Campus News

UIW celebrates the Class of 2015

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
(Pictured L-R) Cornyn, Davila-Burnett, and Dr. Louis Agnese, UIW president, share a photo at spring commencement.

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) conferred degrees to over 1000 graduates at four spring commencement ceremonies. The commencement schedule included ceremonies for the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) on May 8, the Rosenberg School of Optometry (RSO) and School of Physical Therapy (SoPT) on May 9, held at the Alice P. McDermott Convocation

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UIW student crowned Miss Fiesta San Antonio

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
Miss Fiesta 
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Alixzandra 
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On March 5, University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) senior Alixzandra Paloma Travieso Peña was crowned Miss Fiesta San Antonio 2015. Peña was selected among seven finalists by a panel of judges. Selection was based on poise, appearance, presentation skills, and a community service project proposal to be implemented during tenure as Miss Fiesta. Miss

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The 2015 Cutting Edge™ Fiesta® Fashion Show

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
A design by Veasna, who took top prize, at Cutting Edge, presented in memory of Kathleen Watson.

Nearly 700 guests joined the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) to celebrate 35 years of fashion at the 2015 Cutting Edge Fiesta Fashion Show. To mark the momentous occasion, this year’s show was held in the new Tobin Center for the Performing Arts which provided a unique backdrop for the breathtaking event. The show

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UIW hosts Las Hermanas Symposium

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
The kickoff event, a Las Hermanas roundtable discussion, “Remembering the Past, Envisioning the Future,” included (pictured L-R) moderator Sr. Maria Eva Flores, CDP (OLLU); and speakers Sr. Sylvia Sedillo, SL; Teresita Basso; and Sr. Yolanda Tarango, CCVI.  Each of the three speakers contributed to the founding of Las Hermanas in 1971, and spoke about their early and subsequent experiences with the movement.

Sponsored by the College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Office of Mission & Ministry, and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the University of Incarnate Word (UIW) proudly hosted “Las Hermanas: The Struggle is One,” March 19-21, in the new Seddon Recital Hall. The symposium was among several events UIW hosted in

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UIW presents 2015 Pierre Lecture

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
Dr. Stacey Floyd-Thomas

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) Religious Studies Department and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word were proud to present the 13th Annual Pierre Lecture on Feb. 19 in the CHRISTUS Heritage Hall located at the Village at Incarnate Word. The 2015 lecture featured a presentation by Dr. Stacey Floyd-Thomas, associate professor

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Mexican consulate presents $60,000 check to UIW for student scholarships

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
(Pictured L-R) Consul Jose Antonio Larios; UIW President 
Dr. Louis J. Agnese, Jr.; and UIW Vice President of International Affairs Marcos Fragoso.

At a press conference held in February, the Mexican consulate presented a $60,000 check to the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) to fund scholarships for students of Mexican origin as part of the IME Fellowship Program. The scholarship program IME-BECAS was created in 2005 as an initiative of the Mexican Government to contribute to

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Marching Cardinals unveil new uniform

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
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On March 4, the community was invited to a special unveiling of the new Marching Cardinals uniform and tour of the new UIW Music Building. Dr. Brett Richardson (left), assistant professor and coordinator of music education, presented the new band uniform, modeled by music student Arnulfo Hernandez. The uniforms were custom designed by Fred J.

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UIW welcomes Texas Academy of Science 118th Annual Meeting

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
UIW student Erik Coronado (pictured) won the best undergraduate poster award for the computer science category at the TAS meeting. Student Elizabeth Gutierrez won the best undergraduate poster presentation in neuroscience and Erica Renee Johnson was judged as the top prize in math and tied for second place in the overall best undergraduate presentation in all categories.

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) School of Math, Science & Engineering welcomed the 118th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science (TAS), March 6-8. More than 600 scientists attended the meeting held on the university campus. In addition to the 250 oral and poster presentations of their scientific research, the Texas Distinguished Scientist

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New residence hall named in honor of Watson

Jul 13th, 2015 | By
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As of May 31, the Kathleen Watson Enrollment Center, located on Broadway directly across from main campus, was no longer UIW property. The building originally housed the Office of Admissions, Office of Human Resources, Center for Veterans Affairs, and Office of Research and Graduate Studies, among others; those departments have moved to various locations throughout

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UIW breaks ground for new Professional Golf Management facility

Mar 13th, 2015 | By
UIW Golf

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) H-E-B School of Business and Administration (HEBSBA) held a groundbreaking Dec. 3 for its new Professional Golf Management facility located at The Republic Golf Course. The 13,000 square foot $3.5 million facility will be home to UIW’s Professional Golf Management Program (PGM) and the men’s and women’s NCAA

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