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Traditional Admissions Counselor 
mtelliott@averett.edu
1-800-AVERETT, ext. 15659

Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Matt graduated from Averett in 2021, with a B.S. degree in Political Science and History. During his time at Averett, Matt was a student ambassador, and also held various leadership roles in his Fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi (now Pi Kappa Zeta). Grateful to be a part of the Cougar family, Matt delights in sharing his love for Averett with different families. In his spare time, Matt enjoys playing sports, and dabbling in music. 

Matt counsels students from the state of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington DC and Vermont; and the Virginia Counties of Accomack, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Essex, Franklin City , Gloucester, Hanover, Hampton, Henrico, Hopewell, Isle of Wright, James City, King & Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Matthews, Middlesex, Montgomery, New Kent, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Northumberland, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Poquoson, Prince George, Richmond City, Richmond County, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, Virginia Beach, Westmoreland, Williamsburg, and York.

Why did you choose AU?

I chose Averett because I was attracted to the small class sizes, and loved how teachers and students formed meaningful relationships that would last past graduation. 

What’s your favorite place on campus?

My favorite place on campus is the quad in front of the cafeteria. I have many fond memories of playing Frisbee or two-hand-touch out there. 

What’s your favorite class taken at Averett?

My favorite class at Averett was an international relations course taught by Dr. Sperber. I have always been interested in politics, and to study different theories in relation to global politics was immensely satisfying for me. 

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