Campus News

President of the Republic of Namibia visits UIW

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
(Pictured L-R) Mickey and Dr. Louis Agnese, Jr. share a photo with President of the Republic of Namibia Dr. Hage Geingob and his wife Monica Kalondo.

The board of trustees of the World Affairs Council of San Antonio hosted a visit from the President of the Republic of Namibia, Dr. Hage Geingob, on the University of the Incarnate Word campus. This fall, Geingob delivered an exclusive preview of his address to the United Nations in the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room.

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UIW medical school to offer new master’s program

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
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The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is offering a new Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degree. The M.B.S., an innovative one-year program, is designed to enhance scientific knowledge and professional preparation for students seeking to attend medical school or other health professions training. The program will help to strengthen academic credentials to ensure success

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UIW wins 2015 National Night Out Competition

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
The UIW community lines up to participate in National Night Out.

For the second consecutive year, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) was awarded first place in the college/university category for the 2015 National Night Out Competition, organized by the City of San Antonio Police Department. On Oct. 6, UIW’s Office of Campus Life collaborated with various university departments to host UIW’s National Night Out.

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UIW’s Alumni of Distinction creates community alliances

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
Dr. Louis Agnese, UIW president, presents Brune with the Alumni of Distinction award.

The University of the Incarnate Word’s 2015 Alumni of Distinction for Service in Mission recipient is Rebecca “Becca” Brune ’91 BA, the senior vice president of strategic planning and growth at Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. (MHM). Prior to joining MHM, Brune was vice president of strategic alliances at Goodwill Industries. She spent

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29th Annual Light the Way

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
Over 7,000 guests attended Light the Way at Gayle & Tom Benson Stadium for the official lighting of the campus for the holidays.

Photographic Tour of Light the Way 2015



UIW awarded Clinical Research Initiative

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
Alumni and athletic trainers Jarod Spraggins (left) and Art Gonzalez (right) pictured with Esparza at Lackland AFB.

The University of the Incarnate Word along with Lackland Air Force Base have been awarded a Clinical Research Initiative (CRI) Intramural Research Award to fund a project titled: “Athletic Trainer Integration in U.S. Air Force Basic Training: Reducing Injury and Related Costs.” The project will be led by UIW Athletic Trainers Dr. Shandra Esparza and

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Spinning yarn of stewardship

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
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This fall, Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing students donated, for the second consecutive year, a large bag of skeins of yarn to Maggie Jones, Chaplain at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa New Braunfels Hospital, where the students are conducting clinical rotations. Jones has volunteers who crochet small “prayer blankets” that she lays over patients when she

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UIW’s default rate below national average

Mar 11th, 2016 | By
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For the 2014-15 academic year, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW)awarded $96.1 million in financial assistance to students including grants, loans, work programs, and other forms of aid. At UIW, 95 percent of students receive some form of financial assistance. UIW’s student loan default rate is currently 7.5 percent, well below the overall national

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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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