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Wed.
01

All Saints Day Mass

4:30pm to 5:15pm
Orscheln Chapel, Foyle Hall

Wed.
01

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration

5:30pm to 7pm
Carondelet Hall Activity Room

Free food from Dos De Oros, music & skull decorating.
A Mexican holiday that honors the passage into the next life our dearly departed.

Wed.
01

ALL SAINTS DAY MASS in Chapel
TIME: 4:30p.m.
Join us for our celebration of the Eucharist in honor of All Saint’s Day!

Thu.
02

The Service and Justice Ministry Presents:
- Dinner & Dialogue -

Join us for FREE VEGETARIAN DINNER & discussion!
*Featuring a panel from Jerusalem Farm on The Spirituality of Laudato Si*
Date: Thursday, November 2

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Sat.
04

View AU

Avila University's View AU is a great opportunity to visit campus!

Join us today!

Sat.
04

Avila Football vs. Evangel

11am
Avila Football Field
Live on ESPN3 & KSMO-TV

Mon.
06

Busy Person’s Retreat

Busy Person’s Retreat:
November 6-9, 2017

Meet with one of two CSJ sisters for spiritual direction and discussion for 30 min to take a step back from your hectic lifestyle.

Sign up outside Campus Ministry Offices or email: Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu

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06
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Thu.
09

Spring 2018 Adult & Graduate Studies Open House

Goppert Theatre Lobby
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

 spring 2018 adult and graduate studies open house

Thu.
09

Boys Hope Girls Hope

Boys Hope Girls Hope

Join fellow students in cooking, serving, and sharing a meal with the guys at Boys Hope Girls Hope, an academic and residential program for at-risk youth.
 

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Tue.
14

Bingo!

BINGO BINGO BINGO
Create community with our neighbors across the street at Villa Ventura Assisted Living by playing a few rounds of BINGO. You’ll get to call numbers, distribute prizes, and get beat in BINGO by folks four times your age. What better way to spend a Tuesday evening?
*We will meet in the Ministry Activity Room at 6:15pm and will return to Avila at 7:45pm*

Location: Villa Ventura Assisted Living

Date: Tuesday November 14
Time: 6:15-7:30pm

Contact: Morgan Berhorst at 573-694-7087 or Elizabeth Harris at 816-853-3585

Tue.
14

Chili Cook-Off

Community Ministry Presents
Annual Chili Cook-Off!!
Where: Marian Lounge
When: Tuesday, November 14 from 11:30-1:00pm

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17

Hospice House

17 November 2017
4:30-6:30pm
Join fellow students in creating and serving a meal to families whose loved ones are on Hospice Care at KC Hospice House across the street from Avila.

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27

Christmas Decorating at Villa Ventura

Christmas Decorating!!
Monday November 27
4:00-8:00pm
Villa Ventura Senior Assisted Living Facility
12100 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64145

Contact: Mia Rosinski rosinski429847@avila.edu with any questions and sign up in the Ministry Lobby on first floor of Carondelet!

Wed.
29

Fair Trade Marketplace

Fair Trade Marketplace
29 November 2017
11:00am-1:00pm in Marian Lounge and again during Cocoa and Carols.

Come purchase fair trade goods and support fair wages and equal opportunity. These handmade items make great Christmas presents!

Wed.
29

Community Discussion

A discussion hosted by the Center for Architecture & Design Kansas City.
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM

1801 McGee St, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64108

Wed.
29

Cocoa and Carols

Carols and prayers at 6:30pm in the chapel followed by Santa, cocoa, and fair trade marketplace in Marian Lounge. Ugly sweater contest and Christmas karaoke at 8pm!

Thu.
30

St. Louis Admitted Student Dinner

Join your fellow classmates from the St. Louis area as members of the Avila University community come to you! 

Thu.
30

The Avila Promise

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

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

The Arts at Avila: These Shining Lives

these shining lives
February 22-25
Evening performances: 7:30 p.m. 
Sunday matinee: 2:00 p.m.
Goppert Theatre on the Bill and Jean Buchanan Stage

> Order tickets

2018 Student Scholar Day

student scholar day

student scholar day
Be a part of the 18th annual Avila Student Scholar Day on April 19! 

Student applications due on Feb. 23.

Apply Now  

AU News

Avila University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit February 26-27, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Avila University has been accredited by HLC since 1946. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the University to the following address:

Public Comment on Avila University,
Higher Learning Commission,
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at www.hlcommission.org/comment.

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by January 19, 2018.