UHV Raises $915,000 To Fund Partnership For Victoria Economic Development

With the support of local leaders, government entities and entrepreneurs, the University of Houston-Victoria College of Business has secured $915,000 for a partnership with a company to help increase entrepreneurship and economic development in the Victoria area. The university has entered into an agreement with Innovation Collective, a company based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to help the Victoria region create and develop a new ecosystem of business. The company has similar projects in Coeur d’Alene; […]

UHV To Stay In Phase 2 Of Reopening Plan For At Least Semester Start

University of Houston-Victoria administrators announced Monday afternoon that the university would remain in Phase 2 of the university’s COVID-19 reopening plan when the spring semester begins on Jan. 19. “We made this decision based on the high hospitalization rate in Victoria County and the infection rate in Texas,” UHV President Bob Glenn said. “The safety of our campus community continues to be of paramount importance.” The university previously moved its reopening plan from Phase 3 […]

UHV To Move To Second Phase Of Reopening Plan During Winter Break

The University of Houston-Victoria announced Thursday that it will move to Phase 2 of its reopening plan from Dec. 14 to Jan. 18 in order to ensure a safe campus environment for students, faculty and staff. “As always, our primary concern is the health and safety of our campus community,” UHV President Bob Glenn said. “With the current increases in COVID-19 cases and concerns about possible spikes after holiday gatherings, we thought this adjustment would be […]

UHV Receives More Than $13 Million In Fundraising Campaign

The University of Houston-Victoria announced Nov. 10 the results of its multiyear fundraising campaign titled “Here, We Go” that raised $13.4 million, 12 percent more than the university’s $12 million goal. “The Here, We Go campaign that ended Aug. 31, highlighted just how incredible UHV’s community is,” UHV President Bob Glenn said. “These donations are all individual endorsements of the university’s mission to offer a quality, affordable education to our students and serve our communities. […]

UHV Invites Community To Attend First Virtual Annual Report Event

For the first time, the University of Houston-Victoria will host a virtual annual report event for the region it serves to celebrate highlights from its 2019-2020 fiscal year, make a special announcement and present awards to community members and a student leader. The 2019-2020 UHV President’s Annual Report & Excellence Awards will be held from noon to 1:15 p.m. Nov. 10 and will be streamed live. jaX, the university’s jaguar mascot, will make an appearance […]

Former UHV First Lady Passes Away

Mary Jane Morgan, former first lady of the University of Houston-Victoria, passed away Friday night after a difficult battle with cancer. From the first day she and her husband, Vic, joined UHV in 2014 until her passing, Mary Jane was a treasured member of the UHV family. She was an ardent supporter of higher education, the university and the Victoria community. Services are pending. “Mary Jane and Vic are beloved members of the UHV family, […]

UHV, VC Announce Top Winners Of Black History Month Poster Contest

When Tuff Bretz was working on his Black History Month poster, he knew he wanted to feature someone who was the perfect example of voter activism. That’s when he learned about Mary Church Terrell, an early activist for civil rights and suffrage. “I thought she was a good example of someone who was an activist,” Tuff said Tuff, a 10-year-old student at DeLeon Elementary School, won first place Friday for his poster during the Black […]

UHV, VC Recognize Winners Of Black History Month Poster Contest

  When Gillianna Gonzales was choosing her topic for the Black History Month Poster Contest, she chose a local leader in law enforcement because she wants to be a defense attorney, she said. Gonzales, a 10-year-old De Leon Elementary School student, won first place on Monday for her poster during the Black History Month Fifth-Grade Poster Contest reception at the University of Houston-Victoria. She received a $2,000 UHV scholarship and a Victoria College summer camp […]