Danville, VA
Averett University
Homecoming 2012
From  Fri, October 19, 2012 at 12:00AM (Eastern)
To  Sun, October 21, 2012 at 12:00AM
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Homecoming 2012 Week Activities
 
      ALUMNI WHO REGISTER BY SEPT. 30 WILL RECEIVE A SPECIAL GIFT AND A NAMETAG!

Bring your prospective student for Cougar Preview Day on Saturday morning!

Come help celebrate this year's Alumni Award winners on Saturday night!

Special Reunion Groups
Accounting     Residence Life AND it is Cougar Preview day, so bring your son, daughter, grandchild or even neighbor!
 
Who is planning to attend?
According to Facebook: Denise Linton, Bev Puch Parcell, Tanmay Patel, Amanda DeBres, Debra
Adams, Angie Bowers, Dana Nelson Bolles, Odessa Davis, Kenneth Bain, Lance Orndorff, Mike Martin, Ashley Jackson, Chris West, Jason Robertson, Chrissie Lloyd, Bobby Roach, Anne Lewis, Dr. Tiffany Franks, Earl Vess, Stephanie Nelson, Lynn Fern, Stacey Cotton Donald, James Harper, Matt Dean, Mindy Mortimer Mitchell, Joy Albaugh, and Shannon Wilson Barrett.
 
Tuesday, October 16
4 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Milligan College
 
Wednesday, October 17
11 a.m.–3 p.m. Bloodmobile - Student Success Parking Lot
 
7 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. Greensboro College
 
Friday, October 19
BLUE AND GOLD DAY ALL OVER THE COUNTRY today and Saturday
Wear your Blue and Gold and meet with alumni doing the same in your hometown!
 
11 a.m.–1 p.m.  Alumni Career Expo – Multipurpose Room, Student Center
Come share your professional experience with current students. Share your “if I knew then what I know now” insight.
 
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Taste of Home Lunch Contest (CAB) – Dining Hall, Student Center
 
1 p.m. Homecoming Golf Outing – Danville Golf Club – $30 per person
 
2-4 p.m. George J. Falk Flight Operations Center Open House – Airport
           
5 p.m. Powderpuff Football Game – Soccer Practice Field, North Campus
This is the first part of the Residence Life Reunion. This intramural event has grown over the years.        
 
6:30 p.m. Homecoming Hometown Party – Danville Community Market - 629 Craghead St
$25 per person
Childcare $20 per child (at the nearby Danville Science Center)
 
This is the official opening event of Homecoming! Join us at the Community Market in Danville to see old friends, make new ones and have a great time!
 
Food by Outback Steakhouse, beverages by Lawrence Distributing, childcare by Danville Science Center, and entertainment by The Pizazz Band, www.thepizazzband.net.
 
8 p.m.  Magician Derek Hughes – Pritchett Auditorium
 

Saturday, October 20
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cougar Preview Day - Prospective Student Open House - Main Campus
To register, contact James Thurnes at (800) AVERETT, ext. 16880, (434) 791-6880 or jthurnes@averett.edu


You have to eat breakfast somewhere!
9 a.m. Hall of Fame Breakfast – North Campus – $15 per person
 
9 a.m. CSU Pancake Breakfast – West Main Baptist Church – $3 per person, $10 per family
 
10 a.m.  Equestrian Center Open House
 
10 a.m. Alumni Soccer Game – North Campus
 
10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Tailgate Alley – North Campus
Club/Affinity receptions and tailgate parties
Register for a free tailgate space, reserved on a first-come, first-served basis close to the entrance.
Live radio remote
Club Carnival and spirit display – bring some money to support the clubs and organizations
 
Noon Memory Lane – Visit with Faculty and Staff – North Campus
Tailgate Lunch – provided by Kickback Jack’s – $5 per person
Special Groups – Accounting and Residence Life
 
Noon Women’s Volleyball vs. Piedmont College
 
1 p.m. Football vs. Christopher Newport University
Ticket price: Bring cans of food to support Cans Across the Conference
Homecoming Court – an Averett tradition since 1978
 
4 p.m. Networking Event at Riverview Campus – special guest, Danville City Mayor Sherman Saunders ’81.
 
4 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Richard Stockton College
 
4–6 p.m. Tours of Campus - Start at Schoolfield Booksellers
Whether you are an alumnus who wants to see your old room or a parent that wants to see where the stories are happening, this tour is for you. The old dining room is the student success center. The really old dining room is now Averett Central.
 
6:30 p.m. Reunion and Awards Barbecue Dinner – $10 per person
President's Home, 500 Hawthorne Dr
This year's alumni award winners will be recognized at the dinner.
Carol Underwood Digesare '68, '71 - Mary Jo Davis Outstanding Alumnus Award
Andrew Shipman '09 - Recent Alumnus Award
Keith Ashworth '85, Jeff Gilliam '89, Bernie Morrell '88 and Tim Carter '94 - Distinguished Alumnus Award
 
8 p.m. (or earlier) Saturday Evening Get-togethers
Everyone is encouraged to join together at Kickback Jack’s. KJ is putting together a great evening where you can see your friends and buy yourself a delicious beverage!
 
9 p.m. Student Party – Student Center
The annual Homecoming Dance is always a good time. Any recent alumni who would like to attend MUST pre-register.
 

Sunday, October 21
10 a.m. Service of Remembrance – Blount Chapel
A special chapel service to honor members of the Averett community who have passed away in the last year.
 
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Sunday Brunch – Dining Hall, Student Center
Averett’s Sunday brunch is visited by members of the community every week. Join us for a special Homecoming Brunch as a chance to see folks before you hit the road for home. Pay at the door.


Special Thanks to our sponsors that make Homecoming possible – Lawrence Distributing, Kickback Jack’s, Outback Steakhouse, The DAN 104.5, Country Legends 103.7 and Liberty Mutual Insurance.
 

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