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Meet the TRiO Staff

  • Anna McDonald

    Anna McDonald M.S.

    TRIO Project Director
    Office: Hodes Center
    Phone: 816.501.3719

  • TRIO Office Manager
    Office: Hodes Center
    Phone: 816.501.2904

  • Regan Baker

    Regan Baker M.S.

    Student Support Services
    Assistant Director
    Office: Hodes Center
    Phone: 816.501.2427

  • Anissa Martinez M.S.

    Student Support Services
    Academic Coordinator
    Phone: 816-501-2439

  • Bryan Capers

    Bryan Capers MSW

    Upward Bound
    Upward Bound Director
    Office: Hodes Center
    Phone: 816.501.2488

  • katie floyd

    Upward Bound
    Assistant Director
    Phone: 816.501.2488

  • Tamiika Vincent

    Tamiika Vincent M.S.

    Upward Bound
    Academic Coordinator: GHS/RHS
    Office: Hodes Center
    Phone: 816.501.2438

  • Deborah Jones (DJ)

    Deborah (DJ) Jones M.S.

    Upward Bound
    UB- College Transition Specialist
    Office: Hodes Center

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

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View AU Open House

View AU Open HouseOctober 20 • 9 a.m. • Whitfield Center

See everything Avila has to offer at our upcoming ViewAU Open House. Chat with Admissions and current students, take in program information from faculty advisors and enjoy a tour of beautiful campus. Enjoy lunch – compliments of the Office of Admission.

Register for View AU Open House now>


Celebrate Missouri Graduate Education Week 2018

missouri graduate education week and adult and graduate studies open house

missouri graduate education week

Celebrate Missouri Graduate Education Week with us from October 15-18 in Marian Center lobby from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a giveaway and learn more about our upcoming open house

Homecoming Week is Here!

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Connect and celebrate with the Avila community! 

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