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April 2013

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President of HCA's Capital Division to Speak at Commencement

Margaret Lewis '06, president of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), will speak during Averett's spring Commencement Ceremony April 27.  Lewis, who has served as president of HCA since 2006, is responsible for the operation of hospitals and outpatient facilities in northern, central and southwestern Virginia, New Hampshire, Indiana and Kentucky. She began her career with HCA as a student nurse at Chippenham Medical Center in Richmond, subsequently earning promotions to such senior-level positions as chief nursing officer of HCA's Richmond/Tri-Cities market (1997); chief operating officer of 748-bed CJW Medical Center (1998); and chief executive officer of CJW (2001).

In Loving Memory

Lt. Col. Joseph Wellman was married to the love of his life for 57 years.  When his wife, Alma, recently passed away he wanted to do something to honor her.  Full Story


Achieving Her Dream

Danielle Fitz-Hugh '09 has always set goals for herself and achieved them.  She achieved her dream of becoming the president of a Chamber of Commerce in 2011.  Full Story


Musical Theatre Revue

The University's theatre department will wrap up its 2012-13 season with its annual Musical Theatre Revue April 11-13 at 7:30 p.m. in Pritchett Auditorium.  Come hear a variety of songs from select musicals.  Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for students/senior citizens.  For tickets, call the box office at 434-791-5712.

Come One, Come All to Homecoming 2013

As your Hometown University, we want to invite everyone to our Homecoming festivities this fall — Sept. 27-29 — so mark your calendars now.  A variety of activities are planned for the weekend including the Hometown Party Friday night featuring The Pizazz Band; the Christian Student Union pancake breakfast, which supports their mission efforts; and tailgating Saturday before the football game.  Stay tuned for more information.

September 21, 2014
Women's Soccer @ Maryville College

September 22, 2014
Student Art Show

September 22, 2014
Men's Golf @ Tournament Town Championship Preview

September 23, 2014
Student Art Show

September 23, 2014
Women's Volleyball @ Mary Baldwin College

September 24, 2014
Student Art Show

September 25, 2014
Student Art Show

September 26, 2014
Student Art Show

September 26, 2014
Men's Tennis @ ITA Regionals

September 26, 2014
Women's Soccer @ Methodist University

September 26, 2014
Women's Volleyball vs. Christopher Newport University

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