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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 by Feb. 15 for a Feb. 22 publication.


coffeebreakBookstore Closing Early Feb. 21
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, The Schoolfield House Booksellers will close at 4 p.m. due to its end of the year inventory.

coffeebreakMusic, Dance and the Civil Rights Movement
The University is hosting a variety of activities this month in celebration of Black History Month. On Thursday, Feb. 16 from 6-8 p.m. in Blount Chapel Nguzo Saba, an African American drum and dance troupe in Danville will perform. Nguzo Saba performs a variety of selections from West African and American drumming and dance.

Also that evening, Emma C. Edmunds, a Civil Rights historian, will give a presentation on the Danville Civil Rights Movement. The presentation will include interviews and discussion in a Power Point format. Edmunds is the principal researcher for "Mapping Local Knowledge: Danville, Va. 1945-75."

coffeebreakHealth Awareness Day
The University will hold a health awareness day on Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Student Center. General health information will be distributed. The Sickle Cell Anemia Association is providing a free screening while supplies last from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

coffeebreakThe Danville Civil Rights Movement
Apostle Lawrence G. Campbell Sr. '73 founder and pastor of Bible Way Cathedral in Danville will give a presentation on the Danville Civil Rights Movement on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in Blount Chapel. Campbell will speak of his personal experiences during that turbulent time and his hopes for the community now and in the future.

coffeebreakHiring Our Heroes
A hiring fair for veterans, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members and eligible spouses at the Richmond Raceway Complex is planned for Feb. 21, from 9 a.m.-Noon. The event is free but requires pre-registration. To register, go to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes or for information email:

 Admissions Hosting Scholarship Day
The office of undergraduate admissions will host its Annual Scholarship Day on Saturday, Feb. 18. This year's scholarship competition will feature more than 150 presidential and dean scholarship winners, up significantly from last year. With help from Dr. Franks, the president's council and faculty and staff, we will have more than 350 students and parents on our grounds to make sure Averett is the right fit. A big thanks goes out to all of those involved with making this event great!

coffeebreakNeed a Contract Certified?
Are you preparing a contract that needs to be certified? Or perhaps it's a deed? Good news, you don't have to go downtown to have a document notarized.

Here is the list of University employees you can contact for notary services:
Angie Bowers - ext. 15669
Donna Gourley - ext. 15678
Terri Jones - ext. 15650
Karen Nelson - ext. 17269
Karen Ward - ext. 15671



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Fac/Staff events:

January 29, 2015
Staff Meeting

February 19, 2015
Staff Meeting

March 19, 2015
Staff Meeting

Academic events:

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Please check the AU Calendar for more.

Arts events:

February 5, 2015
AndJam Jazz Trio

February 10, 2015
1859-Coffeehouse Lecture Series

February 17, 2015
"A Long Civil Rights Movement"

Sports events:

January 2, 2015
Women's Basketball vs. Maryville College

February 21, 2015
Women's Tennis @ Guilford College

February 27, 2015
Men's Tennis vs. Emory & Henry College



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Student Accepted into Doctoral Program

Averett Recognized by "Military Advance Education"

IDA Team A Wins at Saint Andrews

University Recognized Among Best Online Christian Colleges

Equestrian Studies Hosts CT Show