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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. 22 for a Feb. 29 publication.


coffeebreakGospel Music Night
Wrapping up its Black History Month activities, the University will hold a gospel music night at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in Pritchett Auditorium. There will be a variety of performances including Shekinah's Judah, an African dance ministry by a group comprised of Averett students; "Still I Rise," a poem read by Averett student Taylor Harris and an interpretative dance performed by Shaundra Thomas; the Averett Gospel Choir; and Shiloh Baptist Church Praise Dance Ministry.

coffeebreakStudent Leadership Awards
Nominations are now being sought for several student leadership awards. The awards are:
Advisor of the Year Award
Student Leader of the Year Award
Outstanding Student Organization Award
Unsung Hero Award

Nomination forms are available in the office of student engagement and leadership development, room 417, in the Student Center (fourth floor). The forms are due Thursday, March 1 and may be returned to Lesley Villarose.

coffeebreakNew Online Form for IR-IE
The office of institutional research and effectiveness has a new form available online for submitting data requests. To submit your request using the new form click here.

coffeebreakNeed to Reserve a Room?
If you need to reserve a room in the Galesi Family Student Success Center contact Holly Kilby, director of academic support, at ext. 15788 or

coffeebreakMarch 14 Craft Display
Want to exhibit your work in the next Averett Craft Display? It'll be March 14 from 8-9:30 a.m. at the campus-wide Coffee Break in Jut's Café. Register Here

Questions? Contact Linda Lemery at ext. 15636 or Charlotte Wilson at ext. 17147. Hope to see you there!

coffeebreakJob Openings
The previously advertised search for an administrative assistant position in the office of the vice president for academic affairs has been closed with no hire and the job description has been rewritten and reposted.

Dr. James Caldwell, chair of the department of biological and physical sciences, has posted a position opening for an assistant professor.

For additional information on both of these positions visit JOBS@Averett.



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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