Averett Student Wins Dan River Nonprofit Network’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award

Posted on December 13th, 2017 by Danielle Staub

By Ashley Bowman Special to the Office of Marketing and Communications Each year the Dan River Nonprofit Network holds a Volunteer of the Year Contest to celebrate those throughout the community that go above and beyond with their engagement in the Dan River Region. For the second year in a row, an Averett University student […]

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Averett University Confers More Than 150 graduates in Winter Commencement

Posted on December 9th, 2017 by Danielle Staub

The snow falling outside the doors of the University’s E. Stuart James Grant Athletic and Convocation Center on North Campus didn’t stop more than 150 graduates at Averett University’s Winter Commencement from marching proudly to receive their diplomas in front of their family and friends. This December, two-thirds of the graduates completed their degrees within the University’s Graduate […]

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U.S. Army Lieutenant General to Speak at Winter Commencement

Posted on December 5th, 2017 by Danielle Staub

Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson, the current Deputy Commanding General for the U.S. Army Forces Command, will speak to more than 150 graduates in Averett University’s Winter Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 9. The ceremony, which begins at 10 a.m., will be held at the University’s E. Stuart James Grant Athletic and Convocation Center at […]

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Averett Family Holds Annual Angel Tree Celebration

Posted on December 1st, 2017 by Ashley Bowman

By Ashley Bowman Special to the Averett Office of Marketing and Communications In its fourth and largest year yet, the Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness (CCECC) at Averett has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Danville Area for the annual Angle Tree Celebration to sponsor children in need during the […]

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Student Bible Study Group Brings Internationally known Women’s Speaker to Region

Posted on November 9th, 2017 by Danielle Staub

A small group of girls in a Bible study at Averett University had a big dream. After studying, “I Choose the Sky,” by Emily Wilson, the group of around 10 decided they wanted to reach out to Wilson, an internationally known faith speaker, author and musician, and see if she would talk with them. “We didn’t […]

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Averett University Hosts “Take Back the Night” event with Haven of the Dan River Region

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 by Danielle Staub

By Ashley Bowman Special to the Averett Office of Marketing and Communications Averett University hosted its first “Take Back the Night” event on Monday, Oct. 23. The University’s Women & Gender Studies service-learning class, as well as three introductory freshmen IDS classes, teamed up with Haven of the Dan River Region, a local non-profit organization […]

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Averett University Launches New Esports Competitive Gaming Team

Posted on October 30th, 2017 by Cassie Jones

Averett University today announced it is joining the national ranks of colleges and universities competing in the explosive collegiate esports arena. As the only four-year university in the Commonwealth of Virginia to add a varsity competitive gaming program, Averett’s esports team has already entered competition with Division l and ll schools across the country. Esports […]

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Averett University to Honor Alumni and Induct New Members into the Athletics Hall of Fame in Homecoming Ceremony

Posted on October 19th, 2017 by Danielle Staub

During Averett University’s 2017 Homecoming on October 20-22, the University will honor five alumni with Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards and induct four alumni into the Athletics Hall of Fame, in a special ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. The University invites all friends and […]

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Averett University Announces 2017 Homecoming Schedule of Events

Posted on October 11th, 2017 by Cassie Jones

Averett University announces its 2017 Homecoming, featuring a weekend of activities and events for the whole family. Themed “There’s No Place Like Home,” October 20-22 includes features for all. Friday, Oct. 20 Beginning at 6:30 p.m., the university will host its annual Homecoming Hometown Party at the Danville Community Market, with a steak dinner courtesy […]

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Averett University Pins Seniors in Highly Revered Ceremony

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 by Danielle Staub

“This is a time to reflect on the last four years, or two years, or six years…and more than reflecting upon your accomplishments, I hope you will reflect upon the person you have become,” Averett President Dr. Tiffany Franks told the soon-to-be graduating class of 2017-18. Franks opened the Senior Pinning ceremony in Pritchett Auditorium […]

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