Avila News

  • 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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  • June 29, 2016

    C. Larry Garrison Sullivan, Ph. D. Receives First Carol Baffi-Dugan Award

    C. Larry Garrison Sullivan, Ph.D., dean for the school of science and health at Avila University, has been awarded the first Carol Baffi-Dugan Award by the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, Inc.

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  • June 21, 2016

    Avila University Singers to Perform in St. Peter’s Basilica

    The Avila University Singers embarked today on the first leg of a concert tour through Italy. Led by Music Director, Dr. Amity Bryson, the choir is set to perform at St. Peter’s Basilica, the epicenter of the Catholic faith on June 23.

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  • June 9, 2016

    Avila Announces Darby Gough as Assistant Vice President

    Reporting to Avila University Provost Dr. Cathryn Pridal and remaining on the Executive Committee, Darby Gough will now hold the title of Assistant Vice President of Student Development and Success.

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  • up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

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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.