Access to Averett Means Access to the Future

Averett University recently welcomed its largest freshmen class on record this August. The 371 new students come from 16 states and 15 foreign countries. “We are so excited about this incoming class,” says Stacy Gato, Vice President of Enrollment Management. “This is such a diverse group of young people, with many from new regions that… Continue reading Access to Averett Means Access to the Future

Access to Averett Means Access to Community

In 2014, the Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness (CCECC) was established to be the regional hub for linking students and faculty with community partners to create distinctive learning experiences and career opportunities as well as to strengthen the social and economic vitality of our region. Dr. Alexis Ehrhardt, Executive Director of CCECC says,… Continue reading Access to Averett Means Access to Community

Access to Averett Means Access to Relationships

In 2009, the city of Danville and Averett University formed one of the first public private partnerships in the tobacco warehouse district now known as the booming River District. Averett, along with Danville Regional Foundation, took over the former Dimon, Inc. headquarters building that had sat vacant for eight years. The building was transformed into… Continue reading Access to Averett Means Access to Relationships