Congratulations to Kristen and Nick Bowman

Hannah Bowman

Kristen Bowman, director of communications and media relations, gave birth to her first child, daughter Hannah Catherine, at 8:29 p.m. Monday, April 15. Hannah weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. The entire family is doing well.

Reminder: Lecture by visiting professor Zhou, Tomorrow April 16

Chinese Architecture and the Imperial Palace flyerThe Center for the Arts & Design is hosting a lecture on Chinese Architecture and the Imperial Palace. Professor Yaxin “Elaine” Zhou is an interior design professor visiting from Anhui Normal University. She will be speaking from 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 in Disque Lecture Hall.

This lecture is free and everyone is invited. Space is limited so please email ude.uanerb@1samoht-snavep to secure your spot.

 

Spring Blood Drive Wednesday, April 3

don't be any "bunny", some "bunny" who saves a life. Donate Blood!Don’t just be any “bunny.” Be some “bunny” who saves a life!

Donate blood Wednesday, April 3, in the Black Box Theatre. We will have free food for those who donate and you get to pick an Easter egg with a mystery prize!

We also will be giving away $5 Walmart gift cards to those who register prior to the blood drive and come to donate!

Register now at www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=Brenau

Spring Open House Sunday, April 7

Brenau University open house flyerThe Office of Admissions will be hosting our annual Spring Open House event on Sunday, April 7.

Spring Open House always serves as a great opportunity for not only prospective high school seniors to come visit campus, but for all high school aged students.

This year there will be a focus on the career preparation that Brenau University has to offer through our variety of academic programs. We will be offering campus tours, a Brenau student panel session, a financial aid info session for family, and many opportunities to discuss our academic programs with our wonderful faculty and staff.

Please feel free to encourage any family and friends with high school aged students to attend. We will be happy to welcome them to campus!

If you have any questions, contact Ray Lian at 770-534-6171.

Spring Blood Drive Wednesday, April 3

don't be any "bunny", some "bunny" who saves a life. Donate Blood!Don’t just be any “bunny.” Be some “bunny” who saves a life!

Donate blood Wednesday, April 3, in the Black Box Theatre. We will have free food for those who donate and you get to pick an Easter egg with a mystery prize!

We also will be giving away $5 Walmart gift cards to those who register prior to the blood drive and come to donate!

Register now at www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=Brenau

The Office of Admissions hosting Brenau Bound March 23

On Saturday, March 23, the Office of Admissions will hold its annual admitted student event called “Brenau Bound.”

This event is an invite-only opportunity for all admitted students attending the historic campus here in Gainesville. There will be a BBQ lunch provided to students and their family members, along with a resource fair, campus tours and a raffle!

Brenau Bound always serves as a great opportunity for students to secure their spot with the incoming freshman class.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Ray Lian in the Office of Admissions at 770-534-6171.

Baby Shower for Kristen Bowman, March 14

You are cordially invited to join the Marketing & Communications staff as we help prepare for the arrival of Hannah Catherine Bowman through hosting a baby shower for the proud parents-to-be Kristen and Nick. The festivities are planned for Thursday, March 14, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Lockett Mitchell Parlour. The Bowmans are registered at babylist.com. See their list at https://www.babylist.com/baby-reg-kristen-bowman.

Condolences to the friends and family of Lisa Maliska

Lisa MaliskaLisa Dianne Maliska passed away Thursday, Feb. 21 at her residence. She was 38. She was a native of Florida, was raised in Hayesville, North Carolina, where she was a 1998 graduate of Hayesville High School. Lisa had attended University of North Carolina Wilmington, where she was a heptathlete. She lived in Dajiangyan, China for seven years, where she taught at Guangya School. Lisa taught English to diverse ethnic groups at Brenau University with ON Language. She pursued education all of her life, obtaining various degrees from several universities, including Brenau. Lisa was an encourager to all and an advisor to many. She chased her dreams and pursued her passions all over the world and encouraged others to do the same, expressing her devotion to God in everything she did.

The full obituary and online guest register is available at https://www.iviefuneralhomeinc.com/index.php/obituaries/2019-lisa-dianne-maliska.

Heart of Heroes Blood Drive a Success

Student Services holding the Heart of Heroes trophy.

The Heart of Heroes Blood Drive was a success. Brenau donated 21 pints of blood, which will help to save about 30 lives! Student Services won the Heart of Heroes award with 7 pints donated. The College of Business & Communication and the Math & Science Department tied for second and third place. The Heart of Heroes is on display in the Learning Center for the 2019 calendar year.

Health Services appreciates everyone who showed up at the drive. Also a big shout out to Danny’s Donuts and Marco’s Pizza for donating items! Thank you to the Brenau Community for making this drive a huge success!

The Office of Admissions hosts Winter Weekend, Jan. 26-27

Winter Weekend at Brenau University

On Jan. 26-27 the Office of Admissions will host their annual Winter Weekend event. This is a wonderful opportunity for local and out of state high school seniors to come and spend the night here on our historic campus with current Brenau students.

Through spending the night in our sorority houses, attending academic showcases, watching “Brenau’s Got Talent” and having a blast at our after party, these prospective students are able to get an incredible experience of what life is like at Brenau.

Again, this event is for high school seniors that are thinking about making Brenau University their future home. We encourage any faculty and staff to spread the word to family and friends. Students can sign up on our website, and please feel free to contact Ray Lian at 770.534.6171 if there are any questions.