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What始s The Word November 4, 2013

Homecoming King & Queen 2013

VOTE: What is the Best College in San Antonio? SAN ANTONIO -- Going to college has pretty much become a part of the American dream. And if you want to go to college, San Antonio is great place to be. So, what makes a great college? According to a CNN Money poll, parents say "it's a school that delivers top-quality education at reasonable cost." Students, however, said they want a college that provides a small-community atmosphere, lots of course choices, professors who really teach and give individual attention, and a rich social life. We asked you which college you think is the Best College in San Antonio and here are your Top 4 nominees: 1. Our Lady of the Lake 2. Texas A&M University San Antonio 3. University of the Incarnate Word 4. University of Texas San Antonio Read More at:

Deadline for  the  Scholarship   November  18,  2013 Eligibility  requirements  for  The  Es  El  Momento  Scholarship  applicaAon:   1. Interested  students  need  to  first  go  online  and  then  register 2. Applicant  must  be  of  LaAno/Hispanic  heritage 3. Minimum  of  3.0  GPA  on  a  4.0  scale 4. First  generaAon  college  student 5. Have  not  already  earned  a  bachelor’s  degree 6. VerificaAon  of  Family  Income  documents 7. Three  Essay  Responses  (400  to  600  words  each)  :   a. Tell  us  about  your  academic/career  short-­‐term  and  long-­‐term  goals.  How  has   your  Hispanic  heritage  influenced  these  goals? b. Describe  your  parAcipaAon  in  extracurricular  acAviAes  (community  service,   volunteer  work,  employment,  school  clubs,  sports,  family,  church,  etc.).  What  have   you  learned  from  your  experience(s)? c. Describe  a  recent  academic  challenge  you  have  faced.  Explain  how  you   overcame  it.   Please  have  electronic  copies  of  transcript(s)  (including  grades  through  Spring  and  or   Summer  2013)  ready  for  upload  (official  or  unofficial)  in  .PDF  or  .JPG  format   Frequently  Asked  Ques;ons  and  Answers  are  in  Spanish   If  you  sAll  have  quesAons  that  do  not  have  to  do  with  the  online  applicaAon,  please   email  to  or  call  toll  free  at  1-­‐855-­‐356-­‐6636.         Univision,  the  dominant  Spanish-­‐language  network  in  the  United  States  has  begun  a   scholarship  called  The  Es  El  Momento  Scholarship  which  will  be  available  as  of   October  21,  2013.    The  Es  El  Momento  Scholarship  will  be  open  to  all  students  of   LaAno/Hispanic  heritage  regardless  of  whether  they  are  US  ciAzens  or   undocumented.    The  amount  awarded  for  each  scholarships  is  approximately  $5,000.   Please  share  this  important  informaAon  with  students,  parents  and  educators.

UIWʼs 27th Annual Light the Way, sponsored by H-E-B, will celebrate “Christmas Around the World,” on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tom and Gayle Benson Stadium. The program will feature an exciting lineup of dynamic musical entertainment. The program will conclude when the official switch is flipped to illuminate the campus with nearly 1 million Christmas lights! In keeping with tradition, a candlelit procession will be led by Mariachis Las Coronelas around campus. Once again we will be collecting new and unwrapped toys for the Elf Louise Project. Come celebrate the diversity of UIW and the Alamo City as we honor “Christmas Around the World”. NOTE: Due to construction projects both on and surrounding campus, the traditional Light the Way mass will not be held this year in Our Ladyʼs Chapel.

