What’s Happening With The Women’s Education Initiative

Throughout the institution’s 137-year history, it has been often said that Women’s College students learn leadership skills at Brenau because all the leaders in Women’s College organizations are women. True enough, but in the 2014-15 academic year, Brenau launched an initiative that literally institutionalizes the process – a curriculum- and experienced-based Women’s Leadership Undergraduate Certificate […]

What’s Happening With The Health Sciences Initiative

OT ‘Elite’ Status Draws Top Students. Dr. Barbara Schell, the gregarious founding director of the School of Occupational Therapy, quips that her department will use any excuse to gather around a cake to celebrate. For example, they had a cake-cutting for the first day of school for the eight candidates enrolled in the inaugural OT doctoral […]

What’s Happening With The Student Access And Experience Initiative

We often think of the college and university experience as a student’s first bold step into the world and as a doorway to endless possibilities. Brenau embraces that philosophy for the 137-year-old institution’s mission. The ForeverGold campaign provides for broader access to what Brenau offers and to richer experiences on campus and around the world. […]

Gov. Nathan Deal Signs Brenau OT Bill

Governor Nathan Deal signs House Bill 62 into law during the Atlanta Press Club lunch Wednesday, April 29, in font of Brenau occupational therapy alumnae Rachel Strazynski, Shelby Wrenn and Allison Guisasola. HB 62, which helps special needs children of military personnel by lifting a one-year residency requirement before students can receive benefits, started as a class project the Brenau students worked on and pitched to Representative Kevin Tanner as they earned their graduate degrees.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signs into law a bill to expand state special education benefits for military dependents during the Atlanta Press Club lunch Wednesday, April 29. Deal had with him for the media event three 2014 Brenau occupational therapy alumnae, Rachel Strazynski Sushner, of Baltimore, Maryland, Shelby Wrenn, of Clarkesville, Georgia, and Allison Guisasola, […]

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