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  • November 18, 2016

    Avila University Receives Fulbright-Hays Grant for Group Projects Abroad Program

    Avila University has received a generous grant from the U.S. Department of Education and the Fulbright-Hays Projects Abroad group study program. As the only university in Missouri or Kansas to be awarded this Fulbright grant during the 2016 fiscal year, Avila will recruit K-12 educators to participate in a summer study abroad program to Rwanda.

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  • November 15, 2016

    Angela Heer Receives "Excellence in Fundraising" Award

    Angela Heer, vice-president of advancement and external relations at Avila University, has been named this year’s recipient of the Excellence in Fundraising Award by the Mid-America chapter for the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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  • November 14, 2016

    2016 Gold MarCom Winner

    Hanae Ishikawa, a fourth year communication major at Avila, won the 2016 gold MarCom. Ishikawa received two gold MarCom Awards for two separate projects in the Media Kit and Pro Bono categories. 

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  • November 11, 2016

    Message from the President

    In response to an election process that has been challenging and divisive, I believe it is time for us, in the Avila community, to reflect on who we are and what we value as an institution founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. We are called to come together in a spirit of healing, reconciliation, peacefulness, and respect for each other...  

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  • November 10, 2016

    Avila University to Host Adult Professional & Graduate Open House

    Adult professional undergraduate and graduate programs will be the focus of an open house on Thursday, November 17 on the campus of Avila University.

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  • September 23, 2016

    Avila University Receives $1 Million Gift For Peace and Nonviolence

    Avila Will Host Annual Peace Summit and Provide for an Activist-in-Residence

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  • September 8, 2016

    Avila University One of Only Two Missouri Institutions to Receive $1.526 Million Grant for Radiologic Science Scholarships

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  • September 8, 2016

    Bachelor of Science in Health Care Informatics Now Available at Avila University

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  • August 9, 2016

    Avila Thornhill Gallery to Host KC Clay Guild Teabowl National

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  • August 4, 2016

    Avila Athletics Unveils New Hall of Fame Display and Inducts its Largest Class in School History

    Five individuals and two teams will be inducted into the Avila Athletics Hall of Fame during a homecoming ceremony on October 1.

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  • August 4, 2016

    Hartsook Institute at Avila University To Host Inspired Fundraising Summit

    The Hartsook Institute at Avila University will hold its third annual Inspired Fundraising Summit on August 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Goppert Theatre on the Avila University campus.

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  • July 5, 2016

    Dr. Carol K. Coburn Receives Two Distinguished Awards Avila University Professor Wins Best Essay In a Scholarly Magazine and Distinguished Historian Award

    Dr. Carol K. Coburn, professor of Religious Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at Avila University has received the 2016 award for Best Essay in a Scholarly Magazine from the Catholic Press Association. Her paper entitled, “Ahead of its Time … Or, Right on Time? The Role of the Sister Formation Conference for American Women Religious.”

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