In June we let you know about a 30 percent discount being offered to all Brenau faculty and staff members by the Thompson Bridge Marco’s Pizza. Sadly the manager who offered the discount is no longer with the company, and this discount has been discontinued.
Calling all crocheters and knitters! Student Services in conjunction with Operation Gratitude invites you to make a scarf or hat for a service member in celebration of Veterans Day. Free yarn is available at the switchboard in Owens Student Center. Any pattern will do; we just need your finished contribution by Wednesday, Nov. 7 for shipping. Please contact Rosanne Short at ude.uanerb@trohsr or Sue Johnston at ude.uanerb@1notsnhojs for more information.
Our hearts go out to Coordinator of Disability Services Crystal Ball and her family on the death of her son, Nicholas Kicklighter. Nick was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning. In lieu of flowers Student Services will be taking a monetary collection for the family. Please contact Sue Johnston at ude.uanerb@1notsnhojs if you would like to contribute.
We have a limited number of “Keep Brenau Kind” shirts available for $10 each. All proceeds will go directly to the Student Services Opportunity Grant, which is a fund to assist students for short term, emergency needs that may impact their academic success.
If you are interested in a purchasing one of these cool shirts and supporting our students, please contact Sue Johnston at ude.uanerb@1notsnhojs. All checks should be payable to Brenau University. Thanks for doing your part to “Keep Brenau Kind.”
Are you feeding a Brenau organization, class or even just a couple friends in your department? Marco’s Pizza at 1294 Thompson Bridge Road is offering Brenau faculty and staff a 30 percent discount on all Brenau delivery orders. Simply let them know you have been authorized the discount by Anthony Wilson, the store’s general manager. Thank you Marco’s and buon appetito!
Please join Dr. Amanda Lammers and Student Services in welcoming Dayle Lane, Brenau’s new assistant director of student engagement. In this newly created position, Dayle will primarily assist with student activities, Servant Leader Scholars, and residence life. Dayle is a Women’s College alumna, and since her graduation, has traveled nationwide as a chapter consultant for Alpha Chi Omega sorority. A fun fact about Dayle is that she was a featured extra and stand-in for the recent blockbuster film, Guardians of the Galaxy II.
Grab your eclipse viewing glasses and join us for a solar eclipse party at 2:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, on the Owens front lawn. Gainesville will be experiencing 99 percent totality at approximately 2:35 p.m., so there’s no need to drive to South Carolina. Stay here instead, avoid the traffic, and enjoy fun, friends and snacks with the Student Services staff and student leaders. Please bring your own eclipse glasses.
Vice President of Student Services Amanda Lammers is Brenau’s newest doctor of education. Amanda successfully defended her dissertation, “Cullman’s Colleges: A History of Higher Education in Rural Alabama,” on Friday at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Be sure to congratulate Dr. Lammers when you see her on campus.
Nurse Practitioner Sheryl Olson’s last day at Brenau will be Feb. 17. Please join Vice President of Student Services Amanda Lammers and her staff in wishing Sheryl all the best as she moves on to a new adventure. Rest assured that the university is working as quickly as possible to fill Sheryl’s position but also wants to insure the right person is chosen for this crucial job. Amanda asks for patience during the service interruption.