, WC ’15

Susan Smith, WC ’15, works with a company in Oakwood, Georgia, as a counselor/social worker for the elderly. She travels to nursing homes in 13 surrounding counties and counsels patients preparing to leave the nursing home to make sure that they have all of the resources they need.

Allison Glasscock, WC ’14

Allison Glasscock, WC ’14, from Dacula, Georgia, won the collegiate Louise Kettler Helper Memorial Award for her work with the Omicron chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha. During her term as president, Omicron doubled its chapter size and received its first Crown Chapter Award in many years.

Karen C. Dias, BU ’14

Karen C. Dias, BU ’14, graduated from Brenau University’s Sidney O. Smith Jr. Graduate School with an M.B.A. in project management. A project manager for AGFL Resources, she lives in Peachtree City, Georgia, and is currently pursuing a doctor of business administration degree.

Eleanor Kahn, WC ’13

Eleanor Kahn, WC ’13, graduated from the University of Mississippi in May with a Master of Arts in higher education/student personnel. Kahn started a new position at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, as the assistant director of campus life on July 1.