Averett University Receives National Honor for Outstanding Teacher Educator Preparation

Posted on October 4th, 2022 by Matt Bell

University awarded for producing graduates who make meaningful impact on learning Averett University’s Department of Education was recently bestowed a national honor for being an outstanding educator preparation provider – one of only four colleges in Virginia and of only 32 nationwide to be awarded. The University received the distinguished 2022 Frank Murray Leadership Recognition […]


Outstanding Alumni Teachers Honored at Averett’s 2022 Educator of the Year Reception

Posted on September 30th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Long hours, tight deadlines and challenges in the classroom are all the norm these days for educators. With that in mind, 13 extraordinary Averett teacher education alumni who face those challenges every day were honored for their commitment to the students of Danville and Pittsylvania County on Saturday, Sept. 17. Nine teachers from Pittsylvania County […]


Averett, Community Members Pack 20,000 Meals to Benefit Dan River Region

Posted on September 28th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Over 150 volunteers packed oatmeal to help those in need in the Dan River Region Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Averett University. In all, 20,000 meals were prepared and sent to God’s Storehouse where they will be distributed throughout the area. The oatmeal ingredients and equipment used were provided by Harvest Pack, who partnered with Averett […]


Averett University and Dalrada Corporation Team Up For a Sustainable and Digitally Advanced Future

Posted on September 15th, 2022 by Travis Dix

Virginia-based university will become the first American institute of higher learning to create personalized Web 3.0 capabilities while committing to sustainable energy outcomes In a major effort toward sustainability and creating an immersive learning experience for its students, Averett University announced today that it will partner with Dalrada Financial Corporation (OTCQB: DFCO, “Dalrada”) to drive […]


Rankings Continue to Stack Up for Averett University with Recognitions from Princeton Review, Colleges of Distinction and U.S. News and World Report

Posted on September 12th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Averett University was recently named as one of the best southeastern colleges by The Princeton Review’s “2023 Best Colleges” List, and has once again been designated a 2022-2023 College of Distinction, in which it was also recognized as a best school in business, education and nursing. Averett has additionally been ranked by U.S. News & […]


Averett University’s Accelerated Bachelor’s in Nursing Program Marks a Milestone with Pinning Ceremony for First Cohort of Graduates

Posted on September 9th, 2022 by Matt Bell

In a time-honored tradition, Averett University hosted a pinning ceremony for the first cohort of students in its Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. The event marked the transition from students to nurses following completion of a rigorous 16-month program – a milestone in helping graduates find their calling in a rewarding field while […]


‘Changing lives:’ Averett School of Nursing Holds Pinning Ceremony for Graduate Students

Posted on September 2nd, 2022 by Matt Bell

A pinning ceremony was held Wednesday, Aug. 24, in an intimate setting for four Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students who earned their degrees from the Averett University’s School of Nursing after months of rigorous work. Caroline Hoover, Jennifer Mosher, Rebecca Squier ’20 and Anjanette Miles Thompson all stepped up to be pinned, one […]


2022-2023 Arts@Averett Season Announced

Posted on September 1st, 2022 by Matt Bell


Convocation Opens 164th Academic Year at Averett with Message on Choices

Posted on August 22nd, 2022 by Matt Bell

Students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered in Averett University’s Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, Aug. 16, for the annual Opening Convocation for the 164th academic year. Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks in her address said while there are many choices made in life – some good […]


Catalysts for Positive Change: Averett Students Introduced to Ample Service Opportunities through University

Posted on August 18th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Mission in action: that’s the charge nearly 80 new Averett University students experienced at the University’s new Service Plunge event in which students had the opportunity to learn more about ways to serve the community. Through service projects and learning experiences, students are prepared to leave Averett and serve as catalysts for positive change across […]