2021 Averett University Cybersecurity Seminar

Posted on October 15th, 2021 by Cassie Jones

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In honor of this, Averett University will host the 2021 Averett Cybersecurity Seminar on Friday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. This event is open in-person to Averett students and employees in Frith 209, as well as remotely on Zoom for the community. Presenters include: – Nathan Sable, Practice […]


Averett Career Services Continues Job Prep, Career Fair Offerings through Fall Semester

Posted on October 7th, 2021 by Cassie Jones

Students walking into the multipurpose room of the Averett University Student Center Friday, Oct. 1, found more than 20 prospective employers waiting to talk about future plans, employment, internships and preparations for life after college. Averett’s Director of Career Competitiveness Angie McAdams from the Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness (CCECC) said she was […]


Averett’s Annual Senior Pinning Ceremony Recognizes University’s Senior Class

Posted on September 29th, 2021 by Matt Bell

Senior pinning, an Averett University tradition spanning nearly 30 years, was held Thursday, Sept. 23, when 144 seniors lined up to receive their pins in Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Averett President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks expressed to seniors that the pin is a reminder of the experiences they’ve had […]


Averett, Community Come Together to Pack 20,000 Meals Thursday

Posted on September 24th, 2021 by Matt Bell

The Averett campus was buzzing with activity Thursday, Sept. 23, as students, faculty, staff, community members and organizations came together to pack 20,000 meals in the University’s Carrington Gym. Together, more than 100 volunteers assembled oatmeal packets from Harvest Pack that were in turn donated to God’s Storehouse, a local Danville food bank, through eight […]


Averett University to Honor 2021 Averett Alumni Award Recipients at Homecoming

Posted on September 21st, 2021 by Matt Bell

Three accomplished Averett University alumni and a former trustee will be honored at this year’s 2021 Homecoming on the weekend of October 1-3. The Averett University Alumni Association and Averett President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks will present the University’s annual awards program in-person on Friday, Oct. 1. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, last year’s ceremony […]


U.S. News & World Report Again Ranks Averett Among Best Regional Colleges in the South

Posted on September 14th, 2021 by Matt Bell

Averett also recognized for best value, economic diversity and social mobility U.S. News & World Report named Averett University No. 21 among 93 schools on the “2022 Best Regional Colleges in the South” list. Averett also landed in the No. 12 spot out of 32 regional colleges for best value, and is the No. 14 […]


2021-2022 Arts@Averett Season

Posted on August 30th, 2021 by Matt Bell

      Ben and the Magic PaintbrushThursday, Sept.16, 2021 7 p.m.Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 7 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 11 a.m.Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center Tickets: $10 adults, $8 students/senior citizens (60+) The Averett Theatre for Young People’s Series is pleased to present “Ben and the Magic Paintbrush” by […]


Opening Convocation Marks the Beginning of 163rd Academic Year for Averett University

Posted on August 18th, 2021 by Matt Bell

Opening Convocation at Averett University returned indoors to kick off the new academic year. Although masked and socially distanced, students, faculty, staff and alumni assembled in Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center to hear a message of strength and endurance from Averett President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks as she encouraged students […]


Averett to Offer Record Number of Service-Learning Opportunities to Students in Fall

Posted on July 28th, 2021 by Matt Bell

This summer, Averett University’s Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness (CCECC) facilitated a service-learning fellowship program for seven faculty and two staff members from Averett to engage and discuss future service-learning projects. As a result, Averett students will benefit from the most service-learning class offerings ever during the upcoming semester. Dean of Engaged Learning […]


Averett Alumnus Tyler Campbell Achieves All 5 BCEN® Emergency Nursing Certifications in One Year

Posted on July 26th, 2021 by Matt Bell

Averett University School of Nursing alumnus Tyler Campbell ’20 in April passed his fifth emergency nursing certification exam from the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN). In the short term over the last year, Campbell set out to achieve not one, but all five emergency nursing certifications from the BCEN. After graduating in May […]