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Dedicated to serving others

Mar 14th, 2013
Dedicated to serving others

By Rebecca Esparza ’99 BBA & ’03 MBA When Katie Young ’11 BA started her freshman year at UIW, she had no idea what she wanted to study. But she did know one thing: she wanted to make a special impact on the lives of others. “I was ready to study anything and everything,” she
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UIW alumnus shines in internship, changes lives

Mar 14th, 2013
UIW alumnus shines in internship, changes lives

By Deyanira Romo Rossell Chatting for six hours a day may not sound like the most effective use of time for a young college intern, but when the conversation is with people suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI), it can change lives. While internships give college students a very beneficial jump start on their career
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Sharing spiritual treasures with the next generation

Mar 14th, 2013
Sharing spiritual treasures with the next generation

By Steve Hemphill A faith journey can lead you down a path that sometimes unfolds right in front of you. For many, this journey can be difficult or bewildering at times and transcendent at others. For alumna Mary Jane Hardy ’63 BS, her faith journey has taken her through San Antonio history and back. Hardy,
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UIW Executive Council 2012-2013

Mar 14th, 2013
UIW Executive Council 2012-2013

Back row, left to right: Sr. Walter Maher, CCVI, vice president for Mission and Ministry, has been with UIW since 1972. Maher previously served as a general councilor for the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. She has a Master of Arts in marriage and family therapy from St. Mary’s University
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UIW’s Development Board, cultivating a community for the future

Mar 14th, 2013
UIW’s Development Board, cultivating a community for the future

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA Founded in the early 1970s by former university President Sr. Margaret Patrice Slattery, CCVI, UIW’s Development Board collaborates closely with the university’s Institutional Advancement staff. The board helps to generate and ensure the financial support necessary to provide quality education to students beyond tuition expenses. Board members work with President
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Debbie and Naty Saidoff Center celebrates grand opening

Nov 16th, 2012
Debbie and Naty Saidoff Center celebrates grand opening

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) officially opened the Debbie and Naty Saidoff Center with a celebration held on Aug. 30, 2012. The $7.5-million state-of-the-art facility serves as home to the university’s new School of Physical Therapy and its newest Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCaP) location. The 75,000 square
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UIW Welcomes New Administrators

Nov 16th, 2012
UIW Welcomes New Administrators

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA Along with a new and exciting 2012-13 academic year at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), several administrative changes have occurred. UIW is proud to welcome the administrators to their respective positions and introduce them to our alumni and the community. Dr. Denise Doyle, former UIW provost, serves as
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Mathematical equation sums it up for local arts organization

Nov 16th, 2012
Mathematical equation sums it up for local arts organization

By Crystale Lopez Danica Martinez and Mario Perez, both senior math majors at the University of the Incarnate Word, took a fraction of their summer to help a non-profit organization plan for their future, and in doing so, the duo made history. Martinez and Perez completed their internship with ARTS SA, a non-profit organization that
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SETTING THE STAGE

Nov 16th, 2012
SETTING THE STAGE

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA For the lucky, a passion can become a profession. For Asia Ciaravino ’98, the new CEO of San Pedro Playhouse, her work and her passion for the theatre are one in the same. A professional actor and accomplished business woman, Ciaravino has devoted her life to the theatre and holds
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For UIW Student, Several Apples a Day Pay for Study Abroad

Nov 16th, 2012
For UIW Student, Several Apples a Day Pay for Study Abroad

By Deyanira Romo Rossell Chamoy apples offer a little taste of Mexico to anyone who bites into these tamarind and chili-covered treats. Twenty-one-year- old Nepthtali Valdez got the recipe just right, adding a real kick to his college experience at the University of the Incarnate Word. The UIW senior and his mom coated hundreds of
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