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  • September 1, 2014

    N/A

    Closed Labor Day

  • September 2, 2014

    7:45 pm

    BINGO at Villa Ventura

    Villa Ventura

    (Meet in Activity Room at 6:15)
    Create community with our elderly neighbors across the street at Villa Ventura by playing a few rounds of BINGO. Meet at 6:15 in Campus Ministry Activity Room and return by 7:45pm.
    RSVP to Olivia Deeken at deeken402847@avila.edu no later than Tuesday morning. There are limited spots available.

    Eagles Volleyball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Eagles vs Park University

  • September 3, 2014

    5:45 pm

    Evening Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

    We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

  • September 4, 2014

    N/A

    Want to get paid for talking on the phone?

    Sign up to be an Eagle Caller September 4-11
    Apply online at www.phonathon.com use the Entry code: AU14F
    Evening & Weekend hours available Get paid $8.50 an hour

    Questions, contact Bailey Carr bailey.carr@avila.edu or 816-501-3636

    1:00 pm

    AU Kickoff

    MASS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT | 10:15am to 11:15am | Jeanne Hamilton Olofson Plaza
    Rain Location: Foyle Hall Chapel

    STUDENT ORGANIZATION FAIR | 11:30am to 1:00pm | The Quad
    Rain Location: Marian Center Dining Room

    FREE PICNIC | 11:30am to 1:00pm | The Quad
    Rain Location: Marian Center Dining Room

    CARICATURE ARTIST • BALLOON ARTIST • MUSIC
    MASSAGE THERAPISTS • MAKE YOUR OWN STREET SIGNS
    BIG RED INFLATABLE CHAIR PHOTOS • GIANT HAMSTER BALLS

    6:00 pm

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

    Come stretch, tone, relax, and unwind. Bring some new friends if you wish.
    Tom Jacobs, Instructor

  • September 5, 2014

    N/A

    Want to get paid for talking on the phone?

    Sign up to be an Eagle Caller September 4-11
    Apply online at www.phonathon.com use the Entry code: AU14F
    Evening & Weekend hours available Get paid $8.50 an hour

    Questions, contact Bailey Carr bailey.carr@avila.edu or 816-501-3636

    N/A

    First-year Retreat Sign-up

    This retreat is for freshmen only. If you would like to attend, the very loose registration deadline is TODAY!!!
    Contact me at Julie.schneider@avila.edu if you would like to learn more or come on by Campus Ministry to pick up a form in our foyer. Cost is $50 per person. There is financial aid available for those who need it.

    Eagles Volleyball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    William Woods University @ 12p
    Bethel College @ 2p

  • September 6, 2014

    N/A

    Want to get paid for talking on the phone?

    Sign up to be an Eagle Caller September 4-11
    Apply online at www.phonathon.com use the Entry code: AU14F
    Evening & Weekend hours available Get paid $8.50 an hour

    Questions, contact Bailey Carr bailey.carr@avila.edu or 816-501-3636

    12:00 pm

    T.A.K.E. DEFENSE – FREE Women’s Self Defense Class

    On the field at Kauffman Stadium
    1 Royal Way
    Kansas City, MO 64129

    Sign up today by visiting www.royals.com/takedefense

    Sponsored by KC Royals Charities, 99.7 The Point & The Ali Kemp Educational Foundation

    Eagles Football

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs Haskell Indian Nations University

    Eagles Volleyball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Bethany College @ 4pm
    Benedictine University at Springfield @ 6pm

  • September 7, 2014

    N/A

    Want to get paid for talking on the phone?

    Sign up to be an Eagle Caller September 4-11
    Apply online at www.phonathon.com use the Entry code: AU14F
    Evening & Weekend hours available Get paid $8.50 an hour

    Questions, contact Bailey Carr bailey.carr@avila.edu or 816-501-3636

    Morning Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

    Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration.

    If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

  • September 8, 2014

    N/A

    Want to get paid for talking on the phone?

    Sign up to be an Eagle Caller September 4-11
    Apply online at www.phonathon.com use the Entry code: AU14F
    Evening & Weekend hours available Get paid $8.50 an hour

    Questions, contact Bailey Carr bailey.carr@avila.edu or 816-501-3636

    2:58 pm

    Eagles Men's Soccer

    3:12 pm

    Eagles Men's Soccer

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs Graceland University

  • September 9, 2014

    N/A

    Want to get paid for talking on the phone?

