2023 News


UIW’s Capstone Experience: Graduating Students Present Final Projects

12/08/2023 Sourced from UIW News

Before UIW graduates can officially move their tassels from one side of their mortarboard to the other, many must complete a final Capstone project requirement, putting what they learned over the entirety of their time in school on display and to the test. These students have worked diligently within their research to ensure that they could deliver the best quality presentation to their mentors, peers, and community.

Top Three Named in Annual UIW Startup Challenge

12/08/2023 Sourced from UIW News

The results are in for the 2023 UIW Startup Challenge! Hosted by the UIW H-E-B School of Business and Administration’s (HEBSBA) Beckendorf Center for Innovation and Global Entrepreneurship, the challenge’s final competition took place on Friday, Dec. 1, and three teams from UIW walked away with cash prizes to jumpstart their business ventures.

UIW Class of 2023 Emma Vequist

12/08/2023 Sourced from UIW News

UIW’s Fall 2023 graduating class will walk the commencement stage and enter a new chapter of their lives on Saturday, Dec. 9. Each has dedicated themselves to their studies, made sacrifices to reach this milestone and will carry the Mission of UIW with them into the future. One of these many remarkable graduating students is Emma Vequist.  



A Student Letter to UIW

04/20/2023 Sourced from UIW News

As Jaclyn Moreno, Business Administration, ’23 prepares to graduate, she takes time to reflect on her first four years at the University she has come to call home.

Building a Business

04/11/2023 Sourced from UIW News

Wonder what it takes to open a business? UIW alumnus Josh Rangel, ’13, founder, president and CEO of Rangel Renewables, will share his secrets for setting goals, creating a business plan of action, and setting a company up for success during a presentation at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the Mabee Library’s Watson Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.


UIW Students Learn about H-E-B Quest for Texas Best Competition

03/24/2023 Sourced from UIW News

In early March, the UIW Collegiate Entrepreneurs´ Organization (CEO) Club, in collaboration with the H-E-B School of Business and Administration and the Beckendorf Center for Innovation and Global Entrepreneurship, hosted two H-E-B executives who shared information on the upcoming H-E-B Quest for Texas Best competition. Global Sourcing Export Manager Antonio Villarreal and Sourcing Manager Rovey Gutierrez met with a select group of students to talk about the decade-old competition.

Learning to Make the Pitch

03/09/2023 Sourced from UIW News

Night classes are not uncommon for students in college, but the night class UIW Business student Ekaterina Lebedina recently took looked different from most other courses. The course, Search Funding Competition: Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition, was an inter-university class with students and professors from UIW, Trinity University and St. Mary’s University.


Bold and Fearless

02/23/2023 Sourced from UIW News

Shantel Wilkins, '98 recently spoke with a class of UIW Business students about preparing for their careers. She shared challenges she faced growing up with a single mother and how those helped her develop resiliency that she still displays to this day.

UIW Set to offer Free Tax Preparation Program

02/07/2023 Sourced from UIW News

The H-E-B School of Business and Administration (HEBSBA) at the University of the Incarnate Word is pleased to, once again, offer the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program or VITA. The program provides free tax preparation services from IRS certified volunteers to households with incomes of $60,000 or less and helps working families take full advantage of all of the tax credits that they are eligible for. That includes the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit and education credits.


UIW Ranked Best in State for Online MBA

01/18/2023 Sourced from UIW News

The national website OnlineMastersDegrees.org has ranked UIW No. 1 in the State of Texas in the site’s annual best of list for online Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree programs. The site also ranked the UIW online MBA program No. 15 in the nation.