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Center for Health & Well-Being Re-opens Sept. 18

Due to power outage the clinic will be closed until 9/18 at 7:30 a.m.

The Center for Health & Well-Being remains without power following the storms brought on by Hurricane Irma. The clinic plans to reopen it’s doors Monday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 a.m.

All University Meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 22

All faculty and staff are required to attend, either in person or via Zoom, an informational welcome-back-to-campus meeting to introduce new faculty and staff and announce changes for this coming academic year.

The meeting will take place Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.  at the Downtown Center, Theatre on the Square. Staff are excused at the conclusion while faculty will begin Faculty Retreat at 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Arrive early! Beverages will be served beginning at 8:30-9 a.m.

To join the meeting via Zoom from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android visit

Or Telephone:
Dial: +1-408-638-0968 (US Toll) or +1-646-558-8656 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 991 748 372
International numbers available:

No. 2 Golden Tigers’ Road to Softball World Series Goes Through Louisiana

KANSAS CITY (May 10, 2017) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced here late today that the No. 2 nationally ranked Brenau University Golden Tigers will face Edward Waters College in Alexandria, Louisiana, May 15 in a softball national championship opening-round regional featuring three Top 25 teams.

The top-seeded Golden Tigers represent the Southern States Athletic Conference as both the regular-season and tournament champions with an unprecedented 26-0 regular-season league record, a 4-0 conference tournament record and a 51-5 overall mark. No other SSAC team has ever won all of its conference games in regular-season and postseason play.

Edward Waters, the No. 4 seed in the four-team double-elimination regional and the runner-up in the Association of Independent Institutions/Gulf Coast Athletic Conference, finished league play unranked with a 26-25 overall record.

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Alternate Location set for Brenau Commencement Exercise Friday; Live Video Also Available

With showers in the forecast Friday afternoon, the Brenau University spring commencement exercise at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, will be moved inside to Pearce Auditorium on the Gainesville historic campus.

Weather conditions appear set to improve Friday evening and should be fine Saturday. Thus, the 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, commencement ceremony is still planned to be held on the Front Lawn outside Pearce, at 202 Boulevard.

About 400 undergraduate and graduate degree candidates are eligible to receive diplomas this weekend on the Gainesville campus. The Friday ceremony is for Women’s College graduates, while the Saturday ceremony is for Brenau University undergraduate and graduate students from all Brenau campuses and online.

All programs will be streamed live at For more information about commencement, go to

‘Who Dunnit? Brenau Murder Mystery Challenge’ Deadline April 13

Logo: Who Dunnit? What Happened to Agnes?The deadline for teams to register for “Who Dunnit? The Brenau Murder Mystery Challenge” is April 13. Sign up at

Assemble your team of up to eight people and sign up for this year’s Staff Development Committee Game Day.

Enjoy some fresh air and time away from the office at 10:30 a.m. on April 27 while you solve the mystery of what happened to Agnes.

Each participant will receive a free t-shirt and lunch for taking part, as well as a point in the wellness participation contest. The first team to unlock the mystery behind Agnes’ demise will also win a cash prize.

Individuals or teams who register after April 13 will not receive a t-shirt.

Meet at Pearce Auditorium at 10:30 a.m. on April 27 to begin the challenge. Sign up now at

Reminder: SDC Valentine’s Bake Sale Deadline Feb. 6

SDC Bake Sale FlyerOn Tuesday, Feb. 14, let your staff and coworkers know how much you love their work with a tray of sweets from the Staff Development Committee. Each tray costs $12 and contains an array of delicious homemade treats serving approximately 10 people. Goodie trays will be delivered to offices as a Valentine’s Day treat.

Fill out the order form at the link below, or print it out and email it to Becky Durham at ude.uanerb@hsanb to place an order. You may also deliver a printed form via campus mail to box 22. Payment is due at time of order by cash, check or credit card. Orders must be placed by Monday, Feb. 6.

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Golden Tiger Way (Formerly Centennial Circle) Temporarily Closed for Repair

Golden Tiger Way (formerly Centennial Circle) on the Gainesville historic campus is temporary closed for repairs. Brenau Facilities is currently working on the repairs and will announce when the road is reopened. Golden Tiger way connects Boulevard and Washington Street and passes in front of Yonah and Bailey halls, Pearce Auditorium and Simmons Visual Arts Center.

Brenau’s Main Website Closed for Maintenance Oct. 30 – Nov. 2

The main Brenau University website,, will be closed for maintenance and development from Thursday, Oct. 30, to Sunday, Nov. 1. The site will be back online Monday, Nov. 2, with a slate of improvements and additions, including a new theme that is more compatible with mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Michael McPeek at ude.uanerb@retsambew.

Former Professor and VP Larry Andrews Hospitalized

Larry Andrews, former biology professor and retired Brenau vice president of administrative services, graduated from the intensive care unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville to a regular room and is now able to receive visits and calls.

“He is feeling much better than yesterday and kidney function has stopped declining,” said his son, Chip Andrews, Brenau vice president for information technology. “Many of you have asked if you can visit, so I think short visits would be OK at this point.”

Appropriately, Chip reports, his father’s room at the hospital has a view of Brenau University’s gym and fitness center.  It gives him something to look at that he loves and to which he dedicated most of his working career.

Andrews is in room 1100 of the south tower at NEGA Medical Center. Visitation hours are from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.