    Sign up to be an Eagle Caller September 4-11
    Apply online at www.phonathon.com use the Entry code: AU14F
    Evening & Weekend hours available Get paid $8.50 an hour

    Questions, contact Bailey Carr bailey.carr@avila.edu or 816-501-3636

    5:00 pm

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

    FREE!
    Taught by Avila’s own trained Zumba instructor, Micheal Taylor!
    Sponsored by Wellness

    Eagles Volleyball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    (RV) Evangel University @ 5:30p and 7p

  • September 10, 2014

    N/A

    Want to get paid for talking on the phone?

    Sign up to be an Eagle Caller September 4-11
    Apply online at www.phonathon.com use the Entry code: AU14F
    Evening & Weekend hours available Get paid $8.50 an hour

    Questions, contact Bailey Carr bailey.carr@avila.edu or 816-501-3636

    5:45 pm

    Evening Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

    We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

    7:00 pm

    Dinner and Dialogue

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Theme: Right Relationship with Self
    Join us for free catered dinner and enlightening conversation. What does it mean to love and respect the person God created us to be? And how do we embrace and care for ourselves before attempting to care for others?

  • September 11, 2014

    N/A

    Want to get paid for talking on the phone?

    Sign up to be an Eagle Caller September 4-11
    Apply online at www.phonathon.com use the Entry code: AU14F
    Evening & Weekend hours available Get paid $8.50 an hour

    Questions, contact Bailey Carr bailey.carr@avila.edu or 816-501-3636

    6:00 pm

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

    Come stretch, tone, relax, and unwind. Bring some new friends if you wish.
    Tom Jacobs, Instructor

  • September 12, 2014

    6:30 pm

    Hospice House

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Please join us in cooking and serving a meal to families visiting their loved ones on hospice care.

  • September 13, 2014

    Walk for PKD

    The Quad

    Check-in/Onsite Registration: 9 a.m.
    Penny Kids Dash: 10 a.m.
    Walk Begins: 10:30 a.m.
    Walk Distance: 2 miles
    For more information or to register, visit http://walkforpkd.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1106941

    Eagles Football

    Avila Sports Complex

    Eagles vs Bethel College

  • September 14, 2014

    Morning Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

    Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration.

    If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

    8:57 pm

    Eagles Women's Soccer

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs Morningside College

    Eagles Men's Soccer

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs Morningside College

  • September 15, 2014

    9:00 pm

    3D Holographic Image - FREE

    Marian Center Lounge

    Sponsored by GAP

  • September 16, 2014

    5:00 pm

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

    FREE!
    Taught by Avila’s own trained Zumba instructor, Micheal Taylor!
    Sponsored by Wellness

    7:00 pm

    Peace-Out Cook-Out

    The Quad

    Let’s keep our campus peaceful by celebrating together with FREE FOOD, Games and Prizes!

    8:30 pm

    Las Marthas Viewing

    Whitfield Center
    Lower Floor

    Sponsored by Avila Microcinema Film Club

  • September 17, 2014

    Constitution Day

    Whitfield Center
    Lower Floor

    The Constitution Day Lecture
    The speaker will be Jackson County Judge, Mary Weir.

    1:00 pm

    Volunteer Fair

    Marian Center Dining Room Foyer

    Connecting the Avila community to our global world through service to the dear neighbor. Various non-profit and outreach organizations will be present including: Jerusalem Farm, LArche, Cherith Brook Catholic Worker, Holy Family Catholic Worker, A Simple House, Precious Blood Volunteers, Salesian Missioners, Boys Hope Girls Hope, Hope Faith Ministries, Bridging the Gap, Jewish Family Services, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Sisters of Charity-Leavenworth and more.

    5:45 pm

    Evening Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

    We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

  • September 18, 2014

    1:00 pm

    Ethnic Food & Culture Celebration

    Marian Center Dining Hall

    Enjoy food, music and freebies!

    6:00 pm

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

    Come stretch, tone, relax, and unwind. Bring some new friends if you wish.
    Tom Jacobs, Instructor

  • September 19, 2014

    1:00 pm

    Avila Blood Drive

    Whitfield Center
    Lower Floor

    To make an appointment online:
    Click on www.savealifenow.org
    Click on “Schedule an Appointment”
    Type in Sponsor Code: avila
    Walk-ins welcome!

    You may also contact Jason Baldwin at 816.501.3754 or Jason.Baldwin@avila.edu.

