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|Technology How-to Videos Available|
Short how-to videos are available on the instructional technology website. All employees are encouraged to make use of the videos either as refreshers of hands-on workshops you attended or to learn something new. Video topics include Excel, Moodle, Outlook Email, Outlook Calendar, PC Self-Service, PowerPoint, Word, Windows 7 and Multimedia Projector. New videos are added regularly, so check back often!
While you're there, check out the schedule of technology workshops and seminars
workshops and seminars. Plus, if you missed a technology presentation at a faculty or staff meeting, the presentations are archived there.
Joan Kahwajy-Anderson, director of counseling, will host a DVD presentation and discussion on "Depression: mild, moderate or severe and what you can do about it" on Monday, Feb. 25, from 3-4:30 p.m. on the second floor of Blount Library.
See discover.averett.edu/coffeetalk, library hours or the Averett comprehensive calendar for spring 2013 Coffee Talks on research databases and topics of interest to the Averett community.
|Mark Your Calendars and Make A Note!|
The next University wide staff meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 21 at 11:15 a.m. in the multipurpose room.
A draft of the Jan. 24 staff meeting minutes has been posted on Moodle in the staff folder. Please access and read the minutes, and send corrections to Linda Lemery by Monday, Feb. 18. We will vote to approve or modify the minutes at the beginning of the Feb. 21 meeting. (This is a new procedure.)
If you don't regularly use Moodle and need a refresher on how to access the minutes, don't panic! Here's the refresher:
Go to the Averett web page and click on MyAverett, then click Moodle login on the upper right side of the screen, select login and fill in your user name and password (the usual ones for network access), click administrative updates, scroll down and click the staff folder then click the University staff meeting minutes file that you want to read (agenda on the first page, followed by minutes beginning on the second page). Make sure that you logout when finished (upper right corner).
Contact Linda Lemery (ext. 15636) or Dana Mehalko (ext. 17105 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have trouble accessing the minutes.
Jillian Gourley '09 has been promoted from a senior admissions counselor to assistant director of admissions. Jillian has worked in the admissions office for four years and has done tremendous work. Please congratulate Jillian on her promotion when you see her around campus.
|IDA Team Places Fourth|
The Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) team had their first competition of the spring season Feb. 9 at North Carolina State University. The team finished fourth out of six teams and several individual riders placed well. Sophomore Scnobia Stewart placed first in her division and junior Lindsay Baker placed third. Senior Nicki Conradt-Eberlin placed sixth at the Introductory level, while junior Jessie Hayes placed sixth at the Upper Training level and junior Shannon Stone placed first at the First level.
The family of Betty Heard thanks you all for your many acts of kindness during her illness and following her death.
A warm Averett welcome is extended to:
Sam Ferguson ’97, Averett’s former director of athletics, and most recently, executive director of the law firm of Clement & Wheatley, has rejoined Averett as our new Director of Annual Giving.
Sam’s first day will be February 28th. Please give him a warm Averett welcome when you see him!
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