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Powerlifting: Women Shine, Men Face Adversity at Regional Competition

Success is appreciated most when it is achieved in the face of adversity. UHD Powerlifting coach John Hudson has long been concerned that the UHD Mens’ Powerlifting squad has tasted too much success and not enough adversity. “Adversity is what makes a good athlete–and a good team–hunger for and crave success,” says Hudson. While the … Continue reading

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HCSO Hosts ‘Partner Appreciation’ Event for Criminal Justice Students

Criminal justice students in UHD assistant professor Judith Harris’ senior seminar course received high praise Friday from Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and his team of reentry services staff. Garcia honored the UHD undergraduates with certificates of appreciation, enclosed in a leather binder embossed with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) seal, and honorary lapel … Continue reading

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Reminder: Update Email Signatures

In September 2014, the University of Houston-Downtown released an official branding guide. Graphics guidelines are an important way for UHD faculty and staff to work together and represent UHD through a unified and consistent identity. One of the components of this branding guide includes a standard email signature to be used by all University employees in all internal and external … Continue reading

UHD Freshman Talks College Transition in Local Panel Discussion
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UHD Freshman Talks College Transition in Local Panel Discussion

At Wednesday’s West Houston P-16 Council meeting, UHD freshman Kimberly Batres spoke on the challenges of transitioning from high school. Batres and three other graduates of Alief and Spring Branch ISD high schools participated in a panel discussion about their experiences in the first semester of college. The P-16 Council meets quarterly to discuss education-related issues that affect the academic … Continue reading

UHD in the News
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UHD in the News

Here are this week’s links to UHD headlines: ABC13 News reports: UHD senior overcomes obstacles to earn college degree. Also on ABC13 News this week, criminal justice professor Larry Karson comments on recent issues in the Harris County Jail. American Jails – The Magazine of the American Jail Association published an article about  UHD criminal justice students who … Continue reading

TTLC Training Sessions – Week of Dec. 15
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TTLC Training Sessions – Week of Dec. 15

Below is a list of this week’s course offerings from the Technology Teaching and Learning Center. Monday, December 15 Prezi: Exciting Web-based presentations Time: 10 – 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 16 Zoom Cloud Conferencing Time: 2 – 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 17 Upgrade Your Old School Grading: Bb Grade Center Time: 10 – 11 a.m. Thursday, December 18 Evernote for … Continue reading