Danville, VA
Averett University
Homecoming 2018
From  Fri, September 28, 2018
To  Sun, September 30, 2018
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"Welcome Home"


Special Information

Bookstore Hours: Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. / Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. / Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Class of 1993 will be pinned for their 25th Reunion.

Admissions tours will be available on Friday! Visit HERE to schedule a tour.

Friday is BLUE & GOLD Day! Wear your blue & gold to work and post your picture with #AverettHomecoming

 

Schedule of Events

smiley Friday, September 28

8 a.m.-12 p.m. Alumni Career Expo (Carrington Gym on Woodland Ave.)
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.
If you would like to register for this event, click HERE.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Carnival (Student Center Lawn)
All ages welcome. A series of stationed events to combine creative connectivity and fair-worthy fun.

3 p.m. Volleyball vs. Pfeiffer University (North Campus)

5 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Greensboro College (North Campus)


6:30 p.m. Homecoming Hometown Party (Stratford Conference Center, 149 Piney Forest Rd.)
$25 per person (must be 21 or over)
Includes dinner, beverages and entertainment by DJ Jay Rojas '89, '92 - or skip the dinner for $15 per person, after 8 p.m.
Don't drive all over town looking for alumni! Join us!

7 p.m. Volleyball vs. William Peace University (North Campus)

11 p.m. After Party

Join us for the after party at Kickback Jack's!


smiley Saturday, September 29

10 a.m. Alumni Awards, Athletics Hall of Fame Induction and Class of 1993 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 1993 will be pinned to celebrate their 25th Reunion. All are welcome!

2018 Award Recipients
Danielle Fitz-Hugh '09 - Recent Alumnus
Mary Franks '66 - Mary Jo Davis Lifetime Service
Tamara Kotronis '95, '98 - Distinguished Alumnus
Faith Stamps '94, '03 - Frank Campbell Service
Dr. Ayn Welleford '90 - Distinguished Alumnus
Tania White '92, '94 - Distinguished Alumnus

Hall of Fame Inductees
Jimmy Allen
Lindi Beamon '02
Jonathan Rumley '09
Sandra Johansson '14
Pernilla Milton '13

10 a.m. Tailgate Alley Opens (North Campus)

Prizes will be awarded for best tailgate and best food. Judges will consider five criteria: Cougar Pride, Enthusiasm, Food/Drink, Presentation and Creativity.

Plus, decorate your own chalk "welcome mat" in your spot for a chance to win a prize! Mats should be no larger than 3'x4'. Must use chalk only! We will have some to share, but bring some from home so you will be sure to have the colors you want.

Stop by the Alumni Registration tent to register!
Registration opens at 2:30 p.m.

Visit with your favorite professors!
Cook out or purchase food from the Cat Eye Grill (opens at 5 p.m.).
SAAC will be collecting cans for God's Storehouse; bring canned goods to support their effort.

10:30 a.m. Men's Soccer vs. Greensboro College (North Campus)

11:30 a.m. Tour of Main Hall

1:30 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. N.C. Wesleyan (North Campus)


2:30 p.m. Ticket Booth Opens

2:30 p.m. Alumni Cookout
Alumni and their families are invited to join us in the alumni registration area for a FREE cookout!! We'll have hamburgers and hot dogs and all the fixins!!

3 p.m.-? Off-Site Parking and Shuttle
Off-site parking and shuttle service will be available at Abundant Life Church, 955 Mount Cross Rd., when the North Campus lot fills.

4:30 p.m. Cougar Walk
Come cheer as the Averett Football Team #19 and football alumni process to the field through Tailgate Alley.

5 p.m. Football Reunion
Meet at the stadium for a walk-through

5 p.m. Gates Open
Full concessions available - hamburgers, hot dogs, black bean burgers, Chick-fil-A, and much more available at the Cat Eye Grill.


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

6:30 p.m. Football vs. Greensboro College

$10 at the gate
During halftime, we will recognize our award recipients and honorees.


Join us after the game and support a Team Averett restaurant. Watch for banners at the field.


smiley Sunday, September 30

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 (Student Center, Dining Hall)
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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