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  • March 17, 2020

    Online Classes Continue and Other Changes in Response to COVID-19

    As the fluid nature of the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, so does the University’s response. Following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Kansas City Mayor Lucas, that organizations avoid gatherings of more than 10 people for the next 15 days, and groups of 50 for at least another eight weeks, all online classes will continue through the semester end.

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  • March 13, 2020

    Avila University Classes Moving to Remote Learning March 23, 2020

    Spring Break will be extended through March 22, 2020, for all traditional undergraduate students. Beginning March 23, 2020, all courses (undergraduate, adult, and graduate) will be conducted remotely.

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  • March 12, 2020

    Avila University Admissions Goes “Test-Optional”

    Avila University will join a growing number of colleges that do not require prospective students to submit an ACT or SAT score. President Ron Slepitza, Ph.D., CSJA announced the change after a meeting of Avila’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday.

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  • March 4, 2020

    Eagles Punch Ticket to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Championship

    Avila University's women's basketball team defeated the Sterling College Lady Warriors to win the KCAC Conference Tournament Championship. With the win, Avila returns to postseason play for the first time in eight seasons, qualifying for the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Championship, March 11-17 in Sioux City, Iowa. The Eagles will learn their first-round opponent on Wednesday, March 4, as the bracket is announced by the NAIA.

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  • March 3, 2020

    University-Sponsored and Personal Travel Advisory

    The wellbeing of all members of the Avila community is our highest priority. To that end, for the past six weeks, University officials have been closely monitoring the global threat posed by the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Now, with Avila’s spring break approaching and the virus spreading beyond China, we are writing to provide new information and updates.

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  • February 3, 2020

    Steer Dinner Raises $1.05 million for Student Scholarships

    Nearly 600 guests attend 44th annual Steer Dinner & Auction

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  • January 23, 2020

    Avila Names Fall 2019 Dean's List

    More than 350 undergraduates earn academic honor

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  • January 9, 2020

    Avila Week of Welcome to begin 2020 in Style

    Food, sales and men's and women's basketball highlight lineup

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  • December 4, 2019 Names Avila Nursing Top 10 Program in Missouri

    School's NCLEX pass rate highest among honored programs

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  • November 21, 2019

    Avila Theatre Launches Intern Program

    Partnership with the New Theater & Restaurant begins tonight with "Sherwood"

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  • November 18, 2019

    Rehor Receives Beta Beta Beta Research Grant

    Senior's study of flatworm regeneration earns recognition

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  • November 12, 2019

    Counseling Psychology Graduate Program Accredited Through 2028

    Program received accreditation from MPCAC

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