Upcoming Events & Activities


Wednesday, April 3, 2024
3pm to 5pm
Helms, Goppert Lobby

RSVP to Megan Baker



Please join the Avila University Alumni Board and Julie Thomas, Registrar from the Daughters of the American Revolution, Prairie Chapter at Avila, Hooley-Bundschu Library, Inspirational Learning Room.

Julie will share with us steps to look for Revolutionary War Patriots (this could be a woman donating food, a gun, lodging or a man fighting with a militia). She will also help point attendees to available resources, and terminology.

We encourage you to bring your own computer and some ancestor names you may want to search. We look forward to seeing you and hearing about your connections to history.

RSVP to Megan Baker, Alumni Relations here.


Steer, the Annual Fundraiser for Student Scholarships will be held on Saturday, March 9 at the Overland Park Convention Center!

For those of you who have attended in the past, you know what fun it is to support our largest fundraiser of the year! All gifts raised support vital scholarship funds for Avila students, and we need the help of everyone including alumni, friends, faculty and staff!

Learn about Sponsorship opportunities or donate an auction item!
Sponsors of $5,000 or more will be invited to attend the new Jimmy C Barn Party a THANK YOU event for our sponsors, named after Jimmy C., the first Steer donated to Avila at the very first dinner!
General Event Registration is now open!


Brush up on your trivia skills!

Trivia night is back for its fifth year on March 22nd from 6 PM-9 PM in the Mabee Fieldhouse.

General Trivia will be played in teams of 8. Tickets are $25/person or $200/team of 8 people. Drinks are included in the cost of your tickets (Beer, Wine, Water, and Soda). Guests should plan to bring snacks/dinner to share with your table.

Sign Up Here to support our students! Questions can be directed to Athletic Director, Shawn Summe at shawn.summe@mackinbridges.net.


Do you know how to invest in yourself? How to fund your future self? Do you know how to grow your career and gain your full company benefits? How do you fully fund a Roth IRA and a Roth 401k?

Learn the answers to these questions and more by scheduling a free financial planning workshop appointment, where you will get to speak one-on-one with a financial coach who has volunteered to help Avila alumni.

The opportunity is FREE! Register for a financial workshop session by contacting the Alumni Office at alumni@mackinbridges.net or 816.501.3780.


Click here for Athletics Team Schedule

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