Averett University Initiative Helps Students and Families Mitigate National Financial Aid Delays

Posted on February 22nd, 2024 by Cassie Jones

Averett University announces an initiative for prospective students to receive an estimated financial aid package sooner, despite national changes that are delaying the 2024-2025 college enrollment cycles. The U.S. Department of Education recently implemented major changes to its Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process that result in colleges receiving critical aid eligibility information […]


Matters of the Heart: Averett Receives Funds to Pump up Heart Health Safety Measures

Posted on February 14th, 2024 by Kelly King

Announcement comes one year after University faculty member revived from cardiac arrest while at work. On this Valentine’s Day, during American Heart Month, Averett University announces recent grant funding that will bolster the University’s heart health equipment and safety measures. Averett received $15,000 from the *Community Foundation of the Dan River Region to purchase and […]


Averett’s Stevens Inducted into Western New York Chapter of USA Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Posted on February 6th, 2024 by Bill Dyer

By Drew Wilson/Director of Athletics Communications BUFFALO, N.Y. — Meg Stevens, Averett University’s vice president, director of athletics and campus operations, was one of 12 members inducted into the Western New York Chapter of USA Lacrosse Hall of Fame on Feb. 3. Stevens, who is in her 11th year at Averett, previously served as Buffalo State’s […]


Averett Celebrates Founders’ Day and 165th Birthday

Posted on January 26th, 2024 by Bill Dyer

Averett University held its annual Founders’ Day celebration Thursday, Jan. 25, in Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Dr. Robert Adams ’80, Shakeva Frazier ’20 and Student Government Association freshman representative Addison Stanfield delivered a charge to students during their speeches at the celebration. Adams, a retired radiation and oncology physician, […]


Averett University to Freeze Tuition for the 2024-25 Academic Year

Posted on December 4th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

Averett University has announced that it will freeze tuition for all undergraduate and graduate programs for the 2024-25 academic year. This move keeps costs the same as the 2023-24 academic year. “There are many reasons that Averett University is a great place to further one’s education, and affordability is often at the top of the […]


Averett SAAC Wins ODAC Food Drive

Posted on November 22nd, 2023 by Bill Dyer

FOREST, Va. — With more than 10,500 items collected and donated locally, Averett University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s conference-wide food drive amongst the ODAC’s 15-member institutions as its first community service initiative for the 2023-24 academic year. All ODAC members united during the fall semester to help local organizations […]


Senator Tim Kaine Discusses Education and Workforce Training in Visit to Averett University

Posted on November 16th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

Averett University hosted a working visit from Senator Tim Kaine on Monday morning in the welcome center of Main Hall. The senator discussed a wide variety of ideas with University leaders, faculty, staff and students concerning higher education and work-force training in the region and the University’s goal of making education accessible and affordable for […]


8th Annual Engaged Learning Showcase Held at Averett

Posted on November 14th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

Averett University’s Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness (CCECC) celebrated the 8th annual Engaged Learning Showcase in the Frith Fine Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 13. Representing students and faculty from Averett, Danville Community College and Piedmont Community College, the event featured more than 20 course-based projects ranging from service-learning, internships, volunteer experiences, and […]


Averett Elevates Hospitality Excellence with Free Regional Training Program, Receives Grant Funding from City for New Initiative

Posted on November 8th, 2023 by Kelly King

Restaurant, hotel and other hospitality leaders in the region have a new opportunity for professional development to enhance service excellence and develop their workforce at no cost to themselves or their employers. The City of Danville granted Averett University $250,000 for the creation of a hospitality leadership training program being offered for free to participants […]


Averett University and Virginia Tech Partner for Hospitality and Tourism Workforce Summit

Posted on October 27th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

DANVILLE, Va. (Oct. 27, 2023) – Averett University and Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business joined forces to explore challenges and opportunities facing the hospitality and tourism sectors in Southern Virginia. Through “The Future of Hospitality and Tourism Workforce Summit” on October 25, the two universities brought together nearly 75 industry leaders, policy makers, community […]