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|Bookstore's May Hours|
The Schoolfield House Booksellers will be closed Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13 in observance of the Mother's Day holiday. It will also be closed Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.
As a reminder, summer hours begin Monday, May 14 and are as follows:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
|Questions About Social Security & Medicare?|
Crystal Harris from the health and life services division of BB&T will host a webinar discussing the how to's of Social Security and Medicare May 10 from 9-10 a.m. in the conference room on the fourth floor of the Student Center. Harris will provide a timeline for anyone planning to retire, applying for Social Security and Medicare benefits.
The Danville Concert Association is hosting a performance by the Los Angeles Piano Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12 in Pritchett Auditorium. A limited number of free tickets are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please contact Jennifer Hooper if you are interested in attending.
|Open Positions Announced|
The University has two positions open that it is looking to fill - a faculty position in the equestrian studies department and a staff position in admissions. For more information about these positions visit JOBS@Averett.
“A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.”—John Locke
|Just Say No to High Blood Pressure|
Since 1974, May has been recognized as National High Blood Pressure Education Month. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure and kidney disease. You can maintain healthy blood pressure by changing your lifestyle or combining lifestyle changes with prescribed medications.
Symptoms of high blood pressure include: headache, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea/vomiting, chest pain and shortness of breath.
For more information, contact your Healthy Solutions Wellness Nurse at 1-877-846-8930 or wellnessRN@gatewayhealth.com
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