At the invitation of the School of Math, Science & Engineering, Paula Gold-Williams, President and CEO of CPS Energy and member of the UIW Board of Trustees opened the 2018 Spring Energy Symposium. Gold-Williams spoke about the latest trends in the energy industry and offered information to students interested in joining the competitive energy job market.
Our Lady’s Chapel Services
All are welcome.
Jesus and his message is counter-culture: “The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.” Matthew 21: 42
Catholic Women Preach, the Third Sunday of Lent
Catholic Women Preach is an innovative project designed to address some of the most pressing challenges facing the Church today. This Sunday, Sr. Martha Ann Kirk will lend her voice to the project. To hear Sr. Martha Ann’s proclamation click: Catholic Women Preach – Sunday, March 4, 2018
Mission & Ministry Reconciliation Service
As we approach the celebration of Holy Week and Easter, University Mission & Ministry invites the community to a prayerful celebration of the sacrament of reconciliation where you will have an opportunity to spend time in prayer and reflection as we open our hearts to God for reconciliation and healing. “A clean heart create for me, God; renew within me a steadfast spirit.” (Psalm 51: 12) The Reconciliation Service will take place at 5 p.m., on Wednesday, March 7 in Our Lady's Chapel.
Sisters' Stories: Courage, Compassion, and Joy
We remember that Incarnate Word Sisters have been an important part of that history since 1869. Students from the “Women and Faith” and “Spirituality and Prayer” classes will share stories and pictures that they have been researching on Thursday, March 8 from noon to 1 p.m., in the Madeleine Room at the Village of Incarnate Word. How can we carry these wonderful traditions of lives of generous service into the future? Join us for lunch and discussion. For registration, please email Sr. Marichui at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Mission and Ministry - Alternative Spring Break
University Mission & Ministry is hosting its 9th Annual Alternative Spring Break this March. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. daily from Monday, March 12 through Friday, March 16 in the McDermott Convocation Center before going out into the community. The bus will depart from the Convocation Center at 8:30 a.m., and return to campus by 3 p.m. This year our efforts will be focused on painting houses and doing neighborhood clean-up around the Frank Garrett Community Center. You can volunteer for one, two, or all seven days. For info, contact Dr. Adam Mulder at (210) 805-3690 / email@example.com or Dr. Joleen Beltrami at (210) 829-3875 / firstname.lastname@example.org. To sign up, please visit: http://uiw.edu/mission/services/asb2018.html
"For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me a drink, a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you cared for me, in prison and you visited me....whatever you did for one of the least brothers/sisters of mine, you did for me" (Mt 25:31-36, 40). On behalf of all those who are without food, we invite members of the UIW community to consider donating a can food --knowing that this gift is a gift to Word made flesh. As always, thank you for your generosity and act of love. For more information contact the Mission & Ministry Office at (210) 832-5316.
The UIW Theatre presents the inspiring musical, GODSPELL from through March 3 in the Coates Theatre. Using a variety of games, storytelling techniques, and parables from the Gospel of Matthew, a group of students learn the importance of love, kindness and inclusion from a master teacher. It is a hummable, hand clapping, move-to-the-beat musical you won’t want to miss. Adults: $12 Seniors: $9 Non-UIW Students: $8 Groups (10 or more): $7 UIW Students, Faculty and Staff may attend free of charge. For tickets, contact Chrissie Young at (210) 829-3810 or email@example.com.
UIW Cardinal Singers
The UIW Cardinal Singers (chamber choir) will present a concert as part of the Chapel of the Incarnate Word Concert Series on Sunday, March 4 from 3 to 4 p.m. Musical selections will cover a broad range of styles, languages, and cultures, from rhythmic and fun to heartfelt and beautiful. All are welcome. For more information, contact Bill Gokelman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (210) 829-3848.
