When A. Van Jordan, the next speaker in the University of Houston-Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series, was growing up in a working-class black community, he would hear stories about people who tried to bring change or do something different and eventually were forgotten.
University of Houston-Victoria students pick up trash in September during a beach cleanup trip to Mustang Island near Port Aransas. Twenty-five students spent the morning picking up trash along the beach, then spent time relaxing in the sun and surf. Some community members saw the students c…
Mark Ward Sr., a University of Houston-Victoria associate professor of communication, will receive a national award in November for the outstanding scholarly article of the year in religious communication from the Religious Communication Association.
After seven years of fundraising, including two years of a public campaign, the University of Houston-Victoria has surpassed its $12 million fundraising goal 11 months ahead of schedule.
Up to 12 area high school students will have the chance to take a free, after-school robotics class this school year offered by the University of Houston- Victoria.
The University of Houston-Victoria has reached a new milestone in employee giving for the third year in a row after more than half of the university’s faculty and staff donated to the university during the 2018-19 fiscal year.
Representatives from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas stand with UHV administrators to award $100,000 to the Victoria Alliance Against Chronic Kidney Disease, an initiative led by two UHV faculty members.
UHV students and faculty pose for a photo Saturday during the Fall 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Texas at Austin, where three students presented cutting-edge research in biology. Standing from left are Gen Kaneko, a UHV assistant professor of biology; Dmitri Sobo…
Christine Hume used to think writing poetry was an art of the past, but then the next writer in the University of Houston-Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series took a college course with her roommate and learned new poetry was being written all the time.
University of Houston-Victoria students learn the basic steps for salsa dancing Sept. 18 at the Baile Conmingo event in Jaguar Hall during the university’s Hispanic Heritage Week. Baile Conmingo was one of several events during the week. Other events included a celebration of Mexican Indepen…
An exclusive national accreditation organization has awarded eight-year re-accreditations to the two degrees that are part of the University of Houston-Victoria School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development graduate counseling education program.
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the University of Houston-Victoria is hosting a symposium focused on the history and culture of mariachi music, including a presentation by a Hiram College teaching fellow and a performance by a local mariachi band.
Construction on the University of Houston-Victoria’s new $28 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Building passed another milestone Friday when a “topping out” ceremony took place, marking the end of foundation and framing work on the building.
UHV students celebrated the start of the fall semester with Welcome Week activities from Aug. 26 to Friday, including First Day Photos with jaX and Splatterbeat.
About 600 faculty, staff and students listened to University of Houston-Victoria President Bob Glenn on Wednesday during the university’s Convocation event, and members of the UHV Student Government Association Executive Board led the crowd in singing the university’s alma mater. The univers…
The University of Houston-Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series is kicking off its fall series with a reading by four members of the university’s faculty, including a children’s novelist and three poets who explore different genres.
The University of Houston-Victoria promoted María Salomé Chavarría, who teaches Spanish courses and helped found the university’s Spanish program, from lecturer to senior lecturer effective Sunday.
Students and faculty members participating in the UHV School of Business Administration study abroad program to China gather for a group photo at the bottom of Mount Tai. Thirteen UHV business students participated in the two-week program July 12–28. They visited various cultural sites, incl…
As Keith Akins steps into his role as University of Houston-Victoria faculty senate president for the second time, he plans to focus on helping the university and its new administrators improve communication with faculty.
When the University of Houston-Victoria’s School of Business Administration dean was working as an entrepreneurship professor, he developed some clear ideas about what works when starting a business, and he decided to convey that knowledge in a new book.
University of Houston-Victoria seniors Eli Juma and Sophia Solano have watched the new UHV University Commons come together since its groundbreaking in April 2017. Now they are looking forward to an Aug. 28 ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house, when the public will get to see UHV’s new lib…
KATY – Readers of Living Magazine have named the University of Houston-Victoria the Best College/University in the Katy and Fulshear area.
When a University of Houston-Victoria dean was considering the changes happening to the publishing industry in America, he noticed a striking similarity to the resurgence happening in another creative industry: vinyl records.
On October 26, 2019, local participants will join together at the annual Relay For Life of Victoria County at the DeLeon Plaza to help beat our biggest rival — cancer.
In order to help meet its growth goals, the University of Houston-Victoria has created a new executive position focused on enrollment.
Area residents who already have a bachelor’s degree in another field but have always wanted to be a teacher now have an option to make that dream a reality through the updated online VOICE program at the University of Houston-Victoria.
Kelly Xu, left, a Calhoun High School junior; UHV senior Randall Jasek; Travis Cunningham, a Bloomington High School junior; Samuel Scavo, a Victoria West High School freshman; and Kary Xu, a Calhoun High School sophomore; watch robots attempt to navigate a maze Tuesday as part of the UHV Ro…
Victoria-area nonprofit organizations will have the opportunity to learn where to look for grants and find out tips about how to apply for funding thanks to a training session offered by the University of Houston-Victoria Library.
Victoria Southwest Little League Juniors defeated Calhoun Little League Juniors 12-6 in the District 27 Championship game June 28 on the Port Lavaca High School field.
The University of Houston-Victoria received approval from the Texas Legislature to move forward on its $125-a-semester fee to finance a new recreation center for the Victoria campus.
Taylor Mobbs competed at the Texas High School Rodeo Association State Finals in Abilene in June and was crowned as the 2019 Texas High School Rodeo Queen. She will represent Texas as she runs for the National High School Rodeo crown in Rock Springs, Wyo., in July.
Bishop Robert Schnaze has appointed the Rev. Dr. Wade Powell as the new senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Victoria. Dr. Powell’s first Sunday in Victoria will be on July 7 at a combined 10:40 a.m. service followed by a welcome luncheon of hamburgers and hotdogs.
The University of Houston-Victoria has released the names of undergraduate students who made its spring 2019 president’s list and deans’ list.
A longtime University of Houston-Victoria faculty member is retiring in August, and the UH System Board of Regents is honoring her with the title of professor emeritus.