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Alumni Event – Danville Dairy Daddies

Posted on April 19th, 2024 by Shane Brogden

Registration link coming soon!


Averett Hosts Inaugural Black Alumni Reunion

Posted on April 11th, 2024 by Bill Dyer

Averett University welcomed an enthusiastic and involved group of Black alumni, spanning from two of the institution’s very first Black graduates to several of its most recent alumni. The opening […]


Averett Continues to Grow Enrollment Despite Declines in National Trends

Posted on April 3rd, 2024 by Bill Dyer

DANVILLE, Va. (March 28, 2024) – While major headlines across the nation are shining a light on declines in college enrollment data, Averett University has seen steady growth. This spring, […]


In Memoriam: Barbara Kushubar

Posted on April 1st, 2024 by Travis Dix

Averett mourns loss of professor, Hall of Famer Barbara Kushubar, whose impact spanned academics, athletics By Drew Wilson/Director of Athletics Communications “Professor Kushubar.” “Coach K.” “Barb.” “Kushubar.” “Kush.” No matter […]


Averett University Welcomes New Plane at Aviation Day 2024

Posted on March 20th, 2024 by Bill Dyer

Averett University’s Department of Aeronautics welcomed the newest member of its impressive fleet of airplanes at its annual Aviation Day on Friday, March 15. The day featured alumni, current students, prospective students […]


In Memoriam: Dr. David B. Hanbury

Posted on March 18th, 2024 by Travis Dix

It is with a heavy heart that we share the heartbreaking update of the passing of Dr. David Hanbury. As per our earlier post, Dr. Hanbury was reported missing, and […]


Averett University Initiative Helps Students and Families Mitigate National Financial Aid Delays

Posted on February 22nd, 2024 by Cassie Jones

Averett University announces an initiative for prospective students to receive an estimated financial aid package sooner, despite national changes that are delaying the 2024-2025 college enrollment cycles. The U.S. Department […]


Matters of the Heart: Averett Receives Funds to Pump up Heart Health Safety Measures

Posted on February 14th, 2024 by Kelly King

Announcement comes one year after University faculty member revived from cardiac arrest while at work. On this Valentine’s Day, during American Heart Month, Averett University announces recent grant funding that […]


Averett’s Stevens Inducted into Western New York Chapter of USA Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Posted on February 6th, 2024 by Bill Dyer

By Drew Wilson/Director of Athletics Communications BUFFALO, N.Y. — Meg Stevens, Averett University’s vice president, director of athletics and campus operations, was one of 12 members inducted into the Western New […]


Averett Celebrates Founders’ Day and 165th Birthday

Posted on January 26th, 2024 by Bill Dyer

Averett University held its annual Founders’ Day celebration Thursday, Jan. 25, in Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Dr. Robert Adams ’80, Shakeva Frazier ’20 and […]