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Swing-In 2012

Jul 16th, 2012
Swing-In 2012

Nearly 500 auction party guests and 231 golfers made this year’s Swing-In the most successful one in the event’s 35-year history. Thanks to the generous support and commitment of our development board members and many sponsors, over $319,000 was raised for student scholarships. Make plans now to join us for next year’s events: Auction Party,
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Giving Forward

Mar 27th, 2012
Giving Forward

By Diane Echavarria How did you choose Incarnate Word College (IWC) for your education? My dad chose it for me. He wanted me to be a teacher but that is one thing I rebelled on. I wanted to be a dentist but my dad said I could not pull teeth with my skinny arms so
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UIW’s 2011 Phonathon

Nov 29th, 2011
UIW’s 2011 Phonathon

For more than 20 years, students have benefited from alumni donations during Phonathon, an annual UIW event held to raise funds for student scholarships, technology upgrades and student activities. Student callers contact alumni from a call center set up in the Dr. Burton E. Grossman International Conference Center and update UIW graduates on the latest
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Children create endowed scholarship to honor their mother

Jul 21st, 2011
Children create endowed scholarship to honor their mother

 When Zelime Lytle Amen Braun’s children suggested to family and friends that memorial gifts be made to a scholarship in her memory at the University of the Incarnate Word, they could not have anticipated how it would fall into place. But many generous gifts combined to create a scholarship fund, which the children endowed
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Swing-In 2011

Jul 21st, 2011
Swing-In 2011

The 34th Annual Swing-In Auction Party and Golf Tournament raised more than $288,000 in proceeds, the highest result in the history of the event, for student scholarships. More than 300 golfers participated. The 2011 auction party theme was “Mardi Gras” and included dinner featuring Cajun cuisine, live music, a raffle, and live and silent auctions.
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Profiles in Generosity

Mar 18th, 2011
Profiles in Generosity

A legacy honoring special professors Gayle Biehunko Sette graduated summa cum laude from Incarnate Word College in 1973 with a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics. She went on to earn a master’s in computing science from Texas A&M University. After a successful career, she recently retired after 30 years with IBM. A native of Shiner,
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Board member honored with philanthropy award

Nov 15th, 2010
Board member honored with philanthropy award

The University of the Incarnate Word congratulates J. Scott Beckendorf, past UIW Development Board Chairman and a member of the university’s Board of Trustees, on his selection as Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser by the San Antonio Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Each year the organization honors donors, volunteers and professionals whose gifts of time,
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Not your ordinary brick campaign

Nov 15th, 2010
Not your ordinary brick campaign

Many of us have purchased a brick at our children’s schools or at our places of worship. These bricks provide a visible tribute to family and loved ones for years, but sometimes they become worn or the need for new construction arises. This year, the UIW Planned Giving Office is launching a program called 100
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2010 Seton Award Honorees

Nov 15th, 2010
2010 Seton Award Honorees

Gayle and Tom Benson, 2010 Seton Award Honorees Nominated by the University of the Incarnate Word The University of the Incarnate Word nominated university benefactors Gayle and Tom Benson for the National Catholic Educational Association Seton Award. The NCEA is a national association of educators and institutions throughout the United States representing 7.6 million students.
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Photo Contest

Jul 15th, 2010
Photo Contest

We stumped you! Our photo contest for the spring issue was too difficult! No one sent in the correct answer. The photo was of Sr. Antoninus Buckley, who once worked as UIW’s registrar, and Borden’s Elsie the Cow. Elsie visited the campus in the mid-1980s during a national tour. We still have the prize, a
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