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Avila Adds Varsity Wrestling and Bowling Programs for Fall 2021

The Avila University Department of Athletics unveiled Saturday, December 19, 2020, its plans to add men’s and women’s wrestling and men’s and women’s bowling as the newest Avila varsity programs, raising the school’s total to 16 varsity sports. All four teams will begin competition in the 2021-22 school year. “I’m really excited to announce the...
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Feed Your Friends Community Pantry Featured on KSHB 41

Prior to Thanksgiving, Kansas City NBC affiliate KSHB 41 highlighted the work of Avila’s Feed Your Friends community pantry during their evening broadcast on Tuesday, November 24. Concentrating on the risk of food insecurity amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Lea Morven—graduate student and food pantry coordinator—explained to viewers how Feed Your Friends opened at a critical...

Fansher, Eckinger Dating App Research Highlighted in Psychology Today

Psychology Today recently featured research from Avila researchers Ashley K. Fansher, Ph.D. and Sara Eckinger about differences between users and non-users of dating apps. Fansher, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies, and Eckinger, Program Coordinator for Eagles Aware, originally published their study in the academic journal Deviant Behavior in March earlier this year. In...
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Andy Jett Named Dean of College of Professional Schools

Avila University announced Andy Jett, Ed.D. as its new Dean for the College of Professional Schools, effective April 6....
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Nicole Esquibel quoted by Boulder Daily Camera on ‘Los Seis de Boulder’ Sculpture

Nicole Esquibel, MFA, was quoted about the installation of a sculpture on the University of Colorado campus honoring the victims of car bombings in Boulder in the mid-1970s. ‘Los Seis de Boulder’ were a group of six students at the University who fought for better treatment through the United Mexican American Students. Esquibel’s documentary “Neva...

Avila Wraps Up Summer with First-Year Student BBQ

The latest incoming class of Avila University Eagles received a warm welcome this Wednesday at an end-of-summer barbeque hosted by the Office of Admissions at Jeanne Hamilton Olofson Plaza....
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