Avila News

  • 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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  • January 25, 2017

    Avila University to Offer Bachelor of Arts In Healthcare Communication

    (January 25, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO – Avila University will begin offering a new major beginning in the fall of 2017. Healthcare Communication is a Bachelor of Arts degree that will be offered through the School of Visual and Communication Arts.

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  • January 23, 2017

    Avila University Upward Bound Student Receives Horatio Alger Scholarship

    (January 19, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO – Terren Jones, a senior at Ruskin High School and an Avila University Upward Bound participant since 2014, has been awarded a Horatio Alger scholarship in the amount of $10,000.

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  • January 19, 2017

    Avila University Hosts Troost: A Vision for Peace and Action!

    Conference Will Discuss Root Causes for Inequality on Troost Avenue

    (January 17, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO – Avila University, the Buchanan Initiative for Peace and Nonviolence and its partners invite the community to Troost: A Vision for Peace and Action. The conference will be held February 8-9, 2017 in the Whitfield Center on the campus of Avila University.

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  • December 20, 2016

    Avila University Ranks In the Top 25 Online Colleges for Health Care Administration

    KANSAS CITY, MO – Guide to Online Schools has ranked Avila University among the top 25 Online Colleges for Health Care Administration for 2017.

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  • December 12, 2016

    Avila University Named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List

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  • December 7, 2016

    Kansas City Business Journal Ranks Avila University Among Top Area Colleges

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  • December 2, 2016

    Kansas City Remembers

    On December 1, 2016, Kansas City lost a leader in education, faith and fundraising with the passing of Sister Olive Louise Dallavis. She was 95. S. Olive Louise was the longest acting president of Avila University, serving for 24 years.

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