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January 2013

Greetings from Averett University. As you can see, we've changed the format of our newsletter to make it more engaging for our readers. We hope you like the result. If you have any suggestions about how we can improve our e-newsletter, we welcome your input.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast

Please join us Monday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 a.m. in our dining hall for our annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast.  The cost of the breakfast is $10 per person.  Please RSVP by January 14 by emailing mlk@averett.edu.

$200,000 Gift for New Sports Complex
The JT-Minnie Maude Charitable Trust recently contributed $200,000 toward Averett's $25 million capital campaign.  The gift will be used toward the press box at the new sports complex at the University's North Campus.  Full Story


GPS Launches Ambitious Multi-Media Campaign, New Programs

Averett has a new marketing partner – Synergis Education – with whom the University has created a new multi-media campaign for working adults.  Full Story

Founders' Day Celebration

Founders' Day at Averett is a day of celebration and recognition.  This year, Founders' Day will be held Thursday, Jan. 17 at 11:15 a.m. in Pritchett Auditorium.  Three of our retiring faculty, Dr. Steve Ausband, Dr. Bill Trimyer and Dr. Tim Montgomery will be speaking.  We invite all of our friends and neighbors to join us for this special occasion. 

How to Start a Theatre
As part of the University's 1859-Coffeehouse Lecture Series, Jackie Finney and Richard Breen from Averett's theatre department will be exploring how to create, or start, a theatre on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Student Center.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information call 434-791-7189.

Celebration of African-American Women
In early February the University will host the Core Ensemble as they perform "Ain't I a Woman!" as part of the Arts@Averett Series.  The Core Ensemble is a chamber musical theatre group that features a marriage of theatrical narrative to chamber music.  Full Story

January 31, 2015
Men's Basketball @ Methodist University

January 31, 2015
Women's Basketball @ Methodist Univ

February 3, 2015
Sam's Club on Campus

February 4, 2015
Men's Basketball vs. Ferrum College

February 4, 2015
Women's Basketball vs. Ferrum College

February 5, 2015
Sam's Club on Campus

February 5, 2015
Baseball @ Hampden-Sydney College

February 5, 2015
AndJam Jazz Trio

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