Event Calendar

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September 2013
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Intramurals - Coed Dodgeball

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August 28, 2013N/A

6-8 players per team | At least 2 women per team
Wednesdays 7 -10pm
SIGN UP by contacting Nic at yonter395389@avila.edu
Deadline August 30
Starts Sept. 4

Need Work Study Hours? Officials wanted!! Contact Michael at michael.taylor@avila.edu

Intramurals - Table Tennis

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August 28, 2013N/A

Singles
Mondays 8 -10pm
SIGN UP by contacting Nic at yonter395389@avila.edu
Deadline August 30
Starts Sept. 8
Need Work Study Hours? Officials wanted!! Contact Michael at michael.taylor@avila.edu

Yoga - FREE

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August 28, 2013 6:00 pm

Mindfulness Room in Foyle Hall

Every Wednesday
Tom Jacobs is the instructor

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AU Kick Off

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August 29, 2013 1:00 pm

Mass of the Holy Spirit, FREE Picnic, Student Organization Fair and More!

Mass of the Holy Spirit

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August 29, 2013 11:15 am

JHOP - In front of Blasco Hall

Free Picnic & Organization Fair

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August 29, 2013 1:00 pm

The Quad

Rain Location: Marian Center

Other Events: Caricature Artist, Balloon Artist, Make your own License Plate, Music

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Zumba - FREE

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September 3, 2013 5:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

Meet the Firms – Accounting & Finance Fair

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September 3, 2013 6:00 pm

Rockhurst University
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110
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Part-Time Job Fair

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September 4, 2013 1:00 pm

Marian Center Lounge

Ronald McDonald House

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September 4, 2013 6:00 pm

Join fellow students in creating and serving a meal to families whose child or loved one is experiencing hospitalization due to illness. Ronald McDonald House provides a place for these families to stay.

RSVP to Grace Miller and Kayla Grieshaber at miller392834@avila.edu and grieshaber392595@avila.edu.
Note: This is a re-occurring event every first Wednesday of the month. If spots are full, check back next month.

Mass

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September 4, 2013

The Chapel in Foyle Hall

Need a little spiritual pick-me-up at the end of the day? Join the Avila community for Mass every Wednesday at 4:30pm in the Chapel. We would love to see you there.

Yoga - FREE

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September 4, 2013 6:00 pm

Mindfulness Room in Foyle Hall

Every Wednesday
Tom Jacobs is the instructor

Dinner & Dialogue featuring CHIPOTLE

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September 4, 2013 7:30 pm

Campus Ministry Activities Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Every FIRST WEDNESDAY, we will offer FREE FOOD to students who join us for dinner and dialogue.
TOPIC: Come find out!

No RSVP necessary…just show up, eat and discuss.

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Harry S. Truman Lecture Series

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September 5, 2013 7:00 pm

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Panel Discussion | Whitfield Center
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Reception | Goppert Lobby
5:30 p.m. | Presentation by Bob Harris, Author and Founder

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Eagle Volleyball Invitational

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September 6, 2013

Mabee Fieldhouse

Friday, Sept. 6
11am vs Oklahoma Wesleyan University
3pm vs Benedictine University

Saturday, Sept. 7
9am vs Bethel College
5pm vs Central Methodist University

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Eagle Volleyball Invitational

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September 7, 2013

Mabee Fieldhouse

Friday, Sept. 6
11am vs Oklahoma Wesleyan University
3pm vs Benedictine University

Saturday, Sept. 7
9am vs Bethel College
5pm vs Central Methodist University

Kansas City Walk for PKD

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September 7, 2013 3:34 pm

The Quad

Unite to Fight PKD!
Avila University Quad
Check-in/Onsite Registration: 9:00 AM
Walk Begins: 10:30 AM
Walk Distance: 2 Miles

**Watch the Walk for PKD video featuring Avila’s own Director of Student Life, Jason Baldwin and his daughter, Sage:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOEtH029nhs&feature=player_embedded

