San Antonio, TX, United States

University of the Incarnate Word

www.uiw.edu
San Antonio, TX, United States

The University of the Incarnate Word is a private Catholic university whose main campus is located in San Antonio and Alamo Heights, Texas, United States.Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the university's main campus is located on 154 acres . As of 2012, the university was the largest Catholic university in Texas and the fourth-largest private university in Texas.The university operates an all-girls high school, Incarnate Word High School, as well as a co-educational high school, St. Anthony Catholic High School. It also operates two elementary schools, St. Anthony's and St. Peter Prince of the Apostles, through its Brainpower Connection program. Wikipedia.

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News Article | May 17, 2017
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SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InGenesis founder and CEO Veronica Muzquiz Edwards has officially become “Dr. Edwards,” completing her doctorate in business administration this week. She joins a small number of Latino doctoral scholars. Her diploma was conferred by the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) where her DBA research focused on disaster preparedness and crisis leadership. In addition to celebrating this “first” for her family, Dr. Edwards’ daughter, Sydney, earned a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Criminal Justice from UIW on the same day. “As someone who failed the first grade, I’m proud to have completed my doctorate. It just goes to show that everything is within reach,” Dr. Edwards said. “Needless to say, I’m most proud of my daughter and the example she is setting for young women.” To that end, Edwards promised that InGenesis will continue to contribute to the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and UIW’s School of Osteopathic Medicine to encourage more women and people of color to pursue advanced degrees. According to the most recent findings from the National Center for Educational Statistics, 7.2% of doctoral degrees were awarded to Hispanics in 2014-15. Although the number of Hispanics with a doctoral degree has increased in the last decade, the number of Hispanics conferred with doctoral degrees since 1976 represents less than 0.50% of the population. “The accomplishments of Dr. Edwards and her daughter should make her family proud and their example will inspire any student aspiring towards similar goals,” said HACU’s President and CEO Antonio R. Flores. “InGenesis’ generous contribution to our scholarship efforts will help others to pursue their own goals of excellence, in academia and beyond.” One year into the doctoral program, Dr. Edwards deferred her studies shortly after a major fire at InGenesis’ former headquarters. Determined to complete her degree, she returned to the classroom. Dr. Edwards is a first-generation Mexican-American, among the first to participate in UIW’s inaugural Doctor of Business Administration program and the first in her family to earn academia’s highest degree. Dr. Edwards was also recently named to the prestigious NIST Baldridge Executive Fellows Program and will spend this coming year examining world-class organizations and how senior leaders achieve strategic and operational excellence and stimulate innovation. Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) has recognized InGenesis as the largest provider of diverse staffing in healthcare, and named Dr. Edwards to the prestigious lists of Staffing 100 and Global Power 100—Women in Staffing for two consecutive years. InGenesis is certified by The Joint Commission for Health Care Staffing Services (HCSS), a commitment to excellence in providing qualified and competent staffing services to support patient care. Dr. Edwards founded InGenesis in 1998, which has grown into one of North America’s largest woman- and minority-owned staffing enterprises. InGenesis provides staffing to dozens of industry sectors, including healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, professional services, financial services, information technology, and manufacturing. Founded in 1998, InGenesis, Inc. is one of the largest woman and minority-owned workforce solutions enterprises in North America, and recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as the largest diversity supplier in the healthcare staffing industry. SIA also named Dr. Edwards to the prestigious lists of Staffing 100 and Global Power 100—Women in Staffing for two consecutive years. InGenesis is certified by The Joint Commission for Health Care Staffing Services (HCSS), a commitment to excellence in providing qualified and competent staffing services to support patient care. Visit www.ingenesis.com to learn more.


