Campus News

UIW announces plans to build medical school at Brooks City Base

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Brooks Signing for Med School

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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Innovative BigBelly Solar recycling station installed at UIW

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
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In June, a BigBelly Solar recycling station was installed near the Solar House located on UIW’s main campus. The station consists of two units, a SmartBelly and a BigBelly. The units are completely wireless and independently powered by a Photovoltaic panel mounted on top of the trash compacting unit and house a battery that stores

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UIW welcomes new band director

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Bret Richardson New Band Director

Dr. Brett A. Richardson assumed the role of coordinator of music education/director of bands and assistant professor of music in August. He now oversees the music education curriculum, teaches courses in instrumental methods, conducts the Wind Ensemble, and administers all facets of the UIW Athletic Band program. Richardson earned a Doctor of Music in Wind

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Collins-Reininger family tree dedicated at McCracken House

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Reininger Family Photo at Dedication

On July 13, 2014, a tree dedication was held at UIW’s McCracken House honoring the families of Cy and Viola Collins and Marvin and Margaret Reininger. Around the turn of the 20th century, Cy and Viola Collins left the care of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word orphanage to work at the Sisters’

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InGenesis hosts fundraiser for UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
InGenesis Fundraiser

InGenesis, an industry leader in the delivery of dynamic workforce solutions, presented “Soaring to a Healthier Tomorrow,” a luncheon fundraiser for the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) School of Osteopathic Medicine on Sept. 19 at Oak Hills Country Club. The event featured the School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Founding Dean Dr. Robyn Madson, as keynote

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Committee works to ensure safety on UIW campuses

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Safety Committee

The University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) Campus Safety Committee was established by the Executive Council in August of 1997. The committee’s mission is to improve safety, security and institutional risk management at all UIW San Antonio locations. Committee members meet monthly except for July. The committee is chaired by Doug Endsley, vice president for

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UIW’s Fine Arts Complex gets a makeover

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Cardinal Chorale Rehearsal Hall 1

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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H-E-B School of Business and Administration’s finance lab open for business

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Finance Lab

The construction of the new state-of-the-art finance lab at the University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) H-E-B School of Business and Administration (HEBSBA) wrapped up in time for the start of the Fall 2014 semester. The finance lab provides a real-world, market experience with an 87 inch video wall, 26 foot stock ticker, and a

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UIW’s founders celebrate new leadership

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Sisters Leadership Installation

On July 13, the founders of the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) and CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, celebrated the official installation of their 18th General Leadership Team at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word. Five Sisters were installed to lead the congregation, including Sr. Teresa

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H-E-B School of Business and Administration offers Professional Golf Management Program

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
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The H-E-B School of Business and Administration’s (HEBSBA) Professional Golf Management Program (PGM) is designed to prepare graduates to successfully integrate their education and training into the challenging environment of the professional golf management industry. As the successful management of golf facilities becomes increasingly demanding, it is imperative these professionals have a greater understanding of

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