Adam Zuniga, MA

Adam Zuniga, MA

Community Engagement Coordinator at UIWSOM Clinical and Applied Science Education

Adam Zuniga serves as the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Community Engagement Partnership (CEP) program at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM). In this role, he facilitates connections between learners and local communities to deepen their understanding of local challenges and opportunities.

Adam earned his Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). During his graduate studies, he achieved academic recognition as the runner-up in the UTSA Department of Philosophy and Classics annual writing competition for his paper, "Instagram, Self-Transfiguration, and Life as Art," challenging popular criticisms of the platform. His dedication to both learning and serving the community is evident in his upcoming role as a guest lecturer for the Special Topics in Existentialism course at UTSA.

In addition to higher education, Adam has a multidisciplinary background across various fields, including civic government, television and multimedia production, and the performing arts.

Adam is also well-known for his work as a live-performing musician and his band, the "Adam Zuniga Project," which received accolades as the runner-up for Best Instrumental Band in the San Antonio Current's "Best of San Antonio Music" issues. He has performed as a solo guitarist, as well as with tribute bands to David Bowie, The Beatles and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. His musical journey includes collaborating with platinum-selling artists like David Bisbal and Ana Bárbara and contributing to Austin's vibrant music scene with bands such as Dream 2 Dream, Hours Quiet and Love Hate Affair. Adam’s original music can be heard on streaming platforms. 

Adam Zuniga's career reflects a diverse set of experiences and a commitment to community engagement, philosophical exploration and musical expression. As the Community Engagement Coordinator for CEP at UIWSOM, he continues to bridge the gap between academia and community impact.

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