Homecoming Weekend

Thank you for attending Homecoming Weekend 2017: Avila Proud!

More than 300 alumni and friends joined us from 11 states to celebrate an incredible weekend.

Highlights included:

  • Celebrating the culmination of the Centennial Campaign – a $52 million impact on Avila – at the President’s Circle Reception
  • Inducting Joe and Sue Fahey, The Sunderland Foundation and the Thompson Family into the Fr. Medaille $1 million cumulative giving society
  • Honoring Steve and Anne ’75 Dunn and Dave ’76 and Geri Frantze with the Medal of Honor
  • Recognizing six new members of the Heritage Society at the Heritage Day Luncheon
  • Inducting two individuals and a team into the Athletics Hall of Fame
  • Cheering the Eagles’ football team on to a 31-23 victory over Culver-Stockton at the tailgate and BBQ
  • Celebrating reunions with the classes of 1947, 1967, 1972, as well as athletics and performing arts alumni
  • Enjoying Dinner Theatre and the student production of “I Hate Hamlet,” and announcing a $250,000 gift from Jean '76 and Bill Buchanan for the new Goppert Performing Arts Center
  • Honoring 14 distinguished alumni at the Alumni Awards Luncheon

All photos from homecoming weekend are online here

Be sure to follow the Avila University Alumni Association on Facebook to keep up-to-date with alumni news, and check our Events & Activities page of our website for other upcoming events.

We look forward to seeing you at another Avila event soon!





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Admission & Aid: SOAR

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Adult & Graduate Studies: Open House

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adult and graduate studies open house
March 22
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Whitfield Center
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Career & Internship Fair

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career & internship fair
Resume Building
Career Coaching
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April 12
11-2 p.m. & 4-6 p.m. 
Athletic Pavilion
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