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|July 5 Declared a University Holiday|
Friday, July 5 has been designated a holiday this year so employees may enjoy a four-day weekend.
|What can You do With an iPad?|
Faculty and staff interested in exploring the possibilities of using an iPad are encouraged to register for a one-hour, hands-on workshop, "iPad Introduction," at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28. You'll get an introduction to the iPad, including a basic orientation, how to find and download apps, and some tips on using the iPad to enhance productivity and teaching and learning. Register here.
|Summer Visitors to Campus|
It's going to be a busy summer. We are hosting interns from the Danville Regional Foundation, Noblis and Dan Chem.
The Pajulahti Summer Athletic Training Program will be here May 28-June 2
Upward Bound will be on campus June 4-July 3
Passport, Youth Camp with a Mission will be here the weeks of July 8, 15 and 22
Shining Stars will hold their program July 8-11 and 15-18
As you see these various groups around campus this summer, say hello and make them feel welcome.
|AUCloud Now Available|
The IT department is pleased to announce the availability of a secure site for the sharing of sensitive Averett information among employees: AUCloud at aucloud.averett.edu. AUCloud is housed on an Averett server, so feel free to use it to share documents between campuses, offices, departments, etc. A link is provided on the intranet home page and on the external website under Faculty/Staff, and your usual username and password are required to login. You can also map a drive on your computer to AUCloud - instructions are provided here.
Employees are encouraged to participate in the hands-on workshop "AUCloud Basics" offered June 5 for guided instruction on mapping a drive, creating folders and uploading files, and sharing folders and files; visit this link to register.
|Summer Series of Something Line Up|
• Thursday, July 11, 9 a.m., multipurpose room - The Footprints of God: Early Israelite Sanctuary Sites in the Eastern Desert of Manasseh. Presented by Dr. Ralph Hawkins, associate professor of religious studies at Averett
• Thursday, July 18, 10 a.m. multipurpose room - Why 'Biblical Israel' was not Unique. Presented by Dr. John Laughlin, Professor Emeritus of Religion at Averett (1979-2011)
• Thursday, July 25, 10 a.m., multipurpose room - Move It or Lose It! Presented by Ms. Barbara Kushubar, associate professor of physical education, wellness & sport science at Averett
The Summer Series Seminars are open to all University faculty and staff. Join your coworkers and colleagues to learn more about the work of our faculty who will explore biblical history with us and offer us an opportunity for developing our wellness philosophy.
Light refreshments will be served at all programs.
|Save the Dates!|
The Human Resources Committee is pleased to announce the dates to meet with the TIAA-CREF financial consultants for all those who participate in the retirement plan. Participants should plan to attend a group meeting and/or schedule an individual session with a TIAA-CREF consultant. A letter and prospectus with additional information on how to schedule an individual appointment with a consultant will be sent to home addresses in late May, early June. The letter will also contain important information concerning the transition of our retirement accounts to TIAA-CREF.
• June 20–21 - TIAA-CREF financial consultants will be on-campus for group and one-on-one asset allocation advice sessions.
• September 17–18 - TIAA-CREF financial consultants will be on-campus for group and one-on-one asset allocation advice sessions.
|New Job Posting|
There is a new position that has been posted online – vice president of enrollment management. For more information, or to apply for this position, visit: Jobs@Averett.
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