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 March 7 for a March 14 publication.
|Support the Flight Team|
In an effort to support The Flying Cougars' trip to the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) competition, a group of aviation alumni are hosting a golf tournament Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m. at the Goodyear Golf Course. The cost of the tournament is $50, which covers a cart and a donation to the team. If you would like to participate, please contact Jeff Gilliam '89 at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dan Hayes at email@example.com
by March 9.
|The Return of Sam's|
Karen Shields, our Sam's Club representative, will return to campus on Monday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 21 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the dining hall.
|March 14 Craft Display|
A reminder to exhibit your crafts as part of the Averett Craft Display at the next campus-wide coffee break on Wednesday, March 14, from 8:00-9:30 a.m. Register as an exhibitor using this form. Contact Linda Lemery at ext. 15636 or Charlotte Wilson at ext. 17147 with questions.
If you cannot exhibit, come by for coffee and a snack! Hope to see you there.
|Tickling the Ivories|
On Tuesday, March 13, pianist William Chapman Nyaho will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Pritchett Auditorium. Chapman Nyaho is the featured performer for the Julian and Elnora Light Memorial Concert Series.
For more information about Chapman Nyaho's performance click here.
|Helping our Furry Troops|
Alumnus Scott Grimsey '05, who is stationed in Afghanistan, has been in contact with Sociology Professor Dr. Becky Clark about supporting U.S. service dogs that are part of an active military police unit. Clark is collecting money to purchase items for these dogs through Fosters & Smith, who will ship for free.
If you would like to support this cause, take your donation to Clark's office in 317 Frith by March 21.
|Busy as a Bee|
Dr. Anne Lewis, associate professor of music, has been busy. On Feb. 24, she served as pianist for the All-County High School Chorus for Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina. On March 1 she sang in a large chorus for a film concert titled "Voices of Light: the Passion of Joan of Arc" for the American Choral Directors Association's Southern Regional Conference in Winston-Salem, N.C. The chorus and orchestra provided the underscoring for a 1920 French silent film. Then on March 2 she began serving as music director for "Little Women: The Musical," which runs for two weekends with the Theatre Guild of Rockingham County.
A warm Averett welcome is extended to:
Michael Moroni, our new food services manager. Moroni joins us from Duke University where he was executive chef. During his tenure at Duke, his focus was on health and sustainability when preparing food.
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A Summer on Capitol Hill
Senior Charles Terrell recently found out he was one of 60 students from around the country who were accepted for participation in the 2012 Institute on Economics and International Affairs. He will spend the summer in Washington D.C., interning during the day and taking classes at night. Full Story