Golden Tigers ‘Break Ground’ for First Phase of $4.4 Million Athletics Park

Members of the Golden Tigers Softball Team pose for a portrait on the site of the new Ernest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park. Top row: Mason Garland, Allison Gunn and Elizabeth Schneider. Bottom row: Madison Strickland, Kathrine Cole and head coach Devon Thomas.

The site will be developed as the “home field” location for Golden Tigers intercollegiate teams: softball, soccer, and track and field. However, only the softball portion of the park is under construction now. The rest depends on successful fundraising in the university’s $40 million ForeverGold capital campaign or some alternate financing in the future.

2015 Alumnae Reunion Weekend and May Day

Brenau University student Devony Hemingway, middle, and the May Court participate in the Maypole tradition during May Day Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Gainesville, Georgia. Photo Barry Williams/ Brenau University)

New additions to campus and some beloved traditions marked this year’s Alumnae Reunion Weekend and May Day celebrations for the near 200 alumnae and students in attendance. Besides the traditional May Court, class day and Maypole wrapping, the official dedication of “Brenau Woman #2”…