GAINESVILLE, GA (01/23/2013)(readMedia)-- Some local area students were named to the Merit List at Brenau University for the fall 2012 term.
Melinda Faye Baker from Loganville, Ga., whose major is early childhood education, is a senior at Brenau.
Kecia Lott Lott-Hudson from Grayson, Ga., whose major is business, is a senior at Brenau.
Alexandria Paige Watkins from Grayson, Ga., whose major is pre-nursing, is a freshman at Brenau.
Brenau collaborates with Gainesville State College in the Gainesville Theatre Alliance, which for three decades has brought high-level drama and musical performances involving students, community theater amateurs and professionals to stages at the two institutions.
Merit List students must earn a 3.5 grade point average, with no grade lower than a "B," while carrying at least 12 to 14 semester hours of course work.
About Brenau – Founded in 1878, Brenau University currently enrolls about 2,800 students in graduate and undergraduate programs on campuses and online. The main campus of the Georgia-based liberal arts institution, which includes the Brenau Women's College, is in Gainesville with other campuses in Augusta, Kings Bay and in two metro Atlanta locations, Norcross and Fairburn. Brenau's 2011 ranking as one of the top 15-best higher education values in the Southeast by U.S. News & World Report marks the university's sixth consecutive year in that position for the magazine's America's Best Colleges guidebook. In 2012 Brenau online programs scored high in national rankings by U.S. News, including a No. 9-in-the-nation "Honor Roll" listing for graduate degree tracks in Brenau's College of Education. Brenau University also was granted "Honor Roll" status among the 2012 listings of the great colleges and universities to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education and one of the best universities in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. Breanu's extraordinary learning environment also is highlighted among the Colleges of Distinction. For more information, go to www.brenau.edu.
This was prepared for Loganville-Grayson Patch by Readmedia Newswires.