Student Organizations

Connect with a community of creative and tech-savvy students

At the School of Media and Design (SMD), there are many opportunities for students to get the most out of their UIW experience, meet new friends, connect with professors and professionals, and grow their network. Whether fashion-focused, design-driven or concentrated on future communicators, there are groups to suit any number of interests and passions.

* Officially recognized by UIW SAG

AIGA University of the Incarnate Word*

The purpose of AIGA UIW Student Group is to help students in the Graphic Design program get involved in their local design community, build leadership skills and help them move into the professional world.

The National AIGA is the profession's oldest and largest professional membership organization for design—with more than 70 chapters and more than 25,000 members—we advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force.

Contact Doris Palmero at to learn more.


KUIW originates from the Communication Arts Department. KUIW is open-format music station broadcasting not only to the UIW community but the entire world. The internet radio station is operated by students enrolled in Radio Practicum and by volunteers from UIW. Students in the Radio Practicum class learn all aspects of the radio including management, engineering, advertising, promotions, production, and on-air talent. KUIW is dedicated to webcasting programs that promote the Mission of UIW.

Contact Theresa Coronado at to learn more.

Lambda Pi Eta, Alpha Gamma Kappa Chapter*

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society. LPH has over 500 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities nationwide. LPH first became a part of the National Communication Association in 1988 and in July 1995 it was named the official honor society of the organization. It is also a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).

Contact Hessel "Beni" Resendiz at to learn more.

LOGOS Student-Run Newspaper*

The LOGOS newspaper is written, edited, and run by students here at UIW. We are the longest running student media on campus with both our physical paper and online paper. Volunteers are always welcome to write, photograph, or pitch ideas for our newspaper.

Contact Michael Mercer at to learn more.

Student Interior Design Experience (StuDex) at UIW*

This group provides an educational outlet for those serious about interior design. Members have opportunities to work with professionals in the field, gaining a better understanding of current techniques, trends and future directions in the industry.

Contact Adam Nash at to learn more.

UIW Film Club*

The UIW Film Club is a student-run organization dedicated to giving students experience in the art of filmmaking. Started in 2017, the club has had multiple students go on to work on full-length feature films produced in the San Antonio area. To hone their skills, the club competes in 48-hour film festivals, produces shorts written by members, and offers workshops on camera operation, screenwriting, and editing. The UIW Film Club won first place in the 2022 BEA 48 hour film competition and received the Best Use of Production Constants award in 2019. The club welcomes students from all departments across campus.

Contact Theresa Coronado at tcoronad@uiwtx.eduto learn more.


UIWtv is dedicated to providing the University of the Incarnate Word Community with a variety of quality programming that informs and entertains, while promoting the same core values and mission of the University. Students at UIWtv produce live newscasts, specialty shows such as Cardinal Nights and Spanish segments. Students receive hands-on training in live broadcasting, camera operation, interviewing skills, and on-camera performance. UIWtv also provides students with real-life production experience in remote broadcasting.

Contact Theresa Coronado at to learn more.