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Jut's Café's New Hours
Jut's Café's hours will change starting Monday, March 15. The new hours are:
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. & 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday, Closed
Sunday, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.


Career Fair
Averett, in collaboration with DCC, will host a Career and Networking Fair on Tuesday, March 23 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research's Conference Center. More than 50 employers from across the state are expected to be there. Transportation will be provided. For more information, contact the Career Services Center at ext. 15629 or careers@averett.edu.


Breakfast Seminar
Noted author, speaker and educator Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D. will speak at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research on Tuesday, March 16 from 7:30-9 a.m. Robinson's presentation will look at creativity and innovation in education. The event is free and open to the public although reservations are required through the Chamber of Commerce (chamber@dpchamber.org) by March 10.


Outstanding Faculty & Staff Award
It's time to nominate your co-workers for the annual Outstanding Faculty and Staff awards. Please start considering who you would like to nominate and drafting your letters. An e-mail will go out next week with more details. Nominations must be in no later than the close of business April 7.

Need a P.O. or other forms? Find them here!
 
Coffee Break is a newsletter distributed to Averett faculty and staff to keep them up to date on campus activities and information.

Please send information you would like included in Coffee Break, via e-mail to ecropp@averett.edu by Wednesday, March 17 for a March 24 publication.
 



Carnegie Hall Bound
Buy a slice of pizza (the spinach pizza, add mushrooms, rocks!) or eggplant parmesan on Sunday's and you can help the Averett Singers get to Carnegie Hall.
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Pretty Paper (and other works)
Come see the next Rembrandt, Picasso and Monet as our art students showcase their work beginning next Thursday.
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Tell Me a Story
Can a salt shaker fall in love with a sugar bowl? According to storyteller David Novak they can. Novak brings his unique stories to Averett on April 5.
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Meet Stuart
Come meet Stuart Jones, the new vice president of enrollment, on Wednesday, March 17 from 8:30-10 a.m. in Jut's Café. Have some morning coffee and a muffin and take the opportunity to welcome Stuart to Averett.







Dietetic Intern Working with Bon Appétit
Janice Bailey, '76, a dietetic intern from Virginia Tech will start working with Bon Appétit on Monday, March 15. She will be on campus Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Any faculty, staff or student that wants a one-on-one consult about their dietary needs can call 791-7307 to make an appointment.



To My Averett Family
I cannot begin to thank you enough for the outpouring of support during the past few weeks. Your cards, e-mails, and gifts were so very generous and encouraging. Since the day we interviewed, I have felt a part of the Averett community and that is affirmed each and every day. I sincerely thank you from the bottom of my newly reconstructed heart!
Joe Franks
a.k.a. Denis Thatcher




Music Professor Leads Choirs
Dr. Gail Allen, music professor, guest conducted the senior high school choir on Saturday, March 6 for the Danville Public Schools All-City Chorus. She will also be adjudicating the District VI Virginia High School Choral Festival at Radford University on Friday, March 19. Way to go, Gail!







 

Sports Arts Activities
March 11, 1 p.m., Baseball v. Penn State-Fayette - DH (North Campus)

March 16, 3 p.m., Baseball v. Maryville (North Campus)

March 17, 3 p.m., Baseball v. Arcadia (North Campus)

March 17, TBA, Women's Tennis v. Salem (Main Campus)

March 19, 3 p.m., Baseball v. Franklin & Marshall (North Campus)

March 20, Noon, Softball v. Shenandoah - DH (North Campus)

March 20, 2 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Methodist (Main Campus)

March 21, 1 p.m., Softball v. Mary Baldwin - DH (North Campus)

March 23, 1:30 p.m. Baseball v. Tufts University (North Campus)

March 23, 3 p.m., Men's Tennis v. Bridgewater (Main Campus)

March 23, 3 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Bridgewater (Main Campus)

March 18-April 17, Student Art Show (Student Center)

March 10-12 Spring Break (No Classes)

March 11, 7:30 p.m., Author Audrey Nelson, '69, (Blount Chapel)

March 15, Classes Resume

March 20, Spring Open House (Student Center)