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Fashion students’ winning designs hit the runway

Jul 21st, 2011
Fashion students’ winning designs hit the runway

Nearly 800 guests packed San Antonio’s Grand Hyatt Hotel for the annual Cutting Edge Fiesta® Fashion Show. Senior Andrea Sepulveda’s collection of bold and unique coats, which she called Looking through the Looking Glass, was inspired by the curved lines of modern sculpture and created with a mix of silk and wool fabrics hand dyed
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Tech Fair showcases UIW technology trends

Jul 21st, 2011
Tech Fair showcases UIW technology trends

By Ashley Festa The UIW Technology Department’s first Tech Fair offered an array of presentations and demonstrations to the more than 500 students, faculty and staff who attended. The fair highlighted a wide range of technologies used at UIW and helped increase the community’s knowledge about emerging tools and devices that can enhance teaching and
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San Antonio Spurs’ David Robinson speaks to Class of 2011

Jul 21st, 2011
San Antonio Spurs’ David Robinson speaks to Class of 2011

For the first time, the University of the Incarnate Word held a commencement ceremony at the Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium. David Robinson, formerly of the San Antonio Spurs, offered up words of support to the new graduates. “One of the things I want to encourage you in today is to dream big. Nothing changes
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UIW community Easter egg hunt a huge success

Jul 21st, 2011
UIW community Easter egg hunt a huge success

More than 150 alumni and friends of the university joined the first UIW Community Easter Egg Hunt, which partnered with the Brainpower Connection schools. UIW Alumni Association board member Yvette Reyna ’03 BA, who chaired the event, aimed to create a fun, low-cost family outing to draw alumni back to campus. Reyna said she is
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South Korea Bound

Jul 21st, 2011
South Korea Bound

J.T. Norris (back row, center), instructor of accounting in the H-E-B School of Business and Administration, will accompany 12 students to Korea from July 22 to Aug. 21. The students will be paired with Korean English teachers for an English camp for elementary and middle school students. The English camp program is part of the
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University Update

Jul 21st, 2011

UIW named one of the Top 100 Universities Serving Hispanics in the U.S. Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine named the University of the Incarnate Word as one of the top 100 universities serving Hispanics in the United States in 2010. Each year, Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education publishes its list of the top 100
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Ahead of the game

Jul 21st, 2011
Ahead of the game

MBA graduate builds multimillion-dollar business By Rudy Arispe, ’98 BA It’s rare that an entrepreneur enjoys overnight success without some degree of sacrifice and sweat, and Veronica Edwards ’92 MBA is no exception. So as the San Antonio native mentions the coveted contracts her company holds with the Department of Defense, for instance, or that
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Renovations, new construction create a healthier environment for students

Jul 21st, 2011
Renovations, new construction create a healthier environment for students

By Ashley Festa UIW has equipped its newly expanded nursing building and other renovated buildings with many of the latest energy-saving features as part of its ongoing commitment to becoming a more environmentally conscious institution. Large windows supplement interior lighting with natural sunlight to reduce energy consumption in the nursing building, which at least one
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Graduate finds a second home in China

Jul 21st, 2011
Graduate finds a second home in China

By Ashley Festa Susana Cabrera says she’d move to China permanently, if only she could bring her loved ones with her. Cabrera, who goes by Susie in Texas and by Sushan in China, accepted a job with an American company right after she graduated from UIW in December. The company, Rooster Products International, needed someone
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Who is my neighbor?

Jul 21st, 2011
Who is my neighbor?

Women’s Global Connection, UIW professors, students assist women in Africa By Ashley Festa As they have each year since 2003, volunteers with Women’s Global Connection are traveling to Africa this summer to collaborate with women who want to begin microbusinesses to support their families. Tere Dresner-Salinas, the executive director of the Women’s Global Connection (WGC),
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