Walking through the gates of her previous school, Anhui Normal University in 2016, Leqi Mei, a Chinese student known as Mabel, had only dreamed of coming to America. Little did she know that the opportunity would arise in 2018. “I came to Brenau University through the 2+2 program,” she said. Mabel, 21, an English Literature major and Mass Communications minor is one of the many seniors who will be graduating in May.
In America, learning a foreign language is not compulsory until high school. Upon entering college, schools only require that you take the minimum one year of any foreign language course. While the requirements for taking a foreign language course are minimal in the United States, I have learned that most colleges provide students with the option to become proficient in another language by offering rigorous courses; except Brenau University.
Skleder is so much more than just our president. She is now someone who likes the same food as you, someone who gives you big hugs and smiles, or someone who loves the same music as you. Jody Wall, Chief of Staff and Executive Assistance to the president says, “The three words I would use to describe her personality is kindness, concerned, and boundless energy.”
On February 14th, 2018 a former student of Stoneman Douglas High School easily obtained AR-15 and brutally gunned down and massacred 14 of his classmates and two teachers. This joins the growing record of the worst mass shooting in American History. On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Brenau University stood in remembrance of the young lives […]
The Women’s College of Brenau University all gathered on Thursday to listen to the words of Rachel McGowan. McGowan’s speech focused on the topic of empathy and using empathy as a tool to connect us with other people. We can also us empathy to overcome the feeling of division and feeling isolated from the outside […]