The University of Houston-Victoria welcomed community leaders and supporters Tuesday evening to its 2018-2019 UHV President’s Annual Report & Excellence Awards to celebrate a year of growth and present awards to a community leader, a foundation with a long history of supporting the unive…
The holiday season is here, and community members will have a special opportunity to contribute to the University of Houston-Victoria during the university’s fourth annual Giving Tuesday campaign, including the opportunity to help the university meet a matching challenge goal.
When Amaranth Borsuk, the next presenter in the University of Houston-Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series, was in graduate school, she found herself in a strange dichotomy between working at the letterpress studio at a Los Angeles art college while also doing research on electronic …
Mark Ward Sr., an associate professor of communication at the University of Houston-Victoria, recently was named the recipient of a 2019 national award for outstanding article of the year in spiritual communication.
The University of Houston-Victoria Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Building may not be open yet, but it’s already won an award for architectural design from the Corpus Christi chapter of a national architecture group.
The Victoria Regional History Center, based inside the new University of Houston-Victoria University Commons, now has more than a decade of new photographs and negatives from the Victoria Advocate, as well as bound issues of the newspaper up to 2005.
For the second year in a row, the University of Houston-Victoria set a fundraising record by raising more than $3 million in donations during the 2018-2019 fiscal year and achieving several smaller records, including the number of donors and support from alumni.
Representatives from the University of Houston System, UHV, UH and the Katy community participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 14 for the new Katy Academic Building that houses classes for UHV and UH programs. The new location is a three-story, 80,000-square-foot building at 22400 Grand…
A new $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help the University of Houston-Victoria launch new programs to help promote undergraduate student success.
The University of Houston-Victoria is kicking off a new quarterly Alumni Networking Luncheon series with a presentation from alumni David and Tammy Murphy, owners and operators of Victoria’s Chick-fil-A restaurants.
Book Authority, a national book reviewing website, has included a book by a University of Houston-Victoria computer science faculty member in two of the site’s ranking lists for the best computer science books of all time.
The University of Houston-Victoria’s Bachelor of Science in criminal justice recently was ranked nationally on The Best Schools’ Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice Programs top 50 list for factors that included its academic excellence, faculty scholarship, reputation and financial aid.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.