CoffeeBreak is a newsletter distributed to Averett faculty and staff to keep them up to date on campus activities and information.
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|Faculty/Staff & Retiree Luncheon|
The faculty/staff and retiree luncheon is tomorrow (April 25) at 12 p.m. in the dining hall. For those who will be recognized for their years of service, please sit toward the front to make it easier to reach the stage to receive your gift. Retirees will have a table reserved for them and their guests.
|Celebrate our Seniors|
There will be a senior dinner on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. on the lawn outside the Student Center. Please join the University as we celebrate our seniors for all of their accomplishments.
|Staff Council Nominations|
Two positions are opening up on Staff Council this year and nominations are needed. If there is a staff member you would like to nominate, please check with them and make sure it's okay before doing so. All nominations should be submitted to Staff Council President Marsha Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, May 3.
Summer hours were announced during the campus-wide staff meeting Thursday, April 18. Beginning Friday, May 3 offices may close at 12:30 p.m. (there will be no lunch break since offices are closing early). Monday through Thursday are regular work hours. The last day for the reduced hours is Friday, July 26.
|Senior Class Gift|
The 2013 Senior Class is in the midst of a senior class gift campaign. If you would like to make a gift to honor or recognize a senior, please contact Sam Ferguson, director of annual giving, for more information.
|Whose Life are you Changing?|
Tiffany Mitchell, academic advisor for the GPS Program, attended a Youth Empowerment event Saturday, April 20 to talk about education. Tiffany had the opportunity to talk to students about the traditional and IDEAL programs in addition to speaking with several adults about the GPS Program and our online offerings. Way to go, Tiffany!
The athletics department is hosting their annual summer camps beginning in June. To see the schedule of camps being offered, please click here.
|Lavinder Group Visiting GPS Campuses|
Randy Lavinder of the Lavinder Group will be visiting the Richmond GPS office on Wednesday, May 1 from 3-5 p.m. and the Tidewater GPS campus on Friday, May 3, from 10 a.m.-noon. He is prepared to answer questions, address concerns, and discuss all of the University's insurance plans with you - dental, health, life and vision. You may email him in advance if you cannot meet with him on May 1 or May 3 at email@example.com.
The Main Campus will be buzzing this summer with a variety of projects taking place and visitors staying in the residence halls.
In addition to the renovations at Pritchett, various classrooms and residence halls will be renovated.
PASSPORT, youth camp with a mission, will be on campus during the month of July. Please help make these youth feel welcome - who knows, they might be an Averett cougar one day!
|Summer Series of Something|
Plans are underway for the annual Summer Series of Something in July. Stay tuned for more information.
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