Averett in the News

Posted on November 30th, 2016 by Travis Dix

August 2018

PHOTOS: Evening of motivation at Averett
Danville Register and Bee

Hometown Happenings with your Hometown University: Arts@Averett
River City TV

Breaking barriers: Freshman becomes Averett Unversity’s first female football player
WSLS Ch. 10

PHOTOS: Record number of students return to Averett
Danville Register and Bee

Averett uses app to help with student safety
WSET Ch. 13

Averett University students move into their dorms
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett University welcomes record class for 2018/19 academic year
River City TV

Averett University honored among National Colleges of Distinction
Work It, SOVA

July 2018

Local universities participate in 2018 Virginia Private College week
WSET Ch. 13

Averett University and Virginia Western Community College partner in first articulation agreement
Virginia Chamber

Virginia Western, Averett reach deal linking criminal justice programs
The Roanoke Times

Renovation of Averett University’s Main Hall reaches halfway point
WSLS Ch. 10

At first-ever Youth Police Academy, attendees learn about Danville college options
Danville Register and Bee

Averett University, SVHEC, NCI collaborate on unique professional development opportunity
Virginia Chamber of Commerce

June 2018

Averett University to offer new innovative graduate programs in applied data analytics and criminal justice 
Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Averett University to offer graduate programs in data analytics, criminal justice
Henrico Citizen

Averett University holds first summer wrestling camp
WDBJ Ch. 7

May 2018

Work underway to renovate Averett University’s Main Hall
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett University to expand to northern Virginia with regional campus
WDBJ Ch. 7

Rainy Day Smiles at Head Start
River City TV

Water, invisible paint help Averett University give positive messages to Danville preschoolers
WSLS Ch. 10

Mother and son both graduate together from Averett University
WSET Ch. 13

Manzano Named First Head Coach of Averett’s Recently Launched Esports Program
Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Averett University Receives Major Gift for Esports Program
NACE sports

April 2018

PHCC, Averett University sign criminal justice program articulation agreement
WSLS Ch. 10

Local students will benefit from new PHCC program
Martinsville Bulletin

Averett University nursing program holds first-ever emergency simulation
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett hosts Engage Showcase
Danville Register and Bee

Averett participates in USA South “Pennies for a Purpose” competition
River City TV

Averett University holds annual ‘Day to Engage’
WSLS Ch. 10

Day to Engage
Live on River City TV

March 2018

Averett University student receives national fellowship
WDBJ Ch. 7

Averett University’s Samm Chandler receives national award
River City TV

Photos: Averett cheerleaders capture national recognition
Danville Register and Bee

Averett women’s lacrosse players look to build new legacy
WSET Ch. 13

Meet the Cougars: Averett faculty and staff highlighted in local online magazine
Rivertown

February 2018

Averett Men’s Lacrosse first home game of their inaugural season
Live on River City TV

Averett National Bonner Leader making a difference at Forest Hills Elementary School
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with your Hometown University

Averett University President elected to prestigious NCAA Division III Presidents Council
Virginia Chamber

‘See something, say something,’: Crime prevention forum held at Averett University
WSET Ch. 13

January 2018

Arts@Averett hosts Opera on the James – Cinderella
River City TV

Foundation hands out record number of new grants
Danville Register & Bee 

Averett looking for AmeriCorps VISTAS to help eliminate poverty in the region
WSET Ch. 13

Dozens volunteer as part of MLK Day of Service
WSET Ch. 13

MLK event theme: Let’s be color brave
Danville Register & Bee

December 2017

Averett celebrates winter graduates
Danville Register & Bee

Follow up: Averett students mentoring and tutoring students at Bonner Middle School
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

November 2017

Averett University Partners with the Boys and Girls Club for Angel Tree Celebration
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

Averett hosts policing forum
Chatham Star-Tribune

Averett University expands Tutoring at Bonner Middle School
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

Averett hosts regional flight competition
Chatham Star-Tribune

Dan River Region residents appointed to tobacco commission
Danville Register & Bee

October 2017

Averett student athletes collecting cans for a good cause
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

With gaming program, Averett aims to score in recruitment, connecting students
Danville Register & Bee

Averett University starts esports program
WSLS Ch. 10

‘Take Back the Night’ to end domestic violence and sexual assault
WSET Ch. 13

Averett football players mentoring Danville middle school students
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett University holds vigil for peace
WDBJ Ch. 7

Averett University hosts Special Olympians for a fall fun day
WDBJ Ch. 7

September 2017

Averett University nursing students helping people in Southside eat healthier
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett unveils historic marker
Danville Register & Bee

Averett University is offering physical education classes for home school students
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

Free physical education program offered to homeschooled children through Averett
WSET Ch. 13

Averett University baseball team helps clean up Dan River
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett gains ground in Liberal Arts school rankings 
Danville Register & Bee

Averett University National Bonner Leadership Program
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

Averett University add Criminal Justice Advisory Board
WDBJ Ch. 7

August 2017

Averett nursing students practice fire safety
WSET Ch. 13

Averett, Danville Life Saving Crew prepare for fall sports season
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett students told to bounce back from failures during packed Convocation ceremony
Work It, SOVA

Colleges provide safety tips for beginning of school year
WSET Ch. 13

Record enrollment, new courses greet area college students
Danville Register & Bee  

Averett National Bonner Leaders tour Danville
WDBJ Ch. 7

July 2017

Averett students and alumni team up with Dan River Year AmeriCorps to offer summer camps for kids
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

