Alumni Connections

UIW’s Fine Arts Complex gets a makeover

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
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William Gokelman, professor of music and chair of the music department, directs the Cardinal Chorale in the new choir rehearsal room at UIW’s Fine Arts Complex. “It is truly a blessing to have the appropriate spaces for rehearsing and music making. We have never had true rehearsal rooms before, having had to rehearse the 80-100

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Class Notes Fall 2014

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Samantha Placencia

1970s Dr. Leslie Mayrand ’77 BA BSN recently formed a comedy troupe called “Rodeo Sweethearts.” Joe Pickard ’77 BBA has taken on a partner and now practices law as Pickard and Ross, PC in Littleton, Colo. 1980s Michael Segovia ’84 BA recently gave a TED Talk in March 2014 at the TEDx Boyle Heights event

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Family and community inspire leadership

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
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The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is a place of family and community. Robert Crosby, who in July became the new chair of UIW’s Development Board, said his inspiration for getting involved at the university was his wife, Kate ’96 BBA, and friend and colleague, Mikel Fitzgerald. “Kate joined the Development Board in January

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Incarnate Word for Life

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
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Cheryl McMullan ’62 IWHS ’66 BA ’70 MA confesses she has too many fond memories to mention, so many they could fill a book. But pivotal to her as an alumna of the Brainpower Connection’s St. Peter Prince of Apostles School, Incarnate Word High School (IWHS), and what was then Incarnate Word College (IWC), are

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Upcoming Events

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Join us for Midnight Mass at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word on Wednesday, Dec. 24, at midnight!

Upcoming UIW Events Cardinal Chorale & Singers Fall Concert – Sunday, Nov. 16, Chapel of the Incarnate Word, 3 p.m. Cardinals for Kids Winter’s Eve Gala – Thursday, Nov. 20, McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room, 6:30 p.m. Jazz Ensemble Concert – Thursday, Nov. 20, Seddon Hall, 7:30 p.m. Orchestra of the Incarnate Word – Saturday,

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Class Notes Summer 2014

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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1970s Christine Condren ’72 BA recently retired as director of special education from the North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas. She had worked as a teacher and administrator in special education for 40 years. Mary Betty Callender ’76 BSN retired from Ohio Health home care in Columbus, Ohio after 18 years in

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Alumni Events

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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Alumni & Family Homecoming Save the date for Oct. 23-26! Mark your calendar and come visit UIW. Our Alumni & Family Homecoming has an event for everyone! Make sure to visit the alumni and parent website at www.uiwalumni.org for more information! Additional Summer and Fall dates to keep in mind Friday, July 18 – Lion

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Connect more with UIW!

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Facebook.com/uiwcardinals Twitter.com/uiwcardinals @uiwcardinals Instagram.com/uiwcardinals @uiwcardinals Are you pinning? Follow us on Pinterest at UIWpride. Pinterest.com/uiwpride The Word Online has a new home! Visit us at www.uiw.edu/thewordonline/ to view the magazine online as well as additional content. Don’t worry, if you visit the old location at www.uiw.edu/thewordonline/, you will be

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A Career Conversation with Elisha Skorman: Marketing Graduate Turned LA Actress and Producer

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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By Jeff Berry For 2003 marketing graduate Elisha Skorman (her adopted screen name), the dream was clear: “I knew from a young age I wanted to move to Los Angeles and pursue acting.” But the path didn’t start where you would expect it. “I was really introverted growing up, I was shy,” said Skorman. “I

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Spring 2014 Class Notes

Mar 15th, 2014 | By
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1950s Connie Conway Dankesreiter ’54 BS volunteers at THR Huguley Hospital as well as the American Cancer Society, the Ostomy Support Association in Fort Worth, Texas, and the Daughters of the American Revolution (Fort Worth Chapter). 1960s Teddy Jones ’66 BSN has completed her second novel, “Jackson’s Pond, Texas,” released by MidTown Publishing and now

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