UIW Health and Wellness Fair
The UIW Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Tuesday, March 6, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., in the Wellness Center. Over 30 vendors will be on site to promote health and administer basic biometric screening. There will be music and door prizes. The event is sponsored by UIW Health Services, the Employee Wellness Committee, Student Wellness Committee and Human Resources. The UIW Health and Wellness Fair is free to all UIW and its surrounding community. For more information email email@example.com
Sr. Margaret Mary (Lucilla), CCVI Nursing Lecture
The Inaugural Sr. Margaret Mary (Lucilla), CCVI Nursing Lecture will take place on March 6, 2018, at 3:30 pm, at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, Goldsbury Center for Children & Families Auditorium, 333 N. Santa Rosa Street. The lecture will be presented by Karen Weis, PhD, RNC-OB, FAAN on "Prenatal Maternal Identity Formation and the Relationship to Birth Outcomes.” The lecture was endowed through a generous gift from Andrew, BSN ’67, and Mary Ann Rankin. Sr. Lucilla’s teachings positively impacted Andrew’s nursing career The lecture is his way of honor Sr. Lucilla’s memory for her contributions to the nursing profession of the many students’ lives she touched. For more information, contact Delia Meyer at (210) 283-6499 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WGS Legacy Panel: The Mission Continues
Please join us for our 2018 WGS Legacy Panel on Tuesday, March 6 at 3 p.m., in the Mabee Library Special Collections Room. Dr. Alex Antram, director of the Headwaters Coalition, Dr. Lisa Uribe, director of Women's Global Connection, and Sr. Mary Henry CCVI, director of the Heritage Center, will share how they are continuing the CCVI Sisters' Mission through their personal and professional stories before engaging in a conversation with the audience. Everyone is welcome, and snacks will be provided. For more information contact, Tanja Stampfl at (210) 829-3885 or email@example.com.
Art of the Texas Sacred Springs
The UIW Department of Art and Headwaters at Incarnate Word present Art of the Texas Sacred Springs. The first of five sites in a pilgrimage honoring the springs of South Central Texas and Connecting People to nature through Art. An opening reception will take place on Friday, March 9 from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Kelso Art Center. The exhibit will be on display through April 8. The Headwaters at Incarnate Word has partnered with a group of passionate professional artists to organize a month long art show celebrating the region’s major springs with a special focus on our own Blue Hole, the source spring of the San Antonio River. The exhibit and accompanying events invite the public to experience these essential springs through various artistic mediums. The special events accompanying the exhibit are free but require registration to secure seating. For more information visit: https://www.headwaters-iw.org/exhibition. Register at: https://www.headwaters-iw.org/calendar/
UIW Community Garden Workday
The community is invited to join us for the UIW Community Garden Workday on Saturday, March 24 from 9 – 11 a.m. Come be a part of UIW’s ongoing sustainability initiatives and the WORD IN ACTION celebrating President Evans’ upcoming inauguration. Volunteers will have the opportunity to help beautify and prolong the life of the campus' Community Garden by helping stain current wood décor, prepare expanded garden beds for polluter plants and harvest current vegetation of food-based plants. There will be many fun and rejuvenating activities at this family friendly event. People of all ages are welcome to come out and be a part of the UIW family. For more information, please contact Teofilo Reyes at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210-829-2764.
Save the Date for the 2018 “Cutting Edge” Fashion Show set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 18 in the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room. This official Fiesta event displays the latest fashion created and presented by UIW Fashion design students. The collections include garments students have illustrated, designed and constructed in a year-long fashion capstone course. Each collection is centered on an individual theme ranging from a season, a color or market segment. From sound and lighting to staging and contracting professional models, UIW students experience every aspect of planning a professional runway show. Proceeds benefit student scholarships in UIW’s Fashion Management Program. For tickets, contact the UIW Development Office at (210) 829-6013 or email@example.com.
Women’s History Month: Did You Know?
National Women's History Month can be traced back March 8, 1857 when women started protesting over working conditions.
Early Voting Underway
Early voting is now underway and will continue until through today, Friday, March 2. Election Day is Tuesday, March 6. Voting is your opportunity to exercise your civic duty. For more information, about candidates and early voting locations visit the Bexar County Elections Dept. The Bexar County Elections Department is responsible for voter registration activities and election operations throughout Bexar County.
A Message from VP Campus Life and Facilities Management Dr. David M. Jurenovich
As part of the University’s Campus Master Planning initiative, we welcome the consulting group, Dober Lidsky Mathey back to our San Antonio sites beginning Monday, March 5. As has been shared prior,the Dober Lidsky Mathey team specializes in campus facility and space needs planning, having prepared 107 campus-plan studies for colleges and universities over the past 30 years.
Visiting our campus from Dober Lidsky Mathey, again, will be Art Lidsky and George Mathey. Join me in extending a warm Cardinal welcome to their team during their visit as they assess our many classrooms, labs, offices, etc. They will also be examining vehicular and pedestrian traffic and parking patterns, as well. For security and identification purposes each of the consultants will be wearing a visitor identification badge.
Finally, as our consultants study the campus facilities and areas, they will make every effort to not be disruptive to our day-to-day activities. Thank you for your cooperation and patience.
