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|Have Questions about Insurance?|
If you have questions or concerns regarding our health, vision, dental or life insurance plans, please remember you can contact our health and life insurance broker Randy Lavinder of The Lavinder Group & Associates. They can be reached at (434) 792-4244 or firstname.lastname@example.org. They welcome your inquiries.
Randy and his son, Mark, work closely with our Gateway Health representative, Chris McFarling, to ensure our 100 percent customer service satisfaction. They will be on campus the first two weeks of October for our Open Enrollment information sessions.
|Google+ Hangouts Workshop|
If you're interested in participating in Kim McMurtry's technology webinars or you’d like to conduct your own live online tutorials or study groups, you need to participate in the Google+ Hangouts hands-on workshop, which will be held on the Main Campus at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4. In this one-hour workshop, participants will:
• Set up a personal Google+ account
• Join and participate in a Google+ Hangout (a synchronous online meeting with audio and video)
• Conduct a Hangout, including screen sharing and writing on a whiteboard
See the workshop schedule and register today.
|August University Staff Minutes Posted|
A draft of the minutes from the August University staff meeting has been posted to the Intranet. Please review and send changes to Linda Lemery. These minutes will be an agenda item for the Sept. 19, University staff meeting.
If you need a refresher on how to find the minutes on the Intranet, go to https://myinfo.averett.edu, click the tab labeled "Averett Fac/Staff Login (click here first)," enter your usual username and password and then click "Login." Once you are on the Intranet, click "Groups & Committees" and then click "Staff Council." Once there, click the word "Title" to sort the files by ascending or descending date, then look at the file you want. If you have any questions, please call ext. 15636 or email Linda.
|Reminder: Sign Up for Lecture Series|
Faculty and staff, you are invited to join us for a lecture series exploring issues of faith and spirituality. Author Gabe Lyons will talk about his book, "The Next Christians," during a series of three lectures on Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., and Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. at West Main Baptist Church.
Averett will cover the cost of attendance for a limited number of faculty and staff. If you are interested in attending, email Wanda Haynes to register.
Please contact Ralph Hawkins or Alexis Ehrhardt with any questions.
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”—Thich Nhat Hanh
|Reminder: Retirement Program Meetings|
Representatives from TIAA-CREF will be on campus, Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Wednesday, Sept. 18 for transition seminars and one-on-one sessions. Detailed information will be sent via email next week.
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