University of Houston-Victoria

UHV Commencement Ceremonies Held at the Leonard E. Merrell Center

Photo: Ricardo Teixeira, center, president of the University of Houston-Victoria Faculty Senate, holds the university’s mace at the start of a commencement ceremony Saturday for students from the UHV School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development. Chance M. Glenn Sr., UHV provost and vice president for academic affairs, right, gets ready to speak. The ceremonies were held at the Leonard E. Merrell Center in Katy for the university’s spring and fall 2020, and spring […]

Victoria Native To Join UHV As Alumni, Annual Giving Director

The University of Houston-Victoria is proud to announce that Kelsey Norgard of Victoria will be joining the university as the new director of alumni relations and annual giving. Norgard, director of sales and marketing for The Club at Colony Creek, will join UHV’s University Advancement team Aug. 5. “I’m excited to join the University Advancement team and the UHV family,” Norgard said. “I was born and raised in Victoria, and I’ve lived and worked here […]

UHV Announces Spring President’s, Deans’ Lists

The University of Houston-Victoria has released the names of undergraduate students who made its spring 2021 President’s and Deans’ lists. The President’s List honors undergraduates who earn a 4.0 grade-point average on all work completed during the spring semester. To qualify for the Deans’ List, undergraduates must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average. The recognitions are awarded each fall and spring semester. A minimum of nine semester hours is required. Any student who earns […]

Harmony Public Schools, University of Houston-Victoria announce new partnership to improve college completion for HPS alumni

Graduates from the Harmony School of Advancement listen intently to the commencement address during graduation day ceremonies. Harmony Public Schools and the University of Houston-Victoria will be announcing a new partnership that will provide an affordable, high-quality college opportunity to more Harmony graduates in coming years.

Harmony Public Schools and the University of Houston-Victoria will announce a new partnership agreement on Tuesday that will expand access to affordable, high-quality college education to new graduating Harmony seniors each school year. The partnership will be announced 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 25 at a joint event at the Harmony Central Office. As part of the partnership, the University of Houston-Victoria will admit and enroll any Harmony senior or alumni who graduates within the top 50 percent […]

UHV To Move To Next Phase Of Reopening Plan For Summer Semester

The University of Houston-Victoria will move toward more normal operations before the start of summer classes to allow more students, faculty and staff on campus.   The university will move from Phase 3 to Phase 4 of its Phased Reopening Plan on June 1. Phase 4 allows a greater number of students to take face-to-face classes with classroom occupancy at 70 percent. UHV will continue to offer classes through a mix of hybrid, real-time online […]

UHV Wins District Gold ADDY For Athletics Campaign

The University of Houston-Victoria has won a Gold ADDY award for creative excellence in the four-state District 10 competition of the American Advertising Federation Awards. The award in the Card, Invitation or Announcement Campaign category was for marketing pieces to promote UHV Athletics’ 2020 Weekend for the Jaguars event. District 10 includes Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. The pieces were created by graphic designer Larzell Cowan and included a save-the-date mailer, and a formal invite […]

UHV Moves Forward On Reopening Plan

The University of Houston-Victoria will move on Tuesday to Phase 3 of its Phased Reopening Plan. The decision was based upon a recommendation from the university’s COVID-19 Reopening Taskforce and a review by administration of COVID-19 data for the Victoria and Katy communities. “We are encouraged by the positive signs of lower infection rates and increasing numbers of people getting the vaccine,” UHV President Bob Glenn said. “We are hopeful that these positive trends will […]

UHV To Move Toward More Normal Operations For Fall

The University of Houston-Victoria plans to start the fall semester Aug. 23 with more face-to-face classes and a greater number of students, faculty and staff on campus. “The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff remain our highest priority,” UHV President Bob Glenn said. “With the positive signs we are seeing as far as fewer COVID-19 cases and higher vaccination rates, we feel confident we can move by fall to Phase 4 of […]

UHV Preliminary Spring Enrollment Shows Growth

As the University of Houston-Victoria and other universities across the nation continue to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, the university has received positive news: preliminary spring enrollment is up more than 4 percent compared with this time last year. As of Wednesday, the university’s 12th class day when preliminary enrollment must be reported to the state, UHV had 4,514 students enrolled, a 4.5 percent increase from last year’s preliminary spring enrollment of 4,319. The growth included […]

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 […]