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  • March 5, 2019

    School of Nursing puts on Disaster Preparedness simulation

    The 39 members of the senior class practiced providing medical care in the midst of a tornado disaster

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  • February 22, 2019

    John Roushkolb Joins Avila Athletics as Sports Information Director/Assistant Athletic Director

    Avila University recently named John Roushkolb as Sports Information Director/Assistant Athletic Director, where he will oversee publicity for the University’s 14 athletics programs.

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  • February 20, 2019

    Avila University Alumni and Community Donors Raise $1.07 Million for Student Scholarships

    Avila University alumni and community donors once again raised more than $1 million at its 43rd annual Steer Dinner and Auction.

    Building on Our Promise was the theme for the evening’s festivities, highlighting the University’s student success initiative guaranteeing on-time graduation, internship or research experience, and travel experience. To realize the Avila Promise, the $1.07 million raised during the event will go toward student scholarships.

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  • January 29, 2019

    Fall 2018 Dean's List

    More than 400 undergraduate students have been named to the Fall 2018 Dean's List. This honor is available to full-time admitted undergraduate students who have successfully completed at least 12 credit hours with at least a 3.5-semester grade point average.

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  • January 8, 2019

    Government Shutdown Does Not Affect Fed Student Aid

    Financial Aid Operations and student aid program funding continue without disruption through the government shutdown.  If you are using any type of federal aid for funding your education your aid...

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  • December 13, 2018

    Shabari Jones Named to American Football Coaches Association All-American First-Team

    Avila University offensive lineman, senior Shabari Jones, has been named to the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) All-American first-team for 2018. By being named first-team All-American, Jones is considered to be one of the top five best NAIA offensive linemen in the country. 

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  • November 7, 2018

    Avila University Hosts Career & Internship Fair

    Avila University will host a Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, November 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Mabee Fieldhouse, on the Avila campus. This year 36 businesses, corporations, and non-profit organizations will be attending.

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  • November 1, 2018

    28th Annual Science and Mathematics Challenge for Young Women Hosted by Avila University

    Begun in 1990, the purpose of the challenge is to encourage young women to study and enter STEM fields.

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  • October 29, 2018

    Avila University President Responds to Tree of Life Synagogue Attack

    In light of the many acts of violence that have occurred recently, Avila University strongly affirms that we stand with communities against hatred and the acts that flow from it. 

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  • October 22, 2018

    Avila University Announces 2018 Alumni Awardees

    Avila University is proud to announce 14 outstanding alumni and an honorary alumnus, which were honored and recognized at the Alumni Awards Ceremony and Luncheon during Homecoming Weekend 2018.

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  • October 11, 2018

    Sixth Annual Peacebuilding and Nonviolence Conference and Peace Paper Project Exhibit at Avila University

    (October 9) Kansas City, MO: The sixth annual Greater Kansas City Peacebuilding and Nonviolence Conference titled “Achievements in Peacebuilding: Stories from the Field” will begin on October 25, 2018, at Avila University.

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  • October 5, 2018

    Avila Students are Creating a More Sustainable Kansas City Through Water Conservation

    (October 5, 2018) Kansas City, MO: As part of their first-year seminar course, 180 students at Avila University participated in an on-campus environmental sustainability project by building rain barrels on October 1 and 3, 2018. Once complete, the rain barrels will be donated to non-profit organizations in the community.

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