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Strategic Plan
If you've been wondering about the outcome of the strategic plan, wonder no more. Information about the strategic can be found online at this link: stratwiki/index.php.

This link can only be accessed from computers on campus right now.

And This Year's Winner Is
Nominations for the Outstanding Faculty and Staff Member of the Year awards are underway. Please take time to fill out the nomination form (which can be found on the faculty/staff page) for someone you think is deserving. Nominations must be in by 4:30 p.m. March 28. The winners will be announced April 28 during the end of year faculty/staff luncheon.

Pre-registration Begins
On March 18, pre-registration for fall and summer classes begins.

Sam's Club Returns
A representative from Sam's Club will be on in the dining hall March 18 and 21 during lunch. If you're interested in becoming a member, stop by and sign up.

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 16 for a March 23 publication.

Come See the Next Rembrandt or Degas
That age old saying "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" rings true for many things, art included. As humans, our tastes run the gamut when it comes to art those of us who like modern art to those who prefer an idyllic pastoral scene. The one thing we can agree on is that art moves us. Make plans to stop by the Averett Student Art Show this month.
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In an episode of MASH, Radar O'Reilly is trying to impress a visiting nurse who likes classical music. For those of you like the nurse, you're sure to enjoy the annual Julian and Elnora Light Memorial Concert on March 20. Of course, those who just aren't sure about classical music are just as welcome. You might discover you enjoy it more than you thought.
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From Kenya to Averett to Georgetown
Esther Njuguna, '12, is use to forging new ground. She traveled from East Africa to America, and now has the opportunity to participate in a prestigious program at Georgetown University.

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No Neighsayers Here
Averett's Equestrian Teams have had a great year. The IDA team is on its way to Nationals again and the IHSA team has two members competing in the regional semi-finals.

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NKOTB (New Kids on the Block) @ Averett
No stranger to Averett, we are pleased to welcome back Faye Brandon. Faye is working in the financial aid office with upperclassmen.



Photography Display
Dr. David Hoffman, professor of English and journalism, has nine photographs on display in Blount Library until the end of the semester. The pictures feature ducks, geese, herons and song birds that he has photographed on the Danville Riverwalk Trail.


Nickens Publishes Articles in Religious Handbook
Dr. Mark Nickens, adjunct religion professor, has written several articles for an upcoming book, "The Baker Handbook of Denominations and Ministries." His articles include African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches, Evangelical Friends International, Friends General Conference, Friends United Meeting, International communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church, International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, Mission Aviation Fellowship, National Primitive Baptist Convention, Primitive Methodist Convent and United House of Prayer (for All People). He also presented a paper, If It Was Good Enough for Paul, It Is Good Enough for Me: Why Some Christians View the King James Version as the Only Reliable Version of the Bible, at the Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion on March 5.

International Business Trip
Nineteen students in the MBA program are in Finland March 4-12 completing the international business course. Dr. Jeff Woo, associate professor of graduate business, is taking the students behind the scenes of international corporations. In addition, the students will have the opportunity to attend some of the international skiing competition that is being held in Helsinki.

Expressions of Sympathy Appreciated
Dear Dr. Franks, Joe, Faculty and Staff,

Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers and the book donation to the library in my mother's memory.

The support from my Averett family has been extremely helpful during this difficult time.

Karen Ward


Sports Arts Activities
March 10, 1 p.m., Softball v. Emory & Henry-DH (North Campus)

March 11, 1 p.m., Men's Tennis v. Shenandoah (Tennis Courts)

March 11, 1 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Shenandoah (Tennis Courts)

March 13, 12 p.m., Men's Tennis v. Washington (Tennis Courts)

March 13, 12 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Washington (Tennis Courts)

March 14, 1 p.m., Baseball v. NYU-Poly-DH (North Campus)

March 15, 3 p.m., Baseball v. New England (North Campus)

March 16, 1 p.m., Baseball v. Wisconsin-Platteville-DH (North Campus)

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

March 19, 1 p.m., Baseball v. Ferrum (North Campus)

March 20, 1 p.m., Baseball v. Ferrum (North Campus)

March 20, 1 p.m., Men's Tennis v. Bridgewater (Tennis Courts)

March 20, 1 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Bridgewater (Tennis Courts)

March 22, 1:30 p.m., Baseball v. Tufts (North Campus)

March 22, 2 p.m., Softball v. Peace-DH (North Campus)

March 23, 3 p.m., Men's Tennis v. Greensboro (Tennis Courts)

March 23, 3 p.m., Women's Tennis v. Greensboro (Tennis Courts)

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

March 20, 2:30 p.m., Light Memorial Concert (Pritchett Auditorium)

March 7-11, Spring Break

March 14, Classes Resume

March 15, Textbook Orders Due

March 18, Pre-registration Begins

March 18 & 21, Sam's Club Returns (Dining Hall)

March 19, Founders Award Banquet (Grant Center)