**Donate or join Jason & Sage’s Team, SAGESHINE STROLLERS at:
http://walkforpkd.kintera.org/kansascity/sageshine

**Donate or sign up at for the KC Walk for PKD at:
http://walkforpkd.kintera.org/kansascity

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Mass in the Chapel

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September 8, 2013

The 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, or joining the Choir, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

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Premier Resource Recruiting Table

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September 10, 2013 1:00 pm

Marian Center Dining Room Foyer

Zumba - FREE

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September 10, 2013 5:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio
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Walking-in Mental Health Screening

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September 11, 2013 4:00 pm

Hodes Center Rm 116

Screening include; Depression, Check Your Drinking, Eating Attitude, Anxiety and many more.
Questions: Email Isar Anderson at Isar.Anderson@avila.edu

Eagles Women Soccer

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September 11, 2013

Avila Soccer Field

vs Tabor College

Eagles Men Soccer

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September 11, 2013

Avila Soccer Field

vs Tabor College

Mass

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September 11, 2013

The Chapel in Foyle Hall

Need a little spiritual pick-me-up at the end of the day? Join the Avila community for Mass every Wednesday at 4:30pm in the Chapel. We would love to see you there.

Yoga - FREE

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September 11, 2013 6:00 pm

Mindfulness Room in Foyle Hall

Every Wednesday
Tom Jacobs is the instructor

Service Trip Interest Meeting

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September 11, 2013

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

If you want to participate in a week-long service trip this year, we have four options for you to choose from.

RSVP to julie.schneider@avila.edu or just show up!

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Comedian Jen Kober - FREE

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September 12, 2013

Marian Center Lounge

FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE!
Sponsored by GAP

AS SEEN ON:
THE MINDY PROJECT ON FOX
ANGER MANAGEMENT ON F/X WITH CHARLIE SHEEN
GRUDGE MATCH WITH ROBERT DENIRO

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Open Gym

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September 13, 2013 10:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse
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Phonathon

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September 14, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

HopeFaith Ministries Service Day

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September 14, 2013 12:30 pm

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Create a meal and build community while serving the folks at Hope Faith Ministry, an outreach to people who experience homelessness and/or hunger.
We will meet in the Campus Ministry Activity Room at 7:45, depart at 8:00am and return to Avila around 12:30 in time for lunch.
RSVP to Hannah Baum at baum388259@avila.edu by Friday. Limited Space Available

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Phonathon

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September 15, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Mass in the Chapel

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September 15, 2013

The 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, or joining the Choir, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

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Phonathon

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September 16, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Food 4 The Soul

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September 16, 2013 6:30 pm

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Join us for an ecumenical (open to all faiths) prayer followed by delicious home-cookin’. What better way to spend a Monday night on campus?

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Phonathon

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September 17, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Zumba - FREE

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September 17, 2013 5:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio
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Phonathon

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September 18, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Walking-in Mental Health Screening

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September 18, 2013 4:00 pm

Hodes Center Rm 116

Screening include; Depression, Check Your Drinking, Eating Attitude, Anxiety and many more.
Questions: Email Isar Anderson at Isar.Anderson@avila.edu

VOLUNTEER FAIR

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September 18, 2013 1:00 pm

Marian Center Lounge

Are you looking for ways to volunteer, either short-term or long-term? We will have representatives from various non-profit and outreach organizations around Kansas City to share how you can get involved in serving the wider community. Be sure to stop by the tables in Marian Lounge on your way to and from lunch.

Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Program Recruiting Table

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September 18, 2013 1:00 pm

Marian Center Dining Room Foyer

Mass

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September 18, 2013

The Chapel in Foyle Hall

Need a little spiritual pick-me-up at the end of the day? Join the Avila community for Mass every Wednesday at 4:30pm in the Chapel. We would love to see you there.

Yoga - FREE

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September 18, 2013 6:00 pm

Mindfulness Room in Foyle Hall

Every Wednesday
Tom Jacobs is the instructor

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Phonathon

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September 19, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Fall Ethnic Food & Culture Celebration

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September 19, 2013 1:00 pm

Marian Center Dining Hall

Free Food, Traditions, Music & More!

