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UIW named a 2013 Great College to Work For

Nov 18th, 2013
UIW named a 2013 Great College to Work For

For the fifth consecutive year, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has been chosen as one of the country’s Great Colleges to Work For, according to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition, for the fourth consecutive year, UIW is one of only 10 four-year universities nationally to attain the prestigious
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UIW sets enrollment record and welcomes new students

Nov 18th, 2013
UIW sets enrollment record and welcomes new students

UIW has set another enrollment record, surpassing the 9,500-mark for the first time in its 132-year history. The university’s global enrollment reached 9,597 students, a 4.5 percent increase from last year. That figure includes more than 600 freshmen students and over 900 students at UIW’s academic site in Mexico City, Mexico. The enrollment has now
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CHASS welcomes new associate dean

Nov 18th, 2013
CHASS welcomes new associate dean

UIW’s College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) welcomes Dr. Jeff Crane as the new associate dean. Crane has taught history at Sam Houston State, Western Illinois University as well as Culver-Stockton College and Columbia College in Missouri. He earned his BA in American studies from The Evergreen State College and his MA and
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New Ceramic & Sculpture Studios dedicated at UIW

Nov 18th, 2013
New Ceramic & Sculpture Studios dedicated at UIW

The University of the Incarnate Word, officially dedicated the new Ruth Eilene Sullivan Ceramic and Sculpture Studios to a longtime UIW friend and benefactor on Sept. 10. The facility is named for UIW Trustee Chairman Emerita Dr. Ruth Eilene Sullivan. Sullivan, a two-term chair of the board of trustees, was awarded an honorary Doctor of
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UIW’s Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources recognized by Society of Human Resources

Nov 18th, 2013

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) announced on Aug. 22 that its Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources has been acknowledged by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for its full alignment with SHRM’s “HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.” Throughout the world, 332 programs in 251 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM
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UIW’s newest residence hall now housing upperclassmen

Nov 18th, 2013
UIW’s newest residence hall now housing upperclassmen

UIW’s newest residence hall, currently referred to as Hillside 3, opened this fall and is now housing upperclassmen. The facility, located adjacent to Joeris Hall on main campus, holds 167 students with a combination of single and double capacity rooms and suited baths. Public areas in the building include a study room, activity room, and
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UIW dedicates the McCracken House

Nov 18th, 2013
UIW dedicates the McCracken House

At an event held Aug. 7, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) honored Dean of Alumni Emeritus Dr. Richard “Dick” McCracken by officially naming its newest office facility the McCracken House. Since 1964, McCracken has served Incarnate Word in many capacities as an English professor, director of public relations, and as dean of alumni
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Construction is underway on UIW’s new Fine Arts Center

Nov 18th, 2013
Construction is underway on UIW’s new Fine Arts Center

The expansion and renovation of UIW’s Fine Arts facilities is underway. The new Fine Arts Center will contain over 55,000 square feet of space devoted to arts education including studio, classroom and office space; gallery and performance space; and new and updated equipment and technology. Construction on the Music Building began over the summer. It’s
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UIW celebrates Incarnate Word Day and recognizes CCVI Spirit Award recipients

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW celebrates Incarnate Word Day and recognizes CCVI Spirit Award recipients

On April 8, the UIW community celebrated Incarnate Word Day with its founding congregation, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. The annual event was held in observance of the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Incarnation of the Eternal Word, God. The day’s festivities included a reception on
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UIW students get an opportunity to meet with U.S. Congressmen

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW students get an opportunity to meet with U.S. Congressmen

  (Pictured L-R) Co-founder of the Institute for Civility in Government Cassandra Dahnke, U.S. Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX 21), UIW President Dr. Louis Agnese, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX 28), and Co-founder of the Institute for Civility in Government Tomas Spath pose for a photo in the Grossman International Conference Center (ICC) auditorium. On May
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