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Upward Bound Event Flyers and Sign Ups

You can find flyers and the links to sign up for our upcoming activities below. You must sign up for an event at least two days before the day the event is taking place.  Many events have a limit to the number of students that can attend, so the earlier you sign up the better.  If you sign up and all spots have already been filled, you will be placed on a waiting list. 

Fall 2018 Calendar of Events
August 2018 Activities

Back to School Night

  • Date: Monday, August 20, 2018

  • Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm

  • Location: Grandview High School

  • Open to all students for meet and greet

  • Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018

  • Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

  • Location:  Ruskin High School

  • Open to all students for meet and greet

September 2018 Activities

Service Event: The Journey House

Back 2 School Bash

  • Date: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
  • Time: 8:30am-10:00pm
  • Location: Avila University - Whitfield / World's of Fun - Kansas City, MO
  • Mandatory for all new students and recommended for ALL participants!
  • Parents need to attend orientation from 9am-10am
  • Parents can pick up students from Worlds of Fun at 10:00pm or Avila University at 10:30pm
  • Click here for the event flyer


October 2018 Activities

FAFSA Frenzy

Service Event: Operation Breakthrough

Cultural Event: Talk Radio

College Tours: University of Central Missouri & William Jewell College

  • Date: Friday, October 19th, 2018
  • Meet at Hodes Center at 8:00am
  • Students will have the opportunity to visit either the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO or William Jewell College in Liberty, MO.  
  • Students will attend an admissions presentation, speak with current UCM/WJC students, take a campus, and eat lunch in one of the dining halls.
  • Students will return to Avila's campus after lunch to carve pumpkins and have fall treats.  The carved pumpkins will be donated to a local non-profit organization.
  • There are 14 spots for this event.
  • Click here for event flyer
  • Click here to sign up for event
November 2018 Activities

Cultural Event: The Diary of Anne Frank

Upward Bound Trip to St. Louis (overnight)

  • Dates: Friday, November 16th-Saturday, November 17th
  • Time: TBD
  • Students will be taking a trip to St. Louis, MO to visit colleges and universities, as well as experience cultural events.
  • More details to come
December 2018 Activities

Avila's Late Night Breakfast

    Service Event: Final Service Donation

    • Date: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
    • More details to come!
    Spring 2019 Calendar of Events
    January 2019 Activities
    February 2019 Activities
    March 2019 Activities
    April 2019 Activities

    May 2019 Activities

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    Arts at Avila: The Diary of Anne Frank

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    the diary of anne frank
    The Diary of Anne Frank 
    By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
    November 15, 16, 17 & 18

    Learn more about The Diary of Anne Frank > 

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    • Transfer-friendly

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    Avila University Career & Internship Fair

    Avila University Career & Internship Fair

    career & internship fair

    November 14 • 11 a.m. –  5 p.m. • Mabee Fieldhouse

    Network with various employers to take the next step in your career. Resume building and free professional headshots will be available. This event is open to Avila students, alumni and the community-at-large.

    Register for the Career & Internship Fair >

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