  • September 20, 2014

    Eagles Football

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs Culver-Stockton College

  • September 21, 2014

    Morning Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

    Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration.

    If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

  • September 22, 2014

    N/A

    Homecoming Week

    Check back for all homecoming events

    N/A

    $5 AMC Movie Gift Card only $1

    Pick up a the Library / Learning Commons
    1 ticket per student - Limited Supply
    Sponsored by GAP

    4:30 pm

    Ms. Debbie's Money Hunt

    Find a hidden box on campus with Ms. Debbie's picture and bring it to the Campus Life office in the Hodes Center.
    Win a Cash Prize! One per student - Limited Supply
    Sponsored by Campus Life

    6:30 pm

    Food 4 the Soul

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Join us for an ecumenical (open to all faiths) prayer followed by FREE delicious home-cookin’. Menu will always feature…SOMETHING AWESOME!

    Open History Lecture in the new Learning Commons

    Mabee Transformational Learning Center
    Learning Commons

    "Double Danger: Homosexual Jews in the Clutches of the Nazi Police"
    by Dr. Geoffrey Giles, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Florida

    Sponsored by the Department of History, Avila Student Life, the Center for Global Studies and Social Justice, and the Women and Gender Studies Program.

    9:00 pm

    FREE Self-Defense Class

    Ground Floor of Avila Hall

    Sponsored by Wellness

  • September 23, 2014

    N/A

    Homecoming Week

    Check back for all homecoming events

    6:00 pm

    4th Annual Public Reading

    The Quad

    The Department of English and Foreign Languages will host our fourth annual Public Reading on Tuesday, September 23.
    This year's theme is "Satire Through the Ages." We will begin with Voltaire's Candide, then continue through the rest of the day with selections from Dorothy Parker, Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain and others.

    As always, faculty, staff and students are invited to take part in the reading.

    1:00 pm

    Musician AJ Young

    Marian Center Dining Hall

    Sponsored by GAP

    Eagles Women's Soccer

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs Sterling College

    Eagles Men's Soccer

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs Sterling College

    5:00 pm

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

    FREE!
    Taught by Avila’s own trained Zumba instructor, Micheal Taylor!
    Sponsored by Wellness

    6:30 pm

    Boys Hope Girls Hope Volunteer Opportunity

    Join fellow students in cooking, serving and sharing a meal with the guys at Boys Hope Girls Hope, an academic and residential program for at-risk youth.
    Sign up is in Campus Ministry Lobby or contact Julie.Schneider@avila.edu.

  • September 24, 2014

    N/A

    Homecoming Week

    Check back for all homecoming events

    N/A

    Purple Wednesday

    Wear purple & show your school spirit!

    8:00 am

    Free Zumba Class

    Mabee Fieldhouse
    Dance Studio

    Sponsored by Wellness

    5:45 pm

    Evening Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

    We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

    7:00 pm

    Immersion Trip Interest Meeting

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Fall Break, Winter Break, Spring Break! Looking for some alternative and exciting ways to spend your week-long breaks? Campus Ministry coordinates multiple cost-efficient or FREE opportunities for students to participate in service outreach during their breaks. These trips are as local as Kansas City and as far away as West Virginia. Please come to our interest meeting on Sep. 24 to learn more about the trips and pick up an application.
    Fall Break: Jerusalem Farm in KCMO
    Winter Break: Bethlehem Farm in WV and Excel in Okolona, MS
    Spring Break: Nazareth Farm in WV and possibly one more to Chicago if we get enough interest.

    FREE Waldo's Pizza & Comedian Jesus Trejo

    Marian Center Lounge

    Sponsored by GAP

  • September 25, 2014

    N/A

    Homecoming Week

    Check back for all homecoming events

    6:00 pm

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

    Come stretch, tone, relax, and unwind. Bring some new friends if you wish.
    Tom Jacobs, Instructor

    6:00 pm

    Happy Hour Series presents: Moses Brings Plenty

    Whitfield Center
    Lower Floor

    Avila's Happy Hour Series: Thirsting for Knowledge presents:
    Moses Brings Plenty of the Lakota Nation from the KC Indian Center

    An accompolilshed speaker, musician and actor who travels nationally and internationally, advocating for the rights of INdian communities. Moses has appeared in such TV series as AMC's Hell on Wheels and Netflix's House of Cards.
    FREE snacks!
    Sponsored by Student Life & the KC Indian Center

    Goppert Theatre: History of America (abridged)

    Goppert Theatre

    Join us for Goppert Theatre's production of The Complete History of America (abridged) by Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor.

