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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Jul 15th, 2013
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Dear Friends: Even by the fast-paced standards of UIW, the past few months have been a near-blur. Let me give you a brief recap of some of the major events. In early May, the inaugural class of the Rosenberg School of Optometry walked the stage at our doctoral graduation. It was a beautiful ecumenical ceremony
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UIW celebrates Incarnate Word Day and recognizes CCVI Spirit Award recipients

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW celebrates Incarnate Word Day and recognizes CCVI Spirit Award recipients

On April 8, the UIW community celebrated Incarnate Word Day with its founding congregation, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. The annual event was held in observance of the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Incarnation of the Eternal Word, God. The day’s festivities included a reception on
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UIW students get an opportunity to meet with U.S. Congressmen

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW students get an opportunity to meet with U.S. Congressmen

  (Pictured L-R) Co-founder of the Institute for Civility in Government Cassandra Dahnke, U.S. Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX 21), UIW President Dr. Louis Agnese, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX 28), and Co-founder of the Institute for Civility in Government Tomas Spath pose for a photo in the Grossman International Conference Center (ICC) auditorium. On May
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UIW hosts Legendary Chinese Opera Companies

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW hosts Legendary Chinese Opera Companies

UIW International Affairs, the Institute of World Cultures, the Greater San Antonio Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosted the performance of two legendary Chinese opera companies, the Hui Opera and Huangmei Opera, in the Rosenberg Sky Room at the McCombs Center on Feb. 13. In celebration of the
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UIW hosts Legendary Chinese

Jul 15th, 2013

UIW International Affairs, the Institute of World Cultures, the Greater San Antonio Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosted the performance of two legendary Chinese opera companies, the Hui Opera and Huangmei Opera, in the Rosenberg Sky Room at the McCombs Center on Feb. 13. In celebration of the
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UIW celebrates the Class of 2013

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW celebrates the Class of 2013

UIW conferred degrees to graduates at two spring commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 10 and Sunday, May 12. The Friday ceremony held in the Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center honored graduates of the university’s Ph.D. and professional doctoral programs including the inaugural graduating class of UIW’s Rosenberg School of Optometry. The Sunday ceremony held at
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Swing-In 2013

Jul 15th, 2013
Swing-In 2013

With this year’s Sock Hop theme, the 36th Annual Swing-In Auction Party and Golf Tournament was the most successful to date with $338,500 raised for the UIW Scholarship Fund. Approximately 500 guests enjoyed the Swing-In Auction Party on May 2 in the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room and 238 golfers participated in the golf tournament
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FSOP to partner with Brazilian Pharmaceutical Company Prati-Donaduzzi and Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana

Jul 15th, 2013
FSOP to partner with Brazilian Pharmaceutical Company Prati-Donaduzzi and Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana

  UIW’s Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) is proud to announce a partnership with Brazilian generic pharmaceutical company Prati-Donaduzzi. This partnership is part of a larger collaboration involving Brazil’s university Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana (PUC-PR) and San Antonio-based grocer H-E-B. “This is a unique venture within the U.S. pharmacy school arena which has the
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UIW students win ADDY® Awards

Jul 15th, 2013

UIW’s Computer Graphic Arts students took 21 awards: eight gold, four silver, five bronze, and three Student Judges’ Awards, as well as Best of Show at the 2013 ADDY® Awards hosted by the American Advertising Federation – San Antonio (AAF-SA) chapter. Held Feb. 16, the annual event recognizes excellence in the advertising industry presenting the
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UIW opens newest ADCaP Center

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW opens newest ADCaP Center

At a grand opening held on March 4, UIW officially opened the newest location of its Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCaP), the Pecan Valley Center, located at 408 Bushick Drive. University and community officials were on hand for the festive event. “The new center provides an affordable college option in an area of town that
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