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President’s message

Jul 21st, 2011
President’s message

Dear Friends: In celebrating my 25 years as UIW president over the past 12 months, I’ve often been reminded of just how blessed I am to be a member of this special community. One of these times occurred during my re-inauguration at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word on March 25, Incarnate Word Day, which
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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 celebrates president’s silver jubilee

Jul 21st, 2011
UIW celebrates president’s silver jubilee

On March 25, Dr. Louis Agnese Jr. marked the 25th anniversary of his inauguration as president of Incarnate Word. The Most Reverend Oscar Cantú, S.T.L., the auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, celebrated Mass for Incarnate Word Day and the re-inauguration ceremony. Surrounded by family and friends, Agnese was presented with resolutions from
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Legacy Tree Unveiling

Jul 21st, 2011
Legacy Tree Unveiling

Dr. Denise Doyle (left), provost, and Sr. Kathleen Coughlin, CCVI, vice president for Institutional Advancement, unveiled the fourth and last Legacy Tree in April. The four Legacy Trees honor those who have made a difference in the lives of others and who have been recognized with a gift made to the Faculty Endowment. The Legacy
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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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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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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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University Collective

Jul 21st, 2011
University Collective

Dr. Caroline Goulet, professor of physical therapy, delivered the keynote address at the 2011 Physical Therapy Education Faculty Summit in El Paso, Texas, on March 25. The title of her presentation was “Acculturation and Social Responsibility in Physical Therapy Education.” Dr. Brian A. Kinnaird, associate professor of criminal justice, has published two articles in Sheriff
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