Fall 2021

On the front lines of mental health

When Anjana Freeman, BU ’06, saw that the Gainesville Police Department was hiring a mental health clinician, the Brenau University alumna and adjunct professor of psychology said it was like the universe was sending her an invitation to do what she was meant to do. When Freeman was growing up, her mother had a mental […]

Living and learning

Brenau students a big part of Champions Place success Over the past year, occupational therapy students in Brenau University’s Ivester College of Health Sciences have been getting hands-on experience thanks to a partnership with Champions Place, an accessible residence where physically challenged young adults can live independently.  The partnership began after Windy Cruz, adjunct instructor […]

Singing for joy

Lainie Ewers has a lot to sing about.  After winning the Georgia Symphony Orchestra’s Virtual to Center Stage talent competition in June, the Brenau University junior music major is set to perform as a featured soloist during the GSO’s Holiday Pops concert on Dec. 4 at the Marietta Performing Arts Center. The opportunity to share […]

First Executive Women’s MBA cohort completes program

After 20 months, 10 courses, three residencies and countless hours of studying, the first cohort of the Executive Women’s Master of Business Administration program in The Women’s College of Brenau University finished in August with a residency in Atlanta and Gainesville. During the residency, the women were able to meet with female vineyard owners, directors […]

Brenau University Board of Trustees welcomes four new members

The Brenau University Board of Trustees’ four newest members include three alumni and a New Jersey physician who collects art. Melissa Currin Heard, WC ’92, Melissa Cannady Howard, WC ’97, Mary Kathryn Wells-Winsett, WC ’00, and Dr. Michael Stubblefield began their three-year terms in March. “With the addition of these four new trustees, Brenau continues […]

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