February HR Newsletter is Now Available

February is a busy month at Brenau. Coming up in the next few weeks are weight loss challenge weigh-ins Feb. 8-10, required Title IX/harassment prevention e-workshops Feb. 10-16 and a campus safety fair Feb. 18. Stay in the loop with…

Gainesville Theatre Alliance February Festival Feb. 9 - 20

Gainesville Theatre Alliance February Festival Feb. 9 – 20

The Gainesville Theatre Alliance’s February Festival will run Tuesday, Feb. 9, through Saturday, Feb. 20. The two productions being performed are the spring musical Once on This Island and the play Dracula. Winner of the 1995 Olivier Award (Britain’s Tony)…

Northeast Georgia History Center Hosts Desert Storm Vets Forum

The Northeast Georgia History Center is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Desert Storm with a special forum Feb. 9. Attendees will be able to meet and interact with a panel of Desert Shield and Desert Storm veterans of the 1990-91…

From left, violinist Kenn Wagner, pianist Ben Leaptrott and cellist Charae Krueger make up the Leaptrott Trio.

Leaptrott Trio to Perform Tuesday, Feb. 9

The Leaptrott Trio will perform works by Beethoven and Astor Piazzolla in Pearce Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The Leaptrott Trio comprises Ben Leaptrott, Brenau University assistant professor of music, on piano; Charae Krueger on cello; and…

A flier for Joan Toglia’s presentation at Brenau Friday, Feb. 12.

OT Specialist Joan Toglia Speaks at Brenau Feb. 12

Joan Toglia, dean of Mercy College’s School of Health & Natural Sciences, will speak at the Brenau University Downtown Center’s Theatre on the Square Friday, Feb. 12. Her presentation, Executive Dysfunction and the Impact of Occupational Performance and Participation, is…

A flier highlighting several upcoming The Arts Council events.

Brenau Receives Half-Priced Tickets for Arts Council Pearce Series

The Arts Council is offering a 50 percent discount on tickets to all Brenau students, faculty and staff for its 31st Arts Council Pearce Series. The performances in this season include: Feb. 14 – Katie Deal with Chris Wright & Friends Celebrating Love…

A poster for the upcoming Phil Bonelli presentation on Feb. 5.

Motivational Speaker Phil Bonelli Speaks at Brenau Feb. 5

All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a special presentation by motivational speaker Phil Bonelli Friday, Feb. 5. The Gainesville-based speaker will discuss a litany of teen and young adult-targeted topics, including the importance of soft skills and…

A flier for the Feb. 9 Mardi Gras mixer.

Mardis Gras Celebration set for Feb. 9

The Gainesville historic campus celebrates Fat Tuesday Feb. 9 with a fete open to students, faculty and other members of the Brenau community. The Mardi Gras celebration takes place in the SUB above the Tea Room. Following a brief presentation…

The cast of the Play on Players’ ‘Guys and Dolls’ production, with Haden Rider, left, and Carly Berg front and center.

Brenau Theatre Alums Receive Junior Theatre Festival Awards

Recent theatre graduates Carly Berg and Haden Rider, artistic directors of the theatre for youth group Play On Players, won big at the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta last month. The Play on Players’ production of Guys and Dolls was awarded “Outstanding Production”…

Campbell June Dentamaro on her birthday and her mother Georgia Rhodes at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Georgia. Both mother and daughter are doing fine.

Congratulations to Nick Dentamaro and Family

University photographer Nick Dentamaro and his wife, Georgia, on Monday welcomed into the family Campbell June Dentamaro, who weighed 8 pounds and measured 20.5 inches. Both mom and baby are doing fine and dad, Nick reports that young Campbell “already…