Brenau dean graduates from Georgia Academy for Economic Development

Suzanne Erickson, dean of Brenau University’s College of Business and Mass Communication, was one of the recent Hall County graduates from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development’s 2016 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program.

The multi-day program included training in basic economics and community development with specialized segments on business recruitment and retention, tourism, planning and more.

The Hall County graduates were recognized in a ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 2. Erickson was joined by classmates Richard Oates, vice president of the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus; Chris Mundy, Flowery Branch City councilman; and local businessman David Lloyd.

Georgia EMC and Georgia Power provided facilitators for the program, and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs provided staff support.