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Outstanding Faculty & Staff awards
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 for submission. Nominations must be in no later than the close of business April 7 and can be e-mailed:awards@averett.edu.

Reminder About Jut's Café's New Hours
Jut's Café's has changed its hours. 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.

Singers Raffle
The Averett Singers are having a raffle to help raise funds for their trip to Carnegie Hall next month. The drawing will be held during the 2:30 p.m. matinee of "Once Upon a Mattress" March 28. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and are available anytime from a Singer, during mealtimes in the dining hall or in the lobby of Pritchett before the performances and during intermission.

Prizes for the raffle include two gift certificates from All About Style near Piedmont Mall, a Wii game console, an ipod nano, a spa massage and restaurant gift certificates.

Bookstore Update
The bookstore will close Thursday, April 1 at the end of the day and will remain closed through April 9 while Follett takes over. It will reopen Monday, April 12. All textbook orders for the summer and fall should be sent to Janet Roberson, who will be collecting them until Follett comes on board.

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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 31 for a April 7 publication.
 



Not a "Drab" Play
Poor Prince Dauntless the Drab, the only thing he wants is to be married. Unfortunately, his mother, Queen Aggravaine, makes it impossible for him to find a wife. Come find out if there's a happy ending to this story when the theatre and music departments perform "Once Upon a Mattress."
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Student Life Hosts Coffee House Series
Musician Beau Bristow will perform Friday as part of the University's new Coffee House Series.
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Author Timothy Tyson to Discuss Book
Award winning writer Timothy Tyson's book "Blood Done Sign My Name," has been turned into an independent film that will come out later this year.
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Story Time, April 5
Remember to mark your calendars for 7:30 p.m. April 5 as storyteller David Novak shares his unique stories in Blount Chapel.







New Honor Society Forming at Averett
A new honor society - Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society - is forming on campus for undergraduate and graduate students in education.
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Tub Thumpin'
It's sure to be a head boppin', shoulder shakin' good time when Plastic Musik visits Averett next month. So mark your calendars and plan to come out for a unique style of music.
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Seminar at Institute Teaches Creativity
Several people from Averett attended a presentation by Sir Ken Robinson at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.
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Welcome, Robyn!
Robyn Neal joined the admissions office as the new data assistant last week. Introduce yourself and welcome her to campus when you run into her.







Announcing the 2010 Teachers of Promise
Samantha Carol Aaron
Courtney Brooke Ferris, '09
Anna Harris Foltz
Pattie Marie Keatts
Megan Nichole Lakey, '09
Taylor Leigh Poirier
Kristina Danielle Taylor (Taylor was also named the 2009-10 Delta Kappa Gamma Virginia Scholars Award recipient)
Kevin Joseph Uitto, '09
Kimberly McDowell Watson, '09
Jessica Lynn Worsham, '09







 

Sports Arts Activities
March 27, Noon, Baseball v. Southern VA - DH (North Campus)

March 28, 1 p.m., Softball v. N.C. Wesleyan - DH (North Campus)

March 30, 2 p.m., Men's Tennis v. Ferrum (Main Campus)

March 30, 2 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Ferrum (Main Campus)

March 31, 2:30 p.m., Softball v. Greensboro - DH (North Campus)

April 2, Noon, Men's Tennis v. Christopher Newport (Main Campus)

April 2, 1 p.m., Baseball v. Shenandoah (North Campus)

April 2, 3 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Christopher Newport (Main Campus)

April 3, 10 a.m., Men's Tennis v. Methodist (Main Campus)

April 3, 1 p.m., Baseball v. Shenandoah (North Campus)

April 3, 2 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Meredith (Main Campus)

April 6, 3:30 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Peace (Main Campus)

March 25-April 17, Student Art Show (Student Center)

March 25-27, 7:30 p.m., "Once Upon a Mattress" (Pritchett Auditorium)

March 28, 2:30 p.m., "Once Upon a Mattress" (Pritchett Auditorium)

March 31, 7:30 p.m., Author Timothy Tyson (Pritchett Auditorium)

April 5, 7:30 p.m., Storyteller David Novak (Blount Chapel)

March 27, Dressage and Combined Test Schooling Show (Equestrian Center)

April 2, Good Friday (University Closed)

April 6, Honors Banquet (North Campus)