Megan Ashcraft, MSN, RN, CNE, assistant professor in the Avila University School of Nursing, received the Teaching Excellence Award from The Research Foundation in recognition of her skill and excellence in the classroom. In receiving the annual award, Ashcraft received a $1,000 honorarium and is also eligible to for up to $5,000 in funding toward a doctoral degree. The Research Foundation’s annual awards recognize excellence in nursing education at three Kansas City-area institutions of higher education—Avila, The Research Foundation and William Jewell College. In addition to the Teaching Excellence Award, the foundation awards prizes for Outstanding Community Service and Scholarly Achievement to celebrate the vast impact faculty and teachers from all three institutions make in the community.
March 23, 2021
Ashcraft Earns Research Foundation’s Teaching Excellence Award
Back to Newsroom
- Goppert Performing Arts Center Receives Excellence in Construction Award
Avila University’s Goppert Performing Arts Center was recently recognized with the Excellence in Construction Award (Institutional Projects Under $10 Million). Straub Construction received the award at the annual Heart of America Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) banquet on November 4, 2021. The Excellence in Construction awards program is the industry’s leading competition,...
- November is Native American Heritage Month
A campus message from Ronald A. Slepitza, Ph.D., CSJA and president of Avila University Often referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, November is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and as well to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. While November is Native American Heritage Month,...