Written by UIWPR on Jan 18 2018 - 10:32am
The UIW community is invited to an Extended Academic Progrms Admissions Event for Adults at noon or 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1. The noon session is held at the UIW Northwest Center (9729 Datapoint Dr., 78229). The 6:30 session is held at the UIW Grossman International Confrence Center (847 E. Hildebrand Ave., 78212). This presentation will provide an overview of the School Professional Studies, School of Applied Sciences, degrees offerings and program benefits. Apply in person and bring your transcripts for an evaluation. Door prizes and light refreshments provided.
Written by UIWPR on Nov 28 2017 - 4:38pm
The 10th Annual UIW Student Media Gala is Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the UIW Student Engagement Center Ballroom. Tickets are $35 Individuals & $300 Table of 10 Sponsor We will have a 3-course meal, cocktails, DJ, photobooth and a silent auction. We are raising money for student scholarships for the UIW Communications Departments. This fundraising event is created from start to finish by the UIW Student Event Planning Class. Tickets available for purchase at: https://commerce.cashnet.com/cashnetg/selfserve/BrowseCatalog.aspx
Written by Donna Howard on Jul 21 2017 - 11:10am
Upon receiving their property tax notices Texas homeowners seem ready to channel Peter Finch in the classic movie "Network," by throwing open their windows and yelling, "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!"  But at whom should that ire be directed?   Some wolves in sheep's clothing at the State Capitol are pointing their fingers at your locally elected officials and pursuing legislation to tightly restrict cities.  But don't be fooled—it's the wolves themselves who have driven up your property taxes.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 26 2017 - 3:03pm
REPLAY video from a webcast of the American Educational Research Association’s Social Justice Initiative workshop on the resources and needs of college-bound undocumented students on April 29 at the University of Texas at San Antonio. The session is to help undocumented students, immigrant advocates and the parents and families understand what services they can expect or ask for as students navigate the pathway to college. Parents and families who cannot attend in person are encouraged to attend the online livestream session or replay it later.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 4 2017 - 5:50pm
Dinosaur and other fossil discoveries have been part of Texas culture and science since the late 1800’s. Come by The Witte Museum to hear Dr. Thomas Adams, Curator of Paleontology and Geology, discuss the history of dinosaurs in Texas. The price of admission is $5 for members, students and educators, and $10 for adults. This event is free for Voyager and Quillin Society Membership Levels.
Written by JamiAlise on Mar 17 2017 - 1:45pm
The San Antonio Housing Authority’s Education Investment Foundation (EIF) is hosting a Great San Antonio Garage Sale to support the foundation’s initiative to provide scholarships and awards to students who reside in the subsidized properties of the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs. The goal of the EIF is to help the traditionally underserved youth by promoting education and self-sufficiency to each student. In 2017, EIF awarded more than $800,000 in a college scholarships and awards for academic achievement.
Written by JamiAlise on Feb 24 2017 - 4:45pm
The San Antonio Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly showcase of DIY invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Makers (individuals and groups) are invited to present their DIY projects, to show their work and share their expertise with the rest of San Antonio. The Faire gathers together tech enthusiasts, crafters, hobbyists, artists, tinkerers, food artisans, engineers, science clubs, students, educators and commercial exhibitors. For more information, go to their website. 
Written by Ronnie Citron-Fink on Nov 24 2016 - 8:19pm
This past week, I’ve walked miles. Walking changes the nature of my thoughts. It helps me make sense of things I don’t understand. And boy, have I needed to walk off this election. Exactly one week after Election Day, the sky over my upstate New York home opened up and torrential rain fell for hours … raining havoc on my ability to get out and walk.
Written by JamiAlise on Nov 23 2016 - 2:50pm
Admission will be free for SAISD students and their families. Among the featured attractions will be designing a mummy book, name-writing in hieroglyphics and making an Egyptian puppet. First Sundays for Families is an ongoing partnership between SAISD and SAMA and is made possible through a variety of grants.