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by August 1 for a August 6 publication.
|Averett Family Opening|
All faculty and staff, as well as their significant other, are invited to attend a reception on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the home of Dr. Tiffany Franks and Joe. Invitations were emailed to faculty and staff this past Friday (July 25). Please RSVP via the invitation no later than August 7.
If you are unable to attend and need to respond "no," add your name to the guest list and then hit the back button on the invitation to change your response. You will need to submit and confirm it.
|Library Closing for Renovations|
In order to complete the phase one renovations to the commons area in the library it will close from Saturday, Aug. 2 through Sunday, Aug. 10. While the building is closed, librarians and staff will be responding to questions emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will also be processing interlibrary loan requests. Learn more at http://discover.averett.edu/library.
Before the library closes this weekend, stop by and check out the new paint colors provided by our very own Keith Johnson, who also owns Johnson's Painting in Semora, N.C.
It is hard to believe, but it is almost time to welcome our students back to campus. We are looking for a few good volunteers to be our move-in crew. The dates and times are as follows:
Saturday, Aug. 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
If you are interested in helping students move-in please contact Lesley Villarose.
|Library Furniture up for Grabs|
As the library is being refurbished, the old furniture is moving out to make way for more modern, flexible furnishings. There are a variety of pieces available at no cost to other departments, or for bidding by individuals.
The list of available furniture is as follows:
Two solid oak tables (seats four)
Four work tables (wood, various sizes)
Fifteen wood/orange vinyl chairs
Two double study carrels
Please contact Elaine Day this week if you are interested in any of the furniture.
|New Job Postings|
There are two new positions open on campus which have been posted online – men's basketball head coach and student services coordinator (for Averett Central). For more information, or to apply for these positions, visit: Jobs@Averett.
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!
Beck to Serve as VISTA Member
Carianna "Cari" Beck '14 has accepted a position as Averett's first VISTA member. VISTA stands for Volunteer(s) in Service to America. Once Cari completes four days of training in Atlanta, Ga. with AmeriCorps, she will come to Averett to help formulate programs and projects for community service and service learning. Cari is originally from Mocksville, N.C. Congratulations, Cari!
Recent Graduate Finds Success
Taylor Ortman '14, who majored in biology: biomedical science, has accepted a position as a dermatology assistant in Norfolk. She hopes to eventually go to Eastern Virginia Medical School. Taylor is from Scottsdale, Ariz. Way to go, Taylor!