UIW Set To Celebrate Homecoming - Hundreds Expected at Various Events

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What:          

Hundreds of people are expected at a series of events that will celebrate  Homecoming Weekend at UIW
 
When:          

Friday, October 29, 2021, and Saturday, October 30, 2021
Times listed below
                                
Where:        

University of the Incarnate Word – Broadway Campus
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209                      
 
Background:          

UIW will celebrate Homecoming Weekend with various events over two days at the Broadway Campus culminating in the homecoming football game. Hundreds are expected to attend.
 
Friday, October 29:      
 
TRUNK OR TREAT: Dozens of young trick or treaters are expected to attend an evening of food and fun where various student organizations and volunteers will set up their vehicles and pass out treats. This event will take place in front of the UIW Administration Building beginning at 6 pm.

NEST FEST: Join us as we welcome current and former Cardinals back to the nest. There will be food trucks, live music, and fun plus a visit from UIW Head Football Coach Eric Morris and the Cardinal football team. Nest Fest will also take place in front of the UIW Administration Building beginning at 6 pm.
 
Saturday, October 30:
 
BLESSING OF THE ATHLETES: In keeping with our Catholic tradition, UIW will celebrate the student-athletes who share their talents with the University with a special blessing led by the Sisters of Charity of Incarnate Word, the founding congregation of UIW. The blessing will take place prior to the football game on the field at Benson Stadium at approximately 2:30 pm.

HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME: Join us as UIW takes on Houston Baptist University at Benson Stadium at 3:00 pm. Tailgating will begin at 10:00 am.

About UIW
With 140 years of tradition, the University of the Incarnate Word is committed to educational excellence in a context of faith in Jesus Christ, the Incarnate Word of God. UIW programs constitute a liberal education that fosters a well-grounded intellectual resilience, a disposition toward lifelong learning, and an acceptance of responsibility for the ethical consequences of our ideas and actions. Founded in 1881, UIW is the largest Catholic university in the state and the fourth-largest private university in Texas. UIW students can choose from degrees offered at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. The University is committed to graduating students with the lowest amount of debt load possible and to helping them secure a career that lifts their lives, their families, and their communities. With a beautiful main campus in the heart of San Antonio, in 2019, UIW purchased a 10-acre landmark property at 4119 Broadway which increased the footprint of the UIW Broadway Campus by 15%. The building is now known as Founders Hall. UIW has locations throughout San Antonio, South, and Central Texas, two campuses in Mexico, and a European Study Center in Strasbourg, France.  UIW is a leader in international education, with over 146 “sister schools” in 45 countries. The University is a member of the NCAA Division I Southland Conference and is proud to have 23 teams representing 14 different sports. UIW is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.