News Article | May 4, 2017
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LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has ranked the best colleges in Texas for 2017 based on analysis of degree programs, career resources and other student data. 50 four-year colleges and universities were highlighted for overall quality, with Rice University, Trinity University, Southern Methodist University, LeTourneau University and the University of Texas at Austin ranking as the top five. 50 two-year schools also made the list, with Texas State Technical College Waco, Western Texas College, Galveston College, Del Mar College and Navarro College coming in as the top five. All winning schools are listed below. “As Texas’ economy continues to grow, more job seekers are bolstering their resumes by earning a certificate or degree,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Not only do these Texas colleges provide excellent academic opportunities, they also offer employment and career services that contribute to student success in the job market after college.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Texas” list, all schools must be regionally accredited and not-for-profit institutions. Each college is ranked on a variety of data points, including number of degree programs offered, annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, career services, academic counseling, financial aid availability and graduation rates. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Texas” list, visit: Texas’ Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Abilene Christian University Austin College Baylor University Dallas Baptist University Dallas Christian College Hardin-Simmons University Houston Baptist University Howard Payne University LeTourneau University Lubbock Christian University McMurry University Midwestern State University Rice University Saint Edward's University Sam Houston State University Southern Methodist University Southwestern Adventist University Southwestern University St Mary's University Stephen F Austin State University Tarleton State University Texas A & M International University Texas A & M University-College Station Texas A & M University-Commerce Texas Christian University Texas Lutheran University Texas State University Texas Tech University Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Texas Woman's University The University of Texas at Arlington The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Texas at El Paso The University of Texas at Tyler The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio The University of Texas of the Permian Basin The University of Texas-Pan American Trinity University University of Dallas University of Houston University of Houston-Clear Lake University of Mary Hardin-Baylor University of North Texas University of St Thomas University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center University of the Incarnate Word Wayland Baptist University West Texas A & M University Texas’ Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Alvin Community College Amarillo College Angelina College Austin Community College District Blinn College Brookhaven College Central Texas College Cisco College Coastal Bend College College of the Mainland Collin College Del Mar College Eastfield College El Paso Community College Frank Phillips College Galveston College Grayson College Hill College Houston Community College Howard College Kilgore College Lamar Institute of Technology Lamar State College-Port Arthur Lee College Lone Star College McLennan Community College Navarro College North Central Texas College North Lake College Northeast Texas Community College Northwest Vista College Odessa College Palo Alto College Panola College Richland College San Antonio College San Jacinto College South Plains College St Philip's College Tarrant County College District Temple College Texas State Technical College - West Texas Texas State Technical College-Waco Trinity Valley Community College Tyler Junior College Vernon College Victoria College Weatherford College Western Texas College Wharton County Junior College ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


News Article | May 1, 2017
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LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has announced its list of the best online Christian colleges in the nation for 2017. The top 50 schools were acknowledged, with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Buena Vista University, Judson College, Amridge University and Chaminade University of Honolulu taking the top five spots. A full list of the winning schools is included below. “As demand for quality online education grows, religious-based schools are offering more flexible online programs than ever before,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “These schools go above and beyond with their online curriculum, offering the best combination of value and quality that translates into student success.” To be included on the “Best Online Christian Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit and have an active Christian affiliation. Each college is also measured on such data points as the diversity of degree programs offered, academic and career counseling services, variety of student resources and post-college alumni earnings. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Online Christian Colleges” list, visit: The Best Online Christian Colleges in the U.S. for 2017 include: Amridge University Baker University Belhaven University Bethel University Bethesda University Briar Cliff University Buena Vista University Canisius College Carlow University Chaminade University of Honolulu Clarks Summit University Concordia University-Nebraska Concordia University-Wisconsin DeSales University Duquesne University Graceland University-Lamoni Gwynedd Mercy University Iowa Wesleyan College Judson College King University LeTourneau University Malone University Marian University McKendree University Messenger College Mississippi College Newman University Niagara University North Greenville University Ohio Christian University Oral Roberts University Ottawa University-Ottawa Presentation College Quincy University Saint Joseph's College of Maine Saint Leo University Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Siena Heights University Southwestern Adventist University Southwestern College Spring Arbor University University of Detroit Mercy University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne University of Saint Mary University of St. Francis University of the Cumberlands University of the Incarnate Word Viterbo University Wayland Baptist University William Woods University ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.

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