CoffeeBreak 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 CoffeeBreak, via e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 7 for a Sept. 14 publication.
| Hot Off the Presses|
The Fall 2011 issue of Averett Today, the University's magazine, is now available in hard copy format and online. View it Here
|Give Blood, Save a Life|
The Bloodmobile will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.-3 pm. in the parking lot of the Student Center. Please email Lesley Villarose to sign up for an appointment to donate!
|Blue and Gold Pride Day|
Are you proud to be a Cougar? Prove it! On Friday, Sept. 30, faculty and staff are encouraged to sport their colors as part of Homecoming weekend festivities.
The Homecoming Hometown Party is just over a week away. It is not just for "Averett people," so feel free to invite friends from the community to join us Friday, Sept. 30 from 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
If you would like to sell tickets to your friends, please contact Dan Hayes.
The entire weekend is available for you, your family and friends, please make plans to be here and see our alumni. They want to see you.
|Vote, Vote, Vote|
Show your support of Averett athletics, more specifically, the football team, by voting for Head Football Coach Mike Dunlevy in Liberty Mutual's annual Coach of the Year contest. You can vote daily at www.coachoftheyear.com.
|River District Festival|
Volunteers are needed to participate in Danville's first ever River District Festival that will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. in the River District area of Danville. If you are interested in learning more information or if you would like to sign-up to volunteer please email Lesley Villarose.
|Need Work Done on the Web?|
The communications office has hired Harrison Francis as its new web assistant. If you have anything that needs to be posted or changed on the University's website please email your changes to email@example.com. Thank you for your cooperation as we work to better serve the University's web needs.
This is a reminder that, per Averett policy, pets are not allowed on campus - in our offices or campus buildings. We know this will be a hardship for some and therefore, would ask that this go into effect on Oct. 1. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”—Thich Nhat Hanh
|Information for Bettering Your Health|
For those employees who are on the University's health plan and are looking for ways to better their health visit Primary PC. This link will allow employees to access personal information and screening results as well as provide educational information for better health.
For employees who are not on the University's health plan, the same educational information for better health is also available to you at Train For Life America.
SORRY, there is no people news this week. If you have an announcement to add to our next issue, please send us this form!
One of the STAY committees, the Student Satisfaction Committee, has been conducting student satisfaction surveys and focus groups. The people and offices featured here have been continually recognized for their outstanding service to students.
| ||This week, we are proud to recognize the maintenance and housekeeping departments for a job well done!|