Summer 2014

Learning by Heart

Kathy Light, chair of the Brenau Physical Therapy Department

Physical therapy is a hands-on science. Practical experience with patients matters. Brenau is building a program that will serve the needs of both its doctoral candidates and the community. Physical therapy is all about movement.  The idea is to give patients who are sick – and even people who are healthy – the ability to […]

The Sound of Both Hands Clapping

The soldier, the redhead and the simple gesture that signaled a lifetime of meaning for both of them.  The man at the bar, Frank Barroqueiro, had one of those Duck Dynasty beards. At age 38, he stood surrounded by family and friends to celebrate his retirement from the U.S. Army. Some had flown in from […]

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. […]

Building the Future

Following the close of the 2013-2014 academic year, we bade adieu to the year-long celebration that marked Brenau’s 135th anniversary. It was a year of great milestones which culminated in the return of the Brenau Gala in March and the largest Alumnae Reunion Weekend attendance in recent memory. The sisters of Delta Delta Delta celebrated […]

Bluegrass and Books to Benefit RISE

Jordan Wallace, Bluegrass and Books

“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 […]

Kim Henry Troha, WC ’91, Emily Stockton, WC ’11, Jonna Kimbrell Schwalb, WC ’91, Christelle Christian, WC ’92, Marsha Stringer, WC ’96, and Lizzy Trawick, WC ’11

Brenau alumnae in the Athens, Georgia area joined the Office of Alumni & Events for a night of fun at ARTini’s and painted the Brenau fountain. Pictured left to right, top to bottom: Kim Henry Troha, WC ’91, Emily Stockton, WC ’11, Jonna Kimbrell Schwalb, WC ’91, Christelle Christian, WC ’92, Marsha Stringer, WC ’96, […]

Danelle Russell, WC ’13

Danelle Russell, WC ’13, married Scott Layton on June 1, 2013.

Bianca Poindexter, WC ’13

Bianca Poindexter, WC ’13, began graduate school at Northeastern University last fall to study counseling psychology.

Shelley Mock-Randolph, BU ’13

Shelley Mock-Randolph, BU ’13, and her husband Spencer welcomed their first child, Reagan Lottie Randolph, on July 30, 2013. Reagan weighed in at 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long.

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