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Facade of the Brenau University Ivester College of Heath Sciences entrance at the Downtown Center

Ivester gift elevates psychology to a school at Brenau University

The Lynn J. Darby School of Psychology and Adolescent Counseling is the newest addition to Brenau University’s Ivester College of Health Sciences made possible through a generous gift of Doug and Kay Ivester. The naming honors a lifelong friend of both Doug and Kay, going back to their days working together at Ernst and Ernst, and is in recognition of Lynn’s tireless work as the president of the Melvin Douglas and Victoria Kay Ivester Foundation.

Woman stands in front of chalkboard with Reboot Jackson information on it.

Psychology senior reboots Jackson County

Jennifer Langston, a senior psychology major in Brenau’s Lynn J. Darby School of Psychology and Adolescent Counseling, serves as the executive director of Reboot Jackson, a community-based organization in Georgia that provides an array of support to people including military personnel seeking recovery from mental health and substance use disorders.

Amy Malcom

Triple-Tiger is here to serve commmunity

Assistant Professor Amy Malcom, family nurse practitioner program coordinator in Brenau’s Mary Inez Grindle School of Nursing, is herself a family nurse practitioner. She works in a busy rural practice in Madison, Georgia, that has seen some positive COVID-19 cases.