Alumni Connections

Class Notes Spring 2016

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
James G. Van Straten

1960s James G. Van Straten ’61 MEd has written and published a riveting and poignant memoir describing the author’s military service as the senior medical advisor to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. It focuses on the ancient culture of the Vietnamese people as well as their traditions and values. The book is entitled “A Different Face of War: Memories

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A Path of Inspiration

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
Mary “Ninfa” Villegas Tannen

Mary “Ninfa” Villegas Tannen ’57 BSN found inspiration for her career path through the encouragement of one who not only held family ties, but was a former Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the University of the Incarnate Word’s founding congregation. “My Aunt Julia (Sr. Eusebius) Villegas encouraged me to consider a career in

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Upcoming Events Spring 2016

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
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UPCOMING EVENTS Incarnate Word Day, Monday, April 4, UIW campus UIW Part-time Job Fair, Thursday, April 7, McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room Cutting Edge Fiesta Fashion Show, Monday, April 11, McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room, 6 p.m. UIW Tech Fair, Wednesday, April 13, McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room 39th Annual Swing-In Auction Party, Thursday, April

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Class Notes Fall 2015

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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1970s Reinette King ’73 BA (pictured right) was appointed by the City of San Antonio in June 2015 to the City Zoning Commission. She has served as president of the El Dorado Homes Association since 2011. Antoinette Mulvaney ’78 BA is the director of accreditation and teaches law in the College of Business at Lamar University.

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Upcoming Events

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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Light the Way, Saturday, Nov. 21, Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium, 7:30 p.m. Jazz Ensemble Concert, Thursday, Nov. 19, Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Orchestra of the Incarnate Word Concert, Sunday, Dec. 6, Concert Hall, 3 p.m. Midnight Mass at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word, Thursday, Dec. 24 UIW Full-time Job Fair, Thursday, March 3,

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UIW Phonathon Fall 2015

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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UIW’s Fine Arts Complex gets a makeover

Nov 20th, 2015 | 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 20th, 2015 | 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 20th, 2015 | 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 20th, 2015 | By
Cheryl McMullan

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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