When your birthday sadly falls during a world-wide pandemic. Little Elise turned 3 and wanted more than anything to go out and do some Birthday festivities.
Hello, fellow Crossroads dwellers, FFAers and 4Hers! With school going online and so many things canceled/postponed because of the pandemic, are you bored? One thing to do and help your family as well is plant a garden. This certainly sounds like something we could use now, with a myriad of …
A University of Houston-Victoria graduate accounting program recently was ranked by a national website as one of the five most affordable programs in the nation.
As a longtime educator, Jill Fox has traveled around the state, the country and even internationally to speak about the benefits and importance of the arts in education.
The writing process for Somali-born poet Ladan Osman includes studying, reading, music, walks, photographs and, most of all, time.
When Faith Academy Superintendent Larry Long wanted to figure out a way to use social media to promote the private school, he knew the best idea would be to turn to the University of Houston-Victoria.
Since she is studying cybersecurity at the University of Houston-Victoria, graduate student Olufunmilayo Oguntoyinbo was hoping to get a travel grant to attend the international Network and Distributed System Security Symposium.
When it comes to planning for positive changes, Ed McMahon knows that successful communities are ones with a clear vision for the future, and his presentations in Victoria will help the community find ways to develop that vision.
About 15 years ago, University of Houston-Victoria alumnus Chad Hall’s health had reached rock bottom, and his doctor said Hall was the source of the problem.
Marble Falls resident Robert Schiener has a goal of helping as many people as possible who need the services of a mental health professional, and now that he’s received a national certification, he has taken a major step toward that goal.
Area community members who need resources and support to grow in new and exciting ways now have access to a wUniversity of Houston-Victoria center focused on forming partnerships to promote long-term job growth, economic prosperity and stability.
When Tuff Bretz was working on his Black History Month poster, he knew he wanted to feature someone who was the perfect example of voter activism.
For fiction writer Sarah Etter, letting her imagination mix with a dash of surrealism has led her down a curious and extraordinary path in her literature.
A $100,000 disaster preparation grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund has allowed the University of Houston-Victoria to purchase a backup power generator to help supply power to Jaguar Hall Dining during a power outage.
My greatest surprise was the planned event with a multitude of my Stingarette players showing up for Victoria East’s first home game against Mayde Creek on Nov. 22! Certainly, I was nervous, since I hadn’t coached a team in 22 years! I was feeling extraordinarily grateful that I’m only the a…
It was Christmas and we had brought my old train set to New Braunfels for our grandchildren. Leo noticed that the engine was different and had to be hooked up with wire.
My name is Rosemary Bess, and this is my story.
When the invite on Facebook came, I couldn’t believe my eyes. Immediately, I hit accept, then shot a message, “Wow, never thought I’d hear from you! Hope all is well.” The reply came, “Still alive and well.”
Victoria Church of God Mission donated blankets for the homeless suring the Victoria Homeless Point and Time Count. Women Mission from left to right Carolyn Rucker, Minnie Goode, Annie Rose Nuells, Arthurine Sims, Keith Rucker VAHC President, Martina Singleterry, Lee Havens and Raylene Sims…
New educators who need to become certified to teach and current educators who need to renew their certifications now can take their state-mandated tests at the University of Houston-Victoria’s new Pearson VUE Test Center.
When I was either in the fourth or fifth grade at Point Comfort Elementary School, we would have occasional assembly programs. Some would be during school hours; others in the evening.
I surprised my husband with a 60th birthday party. He had absolutely no idea. After Mass on Saturday evening, I asked if we could eat dinner at Sky Restaurant.
Three years ago, I had the biggest surprise of my life! My parents had been telling me that we were tight on money and we weren’t eating out as often.
When Ken Colwell published his first book less than a year ago, he didn’t expect to wake up one day to find out his book on how to start a business would climb to the top of some of Amazon’s Best Sellers lists.
University of Houston-Victoria students who plan to take courses in the graduate special education program with an applied behavior analysis concentration will begin taking new courses this summer to help them prepare for a national exam to become board certified behavior analysts.
For University of Houston-Victoria student Svetlana LaFleur, an international business simulation competition for a graduate course was more fun than it was work, and when her group kept earning top spots in the competition, she was not surprised.
As the spring semester begins and high school students are making their college selections, Goliad High School will host recruiters and faculty members from the University of Houston-Victoria on Jan. 24 to showcase what the university has to offer area students and to connect with the univer…
I am 20 years old, and I have a sister with the same mother but different fathers. I have never met my father, and I met hers when I was a small child.