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President’s Message

Nov 15th, 2010
President’s Message

Dear Friends: Anniversaries allow us to mark milestones in our lives.  They can also serve as opportunities to look back on what’s been accomplished and how much remains ahead.  My 25th anniversary this year as president of Incarnate Word offers me a chance for both. When I became president of what was then Incarnate Word
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UIW launches San Antonio’s only iPad pilot program

Nov 15th, 2010
UIW launches San Antonio’s only iPad pilot program

By Pat LeMay Burr, distinguished chair and professor of international business When I wrote a white paper for Dr. Louis Agnese outlining how the H-E-B School of Business might initiate an iPad Pilot Program for Fall 2010, I had already begun to outline a process to implement the program in my MBA International Business class.
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Recent university honors

Nov 15th, 2010

UIW named a 2010 Great College to Work For For the second year in a row, The Chronicle of Higher Education selected the University of the Incarnate Word as one of the best colleges to work for in the United States. Committed to providing employees a quality work environment, UIW was named one of the
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UIW film student awarded best director in 48-Hour Film Project

Nov 15th, 2010
UIW film student awarded best director in 48-Hour Film Project

Phillip James, a senior Communication Arts major, was named Best Director for his work on “Finishing School,” a movie produced for The 48-Hour Film Project. The film also won first place in the San Antonio competition and will now compete at the Miami International Film Festival in March, along with 80 other international winners. The
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Nearly 200 turn out for 5th annual Meet the Mission

Nov 15th, 2010
Nearly 200 turn out for 5th annual Meet the Mission

By Ashley Festa UIW’s annual Meet the Mission event, when students and faculty members head out into the community to lend a helping hand at several agencies around the city, celebrated five years in September. The day of service has taken off in terms of popularity; nearly 200 students and faculty members volunteered to spend
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God bless us, every one

Nov 15th, 2010
God bless us, every one

Each October, UIW holds a Blessing of the Animals ceremony to celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and ecology. St. Francis was a Roman Catholic saint who took the gospel literally by following all that Jesus said and did. He believed that God was in everything. To honor
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UIW posts record-breaking enrollment

Nov 15th, 2010

Total enrollment for the fall semester is 7,708, an increase of about 7.6 percent from 2009. UIW has experienced record-breaking enrollment for 24 of the past 25 years, with its enrollment more than doubling since 2000. UIW also set a new record for first-time full-time freshmen at 872, an increase of 164 from last year.
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University update

Nov 15th, 2010
University update

 $2.5 million grant approved – In October, the Department of Education approved UIW’s application to help promote graduate opportunities for Hispanics. The grant will provide $2,586,202 over five years. The Promoting Post-baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program provides grants to expand post-baccalaureate educational opportunities for Hispanic students. The PPOHA also enhances the program quality
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Gift from South Korea erected at Denman Estate

Nov 15th, 2010
Gift from South Korea erected at Denman Estate

By Ashley Festa The University of the Incarnate Word is well known for its established partnerships with schools in cities across the globe. The City of San Antonio likewise is known for its sister city relationships. So it is fitting that a joint venture between the city and UIW would net international friends. Recently, a
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FSOP receives Distinguished Service Award

Nov 15th, 2010
FSOP receives Distinguished Service Award

H-E-B has been impressed with the work going on at the UIW Feik School of Pharmacy, especially the development of the program and the quality of the product – the graduates. In September, H-E-B Pharmacy awarded its first Distinguished Service Award to the FSOP for the school’s contribution to the future of pharmacy. Congratulations to
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