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Happy New Year!Last year was a year of exciting growth and change at Averett, and I know that this year will see more positive change at our University and in this region.As we start 2011, I want to thank you for being part of the Averett community.Please make plans to visit Averett's Danville campus this year.I know you'll share my excitement at the recent improvements to our campus.In the news stories below you will find several wonderful opportunities to visit Averett, whether at an upcoming Arts event or at a community event like our Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast.I look forward to seeing you on campus.

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Averett Adult Professional to Move into Historic Tobacco District
We're on the move! By August, the University plans to move its Adult Professional Program into the former Dimon building downtown.Full Story

Journal Features Work of Faculty and Staff
In honor of our 150th anniversary celebration, Averett revitalized the Averett Journal. Fresh off the presses, Volume 28 of the Journal features scholarly articles, book reviews and creative works by the University's faculty and staff.View the Journal online

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Wide Prayer Breakfast Jan. 17
Make plans to join us Monday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 a.m. for a community wide prayer breakfast. Breakfast is $10 and will be served in the Student Center dining hall. Please RSVP to Karen Ward by Jan. 14 at 434-791-5671.Full Story

Join Us for Founders Day Jan. 20
Averett will celebrate Founders Day at 11:15 am. Thursday, Jan. 20 in Pritchett Auditorium. The Honorable Charles R. Hawkins will speak.Full Story

Spring Arts Series Opens With "Measure for Measure"
A timeless Shakespeare classic makes its way to Averett's stage when the American Shakespeare Center on Tour brings "Measure to Measure" to the University as part of its spring Arts@Averett Series.Full Story

 

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