Pictured L – R: UIW President Dr. Louis J. Agnese, Jr., Imam Abdur-Rahim Muhammad, Stanley and Sandra Rosenberg and Rabbi Mark Diamond gather prior to Friday’s UIW graduation.
UIW President Dr. Louis J. Agnese. Jr., addresses the graduates at the May 12 Commencement Ceremony.
SAN ANTONIO – The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) conferred degrees to graduates at two spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 10 and Sunday, May 12. The Friday ceremony was held in UIW’s Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center. The Sunday commencement ceremony was held in the Joe and Harry Freeman Coliseum located at 3201 E Houston St. San Antonio, TX 78219. A total of 929 students were conferred degrees. continued
At a grand opening celebration held Monday, May 13, officials from Bexar County and the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) officially opened the UIW Brainpower Center for Fencing and International Sports. Among the special guests were former Olympians, community leaders and Courtney and Kelley Hurley, Olympic bronze team medal winners at the 2012 summer games held in London. continued
San Antonio – On Monday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 1, UIW’s Rosenberg School of Optometry (UIWRSO) teamed up with Northside Independent School District (NISD) to provide free eye exams to 60 pre-selected students between the ages of 5 and 9 years who failed their school vision screenings. These children either did not have vision insurance or the ability to pay for comprehensive eye care. UIWRSO optometry students, under the direction of UIWRSO clinic faculty, provided free eye examinations and the Essilor Vision Foundation provided free frames and lenses. continued
UIW is pleased to announce that Dr. Marshall Eidson, vice president for information resources, is one of 21 senior-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI) to participate in a year-long Executive Leadership Academy. continued
SAN ANTONIO – A record crowd of over 900 guests packed San Antonio’s Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Monday, April 22, for the University of the Incarnate Word’s Cutting Edge Fiesta® Fashion Show held in memory of Kathleen Watson. The show is dedicated to Watson in recognition of her work and support of the UIW Mission. Watson was instrumental in transforming a small, annual student fashion show into today’s successful event showcasing student talent and creativity while raising funds for scholarships in the UIW fashion department. continued
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