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  • May 10, 2017

    Cerner Leader and Founder of First Hand Foundation Jeanne M. Lillig-Patterson to Receive Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Avila University

    Avila University’s president, Ron Slepitza, Ph.D., CSJA, will present an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters to Jeanne M. Lillig-Patterson ’80 at Avila’s commencement ceremony on May 13.

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  • May 9, 2017

    Avila University Honors Students and Faculty At 31st Annual Honors Ceremony

    Seventy-seven Avila University students were honored on April 29 at the 31st Annual Honors Ceremony.

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  • April 26, 2017

    Sisters of St. Joseph Award David Armstrong 2017 Generosity of Joseph Honor

    David Armstrong, CSJA, has served Avila University for over 15 years as Director of Mission Effectiveness and Campus Ministry. For his dedicated service to the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph (CSJ) and his generosity and contributions to the betterment of society, Armstrong will receive the Generosity of St. Joseph Honor at the 11th annual gala to be held on April 28 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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  • 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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