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May 15, 2018

Avila University Graduates 431 Students

(May 12, 2018) KANSAS CITY, MO – Avila University held commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. Of the 431 walking, 117 graduate students and 261 undergraduate students came forward in Bartle Hall at the Kansas City Convention Center to receive their college diplomas.

Mia Rosinski, B.S., Radiological Science, gave the undergraduate commencement address. Rosinski is the recipient of the Jeanne Collins Thompson Ariston Award. The award is presented to one outstanding senior, based on academic merit, leadership and service. Ariston winners are considered the top representatives of Avila’s founding mission and core values.


Taberie Kramer, M.B.A., Business Administration, gave the graduate student address. 

An Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters was also presented to William M. and Jean M. ’76 Buchanan by David D. Kerr ‘76, Chairman, Board of Trustees and Ronald A. Slepitza, Ph.D., CSJA, President of Avila University.

Master’s and baccalaureate degrees were awarded from the Schools of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Professional Studies, Nursing, Science and Health, and Visual and Communication Arts.

 

 

Avila University, a Catholic University founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

 

 

 

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student stacking boxes at Harvesters food bank

Each year Avila students volunteer more than 140,000 hours through community service and study programs beginning with our annual day at Harvesters - The Community Food Network.

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University Singers Tour France

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Choir performing inside Visitation Church

A recap of the Avila University Singers tour of Normandy and Le Puy, France

Pictures, video, and a post-tour reflection >>

Before Hours: Info. Session for Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

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