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Upward Bound


Upward Bound programs supplement the student’s high school experience with academic enrichment services, career exploration, self-development opportunities, cultural exposure opportunities and assistance with college admissions and financial aid searches.

  • Tutoring – offered weekly at target schools in core subject areas
  • Saturday Session Workshops – ACT preparation with Cambridge Educational Services
  • Campus Tours – primarily visiting both private and public institutions in the region
  • Advising – group and individual advising in academics, career and personal
  • Cultural Exposure – symphony, renaissance festivals, Broadway performances, museums, etiquette dinners, etc.
  • Community Service – local opportunities with upperclassman planning and organizing their own community service project throughout the year
  • Educational Workshops – financial literacy, study skills, cyber safety, health awareness, bullying, advocacy, etc.
  • Summer Excellence Institute – 6 week residential program on campus
  • Other Services – team building, FAFSA, leadership conferences, ACT registration, admission applications, and scholarship searches/editing

The Avila Promise

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

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

Your LAST chance to SOAR

Welcome Class of 2023

All first-year students are required to attend one SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) event.

Your next opportunity is June 14, 2019.

RSVP here>>

Commencement Activities

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Grads at 2019 Commencement

Congratulations Class of 2019!

To see photos from our celebration of the 102nd graduating class,

visit our Flickr page >>

Student Profile: Colin Hendricks

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Colin Hendricks

Turning Avila experiences into a position as a user experience (UX) designer in the Cerner Business Apprenticeship program. 
Read more about Colin's experiences here.  

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