ForeverGold Touches Student Lives

Our students and the extraordinarily positive impact they have on our global society are the reasons that Brenau University exists. ForeverGold is about touching student lives—and having the resources to transform them. Some folks question whether completing a $40 million dollar capital campaign is attainable at Brenau. Now that we are…

Why I support ForeverGold: Erin Houck

Eryn Houck’s gift supports the new Alpha Chi Omega house on Brenau’s Sorority Row. For more information on ways you can support your sorority, contact Jenny Dell, Executive Director of Alumni and Constituent Engagement, at 770.534.6164.

“I give because the future of Brenau is important to me. In this season of life – with my three littles under four – it is easy to get caught up in the immediacy of the day. Remaining involved with Brenau has kept me…

Lobby of new physical therapy school named for Ralph & Mary Cleveland

John R. Cleveland, left, shows his mother Mary Cleveland a plaque honoring her and her late husband Ralph Cleveland during the celebration to honor the dedication of The Cleveland Physical Therapy Lobby at the Brenau Downtown Center on Friday, July 3, 2015, in Gainesville, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for Brenau University)

John R. Cleveland, left, shows his mother, Mary Cleveland, a plaque honoring her and her late husband, Ralph W. Cleveland, during the celebration to honor the dedication of the Cleveland Physical Therapy Lobby at the Brenau Downtown Center in early July. The Clevelands’ $300,000…

Planning a Legacy of Giving

Graham and Frances Drayton of Bishopville, South Carolina. Frances is a 1961 Women's College Alumna.

Frances Reeves Drayton, WC ’61, shown here with her husband, Graham, of Bishopville, South Carolina, recently made provisions in her estate to establish a generous endowed scholarship to support teacher education at Brenau University. As a classroom teacher for 13 years, Frances knows firsthand…

Taking Hold

Crews hoist trusses onto the new residence hall along Prior Street on the Brenau Historic campus in Gainesville, Georgia.

New residence hall key campaign component Construction progresses on the three-story residence hall that will house its first students in Spring 2016. With an estimated price tag of $3.3 million, approximately 72 students are expected to call the new hall home. The Gainesville facility…

Volunteer Spotlight: Betty Verson Norton, WC ’52

Agreeing to serve as a Brenau ForeverGold campaign volunteer was an easy decision for Betty Verson Norton, WC ’52. After all, she says, “Brenau has always been a significant part of my life.” Betty arrived at Brenau having left Cuba a few years before…