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by Sept. 5 for a Sept. 10 publication.
|University-Wide Staff Meeting|
The next University-Wide staff meeting is Sept. 18 in the multipurpose room of the student center. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. (Please note the change in time for this month's meeting.) Come early for coffee and cookies before the meeting.
|Sam's Club Representative|
Karen Shields, our Sam's Club representative, will be on campus Tuesday, Sept. 9, and Thursday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the dining hall. A $10 gift card is available for all new accounts and for renewals.
|Call for Submissions|
The Averett Journal is looking for submissions for the 2014-15 edition. Submissions may be made for the following categories: scholarship and commentary, book reviews and the creative pages. The creative pages section includes short stories, poetry, black and white photography and creative nonfiction. Please submit an electronic file in Microsoft Word or similar word-processing software (or, in the case of photographs, jpeg files) to Jane Wiseman via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 5.
The Averett Journal features articles, creative writing and photographs by members of the Averett community: Averett faculty, staff, friends of Averett and alumni.
|TIAA-CREF Advisor Meetings|
The TIAA-CREF financial adviser will be on campus Tuesday, Sept. 16 and Wednesday Sept. 17 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Main 131. All employees who participate in the University's 403b retirement plan, or those who would like more information, are encouraged to schedule a one-on-one meeting. The flyer outlines all how to schedule an appointment or who to call for additional information. You may also contact Kathie Tune's office if you have questions.
“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.”—Ralph Nichols
|Save the Date|
CVS Pharmacy is hosting this year's flu clinic Tuesday, Oct. 21. Clinicians will be available from 7-10:30 a.m. in the multipurpose room of the Student Center, and from 4-5:45 p.m. they will be set up upstairs in The Schoolfield House Booksellers (the bookstore).
SORRY, there are no people to announce this week. If you have a new employee to add to our next issue, please send us this form!
|Graduate Finds Employment|
Jennifer Whitlow '14 is now a staffing administrator (human resources) for Fidelity Investments in Raleigh, N.C. Jennifer majored in sociology/criminal justice with a minor in communication studies. She is from Roxboro, N.C.
|Graduate Lands Job|
Julianna Prus '14 is working as a dermatology assistant in the Tidewater Region. Julianna was a biology: biomedical science major and a member of the women's soccer team. She is from Newport News.