Dissertation Defense - Thomas A. Dotter
Thomas Dotter, candidate for the Doctor of Business Administration degree, is holding a public defense of his dissertation on Monday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m., in Nursing Building room 142. The dissertation title is "Factors Impacting the Intent to Use an Interactive Visual Aid on a Tablet PC Platform by a Biotechnology Sales Force." Dr. Vess Johnson is his dissertation committee chair. For more information, contact Duncan Hayse at (210) 829-2758 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dissertation Defense Tiffany Wetz
Tiffany Wetz, candidate for the Doctor of Business Administration degree, will host a public defense of her dissertation on Monday, March 5 at 1:00 p.m., in Nursing Building room 142. Tiffany's dissertation is titled "Primary Care-Related Emergency Department Use." Dr. Alberto Rubio is her dissertation committee chair. For more information, contact Duncan Hayse at (210) 829-2758 or email@example.com.
Dissertation Defense - Emma Santa Maria
Emma Santa Maria will hold a public defense of her dissertation in the Mabee Library Special Collections Room on Monday, March 5 at 4 p.m. Her dissertation is titled "Superando Barreras: Exploring Barriers Mexican-American Women Overcame as They Pursued a Higher Education." Dr. Noah Kasraie is chair of Emma's dissertation committee. For more information, contact Duncan Hayse at (210) 829-2758 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ettling Center for Civic Leadership & Sustainability invites the community to participate in the WORD IN ACTION celebrating President Evans’ upcoming inauguration by participating in various service activities. For more information, please contact us at 210-283-6423 or visit us in AD 158
Donate Used Glasses for Los Quijotes of San Antonio Health Ambassadors
Please consider donating used glasses that will be used for the 2018 Health Mission trip to the southern part of Mexico, focusing on serving the indigenous population of the state of Oaxaca. Our goal is to collect 100 glasses single vision or readers (no bifocals or progressives). Donations will be accepted through March 23.
Drop off locations:
Clothing Drive for Southwest ISD
Donations will help stock the Southwest Independent School District Clothing Closet. Our goal is to collect 250 clothing items. Please consider donating clean and gently used:
Drop off your items in any of the Residence Halls and in the Ettling Center in AD 158. Donations will be accepted through March 23.
Koins 4 Kids
Please consider donating your loose change to help provide uniforms and school supplies for the 365 children attending the Jose Cardenas Early Childhood Head Start Center in the Edgewood Independent School District. Our goal is to raise $500. Donations will be accepted through March 23.
Drop your change at any of these locations:
Alumni and other community members are invited to watch a live stream of the UIW Presidential Inauguration. All are invited to attend Thursday, March 22 at the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room, 5 – 7 p.m. RSVP www.uiwalumni.org/watchparty.
Jonathan Lovejoy, Acting Dean for the School of Applied Sciences and Director of Military Initiatives, left, met with VADM Luke McCollum, a native Texan and current Chief of Navy Reserve Commander, during a military reception to honor our Navy Service Members during Navy Week Thursday, 22 February 2018 at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce offices. San Antonio was one of only 14 cities chosen to celebrate a Navy Week this year.
The Women's and Gender Studies program invited the community to a screening and roundtable discussion about Embrace, a documentary that discusses body image in the twenty-first century on Wednesday, on Feb 28 in the Seddon Recital Hall. After the documentary, there was a roundtable discussion with Dr. Emily Clark (English and Women's and Gender Studies), Dr. Ben Miele (English). Dr. Scott Dittloff (Political Science) and UIW student Elizabeth Hidalgo (Music and English).
The Ettling Center for Civic Leadership and Sustainability presented Liturgical Outreach "War Is Never Just” by David Swanson on Wednesday, Feb. 28 in the Mabee Library Auditorium. Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. He is also a 2015, 2016, 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee.
Students pose for a photo at the color throwing event celebrating the South Asian celebration of Holi on Thursday, March 1 on Dubuis Lawn.
Michael Drumm defended his dissertation on Wednesday Feb. 28. The dissertation title is "Organizational Leadership Preparation: An Exploration of Recently Ordained Roman Catholic Priests." Dr. Noah Kasraie is his dissertation committee chair. Pictured above with Dr. Kasraie and Drumm is Dr. Sharon Herbers.
The UIW 2018 Fiesta Medal is on sale now in the Campus Engagement Office and in the UIW Bookstore for only $10. For more information, contact Janine Chavez at (210) 829-3817 or at email@example.com
University employees receive free admission to the McNay Art Museum and the San Antonio Museum of Art with their valid UIW ID. Additional fees may apply to exhibitions. For info, contact (210) 829-6019.
