Flu Shots Back in Stock at Health Services

Flu shots are back in stock. If you have reserved a flu shot with the health center, please drop by the clinic on Tuesday Sept. 26, to get your injection.

We still have seven FREE flu shots for faculty and staff. To reserve your free flu shot email healthservices@brenau.edu. Once the seven shots are claimed, Health Services will be offering flu shots for $15.

Cheesesteak Day Next Thursday

Join us for Philly Cheesesteak Day at lunch next Thursday, Sept. 28, in Hopkins Dining Hall. Chef AB will create made-to-order, authentic Philly cheesesteaks for all to enjoy.

Updated Annual Security and Fire Report Posted

An  updated PDF of Brenau University’s Annual Security and Annual Fire Report is now available on the Brenau University website at https://www.brenau.edu/annual-security-fire-report/.

These reports include statistics and information for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus and important information regarding fire safety in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Brenau University as well as on public property within, or immediately adjacent to land accessible from the campus. These reports include statistics from all Brenau campuses.

The Campus Security webpage on the Intranet also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain a written copy of the crime statistics report by contacting Campus Security at 520 Washington Street, Gainesville or by calling the Security Director at +1-770-297-5896.

Jacksonville Campus Closed, Fri. 9/8 -Tues. 9/12

In anticipation of Hurricane Irma, the Jacksonville campus will close Friday Sept. 8 with plans to resume operations Wednesday Sept. 12. All classes and activities from Sept. 8 – Sept. 12  have been canceled.

Be a Sponsor for the Empty Bowl Project

Dr. Sandra Brim’s artistic/creative imagination honors class is painting bowls for the Georgia Mountain Food Bank Empty Bowl fundraiser. The cost of the supplies is $8 per bowl (tax deductible). Students can pay for their own or find a sponsor.

If you would like to sponsor a student by donating the cost of supplies, please email Dr. Brim at sbrim@brenau.edu. She will have the student contact you and come to your office to collect the donation at your convenience.

A representative from the food bank will visit the class on Thursday, Sept. 7, to discuss the problem of hunger in our area, describe the fundraiser and bring supplies.

Wellness Program Offering October Self Defense Class

Brenau’s Wellness Program is sponsoring a Basic Self Defense Class on the Gainesville campus at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Fitness Center room 108. The class will last an hour and will include limited physical movement.

Each employee who registers and participates will receive two activity points toward the Wellness Participation Award plus receive a gift for being involved in the class.

Participants should wear comfortable athletic wear and tennis shoes.

The class can accommodate up to 20 employees, so it will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Be one of the first 20 to sign up by emailing Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu.

Temporary Change in Hours for Norcross Campus

With the semester coming to an end, the Norcross campus will adjust its hours for the upcoming weekend and next week. The hours are as follows:

Friday, Aug. 18- 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 19- 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 21- 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 22- 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 23- 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 24- 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 25- 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 26- Closed

The new semester starts back on Monday, Aug. 28.

History Center to host Benedict Arnold program on Tuesday, Aug. 8

Ken Johnston as General Benedict Arnold (1)The Northeast Georgia History Center will present “American Icons: Benedict Arnold” as a part of its New Gainesville Chautauqua series Tuesday, Aug. 8,  7 p.m.

This interactive museum theater performance will feature the History Center’s Curator of Education, Ken Johnson, as the man we have been taught to love to hate: Gen. Benedict Arnold. Come hear the story of the man behind the icon.

Admission is free for History Center members and $5 for nonmembers.

For more information, call +1-770-297-5900, email historycenter@brenau.edu, or visit http://www.negahc.org/.

Master of Interior Design Portfolio Exhibition Aug. 11

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta will host the Brenau University 2017 MID Portfolio Exhibition from 2-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11. The exhibition  will be in the Robinson Atrium of the Stent Family Wing.

Free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Sally Conn at sconn@brenau.edu or 770-534-6240.


Save the Date: Homecoming Weekend Sept. 29-30

Mark your calendars for Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 29-30.

Join us for Movie Night Friday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m., which includes a campus tour and a viewing of “Star Wars: Rogue One” in the amphitheater. Popcorn, soda, snow-cones and other snacks will be provided. Later that night, go ghost-hunting at “Agnes-polooza” in Pearce Auditorium, and learn all about Brenau’s resident haunt, Agnes.

Faculty and staff can get a $5 discount on homecoming registration. The registration link will be available in mid-August.