    Students are FREE! Get your tickets today!

    Learn more or order your tickets at http://www.avila.edu/Theatre/14-15-america.asp.

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  • September 26, 2014

    N/A

    Homecoming Week

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    Avila Heritage Mass

    The Chapel in Foyle Hall

    Sponsored by Avila Campus MInistries

    Eagles Volleyball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    vs Johnson & Wales University

    7:30 pm

    Eagle Madness

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    5 - 7pm - Food & Carnival
    5:15 - 6:15pm - Hypnotist & Mentalist Michael C. Anthony
    6:15 - 7:15pm - Pep Rally, Contests, Prizes & Performances
    Sponsored by Student Life, GAP & Avila Athletics

    ***(Don't forget to sign up for the Canned Food Creations (Noon-5pm setup; judging @ 5pm) - Call 816-501-3634)

    Goppert Theatre: History of America (abridged)

    Goppert Theatre

    Join us for Goppert Theatre's production of The Complete History of America (abridged) by Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor.

    Students are FREE! Get your tickets today!

    Learn more or order your tickets at http://www.avila.edu/Theatre/14-15-america.asp.

    Click for More Information

  • September 27, 2014

    N/A

    Homecoming Week

    Check back for all homecoming events

    11:00 am

    Homecoming Service Project

    Avila Pavilion

    Join us for fun, hands-on and an engaging assembly line process as we package meal kits for Stop Hunger Now - a disaster response non-profit.
    Sign up to volunteer with Vanessa at 816.501.3780.
    Sponsored by Alumni & Advancement Office

    12:30 pm

    Avila Tailgate Party & BBQ

    McCarthy Observation Deck & Thompson Hall Lobby

    Avila BBQ only $5
    Sponsored by Alumni & Advancement Office

    Eagles Football Homecoming Game

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs Central Methodist University
    Homecoming King & Queen Announced at Halftime

    Goppert Theatre: History of America (abridged)

    Goppert Theatre

    Join us for Goppert Theatre's production of The Complete History of America (abridged) by Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor.

    Students are FREE! Get your tickets today!

    Learn more or order your tickets at http://www.avila.edu/Theatre/14-15-america.asp.

    Click for More Information

  • September 28, 2014

    N/A

    Homecoming Week

    Check back for all homecoming events

    Alumni Mass

    Chapel in Foyle Hall

    Sponsored by Wellness

    Goppert Theatre: History of America (abridged)

    Goppert Theatre

    Join us for Goppert Theatre's production of The Complete History of America (abridged) by Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor.

    Learn more or order your tickets at http://www.avila.edu/Theatre/14-15-america.asp.

    Click for More Information

  • September 30, 2014

    12:45 pm

    Info Session: Spring 2015 course in the Bahamas

    O'Rielly 109

    Spring 2015 course in the Bahamas and Level III Credits
    Topics/Activities: Culture of the Bahamas, Coral Reef Biology (with skin diving), Terrestrial Biology (birds, lizards, and more)
    May 11–22, 2015, San Salvador Island, Bahamas
    Cost: Approximately $1950

    Register today with a $100 deposit!! Registration is First Come, First Serve!!

    Questions? Contact Dr. Wissmann, Upper O’Rielly, ext. 3643, Dr. Powell, Lower O’Rielly, ext. 2440 or email david.wissmann@avila.edu.

    Eagles Women's Soccer

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs AIB College of Buisness

    5:00 pm

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Room

    FREE!
    Taught by Avila’s own trained Zumba instructor, Micheal Taylor!
    Sponsored by Wellness

    Eagles Men's Soccer

    Avila Sports Complex

    vs AIB College of Business

    5:45 pm

    Info Session: Spring 2015 course in the Bahamas

    O'Rielly 109

    Spring 2015 course in the Bahamas and Level III Credits
    Topics/Activities: Culture of the Bahamas, Coral Reef Biology (with skin diving), Terrestrial Biology (birds, lizards, and more)
    May 11–22, 2015, San Salvador Island, Bahamas
    Cost: Approximately $1950

    Register today with a $100 deposit!! Registration is First Come, First Serve!!

    Questions? Contact Dr. Wissmann, Upper O’Rielly, ext. 3643, Dr. Powell, Lower O’Rielly, ext. 2440 or email david.wissmann@avila.edu.

    Eagles Volleyball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    vs Missouri Valley College at 5:30 and 7:00

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