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Message from the President – Fall 2009

Nov 20th, 2009
Message from the President – Fall 2009

Dear Friends: Welcome to the annual donor’s issue of The Word, our way of saying “thank you” to the many special people from around the world who contribute to the continued betterment of the University of the Incarnate Word. Your generosity allowed us to experience another record-setting year at UIW. This fall, we surpassed the
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$25,000 in scholarship funds promised to academy graduates

Nov 20th, 2009
$25,000 in scholarship funds promised to academy graduates

UIW president Dr. Louis Agnese reinforced the university’s commitment to private-school education through a historic partnership with The Carver Academy announced Sept. 23. The university will provide each graduate of The Carver Academy, beginning in spring 2010, with a $25,000, 10-year scholarship. The funds will assist students in continuing their private-school education in the Brainpower
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Meet the Mission

Nov 20th, 2009
Meet the Mission

University of the Incarnate Word students and faculty members kicked off the fall semester celebrating the university’s Mission. UIW’s fourth annual Meet the Mission, held Friday, Sept. 11, took more than 225 UIW students and 30 faculty members around the city providing San Antonio with a day of community service. Participants began the day at
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School of Optometry shows off new facilities

Nov 20th, 2009
School of Optometry shows off new facilities

UIW School of Optometry Founding Dean and Professor H. Simon Ghazi-Birry, MD, OD, Ph.D. OCS, shared progress for the university’s School of Optometry at a community gathering at the Datapoint location on Aug. 25. Visitors had the opportunity to view the progress of the new facilities including classrooms and labs and to see plans for
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Alumni came early, stayed late at San Antonio-area network mixer

Nov 20th, 2009
Alumni came early, stayed late at San Antonio-area network mixer

San Antonio-area alumni quickly outgrew the reserved area at Martha’s Mexican Restaurant and Cantina where they held their summer mixer in August. And even though the event was scheduled to end at 8 p.m., the last guests didn’t leave until nearly 11 p.m. after a fun night of food, drinks and karaoke. Todd Ivicic, UIW
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Student journalists cover Panamax military operation

Nov 20th, 2009
Student journalists cover Panamax military operation

Nine Incarnate Word communication arts students from UIWTV, KUIW Internet radio and the Logos student newspaper participated in a news conference about the Panamax ’09 military training exercise at Camp Bullis on Sept. 18. Panamax is a multinational joint force exercise intended to defend the Panama Canal. For the afternoon, the students worked as photographers,
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UIW’s veterans services gets new face and new facility

Nov 20th, 2009
UIW’s veterans services gets new face and new facility

By Ashley Festa Since the Post 9/11 GI Bill was approved, there have been many questions among veterans regarding how to use the benefits for academic success. Karen Wyatt, the university’s new veterans affairs coordinator and military undergraduate academic adviser, assists student veterans with these questions. As a veteran herself, she used her VA benefits
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Pharmacy Class of 2013 honored at White Coat Ceremony

Nov 20th, 2009
Pharmacy Class of 2013 honored at White Coat Ceremony

This year’s pharmacy students took an oath pledging their devotion to providing the best patient care possible at the fourth annual White Coat Ceremony on Sept. 25. Dr. Arcelia Johnson-Fannin, founding dean of the Feik School of Pharmacy, presided over the ceremony. The Class of 2013 listened as Paul F. Davis, R.Ph., executive director of
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Schedule your events with the award-winning Sky Room staff

Nov 20th, 2009
Schedule your events with the award-winning Sky Room staff

By Ashley Festa The staff of the Rosenberg Sky Room presented a booth at the San Antonio Wedding Guide and Bridal Extravaganza at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Sept. 20. Of the 300 exhibitors, which included venues, caterers, entertainment, dress shops and bakers, the Sky Room won first place for Best Booth Design.
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UIWTV opens its doors

Nov 20th, 2009
UIWTV opens its doors

By Ashley Festa A class of about 30 UIW students, along with adviser Hank McDonnell, instructor of communication arts and the general manager of KUIW radio, hosted an open house Aug. 27 to show off the brand new UIWTV station. McDonnell has been working to make this dream a reality for the past five years.
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