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Averett University Homecoming 2021

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Averett University

420 West Main St

Danville, VA 24541

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Averett Homecoming is the annual event for alumni, family, and friends of Averett to be REUNITED.

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Friday, Oct. 1, 2021

10 a.m. - noon - Career Expo - Share your experiences since graduation with current students. If you knew then what you know now, what would you do differently? If you enjoy mentoring, this is the event for you! The event will be in the multipurpose room of the Student Center.

6 p.m. - Alumni Awards Celebration. We will honor the recipients of the prestigious alumni awards. We will start with a reception and dinner before honoring our recipients in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. The cost is $15 for reception and dinner. This year’s award recipients are Virginia Hamlet, Hermon Mason, Anthony Swann, and Roberta Thayer-Smith.

Saturday, Oct. 2

10 a.m. - Athletics Hall of Fame - Join us as we induct 8 new members into the Hall of Fame! You can read about this year's inductees here. The ceremony will be held in Pritchett Auditorium.

Homecoming Tailgate at Averett's E. Stuart James Grant North Campus before the game. See old friends and meet new ones! You may reserve a tailgate space for $25, or park when you arrive.

1 p.m. - Men's Soccer – Watch as the Cougars take on the N.C. Wesleyan Battling Bishops at Frank R. Campbell Stadium.

1 - 3:30 p.m. - The Averett Singers Reunion Rehearsal. Alumni Averett Singers are invited to join the current students in Pritchett Auditorium. Rehearse for singing the national anthem at the Homecoming football game on Saturday and performing for the Homecoming Service of Remembrance on Sunday.

2 - 4 p.m. – Alumni & Friends Picnic – Any and all alumni are welcome for fun games and free food! We will have plenty of food, but an RSVP is helpful. Look for us under the tent near the stadium entrance!

6 p.m. - Cougar Football takes on the N.C. Wesleyan Battling Bishops for the Homecoming game. During half-time, we will honor our award recipients and Hall of Fame inductees! Buy your tickets at the gate of the Frank R. Campbell Stadium.

Sunday, Oct. 3

10 a.m. - Homecoming Service of Remembrance - We honor our tradition of spiritual growth with a chapel service remembering alumni and friends that have passed away in the last year. We will feature a performance of the Averett Singers and Alumni. Free - Pritchett Auditorium.

Noon - Campus Tours - Come back and visit the locations you treasure in your memory. See the great things that Averett has done to support current students. Meet at the Jordan Commons across from the Student Center.

If you are unable to attend but want to support the great things that are happening at Averett you can make a gift that helps Averett ascend!

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Averett University

420 West Main St

Danville, VA 24541

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Organizer Averett University

Organizer of Averett University Homecoming 2021

Alumni Office, 420 West Main Street, Danville, VA 24541

434-791-7252 or alumni@averett.edu

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