Extending Due Date for Travel Grant

We are extending the due date for the Travel Grant to April 14. Students if you are interested in the Fall 2014 Travel Away Courses, PY380/680: Cultural Psychology to LONDON & DUBLIN and IS/PL 344: Music and Politics to BRAZIL, don’t miss this opportunity to receive an $800 grant. DEADLINE IS APRIL 14, 2014. Go to this link for more information:


Do you Like Soccer?

Would you like to win FREE tickets to a Sporting KC or FC Kansas City game?
Enter our World Cup Bracket Tournament for you chance to win.

No cost for entry. Fill out your bracket outside of Carondelet 107-108. Check out our Facebook page for more details at


Looking to hire a couple part-timers at the Library

The library is looking to hire two part-time employees. The position works evening (5 – 11 PM) and some weekend shifts. Applicant must be mature, responsible, have great customer service skills, familiarity with database research, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Employees will be responsible for assisting patrons during the evenings and weekends as well as performing a variety of library circulation duties as assigned. The final schedule will be determined based on the schedules of fellow workers. This position would be ideal for an undergraduate student living on campus. The position pays minimum wage and we will train on library and database systems. If interested, please send your resume to

Know an Outstanding Avila Alum?

Each year, the Avila Alumni Association recognizes outstanding alumni at the Alumni Awards Luncheon during Homecoming Weekend. Take a moment to nominate an outstanding alum to be considered for recognition! Nominations are due May 9. There are several categories to choose from – click on this link to view them: To nominate an outstanding alum for consideration, please use this online tool: For questions, please contact the alumni office at or call 816-501-3780.

50/50 Spring Raffle

Purchase raffle tickets $1 each or 6 for $5
Drawing held on April 15, 2014
Winner receives 50% of proceeds, 50% go to Makaphutu Children’s Village

Makaphutu’s Mission Statement and Dream:
Lovingly raising vulnerable children to become leaders that one day develop sustainable, healthy communities and break the orphan cycle.

Purchase tickets in O’Reilly 217 Social Work Dept. or by contacting Crystal at

Sponsored by the Avila Student Social Work Association

Dance Team Fundraiser

The dance team is still selling Kansas City Royals ticket packages again this year as a fundraiser.  Please see the pdf 1 and pdf 2 for more detailed information.  If you are interested in purchasing one or have questions, you can email Cindy Freeman at or call 816-501-2478.

Radiologic Science Club Annual Raffle

The Radiologic Science Club is now having their annual club raffle. Tickets are one for $1 or six for $5. Current prizes include Bath & Body Works gift bag, gift cards, Paradise Park coupons, tickets for the Kansas City Zoo, and much more! The grand prize is a kindle fire hd 16gb 7in screen. Drawling will be held on March 6th.

To purchase tickets, contact Kelsey McMahon at or any club member.

Subway April Special!


March special is the Footlong Turkey Breast & Black Forest Ham for $5 and the 6″ Spicy Italian for $3.  Don’t forget the NEW FLATIZZA (flatbread pizza). Great for a snack!

LinkedIn Made Easy

View the following videos to jumpstart your (future) career.

  1. What is LinkedIn and Why Should I Join?
  2. Building Your Professional Brand
  3. Finding and Pursuing Your Career Passion
  4. Building and Maintaining a Professional Network
  5. Turning Relationships into Opportunities
  6. Researching and Prepping for Interviews and Other Opportunities

For help with LinkedIn or if you have any further questions, contact Susan Wulff in the Counseling & Career Services office at 816-501-2901 or

Trash Bag Fundraiser for Radiologic Science Club

The radiologic science club is holding a trash bag sale fundraiser. All trash bag rolls are $11. There are 5 different styles that are being sold. We have blue (39 gal), yellow (56 gal), white (15 gal), red 39 gal bag that says “happy holidays” and lastly brown paper bags.

If you are interested in placing an order you can either see Liz in the health and science office or any radiologic science teacher ( Ashlyn Hull, Carole Hillestad, or Kristi Littleton). All money is due at time of order and can be paid in cash or check (payable to Avila university).


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