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Phonathon

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September 20, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Avila Blood Drive

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September 20, 2013 1:00 pm

Whitfield Center

To make an appointment online:
1. Click on www.savealifenow.org
2. Click on “Schedule an Appointment”
3. Type in Sponsor Code: avila

Walk-in’s welcome!

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

For medical eligibility questions, please call 1.800.245.7035.

Thank you!

MSW Education Conference

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September 20, 2013 5:30 pm

Whitfield Center

Representatives from The University of Kansas, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Washburn University, Park University will be discussing their MSW programs.
A representative from Social Work p.r.n. will also discuss job placements for BSW and MSW graduates

Avila Tailgate

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September 20, 2013 7:00 pm

The Quad

Come out to the quad and tailgate before the Volleyball Game in Mabee Fieldhouse @ 7:00pm!

Light the Night Walk

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September 20, 2013

Cleveland Chiropractic College
10850 Lowell Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210

This year's Light the Night Walk will be held at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Overland Park. This event goes to help The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society fund lifesaving research and support for people battling cancer. To register for the event, go to lightthenight.org and fill out the online form.

Eagles Volleyball

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September 20, 2013

Mabee Fieldhouse

vs Waldorf College

Open Gym

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September 20, 2013 10:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse
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Phonathon

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September 21, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Eagles Football

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September 21, 2013

vs Evangel

Show your school spirit and cheer on the Avila Eagles Football Team as they take on Evangel University!

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Phonathon

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September 22, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Mass in the Chapel

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September 22, 2013

The 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, or joining the Choir, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

Eagles Women Soccer

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September 22, 2013

Avila Soccer Field

vs Bellevue University

Eagles Men Soccer

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September 22, 2013

Avila Soccer Field

vs Waldorf College

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Phonathon

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September 23, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

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Phonathon

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September 24, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Zumba - FREE

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September 24, 2013 5:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

Fall Cook Out

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September 24, 2013 7:00 pm

The Quad

Join us for the ultimate cook-out featuring music, games, prizes, burgers, hot dogs, puppies, donkey rides, soda pop, and much more. We will have BIG BIG prizes you won’t want to miss. Correction: there will not be puppies or donkeys. Just a test to see if you were reading.

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Phonathon

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September 25, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

Walk-in Mental Health Screening

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September 25, 2013 4:00 pm

Hodes Center Rm 116

Screening include; Depression, Check Your Drinking, Eating Attitude, Anxiety and many more.
Questions: Email Isar Anderson at Isar.Anderson@avila.edu

Mass

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September 25, 2013

The Chapel in Foyle Hall

Need a little spiritual pick-me-up at the end of the day? Join the Avila community for Mass every Wednesday at 4:30pm in the Chapel. We would love to see you there.

Yoga - FREE

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September 25, 2013 6:00 pm

Mindfulness Room in Foyle Hall

Every Wednesday
Tom Jacobs is the instructor

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Phonathon

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September 26, 2013N/A

Advancement Office is looking for Eagle Callers for the weeks of September 14-26. Students earn $8.50 an hour and night and weekend hours are available. To apply, visit www.phonathon.com and use the entry code: AU13F. For more information, contact Bailey Carr at 816-501-3636 or bailey.carr@avila.edu.

FEDEX Recruiting Table

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September 26, 2013 1:30 pm

Marian Center Dining Room Foyer

Pool Tournament

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September 26, 2013

Marian Center Eagles' Nest

Sign up in Eagles Nest!
Cash prize!
Any questions contact Zach Davidson at
DAVIDSON405319@AVILA.EDU
Sponsored by Student Life

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FIRST YEAR RETREAT

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September 27, 2013N/A

This retreat is for freshmen only.

If you would like to attend, the registration deadline has been extended to September 13.
Contact Julie at Julie.schneider@avila.edu if you would like to learn more or come on by Campus Ministry to pick up a form. Cost is $50 per person, but financial aid is available, so don’t let the cost hinder your decision.

