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 […]


Averett Announces Fall 2023 President’s and Dean’s List Honorees

Posted on January 11th, 2024 by Bill Dyer

Averett University is pleased to announce the following traditional and online students were named to the president’s list for the fall 2023 semester after having a grade point average of […]


Averett University to Freeze Tuition for the 2024-25 Academic Year

Posted on December 4th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

Averett University has announced that it will freeze tuition for all undergraduate and graduate programs for the 2024-25 academic year. This move keeps costs the same as the 2023-24 academic […]


Averett SAAC Wins ODAC Food Drive

Posted on November 22nd, 2023 by Bill Dyer

FOREST, Va. — With more than 10,500 items collected and donated locally, Averett University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s conference-wide food drive amongst the ODAC’s […]


Senator Tim Kaine Discusses Education and Workforce Training in Visit to Averett University

Posted on November 16th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

Averett University hosted a working visit from Senator Tim Kaine on Monday morning in the welcome center of Main Hall. The senator discussed a wide variety of ideas with University […]


8th Annual Engaged Learning Showcase Held at Averett

Posted on November 14th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

Averett University’s Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness (CCECC) celebrated the 8th annual Engaged Learning Showcase in the Frith Fine Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 13. Representing students and […]


Averett Elevates Hospitality Excellence with Free Regional Training Program, Receives Grant Funding from City for New Initiative

Posted on November 8th, 2023 by Kelly King

Restaurant, hotel and other hospitality leaders in the region have a new opportunity for professional development to enhance service excellence and develop their workforce at no cost to themselves or […]


Averett University and Virginia Tech Partner for Hospitality and Tourism Workforce Summit

Posted on October 27th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

DANVILLE, Va. (Oct. 27, 2023) – Averett University and Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business joined forces to explore challenges and opportunities facing the hospitality and tourism sectors in Southern […]


Nicholas Breen Uses Summer Break to Learn Through an Amazing Adventure

Posted on October 20th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

Some students spend their summers enjoying the warm weather, earning money and relaxing, all valuable pursuits. A select group of Averett students take on learning experiences that help them prepare […]


Averett AD Stevens excited to continue advocating, lifting others as new president of Women Leaders in Sports

Posted on October 16th, 2023 by Bill Dyer

By Drew Wilson/Director of Athletics Communications   “I’m well aware of the shoes that I have to fill. Our previous two presidents are Heather Lyke, the AD at Pitt, and […]