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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 this form to by Nov. 30 for a Dec. 7 publication.

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Holiday Cookie Exchange
The office of institutional research/institutional effectiveness will hold a cookie swap party on Monday, Dec. 12 from 12-1:30 p.m. in Main Hall 10. Bring your favorite cookies to share and take some new ones home with you. Eggnog and apple-berry slush will also be available.

Please RSVP to Randy Fultman or Metta Alsobrook or you can call ext. 16898.

wreath Averett Family Holiday Celebration
Faculty, staff and their guests are invited to the home of Tiffany and Joe Franks on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 5-8 p.m. Please RSVP if you plan on attending to Jennifer Hooper or call her at 434-791-5600 by Dec. 1.
payroll

Holiday Payroll Dates
Wondering when you'll be paid in December? Below is the schedule, as previously released by the business office.

Dec. 9, includes all employees that are normally paid on the tenth

Dec. 20, includes all employees that are normally paid on the twenty-fifth

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New System for Timesheets
Earlier this month, the business office experimented with sending out individual emails to staff with the vacation/sick timesheet attached. Since the more efficient process was a success, it is being implemented.

From now on, everyone needs to print and fill out the timesheet and obtain proper approval before resubmitting it to the business office by the fifth of each month.

chrismons Christmas Stories and Chrismons
Take a time out from your holiday shopping, and feel free to bring the entire family. Join us on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in Jut's Café for a special Christmas celebration. Dr. Ann Garbett and friends will present "The History of the Chrismons" and Dr. Betty Heard will present "Christmas Readings for Children" (ages 4-9). The event is sponsored by the 1859-Coffeehouse Lecture Series.

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Trustee Named Leader of the Year
Board of Trustee member Irving M. Blank has been named "Leader of the Year" for 2011 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly; he was honored at a reception in October. Blank is a managing partner at Paris Blank, a Richmond law firm.

To read more about this story visit the Chatham Star-Tribune.

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Sincere Thanks
Our sincere thanks is extended to the Averett family for the gorgeous flower arrangement. We left the flowers at the church for the Sunday worship service. On Monday, the flower committee used those flowers to make small vases for the First Baptist Church shut-ins. This was a committee that Chloe was on for many years.

I greatly appreciate the thoughtfulness and friendship of my Averett family.

Fondly,
Happy Slayton
Trustee Emeritus

Jones

Jones Publishes Article
Dr. Michael Jones, adjunct professor in the Adult Professional Program, recently published an article with several colleagues in the prestigious "Journal of Knowledge Management Practice." The group's co-authored research was titled "Organizational Culture Types and Knowledge Management in U.S. Manufacturing Firms." Jones and his colleagues presented the information contained in their article at The Fifth International Conference on Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (KMAP) in Xi'an, China.

In addition to teaching at Averett, he is the Manager of Engineering at Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) in Danville and leads the IPG Corporate Energy Team.

 

NKOTB

A warm Averett welcome is extended to:

Pike

We are pleased to welcome Debbie Pike as the new administrative assistant for the nurse education department. She joins us from Danville Regional Medical Center where she worked for four years as the administrative assistant and registrar for their nursing program. Debbie lives in Eden, N.C., where she worked for six years as the executive assistant to the CEO of Hospice of Rockingham County.

She is originally from Birmingham, Ala. (Roll Tide!) and is married with one daughter, two step-sons and three grandchildren.

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survey says

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.

guaranteedThis week we are pleased to recognize Holly Kilby, director of academic support in the Galesi Family Student Success Center. Congratulations, Holly!

 

 

 

 

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Fac/Staff events:

December 18, 2014
Staff Meeting
11:00AM

January 29, 2015
Staff Meeting
11:00AM

February 19, 2015
Staff Meeting
11:00AM

Academic events:

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Please check the AU Calendar for more.

Arts events:

November 24, 2014
Student Art Show

November 24, 2014
Student Art Show

November 25, 2014
Student Art Show

Sports events:

November 25, 2014
Men's Basketball vs. Guilford College
7:00PM

December 2, 2014
Women's Basketball vs. Guilford College
7:00PM

December 3, 2014
Men's Basketball vs. Johnson & Wales University
7:00PM

 

news

University to Host One-Man Show: "A Christmas Carol"

Averett Holds Annual Christmas Celebration

Equestrian Studies Hosts CT Show

Student Club Raises Money for Lifestraw

IHSA Team Places Fourth

Barringer Emerges as Leader on, off Volleyball Court

Graduates Land Jobs

Pop Art with a Modern Twist

Artist Draws Inspiration from Family & Friends





 

 
                 
         

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