Dear Friends, As you may know, fighting hunger is the central focus of Sodexo’s community service efforts, andour STOP Hunger program mobilizes entire Sodexo communities, including employees, consumers, partners and suppliers to join forces to improve Quality of Life for the communities we serve. I’m happy to share two opportunities for your students. First, Sodexo Foundation is accepting applications for the Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship program presently through December 5, 2013. Through scholarship awards, Sodexo Foundation recognizes and rewards students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models and solutions to eliminate hunger across the country. Scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education and a matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice. Additionally, Sodexo Foundation offers $500 Youth Grants for youth-led service projects that bring together young people, families, Sodexo employees and other community members to address childhood hunger during Global Youth Service Day April 11-13, 2014. The application period closesJan. 31, 2014. Thank you for sharing this opportunity with your students and joining Sodexo in the fight against hunger. Please visit for official rules and the application and contact me with any questions. Regards, Jim (J.J.) Jenkins Senior Vice President Sodexo Education

A big  Thank  You  to  the  127  individuals  who  signed  the  Civility   Pledge  as  part  of  Civility  Week  last  week! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32

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Maricella C.  Gonzales Andrea  Espinosa Rebecca  Mayo Destinee  Russell Taylor  Dranowsky Chris  Staton Marissa  Mongard Christin  Thompson Michael John  M.  Web Valerie  Lopez Bianca  Casrro Abby  Alosaimi Marisol Douglas  Weber Kaela  Caballero Laura  Hertado Nate Calvin  Leathwood Ammy  Romo Jared Wong Ebny  Moore Monica  Carreon Trey  Borbat Alexander  Forwall Heather  Tyson Yesenia  Correa Sara  Penny Andriarnle Emily  Mahyor Paul

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Selena Alba Grace  Diggs Miranda  Vrdiales Halen  George Jennifer  Jones Naomi  Armenta Amber  Moczygemba Alexis  Kelta Kellen  Robles Edward  Flores Dakota  Castaion Megan Erlanda Bianca  Ybana Gina  Delgado Abdullah Briana Erlebi Diane  Sanchez Vanessa  Ibarra Antoinette  King Derek  Lenz Nelia  Cedillo Tatiana  Michel Christine  Gonzales Bailey  Vanderhorst Jennifer  Zimmerman Latrice  Martin Katlin  Trout Kevin  Carneth Allison  Slave Elysia  Avila

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Christina Mata Elaine  Candelaria Lindsey  Hood Lupe  Sotelo Natalie  Hernandez Breana  Games Jordan  Bengo Kelsee  J.  Vay Mercedes  Morano Mark  Lee Leah  Noah Edward  Gonzales Coco  McCoy Jenny  Breton Monica David  A.  Aguilar  Lauren  Adams  Ray Samantha Desiree  Sanchez Kristen  Pantoja Thomas Tia  Vardaman Kelli Dannette  A.  Salinas Stephanie  Gonzalez Qianyi  Chen Miguel  Velez Nelly  Cedillo Savanna  Suarez Rachel  Cywinski

Don't miss out on this professional development opportunity at the University of the Incarnate Word:

November 7th: Non-Profit Careers Panel Discussion, 6 pm, Library Auditorium Cardinals are you curious about the type of career paths that can be found within the nonprofit sector? Then plan to attend the Non-Profit Careers Panel Discussion. It is a great chance to expand your network and hear the start up stories of some of San Antonio's dynamic nonprofit professionals.     Panelists include: • Marnee Grant - City Year, Sr. Regional Recruitment Manager • Angel Martinez - Boys Scouts of America, Communications Marketing Director • Chris Navarro - San Antonio Children's Museum, Outreach Coordinator • Yvette Reyna - Judson Education Foundation, Executive Director


November 13th: On-Site Resume Reviews, 1:30 PM, Marian Hall Ballroom November 19th: Resume Essentials, 12:00 Noon, Library Auditorium                                                                                                                                     Visit for more information For questions, please contact Career Services at (210) 829-3931 or All sessions are open to UIW students & alumni.

University Events and Student Programs (210)829-6034 Paul Ayala Director of UESP Paulina Mazurek Assistant Director of UESP Ellyse Sanchez Student Organizations Coordinator Ricardo Sanchez Student Center Coordinator Mercedes Moreno Greek Life Coordinator

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View this first issue of the month to stay connected with upcoming campus wide events. Fall is here!