Connection and Celebration Headline Averett’s Annual Aviation Day Event

Posted on March 23rd, 2023 by Cassie Jones

Hundreds gathered on Friday, March 17, for Averett University’s Department of Aeronautics’ annual Aviation Day. Held in an airplane hangar at Averett’s George J. Falk Flight Center at Danville Regional Airport, alumni, current students, prospective students and their families, aviation partners and University faculty and staff joined to kick off the day. An impressive showing […]


AU Day at the Ballpark – Durham Bulls vs. Nashville Sounds

Posted on February 20th, 2023 by Travis Dix

AU Day at the Ballpark Averett University alumni, faculty, staff and friends are invited to join “AU at the Ballpark” as the Durham Bulls take on the Nashville Sounds . Friday, May 19 at 6:35 p.m. The Durham Bulls Athletic Park We have the Carolina Hurricanes Patio area reserved. Hot dogs, Hamburgers, and Pepsi products […]


Averett’s Winter Commencement Honors Nearly 130 Graduates, Features Globally Renowned Diversity and Inclusion Speaker

Posted on December 10th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Connectedness was the central theme throughout the messages for graduates at Averett University’s 2022 Winter Commencement Ceremony today. Ninety graduates participated in today’s commencement ceremonies, including those whose degrees were conferred today, as well as those who completed their degrees in August but walked in today’s exercises. Together, the August and December graduates totaled 129. […]


Averett University to Hold 2022 Winter Commencement, Announces Acclaimed Ceremony Speaker

Posted on December 1st, 2022 by Matt Bell

Global speaker and President and CEO Lenora Billings-Harris will deliver the commencement address during Averett University’s Winter 2022 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the University’s E. Stuart James Grant North Campus, 707 Mt. Cross Rd. in Danville. Averett will confer the degrees of nearly 120 students between the Averett Online and the university’s […]


Averett University Introduces New Board Chair, First Woman of Color in Distinguished Position

Posted on November 29th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Averett University introduces its alumna and seven-year Trustee Dr. Annie Wimbish ’81 as Chair of the Averett Board of Trustees – the first woman of color to serve in the role. Wimbish has been a professional leader and educator across the South for nearly 40 years, serving in roles from teacher assistant to superintendent of […]


Averett University Honors 2022 Averett Alumni Award Recipients at Homecoming

Posted on October 11th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Five accomplished Averett University alumni were honored at this year’s Averett Homecoming. The Averett Alumni Association and Averett President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks presented the University’s annual awards program at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, at Averett’s Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. On Saturday, Oct. 8, the recipients were presented during halftime at […]


Outstanding Alumni Teachers Honored at Averett’s 2022 Educator of the Year Reception

Posted on September 30th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Long hours, tight deadlines and challenges in the classroom are all the norm these days for educators. With that in mind, 13 extraordinary Averett teacher education alumni who face those challenges every day were honored for their commitment to the students of Danville and Pittsylvania County on Saturday, Sept. 17. Nine teachers from Pittsylvania County […]


Averett University’s Accelerated Bachelor’s in Nursing Program Marks a Milestone with Pinning Ceremony for First Cohort of Graduates

Posted on September 9th, 2022 by Matt Bell

In a time-honored tradition, Averett University hosted a pinning ceremony for the first cohort of students in its Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. The event marked the transition from students to nurses following completion of a rigorous 16-month program – a milestone in helping graduates find their calling in a rewarding field while […]


‘Changing lives:’ Averett School of Nursing Holds Pinning Ceremony for Graduate Students

Posted on September 2nd, 2022 by Matt Bell

A pinning ceremony was held Wednesday, Aug. 24, in an intimate setting for four Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students who earned their degrees from the Averett University’s School of Nursing after months of rigorous work. Caroline Hoover, Jennifer Mosher, Rebecca Squier ’20 and Anjanette Miles Thompson all stepped up to be pinned, one […]


2022-2023 [email protected] Season Announced

Posted on September 1st, 2022 by Matt Bell