IMPACT Mission campers here to make home improvements in Danville
WSET Ch. 13

Virginia Private College Week kicks off
WSET Ch. 13

Averett debuts year-long service fellowships with parks departments
Danville Register & Bee

June 2017

Church summer campers from multiple states performing community service in Danville
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett students, grads lend a hand at summer camps
Danville Register & Bee

Cougar Commitment: Alumna Jordan Francis and her work at Haven of the Dan River Region
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

Danville kids learn to become crime scene investigators through summer camp
WSET Ch. 13

Averett’s Miller, Mommo inducted into USA South athletic Hall of Fame
Danville Register & Bee

Cougar Commitment: Alumnus Corey Williams gives back to the Danville community
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University  

Averett University alumnus gives back to the Danville community
WSET Ch. 13

Averett University professor, students hope dig will unearth biblical past
Danville Register & Bee

May 2017

‘Service is in your DNA,’ Averett grads told
Danville Register & Bee

Music Program helping improve learning for Danville preschoolers
WSLS Ch. 10

Danville hosts NCAA Division III baseball tournament this weekend
WDBJ Ch. 7

Cougar Commitment: Averett students give back
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

New partnership between colleges will help local students
Martinsville Bulletin

Averett soccer player to play in international tournament
WDBJ Ch. 7

Averett University equestrian team gallops to national title win
Danville Register & Bee

April 2017

World War II veteran celebrates 97th birthday with Danville flight
WDBJ Ch. 7

WWII bomber pilot gets to fly again for 97th birthday
WSET Ch. 13

AU Cougar Band to debut in performance Friday
Danville Register & Bee

Averett launches $28M campaign; plans include renovations to Main Hall
Danville Register & Bee

Averett University begins 10 year, multi-million dollar renovation plan
WSLS Ch.10

Averett students intern at West Main Baptist Church
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

Averett Nursing students are changing the game when it comes to heart healthy food options
WSET Ch.13

Averett students encourage you to love where you live
Danville Register & Bee

Piper and Averett University Form Aviation Alliance
Aviation Tribune

New partnership allows Averett Aviation students to prepare for the future
WDBJ Ch. 7

10 years after VT massacre, college campuses continue to increase security
WSET Ch. 13

Averett University students present service projects to community
Danville Register & Bee

Averett student athletes raise money for cancer research
WSET Ch. 13

Averett students ‘engage’ in the community by volunteering at Goodwill
WSLS Ch. 10 

Averett students engage kids through play
WDBJ Ch. 7

Averett Athletics dish up famous hot dogs at Martinsville NASCAR race
WSET Ch. 13

March 2017

Averett Premieres local volunteering website
Danville Register & Bee

Averett students ‘Teach It Forward’ across the city
WDBJ Ch. 7

Averett University students participate in ‘Teach It Forward’ program
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

Averett University add four new partnerships to graduate and professional studies program
Danville Register & Bee

February 2017

Averett students selling ‘Caring for Carrie’ shirts to raise ovarian cancer awareness
WSLS Ch. 10

Student Athlete Advisory Committee highlights its upcoming Caring for Carrie event
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

Marcus Engel speaks at Averett University
WSET Ch. 13

Campaign raises red flags on unhealthy relationships
Danville Register & Bee

Averett tells students about ‘red flags’ in relationships
WDBJ Ch. 7

Black History Month events
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University

January 2017

Cougar Commitment: Averett student Erica Skiddle volunteers in the community
River City TV, Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University  

Danville professor explores one man’s fight against racism in new book
Danville Register & Bee

Health and Wellness Center opens at Averett
WSLS Ch. 10

University now offers medical help on campus
WSET Ch. 13

PHOTOS: Vigil part of MLK tribute
Danville Register & Bee

Danville honors King’s legacy
Chatham Star Tribune

Averett has day of service to remember Dr. King
WDBJ Ch. 7

With meal and march, residents come together to celebrate legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Danville Register & Bee

Averett plans multiple events for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Danville Register & Bee

Introducing: Hometown Happenings with Your Hometown University
River City TV

December 2016

‘Lifelong learning’ journey begins for Averett University graduates
Danville Register & Bee

November 2016

Averett University partners with Boys and Girls Club for Angel Tree
WDBJ Ch. 7

Giving back: Averett partners with church to begin food share program to address hunger
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Double amputee Sergeant parachutes in with game ball at Averett University
WSET Ch. 13

Danville River Region veterans credit service with success in college
Danville Register & Bee

Averett University to host estate planning information session
Danville Register & Bee

David Gurganus honored as “Big of the Month”
Danville Register and Bee

For Wal-Mart and Averett, a picture perfect world record
Danville Register & Bee

October 2016

Averett Women’s Soccer team kicks it at the Boys and Girls Club
WSET Ch. 13

Virginia’s First Lady visits Averett to discuss importance of service learning
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett’s homecoming a way of ‘Making Dreams a Reality’
Danville Register & Bee

Dr. Toney McNair, Jr. of Chesapeake named Virginia Teacher of the Year
WAVY TV 10

Averett University students collecting donations for Haiti
WDBJ Ch. 7

Averett opens new academic center for students at university’s sports complex
WSLS Ch. 10

September 2016

Averett University ranked among the best colleges in the South
WSLS Ch. 10

Averett teams up with Baptist Theological Seminary
Baptist News Global

Free horse show to celebrate 50th anniversary of IHSA
WSET Ch. 13

Averett University and Danville community working to raise awareness for cancer screenings
WDBJ Ch. 7

Averett announces new partnership to help seminary students get MBAs
WSET Ch. 13