Averett University and VCOM Collaborate for Innovative Program in Applied Healthcare Data Analytics

Posted on November 22nd, 2019 by Cassie Jones

Averett University, in collaboration with the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), today announced the development of an exclusive Master of Science in applied healthcare data analytics program. Averett will begin offering the online program in January 2020. Averett launched a master’s in applied data analytics in the fall 2018 term from which this […]


Averett and SPTC Host More than 100 from Region in CyberUp Summit featuring Renowned Security Expert

Posted on October 31st, 2019 by Cassie Jones

“Technology has two sides: a good side, and an evil one.” That’s according to John Sileo, cyber security expert who delivered the keynote address at the CyberUp Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. More than 100 individuals and professionals heard from Sileo and a number of other security […]


Averett Celebrates Partnerships with All 11 Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academies

Posted on October 23rd, 2019 by Cassie Jones

There are 11 criminal justice training academies across the Commonwealth of Virginia which train more than 85% of law enforcement in the state. Averett University is the only college to have a partnership with all 11. To celebrate, Averett’s criminal justice department, which offers a Bachelor of Science in sociology and criminal justice as well […]


CCECC at Averett University Receives Continuation Grant, Unveils Strategic Plan at Annual ‘Day to Engage’

Posted on October 21st, 2019 by Cassie Jones

The Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness (CCECC) at Averett University has been granted a continuation award from the Danville Regional Foundation (DRF) to carry on its work with the region’s institutions of higher education and community members for another five years. With a refined mission and enhanced brand, the CCECC unveiled its strategic […]


Averett Honors Distinguished Alumni, Inducts Athletics Hall of Famers at the University’s 2019 Homecoming

Posted on October 10th, 2019 by Cassie Jones

Next week during Averett University’s 2019 Homecoming festivities, the University will honor six alumni with Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards and induct five alumni into the Athletics Hall of Fame in a special ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center (150 Mountain […]


Averett University Again Ranked among Top 15 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges List

Posted on September 11th, 2019 by Cassie Jones

University also recognized for best value and undergraduate teaching, as well as ranked as a best college for veterans, ethnic diversity and upward social mobility Averett University continues to rank within the top 15 of the best regional liberal arts colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Ranked as No. 15, Averett […]


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

Posted on August 22nd, 2019 by Danielle Staub

Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks and Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) President Dr. John Capps have 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 CVCC. This is the eighth criminal justice articulation agreement that […]


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. […]