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 June 13 for a June 20 publication.
|Summer Happenings with the Alumni Office|
Join the alumni office for one of its summer events. If you were thinking about going to one of the following places, you can save some money and meet some new Averett folks, too.
Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., picnic in Chesapeake - details on the alumni page. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we have food for you!
Saturday, June 30, Averett Day at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg -
Saturday, July 21, Little Island Park in Virginia Beach on the Sandbridge, Free -
Saturday, Aug. 11, Averett Day at Emerald Pointe Water Park in Greensboro, N.C. -
|Welcoming New Cougars|
New Student Orientation is approaching quickly! Please join us in welcoming our new students to Averett. Summer orientation dates are: Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24; Friday, July 13 (transfer students); and Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15.
For the tentative June schedule, click here.
|Library Coffee Talks|
Library Coffee Talks continue with:
ARTstor Digital Library (Dr. Patrick Wasley), Wednesday, June 20, 2:30 p.m.
American History in Video (Kevin Harden), Tuesday, June 26, 2:30 p.m.
Please join us for coffee, tea, scones, and stimulating conversation. For information, email Elaine Day, email@example.com.
|Excel Training Offered|
Faculty and staff are invited to participate in a hands-on workshop by Instructional Technologist Kim McMurtry on Excel 2003, 2007 and 2010: Basics. Participants will explore how to use Excel to enhance efficiency and productivity in their work, from maintaining a department budget to creating a grade book.
This one-hour workshop will be offered June 20-28 in the Frith 207 computer lab. Visit the instructional technology page to register for this workshop or upcoming ones. If you have questions about this workshop, email Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
Hubbard Receives Award
Jeffrey Hubbard, assistant director of operations with Aramark, was presented the Boy Scouts’ 2012 Waldon France Scoutreach Scouter of the Year award by American Legion Post No. 29. Jeffrey is a scoutreach coordinator for the city of Danville and trains volunteers to be scout leaders. He has worked with Aramark for 14 months.