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 […]


Averett University Sophomore named a 2020-2021 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow

Posted on April 14th, 2020 by Matt Bell

Averett University student Morgann Dills was recently named as one of the 2020-2021 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows – the third consecutive Averett student 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 which Averett is […]


Averett Nursing Professor Selected to National Fellowship for NPs

Posted on April 6th, 2020 by Matt Bell

An Averett University nursing professor has been chosen for a distinguished national program for nurse practitioners (NP). Dr. Ryan Mallo, associate professor in Averett’s School of Nursing’s graduate nursing program, has been selected as a 2020 Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). “Becoming a nursing fellow is a great honor, and it […]


Averett University Announces Don Aungst as New CFO

Posted on April 2nd, 2020 by Matt Bell

Averett University is pleased to announce Don Aungst has been hired for the position of vice president & chief financial & operating officer. He started with the University this month. “After an exhaustive national search,” says Averett President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks, “we found the absolute best person for this position. Don is unassuming and […]


Averett to Drop Test Requirement for Fall 2020 Admissions

Posted on April 1st, 2020 by Cassie Jones

With the recent announcement from the College Board that it was forced to cancel the SAT test-taking dates due to COVID-19 this May, Averett University is waiving its admissions requirement this fall for any test scores for students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. “With the inability to sit for these tests, many high […]