Campus Tours Resume at Averett University under New Guidelines

Posted on July 21st, 2020 by Matt Bell

Campus tours at Averett University resumed in July under new procedures and guidelines as set by the University. Averett Associate Director of Admissions Matthew Mann said while campus tours are a little different than before, it has not affected the quality of the tour given to visitors. Under the new guidelines, guests are asked to […]


Averett University and Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce Recognize Regional Educators of the Year

Posted on July 6th, 2020 by Matt Bell

Nearly 40 Educators from the Region to Receive the Annual Honor DANVILLE, Va. (July 6, 2020) – Averett University is pleased to announce 37 teachers from K-12 schools in the region have received recognition and honors following the 2019-2020 school year. Of those teachers, 15 are Averett graduates. For more than a decade, Averett has […]


Averett University Hires Distinguished Entrepreneur, Creates New Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Posted on June 25th, 2020 by Travis Dix

Averett University today announced that Averett graduate and internationally accomplished entrepreneur and innovator John Vigouroux ’82 will join the university in August as chief entrepreneurship and innovation officer, and will lead a new initiative – the Averett Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Set to launch early in the fall semester, the Center will serve as […]


Averett University Announces Plans to Reopen Campus for Fall 2020 Semester

Posted on June 17th, 2020 by Cassie Jones

Averett University today announced its phased, on-campus reopening plan for the upcoming fall 2020 semester called “One Averett, Together Again.” Like colleges across the nation, Averett shifted to remote instruction and moved most employees to teleworking in mid-March due to health and safety recommendations aimed at decreasing the potential spread of COVID-19. The university underwent […]


Averett Message of Solidarity

Posted on June 1st, 2020 by Cassie Jones

Dear Averett Family and Friends, Like each of you, I am shaken by the devastating acts of racism, violence and hatred we are currently witnessing. The recent murder of Mr. George Floyd by a Minnesota police officer and the chaos that has disrupted peaceful and purposeful protests have left our country hurting, especially our African […]


Averett Student Participates in Town Hall with Governor Northam

Posted on May 29th, 2020 by Matt Bell

Averett University Senior Grayson Eaton participated in a virtual town hall held by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam earlier in May. The town hall meeting included college students from across the Commonwealth. “My teleconference with Governor Northam was a very unexpected opportunity, but a great opportunity to say the least,” Eaton said. “I thought it was […]


Inside Higher Ed Publishes Article by Dr. Marc Muneal

Posted on May 27th, 2020 by Matt Bell

An article by Dr. Marc Muneal, entitled “Memoirs Are Made of This,” appeared on the Inside Higher Ed website Wednesday, May 27. In the piece, Muneal discusses the value of memoirs and diaries, particularly during times like these, and shares some takeaways about the resilience of his freshman students who completed memoir assignments in Spring 2020. […]


Averett University makes food donation to God’s Storehouse

Posted on May 26th, 2020 by Matt Bell

Earlier in May, Averett University’s food service provider, Bon Appétit Management Company, donated 3,500 pounds of food to God’s Storehouse. Food services were limited on campus after students, faculty and staff moved to work from home. “This year we were presented with a unique challenge caused by the Covid-19 pandemic,” Chef Michael Moroni said. “While […]


Averett University Confers More than 200 Degrees to Spring Graduates

Posted on May 6th, 2020 by Cassie Jones

Averett University announced it has conferred the degrees of more than 200 graduating seniors. The 202 graduates include 14 veterans and three international graduates from Finland, Norway and Sweden. Just under half of the graduates are adults who completed their degrees through the University’s Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program. The University conferred degrees at […]


Averett’s CCECC, in partnership with Danville Community College and Piedmont Community College Presents the Dan River Region Virtual Job Fair

Posted on April 30th, 2020 by Matt Bell

The CCECC at Averett University, in partnership with Danville Community College and Piedmont Community College, is pleased to provide our students and community members with the Dan River Region Virtual Career Fair to be held from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.  The fair is open to all students, upcoming graduates, alumni and community members. Job […]