Campaign Goal: $40 Million

Remaining Campaign Priorities Women’s Education Initiative $25,000-250,000 Named Endowed Scholarships and Fellowships $50,000 each Named Endowed Scholarships for International Experiences $50,000 each Health Care Simulation Center Naming of center $600,000 Named endowment $250,000 Nursing station $100,000 Simulated treatment rooms (7) $75,000 ea. iStan (2)…

WHY I support ForeverGold: Murial H. Nathan

Muriel Nathan, along with her daughter and son-in-law, Sherrie and Lorry Schrage.

As a teacher and a wife and mother of physicians, education and public health always have been passions of mine. Brenau University is a wonderful example of an institution that marries these two priorities beautifully. My older sister Evelyn Halprin Daniel, WC ’41, attended…

Initiatives and Scholarships Sustained Through Many Gifts

Anna Jacobs, left, WC '86, and Lynn Frye, WC '86, pose for a photo in the Marijayne Ward Beggs Terrace. A group of Brenau alumnae, including Jacobs and Frye came together to name the terrace in Beggs' honor. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

The ForeverGold campaign affords the opportunity for individuals and organizations to make contributions of any size that have an everlasting impact on the life of the university and its students. Below is a sampling of initiatives that were made possible through the support of many gifts, large and small. Clara…

VOLUNTEER Spotlight: Jim Southerland

Recently retired professor of history and provost emeritus Jim Southerland photographed during an interview with David Morrison for the Brenau Window Magazine in his office.

From occasional stints as a painter and groundskeeper to head academic officer, Jim Southerland has filled many roles during his nearly 50-year association with Brenau University. “Being affiliated with Brenau through these decades has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life,”…

Forever is upon us

Daniel Pavilion. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Brenau nears $40 million goal At every commencement, I peer out into the audience and remark something akin to, “I don’t know who you are. I don’t know where you sit, but I do know someone is sitting here today who is going to…

Mansfields Establish Interior Design Fund

Jill Mansfield, BU ’15, recently was honored by her husband John E. Mansfield Jr. when he established the $50,000 Jill Ramsey Mansfield Opportunities Fund for Interior Design. The endowed fund benefits the Brenau program from which Jill received a master’s in 2015. Jill is a consistent contributor…

Teacher Taylor Makes Lasting Contribution

Hilda Bagwell Taylor, WC ’60, died last spring at age 78. She was a lifelong Democrat, a loyal Baptist, a first-generation feminist and an avid traveler who never met a stranger – with a deep-rooted passion for education and learning. The first of her…

Whitaker Legacy Strengthens Student Scholarships

Doris Beidenmiller “Buttermilk” Whitaker, WC ’45, of Charleston, South Carolina, died last summer at 92. An avid supporter of Brenau University and a trustee from 1998 to 2004, Doris appreciated her Brenau education. Her classmate and lifelong friend Betty Rose Hutson said that Brenau was especially important to Doris. “Her…

Kulp’s IRA Supports Student Steinways

Karen C. Kulp, BU ’91, for the past few years has supported Brenau University’s All-Steinway Initiative through IRA contributions. For those who are age 70 1/2 or older, a gift to Brenau through an IRA is an ideal way to support the university and…

Win-Win.

Members of the inaugural doctoral physical therapy class at Brenau pose for a group photo after the white coat ceremony.

PT and Downtown Center benefit students, community Brenau University continues its strong legacy of establishing university programs and  facilities that benefit both its students and the community, and nowhere is this more visible than at Brenau’s Downtown Center. The $6.7 million facility funded through gifts to…