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Spring 2015 Faculty/Staff Giving Campaign Gets a Strong Start
Campus & Community / Employee Services

Spring 2015 Faculty/Staff Giving Campaign Gets a Strong Start

UHD faculty and staff gave a strong show of support as they rallied together to raise money for student scholarships and programs at the Giving Campaign Kickoff last Thursday. At the event, the campaign committee announced its participation goal of 65 percent or better for this year. Since the campaign’s official start on Monday, nearly 360 employees have participated! This … Continue reading

Career Center, Library Collaborate to Offer Interview Accessories for Loan to Students
Campus & Community

Career Center, Library Collaborate to Offer Interview Accessories for Loan to Students

The Career Development Center and the W.I. Dykes Library recently announced the launch of their new “Tights and Tiebrary” program. This collaborative initiative will support students by loaning them ties, tights, scarves and necklaces for interviews, networking events and other career-related activities during the spring graduation season. The Tights and Tiebrary will not only provide students with … Continue reading

40th Anniversary Campaign Wins Big in Educational Advertising Awards
Campus & Community

40th Anniversary Campaign Wins Big in Educational Advertising Awards

The University of Houston-Downtown received six honors in the 30th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report. UHD’s 40th Anniversary Campaign, a collaboration with the Richards/Carlberg advertising agency, won gold recognition in the “Total Advertising Campaign” category. The 40th anniversary logo, elevator wraps and outdoor signage were also recognized. The University’s newest Ed U. … Continue reading

UHD Powerlifting Signs Nation’s No. 1 Ranked Male High School Powerlifter
Sports & Fitness

UHD Powerlifting Signs Nation’s No. 1 Ranked Male High School Powerlifter

UHD Powerlifting Head Coach John Hudson started out the 2015 recruiting season with a major win by signing San Antonio-Brandeis senior Ashton Rouska. Rouska is the defending 2014 International Powerlifting Federation Teen World Champion in the 183-pound weight class and the No. 1 ranked male high school powerlifter in the nation for all weight classes, … Continue reading