Danville, VA
Averett University
Homecoming 2017
From  Fri, October 20, 2017
To  Sun, October 22, 2017
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"There's No Place Like Home"


Click your heels and celebrate a weekend of memories and show your pride in Averett! Rekindle the spirit of your Averett Experience!

The first 100 alumni to register online by October 6 will receive a special gift
and a nametag

 
 
Special Information

Bookstore Hours: Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Sunday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Weekend sale with coupon - present your Homecoming brochure at the Main Campus Store and receive 20% off one regular price gift or apparel item.

The Class of 1992 will be pinned for their 25th Reunion.

 

Schedule of Events

smiley Friday, October 20

7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Alumni Career Expo (Carrington Gym)
Come and share your experience with students (mostly freshmen)! Help them to get the most out of college by sharing what mistakes you wish you avoided or advice that pushed you to the lead! In addition to a good mentoring experience, some alumni use this as a chance to begin recruiting Averett's best students for their business. Register Here!
Questions? Email Angie McAdams at
alumnicareerexpo@averett.edu

6:30 p.m.   Homecoming Hometown Party (Danville Community Market, 629 Craghead St)
$25 per person (must be 21 or over)
Dinner, beverages and enjoy DJ Hayze (Averett's own Stephen Foster '11) - or skip the dinner for $15 per person, after 8 p.m. Featured will be a special visit from the senior football and soccer players.
Let us know if you need transportation from your hotel by October 6.

11 p.m.   After Party

As long as you don't see flying monkeys, join us for the after party at Kickback Jack's!


smiley Saturday, October 21

10 a.m.   Alumni Awards, Athletics Hall of Fame Induction and Class of 1992 Pinning Ceremony (Pritchett Auditorium)
We will recognize distinguished alumni, awards of service, and induct new alumni into the Athletics Hall of Fame.
The Class of 1992 will be pinned to celebrate their 25th Reunion.

2017 Award Recipients and Inductees
R. Vaughan Alexander '96 - Distinguished Alumnus
Dr. Elizabeth Compton - Fugate-Davis Women's Leadership
Eddie Guessford '04 - Athletics Hall of Fame
Elizabeth Schledorn Hicks '99 - Athletics Hall of Fame
Eric Miller '96 - Mary Jo Davis Lifetime Service
Col. Richard Riccardelli '99 - Distinguished Alumnus
Michelle Warner '99 - Athletics Hall of Fame
Courtney Carrington Wells '04, '07 - Athletics Hall of Fame
Corey Williams '14 - Recent Alumnus

11 a.m.   Tailgate Alley Opens (North Campus)
Tailgate space reservations available if you register by October 6.
Decorate your tailgate space and you may win a prize!
Visit with your favorite professors! Cook out or purchase food from the Cat Eye Grill.
SAAC will be collecting cans for God's Storehouse; bring canned goods to support their effort.

1 p.m.   Women's Soccer vs. Greensboro

3 p.m.   Off-Site Parking and Shuttle
Available at Abundant Life Church, 955 Mt Cross Rd, when the North Campus lot fills.

3:30 p.m. Ticket Booth Opens

4 p.m.   Cougar Walk
Come cheer on the Averett Football Team and football alumni as they make their way to the field.

4:30 p.m.   Gates Open
Full concessions available - Chick-fil-A; hamburgers, hot dogs, turkey burgers and black bean burgers available at the Cat Eye Grill
.

All alumni should check-in at the alumni tent and pick up your Homecoming SWAG

6 p.m.   Football vs. NC Wesleyan
(Senior Day)

Discount tickets available if you register by October 6.
During halftime, we will recognize our award recipients and honorees.


Join us after the game and support a Team Averett restaurant


smiley Sunday, October 22

10 a.m.   Service of Remembrance (Blount Chapel)

Chapel service to honor members of the Averett community who have passed away in the last year.
The event is hosted by Averett's chaplain and includes a performance by the Averett Singers.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.   Sunday Brunch (Dining Hall, Student Center)
There's no better way to finish your Homecoming Weekend than by joining us for Sunday Brunch at the Averett Cafe. Dutch Treat.
 


Accommodations Available in Danville
 
Courtyard Marriott
2136 Riverside Drive
(800) 321-2211 or (434) 791-2661


Holiday Inn Express
2121 Riverside Drive
(800) 465-4329 or (434) 793-4000


Best Western Windsor Inn & Suites
1292 South Boston Road
(434) 483-5000

Comfort Inn & Suites
100 Tower Drive

(434) 793-2000

 
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