The spring semester is drawing to a close. Many of you are completing exams this week or putting final touches on projects, and I wish you the best of luck with your end of semester endeavors.
One of the rewards of serving as University of Houston-Downtown President is the opportunity to address different organizations and communities in the Greater Houston area. During these speaking engagements, I learn more about our stakeholders in the region. In turn, I am able to share the University’s story and enlighten others about UHD’s role in … Continue reading President’s One Main Message – Recognizing Gator Volunteers
We have arrived at the midpoint of the semester. Spring Break is next week, and many of you will take a well-deserved rest. Whether you remain in Houston or leave town, I wish all of you a safe and enjoyable break. This semester has been marked by many significant University achievements. These include a new … Continue reading President’s One Main Message – Gators Advocating for Higher Education
Dear UHD Community, As you are keenly aware, our students have the remarkable strength of character that drives them to complete their degrees while balancing family, work and other responsibilities. They are absolutely committed to earning degrees to create a better future for themselves and their families. I speak less often about the comparable determination … Continue reading Give to Gators Update
We are just a few weeks into the semester, and it has been a particularly productive time at the University of Houston-Downtown. Last week alone, our university participated in a significant community service initiative on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this week, we are signing a letter of intent with the Port of Houston … Continue reading One Main Message – Welcoming Scholar-in-Residence, Latinx Exhibition This Week
We begin the spring semester with a new addition to the University of Houston-Downtown. I am pleased to welcome Dr. Eric Carl Link to our institution as its new Senior Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs and Provost.
I hope you had a restful holiday season and took time to recharge and reflect on your hard work during the fall semester. Fall 2018 was a semester to remember at UHD. We opened Houston’s first university e-Sports Center and hosted two very important debates with candidates running for U.S. Congress and Texas Senate District … Continue reading One Main Message – Happy New Year
We are in the home stretch of the fall semester, Gators. By Friday, finals will be over and many of you will be preparing for Commencement Weekend. Fall 2018 has been a semester to remember at UHD, thanks to your efforts. If you will return to UHD next semester and are seeking Financial Aid, please … Continue reading One Main Message – Finals Week, Commencement Weekend
As University of Houston-Downtown Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, Ed Hugetz has helped guide the institution through a range of initiatives aimed at bolstering retention, enrollment, student success and academic excellence. At the conclusion of the fall semester, Hugetz will step away from his Provost duties and serve on a … Continue reading Ed Hugetz to Serve as Special Assistant to the President
Dear UHD Community, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued an executive order designating Wednesday, Dec. 5, as an official Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush. Final exams will be conducted on this day as scheduled. Essential personnel as designated by division vice presidents are required to report to campus. UHD Employment Services & … Continue reading Dec. 5, Official Day of Mourning