Preparing for the Worst: Averett Nursing Students Learn from Disaster Situation

Posted on April 18th, 2018 by Cassie Jones

More than 100 people from five organizations partnered to help better prepare Averett’s nursing students for their future nursing careers. Averett University’s School of Nursing hosted a disaster simulation this morning at Averett’s Riverview Campus, working closely with SOVAH Health – Danville, Danville Fire Department, Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) and Danville Police Department to […]


Engage Showcase Displays Student Internships, Service-Learning and Community Engagement

Posted on April 13th, 2018 by Danielle Staub

Recently, the Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness at Averett University hosted the Engage Showcase in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center lobby. Twenty groups of students from Averett University showcased their internships, service-learning, experiential learning, leadership and community engagement on April 9. Two Averett students who are also members of the sorority […]


Honors Recognition Program Highlights Student Academic Achievements

Posted on April 11th, 2018 by Danielle Staub

Every spring, Averett holds a special event to honor and recognize students for their academic achievements. This year, the Honors Recognition Program was held Monday, Apr. 9, in Pritchett Auditorium. Following is a list of the 2017-18 award winners: Dean of Students Awards: Freshman leader of the year: Markell Poole Sophomore leader of the year: […]


Averett University Student Selected for Prestigious National Fellowship Program

Posted on March 27th, 2018 by Cassie Jones

Averett University sophomore, Jordan Jones, has been named as one of 268 college students across the country as a Newman Civic Fellow. The fellowship is hosted by Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, of which Averett is now a member of the Virginia chapter. The fellowship […]


Aviation Day at Averett Continues to Make a Lasting Impression on Prospective and Current Students

Posted on March 20th, 2018 by Danielle Staub

By Ashley Bowman Special to the Office of Marketing and Communications More than a dozen aviation alumni gathered to speak with prospective and current aviation students for this year’s Aviation Day at Averett University. Averett’s Chief Flight Instructor Travis Williams really wanted to convey to the future pilots that the possibilities are endless. “Job opportunities […]


Break to Engage: Averett University National Bonner Leaders are Breaking Barriers

Posted on March 20th, 2018 by Danielle Staub

By: Ashley Bowman Special to the Office of Marketing and Communications They called it a “Break to Engage,” but when Averett University National Bonner Leaders Kejuan Shivers and Jasmin Tinnis got in the van to start their journey, they were not expecting what a lasting impact the trip would have on their lives. “It’s breaking […]


Averett Nursing Career Fair Connects Students with Health Care Employers, Shows Promise for Future Employment

Posted on February 26th, 2018 by Danielle Staub

The School of Nursing at Averett University hosted a Nursing Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 22, at its Riverview Campus. Due to success from last year, the nursing staff and professors say they know it is now an important part of their program to help seniors network with local employers. “We were getting a lot […]


Averett’s Franks elected to prestigious NCAA Division III Presidents Council

Posted on February 5th, 2018 by Cassie Jones

Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks was recently elected to the NCAA Division III Presidents Council, the division’s highest governing body. Franks’ selection to the Presidents Council was announced during the NCAA’s national convention in January. As one of 18 members nationally on the council, Franks will help establish and direct general policies for […]


Averett Invites Community to Celebrate Black History Month through Series of Events

Posted on February 1st, 2018 by Cassie Jones

By Ashley Bowman Special to the Office of Marketing and Communications Kicking off Black History Month, Averett University will be hosting several events and is inviting the community to come take part. On Thursday, Feb. 1, there will be an Open Mic Night in the Student Center’s back café from 8-10 p.m., 204 Woodland Dr. […]


DIII Student Immersion Program gives Averett’s Morales insight to collegiate athletics industry

Posted on January 26th, 2018 by Cassie Jones

By Drew Wilson Prior to recently attending the 2018 NCAA Convention and participating in the Division III Student Immersion Program, Averett University junior Rosa Morales had a general idea of where her career path might take her. Yet, after her experience at the national convention and learning more about the collegiate athletics industry, Morales’ interest […]