Limited Time Offer: Discount Tickets for Shenandoah and Poet Voices Concert Friday, Jan. 11

Shenandoah and Poet Voices flyerThe producer of the Shenandoah 30th Anniversary Tour with Poet Voices is offering $20 tickets to Brenau employees and alumni for the show at Pearce Auditorium at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. To get tickets at this special price, email Danielle Miller at ddifede@brenau.edu with the number of requested tickets by noon Thursday, Jan. 10. Tickets must be picked up and paid for with cash or credit card at Will Call in Pearce Lobby on Friday by 6:30 p.m.

Doors open at opens at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets must be picked up 6:30 p.m. or they will be released.

Learn more about the show at Poet Voices’s website.

Parking Reminder for Friday, Dec. 14

Please remember that due to Brenau Winter Commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, you are asked to kindly park on the outskirts of campus upon your arrival to easily showcase parking spaces convenient to Pearce Auditorium for graduates and guests.

Suggested areas for faculty and staff lots (if you don’t have a private lot at your office) include the Jacobs Building, Math SPA at 611 Spring St., tennis courts, and New Hall at Prior and Perry streets.

Parking Lot Closures Starting Dec. 9

Due to commencement, Golden Tiger Way will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Sorority Circle and the Senior Hall parking lot on Washington Street will also be closed by end of day Tuesday, Dec. 11.

To allow centralized parking availability to graduates and guests for commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 14, faculty and staff who utilize main lots are kindly encouraged to park on the outskirts of campus in areas such as the Fitness Center, Jacobs Building, the Math SPA at 611 Spring St., and the new residence hall at Prior and Perry streets.

Event Staff Needed for Day Commencement Friday, Dec. 14

Two Brenau University Winter Commencement ceremonies are scheduled at Pearce Auditorium Friday, Dec. 14; the ceremony for graduates will be at 10 a.m. and the ceremony for undergraduates at 1:30 p.m. Event Services is now casting for support roles of four-hour shifts, 8 a.m. to noon, and/or 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided to those who choose to be scheduled all day.

Available indoor event staff positions are ticket takers, ushers and greeters. Outdoor roles are also available, including assisting with parking and directions to venues. The John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts is the overflow location for guests without tickets. Training will be offered.

Talk with your supervisor. If you choose to work the morning shift, you should be permitted to leave 30 minutes early. Please contact Danielle Miller at ddifede@brenau.edu or call 770-297-5456 to sign up.

Event Venue Requests for 2019-2020

After the new year, we will be inviting requests for 2019-2020 theater venues, conferences and festivals to be considered on the calendar for the next academic year. Start firming first, second and third date/location options now with your department.

Golden Tiger Way Closure

Golden Tiger Way will close for upcoming events late Sunday night, Oct. 14. Please move any vehicles by 7 p.m. Sunday.

June Camps at Brenau

Beginning this weekend, over 150 participants in the North Georgia School of Gospel Music and more than 50 dancers with the Brenau Dance Intensive and Gainesville Ballet move onto campus through June 22. Camp classes and activities are scheduled in Pearce Auditorium, the Burd Center, Owens Building, Thurmond McRae Auditorium, the SUB, gymnasium, amphitheater and all dance studios. Camp Jam and the International Ballet Intensive arrive June 24. Brenau Athletics will host tennis and soccer day camps as well.

Please be aware of first-time residential guests and foot traffic on campus.

Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Meeting May 7

A meeting for Brenau’s Chapter 301 of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, is scheduled for all active and inactive members at the Burd Center’s Disque Lecture Hall on Monday, May 7, at 3 p.m. The agenda includes electing new officers for open positions and plans for 2018-2019.

Staff Needed for Commencement Ceremonies May 4-5

Spring Commencement ceremonies are scheduled at the Gainesville historic campus front lawn at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4, for the Women’s College ceremony, and the university ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 5.

Event Services is looking to fill support roles for each ceremony beginning Friday at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided to Saturday staffers if the rain plan is executed, as it adds a second ceremony. Available event staff positions are ushers/crowd control, greeters/ticket takers, and parking attendants. Flex schedules or overtime will be permitted for this event. Please contact Danielle Miller at ddifede@brenau.edu or call 770-297-5456 to participate.

2018-19 Venue and Room Reservation Requests

As this academic year begins to wrap up and plans for 2018-19 begin to take form, please request your event date and venue in advance with this handy form.

The Brenau calendar fills up quickly, so prepare to offer optional dates and locations for the desired departmental event. Please call Event Services at 770-534-8420 after May 7, with any questions regarding the fall 2018 or spring 2019 calendar.