Fall 2019

Marsha Stringer, WC ’96, BU ’03, ’05 and Amanda Stringer Butts, WC ’99

Marsha Stringer, WC ’96, BU ’03, ’05, and Amanda Stringer Butts, WC ’99, both served as volunteers during Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3 in Atlanta.

John King, BU ’97

John King, BU ’97, was named Georgia’s insurance commissioner and safety fire commissioner by Gov. Brian Kemp. With the appointment, he becomes the first Hispanic constitutional officer in Georgia history.

Beverley Reichman, BU ’93

Beverley Reichman, BU ’93, wrote a new book titled Kevin CAN. It is a positive story for children who struggle with reading and writing. Published by Newman Springs Publishing, Reichman’s motivational story offers encouragement and hope to children who struggle like the book’s title character.

Connie Stovall, BU ’91

Connie Stovall, BU ’91, was named the National Association of Elementary School Principals National Distinguished Principal of the Year for middle-level principals in Georgia.

Melissa Sockwell Bollinger, WC ’88, and Kade Bollinger, BU ‘19

Melissa Sockwell Bollinger, WC ’88, is happy to announce that her oldest son, Kade Bollinger, BU ‘19, graduated from Brenau on May 4 with a master’s degree in teaching and married his high school sweetheart, Kenzie Goswick, on June 14. Kade is a history teacher at Habersham Central High School, and Kenzie teaches English at […]

Alumnae from the class of 1987

Alumnae from the class of 1987 enjoyed their annual “Still 50 Beach Trip” in June. These Women’s College graduates met as freshmen in 1984 and have remained close ever since. Pictured from left: Terri Hannon Fain, Dr. Dana Boyd Barr, Saundra Brown, Kristen Repetto Leavell, Kathleen Waits, Kelley Mynatt Mitchell, and Cindy Poole Gurley.

Margaret Serrato, WC ’77

Margaret Serrato, WC ’77, is happy to announce her semiretirement after many years in architectural practice and 10 years as the workplace strategist at Herman Miller Inc. She has taught studio courses part-time at Brenau’s Norcross campus for 15 years. Starting fall term, she’ll be leading Brenau’s online MFA Interior Design program and doing a […]

Voices into the world

Aquarium Williams in graduation regalia kisses child on the cheek

Brenau recognized 375 graduates, including 100 from The Women’s College, during spring commencement ceremonies May 4-5 on the university’s historic Gainesville campus. The graduating class included 195 undergraduate and 180 graduate degree candidates, who were given a special sendoff by keynote speaker Yahlin Chang, producer and writer on the hit Hulu series The Handmade’s Tale. […]

Alumnae Reunion Weekend & May Day 2019

Photos by AJ Reynolds and Scott Rogers

Fall 2019: President Anne Skleder

President Anne A. Skleder outdoors

Board of Trustees Peter D. Miller, ChairPhilip A. Wilheit Sr., Vice ChairJames Anthony Walters, SecretaryPierpont “Pepper” F. Brown IIICarole Ann Carter Daniel, WC ’68Robin Smith Dudley, WC ’78Kathryn (Kit) Dunlap, WC ’64Robert “Rob” L. Fowler Jr.Emilie “Emmie” Henderson Howard, WC ’01M. Douglas IvesterAnna Alexander Jacobs, WC ’86Tim KnightEmily “Sissy” Dunlap LawsonAntonina Grib Lerch, WC ‘03Jill […]