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Whatʼs The Word March 24, 2014

National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10am – 4pm Marian Hall Ballroom UIW Pre-Pharmacy Association in support of the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center will hold a blood drive as a participant in the National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge. For more information, please contact Candace Graham at (210) 829-2703 or

Incarnate Word Day Monday, March 24, 6:30pm – Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, March 24 • 6:30 p.m. Evening Prayer in Our Ladyʼs Chapel with a presentation given by Dr. Timothy Milinovich Tuesday, March 25

• 11:45 a.m. - Presentation of Please join the UIW CCVI Spirit Award, Presentation of community and its founding CCVI Student Award, Liturgy – congregation, the Sisters of Our Ladyʼs Chapel Charity of the Incarnate • 12:30 p.m. - BBQ hosted by Word, in celebrating Campus Life – Dubuis Lawn Incarnate Word Day on Monday, March 24 and • 1:00 p.m. - Parade of Values at Tuesday, March 25. Dubuis Circle Incarnate Word Day • 3:00 p.m. - Student celebrates the feast of the Presentations: Sharing faith Annunciation of the Blessed traditions: preparation of prayer Virgin Mary and the beads, rosaries, information on Incarnation of the Eternal their significance in different Word, God. traditions – Dubuis Lawn

Alpha Keeping A Child Safe Campaign Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | 9am – 12pm Dubuis Lawn Alpha: First Generation Student Success will be participating in ChildSafe's Cardboard Kids Campaign. The UIW community is welcome to join and create personalized cardboard kids on Mar. 26, 9 a.m.-noon, on Dubuis Lawn. Materials and refreshments will be provided. For more information, please contact Tanja Stampfl at (210) 829-3885

• 1 - 5 p.m. - Reception for CCVI Spirit Award Recipient in the Provost Office • 6:30 p.m. - Presentation by Dr. Adrienne Ambrose – Special Collections Room All events are open to the public. For more information, please contact Mission and Ministry at (210) 829-3128 or


Spring 2014 Student Governement Association General Assemblies:

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Wednesday March 26th


Wednesday April 9th

March 26th  from  9am-12pm     on  Dubuis  Lawn...   Make  a  cardboard  kid  that  will  help  spread  the   message  that  this  abuse  must   stop!   FREE Lemonade and Cookies!

Wednesday April 23rd

Are you looking for a summer job? APPLY TO BE AN ORIENTATION LEADER TODAY! Teach incoming freshmen what it means to be a Cardinal! Work with a team of fun, energetic, and friendly people! Expand your experience as a Cardinal by inspiring others!

Applications are due by st March 31 at 5PM! Applications will only be accepted online Application link:

Scan this code on your Smartphone or device to access the application.

Note: All applicants must have completed 2 semesters (at least) at UIW For more information or for inquiries, please contact Alexandra Shipley at or stop by the First Year Engagement Office.

San Antonio Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents

25th Annual  


~An  Official  Fiesta  Event~    

A free,  positive  self-­image  workshop  for  young  ladies,  Grades  6  ±  12    

Saturday, April 5, 2014 9:00 am ² 1:30 pm University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway 78209 Marian Hall (look for signs/balloons directing attendees to Marian Hall )

Dress is Casual. Cost is F ree. Breakfast and Lunch will be served (Limit one per person) Attendees must be present for the workshop to receive a complimentary gift bag SEATING IS LIMITED. PLEASE REGISTER BY SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2014

Submit completed registration forms to: By Mail to: San Antonio Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ATTN: Growing Up Female P.O. Box 6146 San Antonio, TX 78209

By Email to: or

The  purpose  of  the  Growing  Up  Female  program  is  to  provide  an  informative  workshop  for  young  San  Antonio  females   that  focuses  on  awareness  in  the  areas  of  career  choices,  health  issues,  etiquette,  and  self-­confidence.    

REGISTRATION  FORMS  ALSO  AVAILABLE  AT   For additional information, please contact Debra Tanner @ 210-269-6218 or Yvonne Pleasant-Shelf @ 210-488-1438

The University Advising Center stoff will be there to help guide you through the ADVISING and REOISTRATION process. Workshops will beheld in the Mabee Librory Auditorium (next to Finnegan's) on:

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What is The Big Give S.A.? The Big Give S.A. is a 24-hour online giving event that will take place from midnight to midnight on May 6, 2014. The purpose of this community-wide giving challenge is to increase public awareness of the impact local nonprofits make in addressing our communityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s social challenges, bring nonprofits and donors together, expand the idea of online giving, connect people to the causes that move them the most and, of course, make giving FUN. By turning giving into a shared city-wide experience, we can significantly impact the future of San Antonio and collectively move our city forward. The goals of The Big Give S.A. are to: t

INVEST strategically in San Antonio nonprofits


DRIVE the community forward through collective impact


LEVERAGE giving with matching funds and prize incentives

How does a charity participate in The Big Give S.A.? Any registered 501(c)(3) organization in Bexar County is welcome to participate in The Big Give S.A. To qualify, the nonprofit must fill out a free profile at Registration closes April 11, 2014. There is not a fee to participate. Nonprofits will be reviewed for eligibility. An eligible organization will have one profile at While the organizational description can include all of the agencyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s programs and services, donors cannot designate or restrict their donations to a particular program. Each participating nonprofit is eligible for matching funds and prize incentives.

How do individuals participate in The Big Give S.A.? On May 6, visit to make a donation to a participating organization(s). All donations on May 6 give your favorite nonprofit the opportunity to earn matching funds and prize incentives. This means that your gift has the capacity to leverage additional funding. You can give by phone, tablet, or computer. The minimum donation is $10. There is not a maximum donation. There are standard credit card, processing and management fees. The exciting aspect of this event is the opportunity for nonprofits to earn prize money and matching funds. These additional funds increase the nonprofitâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s total to cover the associated costs.

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2014 Women’s History Month at the University of the Incarnate Word Quality Time: Associate, Create, Tuesday, March 25, Noon., Library Special Collections Room. Contact: Dr. Emily Clark ( Sisters of Selma: Bearing Witness to Change, a documentary film hosted by NOSA, the National Optometric Student Association, Wednesday, March 26, Noon – 1 p.m. Rosenberg School of Optometry Events Room 301-304. Contact: Dr. Lourdes Fortepiani United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Thursday, March 27, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., UIW Library Special Collections Room.  Contact: Dr. Jessica Kimmel,,  210- 829-3144.       

Women Leaders in the Military: Profiles of Character, Courage, and Commitment Library Auditorium, Wednesday, March 26, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Hosted by Dr. Sharon Herbers’ Program Development Class. For more information, contact Dr. Herbers  (210)805-3073

Schedule for Dr. Saundra McGuire Workshops Thursday, March 27 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Workshop for Students Title:Metacognition:The Key to Acing Courses (and Everything Else!) 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Workshop for PeerMentors, Tutors, LC staff Title: Meeting the Challenges of Providing Effective Tutoring and Study Group Sessions: Strategies that Work! Friday, March 28 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Workshop on Metacognition for General Faculty Title: Get Students to Focus on Learning Instead of Grades: Metacognition is the Key! 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Workshop for STEM faculty advisors and professional Advisors 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Workshop for Faculty Title: Motivating STEM Students:It Might Be Easier Than You Think!

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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