Averett Graduates Almost 200, Features Acclaimed Speaker

Posted on May 7th, 2022 by Cassie Jones

Averett University conferred the degrees of more than almost 200 graduates on Saturday, May 7, from its Grant Center on the E. Stuart James Grant North Campus. The graduating class of 2022 consists of 190 graduates aged 21 to 63 and includes nine veterans and 15 international students from the countries of Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, […]


Averett Honors a Dozen Graduates Completing an Array of Nursing Education Milestones

Posted on May 6th, 2022 by Cassie Jones

The Averett University School of Nursing recognized its Class of 2022 nursing graduates at two ceremonies this morning, May 6, in Pritchett Auditorium at the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Graduates completed nursing educational milestones at the baccalaureate, graduate and post-graduate levels. At 9 a.m., the University honored and celebrated those who have successfully […]


Faculty, Staff and Retiree Appreciation Celebration Held

Posted on May 5th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Averett University’s annual Faculty, Staff and Retiree Appreciation Celebration was held Thursday, May 5, in the Student Center. “I hope you have a great sense of reward in knowing that you are part of something very special that will have a lasting impact on lives and on this institution. I couldn’t be more grateful for […]


Team of Averett University Student Entrepreneurs win Collegiate Business Pitch Competition

Posted on April 28th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Students set path for new entrepreneurship program at Averett University On Wednesday, April 27, eight Averett University entrepreneurship students won first place at the RISE Collegiate Business Plan Competition after they pitched a business plan for their campus communications application called Project Connect. The initial pitch took around five minutes and was followed by 10 […]


Charity Entrepreneur, Author, Global Speaker to Deliver Averett University’s Spring Commencement Address

Posted on April 26th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Emmanuel “Manny” Ohonme, the co-founder, president and CEO of Samaritan’s Feet International, will speak to graduates at Averett University’s Spring Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 7. The 10 a.m. ceremony will be held on Daly Field at Frank R. Campbell Stadium at Averett’s E. Stuart James Grant North Campus, 707 Mt. Cross Rd. in Danville. The […]


Averett’s Equestrian IDA Team finishes 10th in National Dressage Competition

Posted on April 25th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Averett University’s Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) team participated in the IDA nationals April 21-24 in Lexington, Va. The team placed 10th overall. The IDA is a national organization which exists for students interested in dressage to become familiar with competition and best practices. According to their website, riders may compete as a collegiate team or […]


Averett University Opens Satellite Campus of Piedmont Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy

Posted on April 20th, 2022 by Cassie Jones

Averett University today announced its partnership with the Martinsville-based Piedmont Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy (PRCJTA) to serve as the academy’s only higher education satellite site in Virginia. The two organizations held an opening and signing ceremony today at Averett’s Riverview Campus. With its remote instructional technology already in place for the Averett Online academic […]


Averett University Sophomore Named a 2022 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow

Posted on April 18th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Averett University student Daniel Cancro was recently named as one of the 2022-2023 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows – the fourth student from Averett in five years to participate in the program. The Newman Civic Fellowship is hosted by Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, of […]


Averett Students Recognized for Academic Honors

Posted on April 14th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Almost 25 Averett University students were recently honored for their academic achievement during the 2021-2022 academic year. The University’s annual Honors Recognition Program was held Tuesday, April 12, in Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. The program opened with Averett President Dr. Tiffany Franks sharing her thoughts and congratulations for each […]


Averett Holds “Play to Engage” for Area School-Aged Children

Posted on April 12th, 2022 by Matt Bell

With the semester winding down, Averett University students took a break from projects and assignments to play with school-aged children from the Danville area Monday, April 11, at the University’s E. Stuart James Grant North Campus. Around 60 children from community partners including the Danville Family YMCA, the Boys & Girls Club of the Danville […]