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Class of 2022: Graduate Spotlights

Posted on May 25th, 2022 by Matt Bell

We at Averett University are proud of all our recent graduates in the class of 2022. Here’s a brief look at some of them and their stories. Lydie Kodio International student Lydie Kodio graduated in May from Averett with two degrees, one in business administration with a focus in management sciences, and another in communication […]

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Averett Graduates Almost 200, Features Acclaimed Speaker

Posted on May 7th, 2022 by Cassie Jones

Averett University conferred the degrees of more than almost 200 graduates on Saturday, May 7, from its Grant Center on the E. Stuart James Grant North Campus. The graduating class of 2022 consists of 190 graduates aged 21 to 63 and includes nine veterans and 15 international students from the countries of Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, […]

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Averett Honors a Dozen Graduates Completing an Array of Nursing Education Milestones

Posted on May 6th, 2022 by Cassie Jones

The Averett University School of Nursing recognized its Class of 2022 nursing graduates at two ceremonies this morning, May 6, in Pritchett Auditorium at the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Graduates completed nursing educational milestones at the baccalaureate, graduate and post-graduate levels. At 9 a.m., the University honored and celebrated those who have successfully […]

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Charity Entrepreneur, Author, Global Speaker to Deliver Averett University’s Spring Commencement Address

Posted on April 26th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Emmanuel “Manny” Ohonme, the co-founder, president and CEO of Samaritan’s Feet International, will speak to graduates at Averett University’s Spring Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 7. The 10 a.m. ceremony will be held on Daly Field at Frank R. Campbell Stadium at Averett’s E. Stuart James Grant North Campus, 707 Mt. Cross Rd. in Danville. The […]

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As War Rages in Ukraine, One Averett Alumnus Continues Ministering, Helping

Posted on April 12th, 2022 by Matt Bell

As the war in Ukraine continues, Averett University alumnus Joel Butts ’83 watches and waits to hear from those his ministry, Twelve3One Ministries and Outreach Partners, works with daily inside the country. Twelve3One is an international ministry focused on partnering with other international ministries, churches, organizations, pastors and ministry leaders to help facilitate and expedite […]

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Prospective Aviation Students Hear First-Hand Experiences from Averett Alumni

Posted on March 23rd, 2022 by Matt Bell

Averett University was excited to once again host Aviation Day Friday, March 18, for prospective and current aviation students in Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center, and throughout campus. Students had the opportunity to visit with employers in the aviation industry in addition to hearing from Averett alumni about their experiences. […]

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Averett, Danville Public Schools Hold Groundbreaking for New Track and Field Facility

Posted on March 23rd, 2022 by Matt Bell

DANVILLE, Va. — Averett University and the Danville Public Schools held a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday for a new track and field facility, which will be the home to Averett’s recently announced men’s and women’s track and field programs. Averett has partnered with Danville Public Schools in a lease arrangement for joint use and operation of […]

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2022 Averett Love Stories

Posted on February 14th, 2022 by Matt Bell

From February 1-14, Averett University has featured the love stories of some alumni, faculty and staff on social media. Read their stories below. Pat Maurakis ’85 and Albert Maurakis ’41, ’08 Pat Maurakis ’85 met her beloved Albert Maurakis, ’41, ’08 outside of Averett, but it was an event at the University which brought them […]

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Alumni Awards Nominations Now Open

Posted on February 14th, 2022 by Matt Bell

The Averett University Alumni Association Board is excited to accept nominees for its annual alumni awards. Each year, the Alumni Association Board recognizes and awards a number of individuals who are nominated by their peers. “At Averett, we celebrate our alumni and believe they should be recognized for their outstanding achievements in the workplace, their […]

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Praising the Family Atmosphere, Alumni Recall Fond Memories of Averett University at Annual Founders’ Day Celebration

Posted on February 4th, 2022 by Matt Bell

Averett University held its annual Founders’ Day celebration Thursday, Feb. 3, before an in-person and virtual audience from Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. The speakers for Founders’ Day this year included James Contreras ’18, Libby Westphal ’01 and Dr. Roberta Thayer-Smith ’74. Student Government Association Junior Class President Morgan Dearing […]

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