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Alumni Weekend at Great Wolf Lodge SOLD OUT
Friday, April 25    Ice Cream Social    7:30pm $155 (plus taxes and resort fees). Room sleeps 6 and includes 6 water passes.
Book your rooms quickly to guarantee your special rate! This popular alumni event sells out quickly and rooms are limited! Your reservation includes access to the water park in addition to an Avila Alumni Ice Cream Social on Friday night. To book your room, call Great Wolf Lodge reservation line at 1-800-608-9653 and reference the Avila Alumni reservation code of #1404Avil.

Ariston Awardee Reunion & Reception
Tuesday, April 29    5:30 – 7:30 pm Held at Avila University, in the Thornhill Art Gallery
(In Dallavis Center, located on the southeast corner of campus)


Since 1954, Avila University has awarded the Ariston Award to a graduating senior, the highest student award at the University recognizing a student for their work in the classroom and in the community. Ariston awardees from across the decades are invited to campus this year for a special Ariston reunion and opportunity to meet the 2014 Ariston Awardee. To RSVP, contact Robin Rowland at 816-501-2450 or email robin.rowland@avila.edu.

Alumni At Last Bash
Thursday, May 8    5:30 – 7:30 pmMartin City Brewery
410 E. 135th St., Martin City, MO
(party is being held in the Brewery’s event space, which is attached to the Brewery)

Calling all 2014 Avila alumni to celebrate with the Alumni Association at the annual Alumni “At Last” Bash. Event includes free appetizers, a free drink ticket, and your official (it’s free!) Alumni t-shirt!
Alumni t-shirts are a limited quantity – first come, first served!

(Family members are also welcomed at the party and can enjoy the appetizers – although drink tickets and the free t-shirts are only for the 2014 alumni.) A cash bar will be available.

No RSVP necessary.

Questions? Contact the Alumni Department at 816-501-3780 or email alumni@avila.edu.

Annual Donor BBQ
Tuesday, May 13    5:00 – 7:00 pmJoin us for this annual spring event where we recognize and thank you...our generous supporters!  For more information, contact the Advancement Office at 816-501-2450 or by email at robin.rowland@avila.edu.


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Alumni Day at Worlds of Fun
Saturday, June 7 Bring the kids to this annual family-friendly event at Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun. Discounted tickets are $24 (kids under 2 are free) includes passes to both Parks and includes admission to the Avila Alumni Picnic. Online ticket sales available after May 1. Call 816-501-3780 for more information.

3rd Annual 1940s Class
Reunion & Luncheon

Friday, July 18     Noon
Calling our alumni from the 1940s for the 3rd Annual 1940s Class Reunion & Luncheon. Please RSVP by July 9 by calling 816-501-3780 or emailing alumni@avila.edu.

Class Alumni Partner Annual Dinner & Meeting
Thursday, July 31     6 pm Class Alumni Partners (CAPS) are invited to come back to campus for their annual dinner and meeting to receive a campus update and kick off another Homecoming Season. RSVP by July 25 by calling 816-501-3780 or email alumni@avila.edu. If you’d like to sign up to be a Class Alumni Partner contact alumni@avila.edu.

Class of 1964 50th Reunion - Homecoming Weekend
Friday, September 26, 2014  2:30 - 4:30pmIt’s been 50 years since you graduated from Avila College. Can you believe it? Come back to campus to celebrate, connect with classmates, and reminisce! Mark your calendar now for Homecoming/Reunion Weekend: September 26-28, 2014 at Avila. Visit the website for additional information or contact the Alumni Office at 816-501-2450 for questions. See you in September!

Homecoming Weekend
September 26-28
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