Gratitude is Golden


Brandon Sanders graduates with his Master’s in Communication Arts on Saturday. His greatest role models in his life are his parents. He came from Stockton, California, and his parents grew up in a very different world than he did. They experienced many challenges, and their goal was to ensure that their son did not have to experience those same hardships.

Fashion Students Display Garments at Rolling Oaks Mall


Three freshmen in the Orientation to Fashion Management class at UIW designed dresses that are now on display at the Rolling Oaks Mall. A beautiful gold gown was created by Kieann Hernandez and Danielle Tovar, while a lovely green Grinch dress was made by Daniela Mejia.


Light the Way: A Family Tradition


For Julianne Salame, a graduate student in UIW’s Communication Arts Department, Light the Way has been part of her family’s holiday experience since she was young. She estimates that she was about eight years old the first time she attended the event.

Beechner ’10, ’15 selected to Forbes Next 1000 List


Kim Beechner ’10, ’15 was selected to the Forbes Next 1000 list for 2021. Beechner is the founder and CEO of Embark Marketing, a Texas-based, digital marketing agency specializing in the food and beverage industry. Beechner founded Embark Marketing in 2010.


Hispanic Heritage Month: Role models and research


Dr. Zazil Reyes Garcia, associate professor and director of Communication Arts ABM Programs at the University of the Incarnate Word, points back to her mother, grandmother, and many other women in her family for her drive and ambition in life.



UIW Among Top-Ranked in Animation and Game Design


UIW has been ranked number 4 in the category of Top Animation School Programs in Texas and number 24 in the nation in the category of Top 25 Schools and Colleges with Game Design BFA Programs by the national website Animationcareerreview.com.