Avila News

  • April 21, 2017

    Avila University Hosts First Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Event

    (April 18, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and this year’s campaign theme is “Engaging New Voices.” Avila University is calling on new voices (students, faculty and staff) to join in the prevention of sexual violence.

    Avila will host the first Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Saturday April 22 beginning at 10:30 a.m. on the campus of Avila University.

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  • April 21, 2017

    Avila Names Eric Hicks New Head Football Coach

    Eric Hicks, who spent last season as the defensive line coach for the Eagles, has been tabbed as the new head coach of the Avila University Football program, the athletic department announced Friday.

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  • April 12, 2017

    Avila Talon News Magazine Wins 14 Missouri State Honors

    April 12, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO – Members of the Avila University Talon Media Network brought home 14 awards from the Missouri Collegiate Media Association (MCMA) 2017 Annual Conference in St. Joseph, Missouri on April 8.

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  • April 10, 2017

    Avila University Announces Fulbright-Hays Winning Educators Chosen for Rwandan Social Justice Tour

    Avila University has announced the names of 13 educators chosen to participate in From Genocide to Regeneration: An Exploration of Rwandan Social Justice Issues through the Lens of Education.

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  • April 10, 2017

    Avila University Takes Missouri Radiologic Technologists Bowl Competition

    The Avila University senior radiologic science students took first place in the annual Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists student bowl competition in Columbia, Missouri on April 6.

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  • April 10, 2017

    Avila Upward Bound Students Receive Dell Scholarships

    Two Ruskin High School students, Terren Jones and Rajae Hazziez, who are also participants in the Avila University Upward Bound program, have both received Dell scholarships from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.

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  • April 10, 2017

    Tina West Still Life Photographs on Exhibit in Thornhill Gallery

    The work of Tina West is now on display in the Thornhill Gallery on the campus of Avila University. The exhibit. Entitled You Are Still a Work in Progress runs through April 20.

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  • March 28, 2017

    Donnelly College and Avila University Sign Scholarship Guarantee Agreement

    KANSAS CITY Donnelly students with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in all college course work can transfer to Avila with the guarantee of being awarded at least $13,000 in institutional scholarship money.

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  • March 8, 2017

    Avila Viscom Students Grab Top Honors at International AVA Awards

    (March 8, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO AVA Digital Awards recently announced winners for the 2017 international awards competition. There were 2,500 entries from throughout the United States, Canada, and 16 other countries.

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  • February 24, 2017

    Avila University Hosts 41st Annual Steer Dinner and Auction, Raises Over $1 Million in Student Scholarships

    (February 23, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO –Avila University recently raised more than $1 million in student scholarships at its 41st Annual Steer Dinner & Auction. Funds raised at the annual event directly benefit Avila University students, ensuring that 98 percent of undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance that enable them to receive a values-based education.

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  • February 3, 2017

    Avila University Salutes Fall 2016 Dean’s List Students

    (February 3, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO – Avila University congratulates students who attained the Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester.

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  • January 30, 2017

    Thornhill Gallery Presents Through the Lens of Benjamin Pascoe: Polaroid Land Camera

    (January 30, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO – Thornhill Art Gallery on the campus of Avila University presents Through the Lens of Benjamin Pascoe: Polaroid Land Camera. The exhibit runs through February 16.

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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

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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.