Averett, Virginia Western sign agreement
An agreement signed Thursday is designed to make it easier for students who start their education at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke to complete their bachelor’s degree at Averett University in Danville.
The articulation agreement allows students who have completed their associate degree in administration of justice from the community college, with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, to transfer to Averett to complete their bachelor’s degree in sociology/criminal justice degree.
Student will enter Averett with a junior status and can expect to graduate after completing a minimum of 60 credits at the university.
The agreement allows for many scholarship and financial aid options. Members of Phi Theta Kappa, the community college honor society, are automatically awarded a $2,000 Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship once they are admitted to Averett University.