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2015 Brenau Leadership Colloquium Inspires and Motivates Women of All Ages

Received with enthusiastic fervor, Brenau University’s second Women’s Leadership Colloquium encouraged fellowship and community among its attendees on March 20 at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts. The event packed Hosch Theatre full of alumni, students, faculty, and community leaders for conversations about the unique potential and challenges of women’s leadership. “One […]

New Anatomy Lab Opens

Brenau’s new anatomy lab at the Downtown Center is now in use by students including the first doctoral physical therapy class. Construction on the lab began in October of 2014 and hosted an open house in April 2015. The 10-station lab features MondoPads and cameras to enhance the student experience in anatomy classes.

Jack And Suzy Welch Speak At Brenau

The legendary former General Electric CEO Jack Welch and his wife, business journalist and television commentator Suzy Welch, visited Brenau University’s historic Pearce Auditorium Thursday, April 30, to discuss their second book, The Real-Life MBA, with Brenau President Ed Schrader and David Miller, professor of healthcare management at Brenau.  

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.

Gov. Nathan Deal Signs Brenau OT Bill

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, […]

Having Our Cake: OT Launches Doctoral Program

Dr. Barbara Schell, the gregarious chair of the College of Health Sciences at Brenau and founding director of the School of Occupational Therapy, quipped once that the people in her department will use any excuse they can to gather around and serve cake. However, the gathering on Friday, Sept. 5, was no run-of-the-mill cake cutting. […]

2014 Women’s Leadership Colloquium

Brenau University Women’s College has a rich, 135-year legacy of cultivating confident, capable female leaders. To celebrate this legacy and conclude observation of its 135th anniversary, Brenau hosted Beyond 135: A Women’s Leadership Colloquium on March 21, 2014. The colloquium brought together alumnae, students, faculty and community leaders for conversations about the unique potential and challenges of […]

High Museum Reception, Feb. 2014

Eighty-five works from Brenau University students, most majoring in fine arts and interior design, were displayed from Jan. 28 t0 Feb. 14 in a special exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Part of Brenau’s unique academic partnership with the High, the exhibition in the museum’s Greene Family Education Center included digital prints, ceramics, oil and acrylic […]

April 2014, Puppy Therapy

Gainesville Students Find Finals Stress Relief With Puppy Therapy The Hall County Animal Shelter brought puppies to Brenau University’s Gainesville campus to provide the students with a stress relief during finals week. For three days during finals week, from 12-2 p.m., students could visit the gazebo near Sorority Circle and relax with a four-legged friend. […]

Jordan Wallace, Bluegrass and Books

Bluegrass and Books to Benefit RISE

“I bet you’ve never heard a drum part played on a banjo,” said Carly Burruss of The Sawnee Mountain Train Wreck before the band broke into a bluegrass cover of Kacey Musgrave’s Smoke. Burruss, a student at Kennesaw State University, Jordan Wallace, a biology senior at Brenau University, and Wallace’s sister Patience Bryant, a local high school […]

2014 Brenau Gala

We are profoundly grateful for everyone who participated in the 2014 Brenau Gala. Our sponsors, guests, faculty, staff and students all joined in making this a delightful and memorable evening with hard work and good spirit. This year we mark Brenau’s 135th anniversary. The Brenau Downtown Center unveiled the now open-to-the-public Manhattan Gallery of modern art […]

2014 Alumni Award

2014 Alumni Awards

The Brenau University Alumni Association named two educators, two public health leaders and a real estate executive to the 2014 class of inductees in the Alumni Hall of Fame during the annual class reunion and “May Day” celebration at the 135-year-old institution. More than 500 people attended the celebration on the front lawn of the […]

2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement

Brenau University awarded the first doctoral degrees in the university’s 135-year history on Saturday.

Those doctorates, presented at the second of two commencement exercises on the front lawn of the historic campus, were among more than 735 undergraduate and graduate diplomas Brenau awarded for 2014.

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