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Meet the Advancement Team

  • Aaron Bennett

    Advancement Events & Meetings Coordinator
    Phone: 816.501.3613

  • Bailey Carr

    Bailey Carr '09, '12

    Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
    Phone: 816.501.3780

  • Joseph Jefferson

    Joseph Jefferson, MPH

    Director of Foundation, Government, & Corporate Relations
    Phone: 816.501.3636

  • Deanna Johnson

    Deanna Johnson

    Senior Director of Development, Alumni
    Relations & Annual Giving
    Phone: 816.501.2450

  • Maggie Mohrfeld

    Sr. Director of Development & Planned Giving
    Phone: 816.501.2430

  • Deanna Nelson

    Deanna Nelson, MPA

    Vice President of Advancement and
    Phone: 816.501.2435

The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

School of Nursing Accreditation Comments

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Scholar Day Spring 2020

Avila campus

We're welcoming the next class of Avila excellence at Avila Scholar Day at 11:30 a.m., Monday February 17. Visit for more info.

44th Annual Steer Dinner & Auction

avila transfer student appreciation week november 4 - 8

We Are Family Steer Dinner and Auction

Join your Avila family and celebrate at the
44th annual Steer Dinner & Auction on February 1 at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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