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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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The University of Houston-Victoria has added four new members to its President’s Regional Advisory Board, including a physical therapist, the president of a civil engineering company, an academic and entrepreneur, and a school district superintendent.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The University of Houston-Victoria reached an enrollment high Wednesday with preliminary numbers showing the university enrolling more than 4,500 students for the first time.

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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…

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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.

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On Sunday, the University of Houston-Victoria will promote 11 faculty members, seven of whom will receive tenure and four others who will be named full professors.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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As a staff member at the University of Houston-Victoria at Katy for more than 18 years, Rosemary McCusker feels a sense of duty to serve on the university’s Staff Council, build relationships and promote collaboration.

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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.

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The University of Houston- Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series is preparing to kick off its fall 2019 series with a diverse lineup of writers who have published collections, chapbooks, essays, memoirs and even digital poetry projects.

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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…

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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.

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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. 

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The University of Houston-Victoria awarded 406 degrees to undergraduate and graduate students who completed their coursework during the spring semester.

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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.

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