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UIW breaks ground on Fencing and International Sports Center

Jul 16th, 2012
UIW breaks ground on Fencing and International Sports Center

The University of the Incarnate Word and Bexar County officially broke ground on May 23 to signal the beginning of construction for a new multi-million dollar Fencing and International Sports Center. The facility, made possible by a $2 million contribution from the Bexar County Venue Tax, will be the premier fencing facility in the region
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Students take designs to the runway

Jul 16th, 2012
Students take designs to the runway

The San Antonio community enjoyed the latest fashions created and presented by UIW fashion design students at the 2012 Cutting Edge Fiesta® Fashion Show held April 23 at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel. The show is the most high-profile final exam in the city for students taking UIW’s Fashion Show Production and Senior Collection classes. The
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Friendship Garden dedication honors UIW lifetime friends

Jul 16th, 2012
Friendship Garden dedication honors UIW lifetime friends

Sr. Kathleen Coughlin, CCVI, vice president of institutional advancement, welcomed the university community to the dedication of the Friendship Garden Friday, May 11 at the oak tree adjacent to the Agnese/Sosa Building. The dedication was sponsored by Barbara and Alan Dreeben in honor of their lifetime friends Tena Gorman, Peggy Lewis, and Ruth Eilene Sullivan.
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Spring 2012 Commencement Recognizes Graduates and Accomplishments of Many

Jul 16th, 2012
Spring 2012 Commencement Recognizes Graduates and Accomplishments of Many

The Spring 2012 commencement ceremonies at the University of the Incarnate Word not only conferred degrees to graduates, but also bestowed a Doctor of Humane Letters to two commendable couples and recognized a group of graduating nurses from CHRISTUS Muguerza Hospitals in Mexico. The Friday evening commencement, held May 4 in the McDermott Convocation Center,
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2012 Alumni of Distinction

Jul 16th, 2012
2012 Alumni of Distinction

The 2012 Alumni of Distinction for Service in Mission was presented to Sgt. Maj. Kent C. Dolasky, ’02 BBA, ’06 MBA. Dolasky is currently an Army Special Forces Sergeant Major and the Commandant of the Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy in Tampa, Fla. “It was a great honor to be selected for this
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UIW students reign as Fiesta® San Antonio royalty

Jul 16th, 2012
UIW students reign as Fiesta® San Antonio royalty

UIW student Katie Marie Rivera received the crown and scepter of Miss Fiesta® San Antonio 2012 at McCombs Empire Theatre in March. Miranda Gonzaba, also a student at UIW, was selected as the First Princess, and Selina Affram was appointed Second Princess. The royal court participated in various Fiesta® events April 19-29. “I was very
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UIW Solar House hosts grand opening

Jul 16th, 2012
UIW Solar House hosts grand opening

The UIW Solar House has taken shape on campus and is continuing to look to the future. A grand opening celebration was held Tuesday, April 24 to debut the Solar House and mark the culmination of the five-year engineering project. The house was designed and constructed under the direction of Dr. Allison Whittemore, chair of
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Annual Alumni Easter Egg Hunt creates memories and reconnects alumni

Jul 16th, 2012
Annual Alumni Easter Egg Hunt creates memories and reconnects alumni

UIW alumni brought their family to the second annual Alumni Association Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 31 on the UIW campus. Children hunted Easter eggs and had the opportunity to participate in numerous activities including face painting, coloring, arts and crafts and more. Guests were also greeted by the Easter Bunny. “The second annual Easter
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University Collective

Jul 16th, 2012
University Collective

Dr. Christy MacKinnon, professor of biology, was accepted as one of 17 undergraduate educators into the 2012 American Society of Microbiology (ASM) and Joint Genome Institute (JGI) Bioinformatics Residency. MacKinnon was also accepted in the week-long ASM/JGI Functional Genomics Workshop held at Hiram College in July 2011. She hosted a companion workshop, “Intergraded Microbial Genomes/Annotation
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Bringing childhood memories back to life

Jul 16th, 2012
Bringing childhood memories back to life

By Crystale Lopez Brother duo A.J. Moore ’04 BA and Antonio “Tony” Moore ’10 BA took childhood memories and brought them back to life through their comics and animation company “GudFit Entertainment.” The UIW alumni have created several web and print comics to include the colorful adventures of “Super Newts,” “Dorse and Doose,” and a
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