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Events & Activities

Alumni Events

Homecoming 2016
100 Strong, A Century of Inspiration 

Save the date! Homecoming 2016 will be held September 29-October 2.

Visit our Homecoming website for all the details! 

Check out photos from last year’s Homecoming activities!

Alumni Journey to India 

Journey to India this winter to celebrate New Year’s 2016-2017 and explore one of the world’s oldest civilizations and largest democracies! 
December 28, 2016 - January 7, 2017

You will:

  • Ring in the New Year in Delhi, one of India’s oldest and biggest cities

  • Visit the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the modern world

  • Learn from social workers in Chennai, who serve India’s disenfranchised communities

  • Learn to read and understand the stories from India from a new perspective

  • Relax in sea-side Pondicherry and explore India’s French-colonial influences

  • Participate in daily reflection sessions and faculty-led discussions that will help you understand India, as well as the experiences undergraduates gain from Avila’s Interdisciplinary Studies travel courses.

Trip cost of $2,700 per person includes round-trip flights (flying out of Kansas City), ground transportation, breakfast every morning, several lunches and dinners. Non-refundable deposit of $500 is due by August 15 and final payment is due September 15. You will need to get your Indian VISA for this trip. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! 

For questions or to reserve your spot on the trip, contact Bailey Carr ’09, '12, director of alumni relations and annual giving, at 816.501.3780.

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