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UIW Extended Run Players awarded $5,000 grant from Orsinger Foundation

Mar 11th, 2014

UIW’s Extended Run Players are pleased to announce the receipt of a $5,000 grant awarded to the organization by the Genevieve and Ward Orsinger Foundation. The grant allows the Extended Run Players to take their production of “Memories on Review: Tales from World War II” to area high schools free of charge. This readers’ theatre
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11th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Mar 11th, 2014
11th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) honored all who have served our country at UIW’s 11th Annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 7. The ceremony took place on the Dubuis Lawn located on main campus. Speaker for the event was UIW student Maj. Tony Patterson (USA), OD. Patterson is an optometrist at the San
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UIW hires founding dean of new School of Osteopathic Medicine

Mar 11th, 2014
UIW hires founding dean of new School of Osteopathic Medicine

UIW is proud to announce the selection of the founding dean of its School of Osteopathic Medicine, Robyn Phillips-Madson, DO, MPH. Most recently, Madson has been the dean and chief academic officer at the Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, Wash., where she had previously taught and served as chair of the
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Alumna of Distinction

Mar 11th, 2014
Alumna of Distinction

The 2013 Alumna of Distinction for service in Mission was presented to Veronica Vela Whitacre ’81 BA during the commencement ceremony. In May 2013, Whitacre was elected to serve as city commissioner for District 6 in McAllen, Texas. She is also a member of the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club of
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UIW celebrates the Fall Class of 2013

Mar 11th, 2014
UIW celebrates the Fall Class of 2013

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) conferred degrees to graduates at a fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 8 in the Joe and Harry Freeman Coliseum. The commencement honored students who completed their undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D. or professional degrees in August or at the closing of the fall semester. Seven hundred twenty-three students participated in
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UIW Confers Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree to South Korean Mayor Kang Un-tae

Nov 18th, 2013
UIW Confers Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree to South Korean Mayor Kang Un-tae

On July 10, UIW conferred an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree upon The Honorable Kang Un-tae, the Mayor of Gwangju, South Korea. This honor is the most prestigious the university can confer on an individual. UIW Provost Dr. Kathi Light welcomed Kang calling him “a leader in his country and friend to UIW and
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UIW Welcomes Dr. Forrest Aven, Jr., as Dean of H-E-B School of Business & Administration

Nov 18th, 2013
UIW Welcomes Dr. Forrest Aven, Jr., as Dean of H-E-B School of Business & Administration

UIW is proud to welcome Dr. Forrest F. Aven, Jr., as dean of the H-E-B School of Business & Administration. Prior to joining UIW, Aven spent 23 years at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD). While at UHD, Aven served as the interim dean for the College of Business, associate dean, department chair for management and
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UIW offers new program

Nov 18th, 2013

UIW’s Extended Academic Programs (EAP) is starting a new cohort for the Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA) degree this fall where students can complete an accelerated graduate business degree in as little as 10 months. The MSBA is designed to enhance each student’s understanding of the fundamental practices of business while enabling them
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UIW charges full speed ahead into the NCAA Division 1 – Southland Conference

Nov 18th, 2013
UIW charges full speed ahead into the NCAA Division 1 – Southland Conference

Excitement filled the air at UIW on July 1 as UIW President Dr. Louis Agnese and Southland Conference Commissioner Tom Burnett raised the conference flag, officially commemorating the university’s first day in the NCAA Division 1 Southland Conference (SLC). Held on Dubuis Lawn, hundreds of Cardinals fans cheered at the celebration marking the first day
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UIW’s Rosenberg School of Optometry achieves accreditation

Nov 18th, 2013
UIW’s Rosenberg School of Optometry achieves accreditation

The University of the Incarnate Word’s Rosenberg School of Optometry (UIWRSO) has been granted the classification of “ACCREDITED” effective March 20, 2013 by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) of the American Optometric Association. The classification of “ACCREDITED” indicates that the program meets the ACOE standards for accreditation. The council found the UIWRSO to
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