Dr. Sara Propes is hooded for an Occupational Therapy Doctorate by Gale Starich, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Barbara Schell, associate dean of the College of Health Sciences, during the Brenau University College of Health Sciences Graduate Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

2016 Health Sciences Hooding Ceremony

Photos from the Brenau University College of Health Science 2016 hooding ceremony held May 5, 2016.

Meg Bronaugh wears 'Class of 2016' sunglasses during the Brenau University School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in Pearce Auditorium in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

2016 School of Nursing Pinning

Photos of the Brenau University School of Nursing 2016 pinning ceremony held May 5, 2016.

Emily Burgess, an organizational leadership major, center, smiles after being crowned by Dana Cole, a biology major, during the Brenau University Alumnae Reunion Weekend on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Alumnae Reunion Weekend & May Day, 2016

Hundreds of Women’s College graduates returned to Brenau’s Gainesville campus for Alumnae Reunion Weekend and May Day festivities April 15-16.

Friends and family of graduates take to the front lawn on Brenau's historic Gainesville campus for photos after the first winter graduate commencement at the school.

’Tis the Season … for Diplomas!

Brenau awarded 455 undergraduate and graduate diplomas at the institution’s first winter commencement exercises in its 137-year history.

Autumn Zhao with the Abbot of the Buddhist temple she is helping to build near her hometown in China.

Autumn Zhao Builds for the Future by Discovering the Past

With her Brenau degrees, Autumn Zhao returned to China to help build a new Buddhist temple as the government relaxes restrictions on religious practices.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Outside Views of Brenau's Jacksonville Campus.

Brenau-In-Jax: ‘A Natural Fit’

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, […]

Let’s Do The Numbers

John Cleveland spends his days examining troves of data, which he applies to his studied economic principles to make decisions managing his family investments. He knows from firsthand experience that investments in a community and a university pay big dividends. By David Morrison A few days before the Federal Reserve Bank would make its long-awaited […]

The Storyteller

At the grand opening of Brenau’s Florida campus, Brenau President Ed Schrader announced that Dennis Campay, whose paintings appear there and elsewhere on Brenau campuses, had been appointed the university’s first Master Artist. Not bad for a guy who technically did not start working as a “professional artist” until he was 42. In Jacksonville, Florida’s […]

Sustaining Georgia Culture

Over three decades, two Georgia organizations – the state government agency, the Georgia Council for the Arts, and the private, nonprofit Georgia Humanities Council – have publicly honored individuals and organizations for their contributions to the arts and humanities in the state. During that time, parts of colleges and universities, including the University of Georgia […]