San Antonio Museum of Art Current Exhibitions:
McNay Art Museum Current Exhibitions:
Captain Seth Eastman’s Journey with a Sketchbook: Down the Mississippi - Through April 1, 2018
100 Years of Printmaking in San Antonio: Mary Bonner - Through April 1, 2018
RSO Faculty installed as TOA President
Dr. Jenny Terrell, Clinical Assistant Professor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry was installed as the President of the Texas Optometric Association on Saturday, February 24, 2018. She is the fifth woman to serve in this capacity and will work as the leader of Texas Optometry for the next year.
What Next? A Crucial Question in Improving Writing
Identifying what has gone well and what needs work promotes all kinds of learning, including the complex task of improving a piece of writing. The National Research Council endorses this process—called metacognition-- for its solid research base. Participants will learn to design and use “essay wrappers” and other tools that help students take a metacognitive look at their writing. The first ten faculty members to register and attend each session will receive $100 stipends. Presenter: Amanda Johnston (Writing and Learning Center)
Mon 3-5 (noon, lunch) and Wed 3-7 (8:00, breakfast) in Admin 212
HEBSBA Brown Bag Faculty Research Presentation Series
Join us Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from noon to 1 p.m., in the Mabee Library Special Collections Room, when Dr. Al Rubio presents the research on "Teaching professional writing skills to marketing students." Co-author Dr. Tanja Stampfl, UIW English Department, and Dr. Rubio will present the paper at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference in Toronto.
Dialogue and Diversity
After experiencing three ways students might “talk in class”--discussion, debate, and dialogue—participants will discuss the traits of each. The session’s participants will learn the rewards and challenges of promoting dialogue among diverse groups of students.
Presenter: Sandy Guzman (education)
Tues 3-6 (noon, lunch) and Thurs 3-8 (4:15, drinks and snacks) in Admin 212
Study Abroad - International SOS Information Session
The Study Abroad Office will host International SOS representative, Tony Roop. International SOS provides medical, security and logistical expertise to help safeguard our international travelers. Mr. Roop will review the many services International SOS offers, to include assistance app, 24/7 assistance center, and pre-trip advisories. This session is set for Thursday, March 8 at 4 p.m., in the Mabee Library Auditorium. For details, contact Alanna Taylor at (210) 805-5709 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructional Technology upcoming training sessions
Several training sessions are scheduled covering a variety of topics. For more information and to sign up for about any of the upcoming sessions, please contact Terry Peak at (210) 218-8795.
At the conclusion of this workshop, users will be able to:
•Build a workgroup and share documents and folders
•Create a shared inbox and calendar
•Use Forms to create a survey, collaborative activity and an engaging student poll
Click here to register http://bit.ly/2jCXWSh (Online training)
At the conclusion of this seminar, you will be able to:
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Professional Development Workshop
The Accounting Society is hosting a Professional Development Workshop to help students learn to navigate the job market. The event is open to all majors and runs from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. today, Friday, March 2, 2018, in the Student Engagement Center (SEC) room 2050.
UIWPD Spring Break - Car Care Clinic
UIW Police Department will be hosting a free Car Care Clinic on Wednesday, March 7 and Thursday, March 8 from noon to 3 p.m., in front of the Kelso Art Center. Spring Break can be both an exciting and dangerous time. Let’s work together and make it just a bit safer for our students. No one wants to have a break down in the middle of nowhere. We have been able to partner with Valvoline Instant Oil Change on Broadway to provide a basic vehicle safety inspection before the long road trip.
Mechanics will be checking the following areas:
Students will be given a copy of the issues noted. The checklist also contains several spring break safety tips from the Police Department. For details contact Officer Jim Snow at (210) 829-3906 or email@example.com
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Women's Global Connection Roshnic 2018 Fashion Show
Join Women’s Global Connection for the Roshnic 2018 Fashion Show, Sunday, March 4, from 2 – 6 p.m., in the McCombs Center Rosenberg Skyroom. Former San Antonio Express-News Fashion Writer Michael Quintanilla will host the event. Proceeds benefit Women’s Global Connection. To purchase advance $50 tickets and learn more, visit https://www.womensglobalconnection.org/events/
The Visitation House Ministries 2018 Fiesta Medal is here. Supplies are limited. Medals can be purchased at the Women’s Global Connection Offices located in the Brackenridge Villa, Lower Level, or at Visitation House, 945 W. Huisache, for a suggested donation of $10. The design presents the ministry logo of the Visitation, featuring Mary and Elizabeth. Proceeds benefit women and children who are experiencing Homelessness. Visitation House is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. Call Cynthia Bossard at (210) 735-6910 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice. To request disability accommodation for events listed in this newsletter, visit www.uiw.edu/ada.