San Antonio prepares to Celebrate 300th Anniversary

by Oct 26, 2016Blog, Education, Our Stories0 comments

University of the Incarnate Word

UIW appoints Chair to steer university efforts for San Antonio 300 Celebration.

UIW is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gilberto Hinojosa, professor emeritus of history, as the chair of the UIW Steering Committee leading the university’s participation in the San Antonio Tricentennial Celebration. He will serve as liaison with the Congregational efforts being led by Sr. Mary Henry.

Dr. Hinojosa is a renowned historian and a long-standing leader in both the UIW and San Antonio communities. He is the former dean of CHASS and the School of Graduate Studies and Research. Prior to his work at UIW he taught at both UTSA and UT Austin. Dr. Hinojosa has been author and editor-and-contributor of three books and has published articles and reviews in several state and national journals. Most of his scholarly work focuses on the formation of communities and cultural interaction.

He has written on the San Antonio missions and on Mexican Americans and the Catholic Church. Dr. Hinojosa has previously worked on projects involving UIW history.

If your area has considered participating in San Antonio’s Tricentennial celebration, deadlines are fast approaching. Participation may include arts and cultural events, service projects, education and other community initiatives. Please contact Dr. Gil Hinojosa at to discuss opportunities for your area to participate.

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