Thornhill Art Gallery Opening Reception

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September 27, 2013 8:00 pm

Thornhill Art Gallery in Dallavis Hall

Simply There. Plant Drawings by Kate Nessler

September 27 - October 25
Opening Reception Sept. 27

Open Gym

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September 27, 2013 10:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse
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FIRST YEAR RETREAT

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September 28, 2013N/A

This retreat is for freshmen only.

If you would like to attend, the registration deadline has been extended to September 13.
Contact Julie at Julie.schneider@avila.edu if you would like to learn more or come on by Campus Ministry to pick up a form. Cost is $50 per person, but financial aid is available, so don’t let the cost hinder your decision.

Eagles Women Soccer

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September 28, 2013

Avila Soccer Field

vs Missouri Valley College

Eagles Men Soccer

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September 28, 2013

Avila Soccer Field

vs Missouri Valley College

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Mass in the Chapel

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September 29, 2013

The 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, or joining the Choir, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.

Eagles Men's Reserves Soccer

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September 29, 2013

Avila Soccer Field

vs Benedictine College

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UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour

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September 30, 2013 6:00 pm

The Quad

2013 Program to Educate on Dangers of Texting While Driving and Drunken Driving

UNITE’s Arrive Alive program uses a high-tech simulator, impact video, and a number of other resources to educate students about the dangers of drunk driving and texting while driving. The simulator allows students to experience, in a controlled environment, the potential consequences of drunk and distracted driving.
Sponsored by GAP, Student Life, RHA & Wellness

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Zumba - FREE

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October 1, 2013 5:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

BINGO

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October 1, 2013 7:30 pm

Villa Vantura

Play Bingo with the folks at Villa Ventura across the street
Create community with our neighbors across the street at Villa Ventura by playing a few rounds of BINGO. You’ll get to call numbers, distribute prizes, and get beat in BINGO by folks four times your age. What better way to spend a Tuesday evening?
RSVP to Olivia Deeken at deeken402847@avila.edu

Inaugural Address for the Center for Global Studies and Social Justice

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October 1, 2013

Whitfield Center

Sister Griselda Martinez Morales, CSJ, will be visiting Avila University on October 1st, 2013 and will be giving the inaugural address for the newly established Center for Global Studies & Social Justice. Currently Sister Griselda serves as the UN NGO representative for the Global Congregations of St. Joseph (CSJ). Within her work she dialogues with and represents CSJ communities on five continents, mediating between those communities and UN delegates to address issues of justice & peace, in particular issues of human trafficking and sustainable development.

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Ronald McDonald House

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October 2, 2013 6:00 pm

Ronald McDonald House

Cook and serve a meal to families residing at Ronald McDonald House
Join fellow students in creating and serving a meal to families whose child or loved one is experiencing hospitalization due to illness.
RSVP to Grace Miller and Kayla Grieshaber at miller392834@avila.edu and grieshaber392595@avila.edu

Mass

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October 2, 2013

The Chapel in Foyle Hall

Need a little spiritual pick-me-up at the end of the day? Join the Avila community for Mass every Wednesday at 4:30pm in the Chapel. We would love to see you there.

Yoga - FREE

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October 2, 2013 6:00 pm

Mindfulness Room in Foyle Hall

Every Wednesday
Tom Jacobs is the instructor

Dinner & Dialogue

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October 2, 2013

Campus Ministry Activity Room
1st Floor Carondelet

Every FIRST WEDNESDAY, we will offer FREE FOOD to students who join us for dinner and dialogue.
TOPIC: Come find out!
FOOD: Jimmy Johns
LOCATION: Ministry Activity Room (1st floor of Carondelet) No RSVP necessary…just show up, eat and discuss.

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Library After Hours: Maria Full of Grace

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October 4, 2013

Whitfield Center 510

Do not miss this riveting story of Maria, a pregnant 17 year old desperate for money who succumbs to the offer of becoming a drug mule. Follow her suspenseful, heart-wrenching journey, as she must travel through the United States with 62 pellets of cocaine in her stomach. Food and drinks will be provided.

Open Gym

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October 4, 2013 10:00 pm

Mabee Fieldhouse
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