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Keeping Up: Send us your email address and keep up with UIW through its website at regularly. There is a new Alumni Calendar and many new folks on the Alumni Networking Network. Also, all of the details on Homecoming and the annual Scholarship Sweepstakes are available on the website or by contacting or calling 1-800-584-5322. If you have an email address send it to the alumni office as many alumni mailings are now done by email to save on paper and postage.

Credit Card $: Thanks to all who regularly use their MBNA UIW affinity credit card. As you know, UIW receives a percentage quarterly on all credit card use and it does not cost the alumnus/a or the university anything extra. We now receive an annual revenue of $3,000 from MBNA, which goes directly to the Faculty Development Endowment to continue to improve the quality of classroom teaching. We can use that revenue for matching Federal dollars. A win-win all the way.

International Hosts: If you live in or near San Antonio the University needs host families for our international students from various parts of the world. Some students are here for just a few weeks on an internship, others for a full semester or longer. If you can help by hosting an international student in your home, please contact the Alumni Office.

Twice As Nice: Beginning with the December 2001 commencement program, UIW will now have two commencement programs on graduation day, one in the morning and another in late afternoon. Both baccalaureate Masses and commencements are held on campus. The change was made to keep commencement on campus and also to provide the graduates with more tickets for family and friends.