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EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Let your Stories Flow Like Wine

Alumni Happy Hour

Thursday,  April 23

5:30-7:00 pm

Dallavis Centre

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NEWS

May 2015

Communication Student Wins Gold in 2015 International AVA Digital Competition

Erin Casey Lee sophomore Communication student won individual honors for her campaign entitled..Full Story


The Walking Dead – Sort

Finals can be brutal, but usually not bloody – unless you are cast in a final....Full Story


Getting ready to Soar like an Eagle

Thursday  April 24 was portfolio day for many of our senior students in the School of Visual and Communication Arts...Full Story


Let Your Stories Flow Like Wine

The first reunion of the School of Visual an Communication Arts was held on  April 23, 2015.. Full Story


Excellence in Teaching Award

On Friday April 26, Adjunct Art Professor Georgia Mueller received the Excellence in Teaching from Sigma Alpha Pi, ..Full Story


Communication Graduate

Colbi Howser, Communication major with an AD/PR  concentration, is not wasting anytime marketing ..Full Story


April 2015

"MAKE IT!" Makes History in 2015 

The 2nd Annual "Make It!" High School Film Contest is officially in the books...Full Story


Art Therapy Instructor and students participate in Peace Paper Project workshop

Art Therapy students Molly Delk, Nichole Phillips and Kylee Schomburg participated at a paper making workshop...Full Story


Dr. J. Anthony Snorgrass has been selected as one of the top 100 Most Influential Kansas Citians for 2015

We are proud to announce Dr. J Anthony Snorgrass has been  inducted into  Kansas City Globe’s Society of Influentials.. Full Story


VISCOM Student has been selected to be included in the Photographers Forum

Viscom is proud to announce that Rachel McDowell.. Full Story


VISCOM Students artwork selected in a juried exhibition

Avila students artwork has been accepted into The Kansas City Artists Coalition Undergraduate Student Exhibition....Full story


Excellence in Teaching Award

VISCOM’s Instructor, Georgia Mueller has been awarded an excellence in teaching award by the students ..Full Story


Horsing Around in Speech Class

Communication student, Vanna Quinn (on the right side of the horse in both pictures), brought a very special guest to Professor Pascoe's Fundamentals of Speech class... Full Story


March 2015

VisCom well represented at Storling Dance Theater

VisCom was well represented at Storling Dance Theater’s Underground Production March 6th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts...Full Story


February 2015

Graphic Design Student Wins Addy

Miranda Byrd, Graphic Design junior, won a Silver Addy at the Kansas City American Advertising Foundation Awards..Full Story


Dr. Snorgrass Launches Interactive Race Experience Kiosk

Communication Professor, Dr. Snorgrass (right), talks with student Abby Trapp (left) as he oversees the launch of the Interactive Race Experience Kiosk..Full story


Avila MicroCinema Shoots Baseball Promo

Avila University Film & Digital Media students, Joy Branch (back) and Jessica Albina (front) and Zach Mize (right)...Full Story


Thornhill Gallery to host KCAAF Awards Exhibition

The Thornhill Gallery will host the Kansas City American Advertising Federation Awards Exhibition from February 23-27. Full Story


VisCom Faculty Attend Avila Steer Dinner 2015

Dotty Hamilton, Ben Pascoe and Eric Winter represented the School of Visual & Communication....Full Story


Avila Professor Speaks at Student Film Festival

Nicole Esquibel, Assistant Professor of Film/Digital Media was the keynote speaker at the IHTD (If I Had a Trillion Dollars) film festival..Full Story


Avila Professor Rates This Year’s Super Bowl Ads on KCUR.

“Teasers, Trailers, & Hash-tags oh my”..Full story


Art Therapist Visits Avila students

Teresa Zaiger, art therapist at St. Luke’s inpatient psychiatric hospital, spent the afternoon...Full Story


December 2014

Ceramics class delivers holiday cheer to second graders

    Avila ceramics students with second graders

Film & Digital Media students and faculty shoot promo for 2015 Student Scholar Day

    

Students have a monstrous concept!

    

"Unleash Your Power!"

    

October 2014

Art+Design faculty "present luminous landscapes" at the Late Show gallery

Marci Aylward, Painting Professor, and John Carroll, adjunct faculty for the Art+Design Department, had a joint show at the Late Show Gallery in Kansas City...Full Story


Sean Allen racks up awards

Sean Allen, Graphic Design class of 2014, was recently published in the Creative Quarterly for two projects....Full Story


VisCom professor recently visits Cuba

Nicole Esquibel, Assistant Professor-Film and Digital Media, just returned from a 9 day trip to Cuba...Full Story


Ben Pascoe works the Kansas International Film Festival

Benjamin Pascoe spent his Fall Break this year working at ...Full Story


Graphic Design students visit Sullivan Higdon Sink Advertising

Award-winning Sullivan Higdon & Sink, a public relations/web/ad agency here in Kansas City, hosted our seniors...Full Story


Avila Art Therapy students participated in Ribbons of Hope to heal Ferguson MO Heal.....Full Story


September 2014


"Arts Upload" Premiere Showing

Angelica Sandoval, adjuct faculty member, to be highlited on the first episode of KCPT Arts Upload...Full Story


Graphic Design students represent at A10 Awards

2014 Graphic Design alumns Sean Allen, Alexzis Thomson and Alex Yates celebrated success...Full Story


Art faculty in Mongolia

In July, fine art faculty members Marci Aylward and John Davis Carroll traveled to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia...Full Story


"Beyond Our Borders" Becomes Iconic!

Kansas City's NPR affiliate, KCUR invited Avila Professor, Dr. J. Anthony Snorgrass to help them create an iconic look and feel for a new program initiative...Full Story


"Forgotten Four"

Avila University Professor, Dr. J. Anthony Snorgrass attended the Kansas City Premiere of the "Forgotten Four"...Full Story


Behind the Broadcast

Michael Coleman, KCTV 5 Sports Director and VisCom Adjunct Faculty Member, shared his keen, 'behind-the-broadcast"...Full Story


Coming Soon - "Unleash Your Power!"

In a world of hypothetical lesson bound by classroom limitations, there is a program where teachers...Full Story


Not Your Average Internship

Communication Majors, Aimee Adams and Colbi Howser, didn't spend the summer taking life easy and relaxing in the sun....Full Story


Let the Good Times Roll!!

School has been in session for a week and the academic pressure is starting to build...Full Story


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