Winter 2016

Melissa Ketchum Corral, WC ’03

Melissa Ketchum Corral, WC ’03, husband Greg, and son Oliver Kristopher welcomed Kaylee Rose on May 5. Melissa returned to work at Northeast Georgia Health System in the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group-Central Business Office, where she has been since she graduated from Brenau. Mom, baby girl and family are doing well. Corral would like to thank her friends and family for their love and […]

Danielle Aikens-Holland, WC ’03

Northeast Georgia School of Music and Dance, co-owned by alumna Danielle Aikens-Holland, WC ’03, was named the Small Business of the Month for November by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce. Now in its 14th season, the studio is the first in the state to become a “More Than Just Great Dancing” affiliate. Danielle recently traveled to Uganda to teach music and dance with […]

Maria Sarantis Gaddy, BU ’99

Maria Sarantis Gaddy, BU ’99, after a 30-year career at Athens Regional Medical Center as the charge nurse of the inpatient oncology unit, went back to school. Gaddy graduated in May 2015 from the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega with a Master of Science-Family Nurse Practitioner degree. She is now an oncology nurse practitioner at University Cancer and Blood Center in Athens.

Wendi Jensen Griffith, WC ‘86

Wendi Jensen Griffith, WC ‘86, was elected secretary/treasurer of the Richland II Charter High School board in Columbia, South Carolina.

Clare Lewis, WC ’84

Clare Lewis, WC ’84, is excited to announce that she is now on staff with the Falany Performing Arts Center at Reinhardt University. Lewis has coupled her experience as a theater manager at a historic performing arts theater with her education earned at Brenau to obtain the perfect position. She is thrilled to be part of an academic performing arts venue where they […]

Lynda A. Holmes, BU ’84

Lynda A. Holmes, BU ’84, recently released a book, Mineral Spirits, which is a continuation of the story and character of Iris, first introduced in Holmes’s book, Holding Pattern. Through the mineral spirits, Iris learns how her fairy stone (staurolite) became a family heirloom.

Kelli Stevenson Fowler, BU ‘12, and Jullie Greniewicki King, BU ’83

Kelli Stevenson Fowler, BU ‘12, and Jullie Greniewicki King, BU ’83, recently attended the Strategic Update and Employee Appreciation event hosted by The Longstreet Clinic at Brenau University. As Brenau alumnae who now work together, King and Fowler were excited to be back at their alma mater.

Stories We Wear

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By James Swift In late 2015 senior English major Tahimi Perez-Borroto’s keen eye for style and skill for visual and verbal storytelling earned her an internship with College Fashionista, a New York-based web publication that profiles campus trends around the globe. Some may look at Brenau Women’s College students and see simply an eclectic mix […]

The Discombobulation of Madia Cooper-Ashirifi

Madia Cooper-Ashirifi

By James Swift Madia Cooper-Ashirifi, WC ’04, confesses that she found it a bit discombobulating to return to Brenau as a professor scarcely more than a decade after she departed as a student. It’s a good word for a dancer to know discombobulate: something that upsets your balance, throws you off your game, breaks your […]

Brenau Strong

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As the episode unfolds, our mild-mannered protagonist arrives on campus and, in an attempt to conceal her true identity, she tries to blend into the background. However, something happens that compels her to strip away her façade. She's no longer the timid, somewhat bookish freshman. Revealing her super powers, she's able to be anything she [...]
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