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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.

The Inspired Master's Degree Programs at Avila

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As part of a continuing effort to strengthen Avila University, including providing opportunities for alumni, we invite you to tell us about your experiences as a student and alumnus via a confidential online survey.

Your responses will help us shape future alumni programming. Please complete the online survey by Friday, August 31.
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