“We were most impressed with Synergis Education’s understanding of and commitment to the needs of the 21st Century student,” said Dr. Tiffany Franks, president of Averett University.
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 15, 2012
Synergis Education is pleased to announce it has signed a partnership agreement with Averett University in Danville, VA, to provide comprehensive operations, marketing, and academic support services to the university’s Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) division. Averett University was a pioneer in adult higher education when it began offering unique accelerated degree programs through its GPS division in 1988.
“We were most impressed with Synergis Education’s understanding of and commitment to the needs of the 21st Century student,” said Dr. Tiffany Franks, president of Averett University. “I am certain that our partnership will help us continue to make Averett an inspiring place to learn, live and work.”
Averett University, founded in 1859, has a total enrollment of more than 2,300 students, more than half of whom are adult learners completing undergraduate and graduate programs at campuses throughout Virginia and online. Averett is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and has been recognized as a top-tier regional institution in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2013.”
“Averett University has a long and distinguished history of serving students from all over the world,” said Norm Allgood, CEO of Synergis Education. “Synergis Education is privileged to be affiliated with such a successful institution, and is excited to join the university in further expanding educational opportunities and enhancing the experiences of its adult and graduate students.”
ABOUT AVERETT UNIVERSITY
Averett University prepares students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change. Averett fulfills this mission by educating students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and nations through liberal arts based undergraduate and graduate programs in a personal, collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Averett University will provide opportunities that will be transformative for our region and beyond by bringing to life the big dreams and bold futures of our students and the communities we serve.
Synergis is a premium, full-service provider of educational services designed for college and university leaders who are not satisfied with the status quo. We assist our partner institutions in gaining regional prominence, enrollment growth, and overall sustainability through continual improvement and best practices. Synergis is unique among education services providers in that it is positioned to work with the entire adult higher education market, remaining agnostic as to the delivery method (online, face-to-face, blended, etc.).