Houstonians continue to recover from damage incurred during Harvey. Among those who are putting their homes and personal lives back together are many members of the University of Houston-Downtown community. With that in mind, support funds and resources have been created to assist our Gator family during this time.
Dear UHD Faculty, Staff and Students, The University of Houston-Downtown is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. As an urban institution of higher learning, UHD is acutely aware of the important contributions of students from diverse backgrounds and experiences. The recent statement regarding the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program … Continue reading Supporting DACA Students
Dear UHD Community, Harvey has passed us, and the sun is shining over Houston today. The recovery process, however, is just beginning and will take some time. Our University withstood this terrible storm, but I am well aware that many of you are still coping with its aftermath. Please know that your families and homes … Continue reading Recovering from Harvey
Dear UHD Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Friends, The University of Houston-Downtown prides itself on its tenacity, drive and commitment to serve our community, state, nation-and one another. Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, we are coming together to do what UHD is known for-giving back. It has been incredibly inspiring to witness the tremendous outpouring … Continue reading UHD Strong: Your Gift Matters
Dear UHD students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends, As a newcomer to Houston, I am heartened by the outpouring of care, concern and help across our city that has followed Harvey. This challenging time will continue for the foreseeable future after the waters subside and Houston begins the work of rebuilding. Our campus fared well … Continue reading Stay Strong UHD Community
Dear UHD Community, It has been a difficult weekend following Hurricane Harvey. Houston is still being drenched by substantial rain. These showers are expected to continue for the next few days, so Houston and outlying communities remain at risk. I know many of you are affected by flooding, but I hope that you and your … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey Follow-Up
Dear UHD Community, As many of you are aware, the University is closing today at 1 p.m. in preparation for Hurricane Harvey. Faculty, staff and students are being asked to leave campus at that time, so UHD Police can secure the building. Classes and events are cancelled for the rest of the weekend. Further updates … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey