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                                                                                                                   H A L L C O U N T Y GEORGIA - USA

preeminent college preparatory academies                                                           Gainesville City School Students
educating young men in grades 7-12.
Riverside’s mission is to prepare ethical young  	 Some 300 businesses participate in the          	 Brenau consistently ranks as one of the                                                E D U C AT I O N
men of character for success in college and      Partners in Education program in partnership      best higher education values in the Southeast
in life through the provision of a rigorous      with schools throughout the two systems.          in the U.S. News & World Report guidebook,
academic program, leadership opportunities,      	 Partners in Education Program                   America’s Best Colleges and The Princeton
competitive athletics, extensive co-curricular   	 Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce                Review. The Chronicle of Higher Education and
activities, and the structure and discipline     	770-532-6206                                     the Atlanta Journal-Constitution rank Brenau
inherent in a military college preparatory                          highly on their annual lists of best workplaces.
school environment. Riverside’s 2015-16                                                            Various academic programs receive a wide
Corps of Cadets consists of more than               COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES                        range of accolades as well.
520 cadets from 23 countries.                                                                      	 Academic units at Brenau fall under
	 2001 Riverside Drive                             Brenau University                               four colleges: College of Business & Mass
	 Gainesville, GA 30501                                                                            Communication, College of Education,
	 770-538-2938 (Admissions Office)               	 Founded in 1878, Brenau enrolls                 College of Fine Arts & Humanities and College                           some 3,500 students in graduate and               of Health Sciences. In addition to the three
                                                 undergraduate studies on campuses and             doctoral programs, Brenau offers a Master
  Ava White Academy                              online. The Gainesville-based liberal arts        of Fine Arts in Interior Design, the highest
                                                 institution, which includes the residential       degree available in that profession, as well
	 Ava White Academy is a private school          Brenau Women’s College, also operates             as a range of master’s, bachelor’s, associate
dedicated to the remediation of specific         campuses in Augusta, Norcross and Fairburn        degrees and professional certifications in
learning disabilities for children in grades     as well as Jacksonville, Florida.                 more than 50 areas of study.
1-12. The Academy is accredited through          	 In Gainesville, Brenau’s operations expand      	 The Women’s College provides a full range
the Georgia Accrediting Commission.              beyond the 50-acre central campus in the          of academic and extracurricular experience,
	 1399 Thompson Bridge Road                      historic section of the city, to the Brenau East  including 14 nationally competitive varsity
	 Gainesville, GA 30501                          campus at Featherbone Communiversity              sports, national sororities, honor societies and
	770-536-6898                                    near I-985, and the Brenau Downtown Center        outlets for artistic expression and community                            on the town square. Brenau renovated the          service. Brenau students and members of
                                                 Downtown Center to be the home for a world-       the community also enjoy year-round art
  Elachee Nature Preschool                      class doctoral program in physical therapy        exhibitions, lectures and literary readings, and
                                                 and other healthcare professions. Brenau          performances of theatrical and musical works.
	 The Elachee Nature Preschool is a              East houses the schools of nursing and            It also includes an Early College program
private, tuition-based program managed           occupational therapy which includes a clinical    for qualified high school-age students
and operated by Elachee Nature Science           doctoral program, with plans for a clinical       who, during a three-year enrollment cycle,
Center in Gainesville. The students highlight    occupational therapy doctorate in the future.     can acquire enough credits to receive the
each day with guided exploration and play        Key features at Brenau East include a state-      university’s Associate of Arts degree as they
along the trails and streams of the 1,440-       of-the art human simulator laboratory, dance      complete requirements for their high
acre Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve and          studios, classrooms, an auditorium                school diplomas.
grounds of the Elachee campus.                   and an impressive year-round display of           	 500 Washington Street SE
	 2125 Elachee Drive                             unique works of art from the university’s         	 Gainesville, GA 30501
	 Gainesville, GA 30504                          permanent collection.                             	770-534-6299

           PA R T N E R S H I P S

   Partners in Education

	 The Partners in Education Program is an
invaluable cooperative effort of the Greater
Hall Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville
City Schools, and Hall County Schools. The
mission is to establish and foster a volunteer
cooperative relationship between the school
and business/industry through mutual
adoption of one another and to support and
enrich the school and students.

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