Averett Offers New Study Abroad Scholarship to Increase Access for Underrepresented Students

Posted on July 22nd, 2019 by Danielle Staub

According to Averett University’s Director of Study Abroad Dr. Catherine Clark, financial need is currently the largest barrier to increasing participation in study abroad at the school. She and others at Averett are working to change that. University surveys show that Averett students are eager to have an experience abroad, and for those past participants […]


Averett Announces Graduate Nursing Program, Becomes One of Only 13 in Nation to Offer Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certification

Posted on July 9th, 2019 by Cassie Jones

Averett University today announced the addition of a new graduate-level nursing program launching in 2020. This addition is part of the university’s largest expansion into health sciences education in its history. The Master of Science in Nursing degree program will offer two focus areas: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP). Averett is […]


Annual Dinner and Golf Tournament Raise Money for the Dan Daniel-MRI Endowed Scholarship

Posted on June 13th, 2019 by Danielle Staub

From all ranks and branches of the military, the group that gathered at Landini Brothers in Alexandria, Va., on June 2, was quite impressive. For many, this annual event is one they never want to miss. The new faces in the room – all donors to the Dan Daniel-MRI Endowed Scholarship – quickly learned why. […]


Averett University and LifeSpire Sign Partnership Agreement

Posted on June 7th, 2019 by Cassie Jones

Averett University and LifeSpire of Virginia today launched the first-ever educational partnership for LifeSpire. Averett President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks and LifeSpire of Virginia’s CEO Jonathan Cook signed an agreement that includes a three-pronged partnership between the school and LifeSpire’s continuing care retirement communities. The partnership allows employees of LifeSpire to earn their degree at […]


Averett University and Piedmont Community College Partner in Sociology/Criminal Justice Articulation Agreement

Posted on May 29th, 2019 by Danielle Staub

Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks and Piedmont Community College (PCC) President Dr. Pamela G. Senegal today signed an articulation agreement and a community educational partnership agreement between the two schools in order to make the transfer process to Averett smooth for graduates of PCC. These two agreements will bring the total to four […]


Tradition of Excellence Continues in Averett’s Education Alumni Award Winners

Posted on May 14th, 2019 by Cassie Jones

Averett University is a major player in graduating teachers for the region’s school systems, and again this year, many of those alumni educators have been awarded for their work in the classroom. Voted Educator of the Year for the school in which they work, teachers from Danville Public Schools, Pittsylvania County Schools and Caswell County […]


Five Nursing Graduates Pinned at Averett University

Posted on May 6th, 2019 by Cassie Jones

With tears flowing and smiles beaming, five nursing graduates received their nursing pins from Averett University. The Averett School of Nursing held its Class of 2019 Pinning Ceremony the morning of Friday, May 3 at the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center, honoring and celebrating those who have successfully completed their Bachelor of Science in […]


The Right Place and Time: Averett Graduates Told to Live in Gratefulness and Launch Forward

Posted on May 4th, 2019 by Danielle Staub

“When we live in gratefulness we live richer lives with greater meaning. Be grateful for all the right places and right times you experience in life,” commencement speaker and vice chair of the Averett University Board of Trustees Dan Carlton told more than 170 graduates on May 4. During the Spring Commencement ceremony, Averett University […]


Averett University’s Faculty, Staff and Retiree Luncheon 2019

Posted on May 3rd, 2019 by Danielle Staub

Averett University’s annual Faculty, Staff and Retiree Luncheon was held on Thursday, May 2, in the dining hall. This year the University honored six retirees. During her time at Averett, Dr. Sue Davis, served as an assistant professor, director of teacher education, department chair, education and division chair. Davis earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees […]


Muehlbauer wins national championship as IDA earns Reserve Champion at nationals

Posted on April 29th, 2019 by Danielle Staub

To see this story on the Athletics website, click here. PAINESVILLE, Ohio — Averett University Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) team was named the 2019 Reserve Champion while senior Noel Muehlbauer won an individual national championship at the IDA Nationals held over the weekend. The team competed against qualifying Division I, II and III institutions from […]