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UHD President and First Lady Co-Chair Volunteer Houston’s 2015 Greater Houston Service Awards
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UHD President and First Lady Co-Chair Volunteer Houston’s 2015 Greater Houston Service Awards

UHD President Dr. Bill Flores and First Lady Dr. Noël Bezette-Flores served as co-chairs for Volunteer Houston’s recent 2015 Greater Houston Service Awards, held at the Bayou City Event Center. Cameron Waldner, CEO of Volunteer Houston, asked them to serve as co-hosts May 15 in recognition of their leadership and dedication to volunteers and community … Continue reading

Drs. Flores, Bezette-Flores Receive Distinguished Recognition for Volunteer Service
Community Engagement

Drs. Flores, Bezette-Flores Receive Distinguished Recognition for Volunteer Service

At this year’s Greater Houston Service Awards, UHD President Dr. Bill Flores and First Lady Dr. Noël Bezette-Flores received the Daily Point of Light Award in recognition of their support and leadership of the City of Houston’s Citizenship Month. Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, presents the award to citizens … Continue reading

Mayor Parker Kicks off Planning for Citizenship Month 2015 with Private Reception
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Mayor Parker Kicks off Planning for Citizenship Month 2015 with Private Reception

Mayor Annise Parker and First Lady Kathy Hubbard hosted an evening reception and planning kickoff event for the executive committee, chairs and honorary chairs of Citizenship Month in their home Thursday. Mayor Parker spoke about the event’s mission and thanked the guests for their continued dedication to celebrating the many faces of Houston. Co-chairs Flores … Continue reading

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Associate Professor Robin Davidson Named Houston’s Poet Laureate

Robin Davidson, Ph.D., associate professor of English, this week was named Houston’s second poet laureate. Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker and Houston Public Library Director Rhea Brown Lawson, Ph.D., presented Davidson with a proclamation at City Hall on Tuesday. Davidson was a finalist for poet laureate in 2014, the first year the City of Houston established … Continue reading

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Dean of Students Sara Jahansouz to Join Delta Upsilon International Fraternity as Director

UHD dean of students Sara Jahansouz,Ph.D., will soon leave the University to accept a new position as a director for Delta Upsilon Fraternity. During her tenure at UHD, she has played an instrumental role in initiating important leadership opportunities for undergraduates. Among these is the Gator Leadership Academy and LeaderShape. The Gator Leadership Academy a … Continue reading

UHD in the News
Campus & Community

UHD in the News

UHD students, faculty and staff are always up to something newsworthy, from serving the community to receiving honors from the mayor. See what we’re up to this week: Associate professor Robin Davidson was named Houston’s poet laureate on Tuesday morning in a ceremony at City Hall. UHD President Bill Flores and wife Noël Bezette-Flores were honored with … Continue reading