Legislative Session Update

A University of Houston System announcement was distributed Sunday, May 26 with news from Texas' 86th Legislative Session. The session concluded yesterday, and I am pleased to report that the University of Houston-Downtown is among the state universities receiving an increase in funding for the next biennium, as well as the support of the legislature in several other key requests.

President’s One Main Message – Spring 2019 Commencement

The spring semester has concluded, and this weekend we celebrated the accomplishments of 1,400 Gators who Finished UHD Strong. Congratulations to all of our graduates, and also those students who successfully completed the spring semester. Spring was certainly a productive semester, and summertime is shaping up to be another busy time for UHD. Many students … Continue reading President’s One Main Message – Spring 2019 Commencement

President’s One Main Message – Recognizing Gator Volunteers

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

President’s One Main Message – Gators Advocating for Higher Education

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

One Main Message – Welcoming Scholar-in-Residence, Latinx Exhibition This Week

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