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Message From The President

Mar 27th, 2012
Message From The President

Dear Friends: The last few months have been a whirlwind of activity at the University of the Incarnate Word, much of it centered on our efforts to increase the visibility of the UIW brand. In January, a university delegation that included several members of the Board of Trustees met with officials from the Southland Conference
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UIW Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Light the Way

Mar 27th, 2012
UIW Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Light the Way

The University of the Incarnate Word hosted nearly 7,000 guests at the 25th anniversary celebration of Light the Way on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium. An evening of surprises and special guests decorated the event. A highlight of the evening included the surprise announcement of a $25,000 scholarship, by H-E-B
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UIW Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Receives Accreditation and Begins Construction on New Building

Mar 27th, 2012
UIW Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Receives Accreditation and Begins Construction on New Building

In November 2011, UIW received the approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, becoming the second Catholic university with a DPT program in the southern tier of the United States. This accreditation includes the post-professional program to be offered online to individuals who hold
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UIW Celebrates the Class of 2011

Mar 27th, 2012
UIW Celebrates the Class of 2011

The University of the Incarnate Word celebrated the fall class of 2011 at two commencement ceremonies. The first ceremony was held Friday, Dec. 9, and honored graduates of the university’s masters and Ph.D. programs. Tejano music star Patsy Torres graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy and became a UIW triple threat having also earned both
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Alumna of Distinction

Mar 27th, 2012
Alumna of Distinction

The 2011 Alumna of Distinction for Professional Achievement, Marina Garcia Marmolejo, BA ’92 was also recognized at the fall 2011 ceremony. Marmolejo is a United States district judge for the Southern District of Texas. She was born in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas Mexico. Marmolejo lived in Nuevo Laredo for ten years prior to immigrating to the
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UIW holds 9th Annual Veterans Day celebration

Mar 27th, 2012
UIW holds 9th Annual Veterans Day celebration

The University of the Incarnate Word honored all who have served our country at UIW’s 9th Annual Veterans Day ceremony Thursday, Nov. 10 on Dubuis Lawn. This year’s speakers included UIW students, both retired and active duty. Ret. Air Force Lt. Col. Laurel Smyth presided as a guest speaker. Smyth has served all over the
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UIW celebrates students at annual President’s Spaghetti Dinner

Mar 27th, 2012
UIW celebrates students at annual President’s Spaghetti Dinner

University of the Incarnate Word President Dr. Louis Agnese treated 880 students to a free spaghetti dinner with the ambiance of a five-star dining experience at the annual President’s Spaghetti Dinner held Tuesday, Nov. 29 in the Rosenberg Sky Room. The President’s Spaghetti Dinner is UIW’s way of saying “thank you” to students who make
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Dr. Agnese book now available

Mar 27th, 2012
Dr. Agnese book now available

When Dr. Lou Agnese was hired as the eighth president of Incarnate Word College in 1985, he was one of the youngest university presidents in the United States. At 33, the Brooklyn native faced the daunting challenge of reviving an institution with a shrinking enrollment and an uncertain future whose student demographics were out of
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Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Well Underway

Mar 27th, 2012
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Well Underway

The University of the Incarnate Word’s Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing is now offering a new program for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) interested in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. “The program began in Aug. 2011 and we currently have nine students enrolled,” said Dr. Laura Muñoz, director of the DNP program.
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President’s Interfaith Community Service Campus Challenge

Mar 27th, 2012
President’s Interfaith Community Service Campus Challenge

The University of the Incarnate Word is currently one of approximately 250 universities in the United States participating in President Obama’s Challenge for Interfaith Service and Community Development. UIW has committed to develop an ongoing program of interfaith and cultural dialogue through assisting the refugee population in San Antonio and on-campus through educational initiatives. “Taking
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