'Tis the season of lights – candles, trees, fireplaces and that special glow that comes to our hearts during the holidays. Your Hometown University has some bright lights to celebrate: this past year saw a third year of record enrollment in our traditional undergraduate program; the opening of the Health Sciences Innovative Practice Center and its first BSN class; we were recognized by Senator Mark Warner for the Carrington Autism Resource Center; we sent students and faculty to countries around the globe, expanding opportunities for global learning; our women's soccer team went undefeated during the regular season in conference play and won the USA South conference tournament; and we were blessed to announce more than 19 million dollars has been given toward Averett's first comprehensive capital campaign. These are just a few of the highlights from this year and we are looking forward to what 2013 will bring us.
While 2013 means new beginnings for Averett, it also means new beginnings for our more than 400 graduates who will receive their diplomas on December 8. We are proud of our graduates and confident they leave Averett prepared to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change in their communities and workplaces.
As you prepare for the holidays with your loved ones, my husband Joe and I, along with the rest of the Averett family wish you a wonderful holiday season and best wishes for coming year.
P.S. Be on the lookout for a new format to the newsletter in the New Year.
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