Campus News

UIW business students lend a hand to The Big Give San Antonio

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
HEBSBA students assist with this year’s Big Give San Antonio.

For the second consecutive year, students from the H-E-B School of Business & Administration (HEBSBA) played a major role in helping The Big Give reach its fundraising goal. The Big Give San Antonio, an annual 24-hour city-wide philanthropic marathon, raised $4.3 million for local nonprofit organizations this year. The Big Give attracted 882 nonprofits in

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UIW selected to receive funding for TRiO

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to announce that the TRiO Student Support Services Program was recently awarded $235,059 by the Department of Education. The grant will be for a total of $1,175,295 over a five year-period and will allow the program to implement new initiatives to assist UIW’s first generation, low-income

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UIW’s Meet the Mission celebrates 10 years of service

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
UIW students make repairs and paint a playset at the Lutheran House of Prayer as part of Meet the Mission.

Organized and sponsored by the Office of Mission and Ministry, under the leadership of Sr. Walter Maher, CCVI, Meet the Mission was held on Sept. 18. This year marked the 10th anniversary of UIW’s first Meet the Mission Day, founded by former Professor Harold Rodinsky. On the day of the event, UIW students and employees

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HEBSBA celebrates grand opening of Golf Management Facility

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
(Pictured L-R) Williams, Weiland, Agnese, Graybeal, and Aven cut the ribbon to officially open the PGM facility.

The H-E-B School of Business & Administration (HEBSBA) celebrated a grand opening of the Professional Golf Management (PGM) facility on Oct. 19, located adjacent to the Republic Golf Club. The event was attended by the local golf community, including high school golf team coaches, San Antonio golf club owners, and prominent recreational golfers in the

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Bowden elevated to Holy Woman in Episcopal Church

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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Artemisia Bowden, the namesake of the University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) Bowden Eye Care and Health Center serving San Antonio’s Eastside, has been elevated to the standing of a Holy Woman in the Episcopal Church. Bowden, a local civic leader and pioneer for education who served as president of St. Phillip’s College for 52

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UIW’s European Study Center recognized by College Magazine and Abroad101

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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College Magazine recently ranked the European Study Center (ESC), UIW’s campus located in Heidelberg, Germany, No. 2 for 10 Best Places to Study Abroad in 2014. The list was based on interviews with students and program leaders to determine the ten best places worldwide according to safety, cost, prestige, social scene and cultural barriers. This

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Mass honors Agnese’s 30th

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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The UIW community gathered together on Aug. 3 in Our Lady’s Chapel for a special Mass honoring Dr. Louis Agnese’s 30th anniversary as president of the university. Agnese arrived on the Incarnate Word campus in August 1985. At that time, what was then Incarnate Word College offered 56 majors with an enrollment under 1,300. Today,

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UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine receives pre-accreditation from COCA

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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The University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM) has attained an important milestone, pre-accreditation from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). Pre-accreditation is the initial recognition status awarded by COCA; it is an integral step towards UIW’s goal of establishing a School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM) by providing physicians to

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UIW named Great College to Work For

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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For the seventh consecutive year, UIW has been chosen a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The university was also named to the prestigious national Top 10 Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive year. UIW was cited for excellence in eight of 12 possible categories, including Job Satisfaction, Collaborative Governance,

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UIW announces plans to build medical school at Brooks City Base

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has selected Brooks City Base as the site of its new School of Osteopathic Medicine. UIW President Dr. Lou Agnese and Brooks City Base President and CEO Leo Gomez formalized the partnership by signing a memorandum of understanding on June 10, following a meeting of the Brooks City

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