Description: KUIW.org is The University of the Incarnate Word’s Internet Radio station webcasting from the Communication Arts Department. The entirely student-managed and operated station streams online atwww.kuiw.org. The Freeform format station hosts a number of student-hosted programs featuring the best in popular dance, rock, country and Latin music including specialty shows of classic rock, soul, and jazz. The Internet radio station is run by students enrolled in Radio Practicum and by volunteers from UIW. All aspects of the radio business are addressed in the course, including management, engineering, advertising, promotions, production, on-air talent, and Web design.
Case for Giving: KUIW is a non-commercial educational webcast (internet radio station). The all student-run station relies on community to support to sustain operations and remain mission driven. The mission of KUIW: KUIW represents students involved in radio, television, webcasting, music and other related media ventures; KUIW ensures a commitment to education and the student pursuit of excellence through active involvement in electronic media; promotes cooperative efforts between KUIW and other national, regional, and state media organizations; facilitates the discussion of issues related to student-operated electronic media; and other community oriented programs.