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March
20,
2019
University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) community members were featured in the following broadcast segments and news articles.
March
20,
2019
UHD club sports teams are in action this weekend on the road. The University's club teams compete in local leagues and conference versus Houston
March
20,
2019
For the third consecutive season, a member of the UHD women’s wrestling club team earned the honor of All-American at the National Collegiate
March
14,
2019
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March
14,
2019
Want to know how to improve your credit? UHD Staff Council’s Lunch & Learn Series: Credit 101 will show you how.
March
13,
2019
Long-time retailer, JCPenney is hosting a special event for members of the Houston-Area Consoritum of Career Centers (HACCC) that include the Marilyn
March
13,
2019
Learn about “Eating Fast Without Fast Food” at UHD Sports & Fitness workshop, 3-4 p.m., Tuesday, March 19 in the One Main Building, Room
March
13,
2019
Jason Lillie sees his time at UHD as a second chance and he’s making sure its time well spent.
Is the STAAR reading test too hard for students?opens in new window
Many teachers on social media are asking whether the STAAR test is too hard for kids after a popular article suggested many tests are between one to three grade levels too advanced.
04
Mar
2019
www.khou.com
University of Houston System exceeds $1 billion fundraising goal 18 months ahead of scheduleopens in new window
The University of Houston System’s fundraising campaign “Here, We Go” — created to enhance student and university success — has exceeded its $1 billion goal 18 months ahead of schedule and will continue to raise more under the tagline “Beyond the Billion.”
04
Mar
2019
www.houstonchronicle.com
Youth step teams carry on cultural traditions in Houstonopens in new window
Each stomp, each clap, each slap of Tamaj Quillens’ hand against her thigh had to be precise. If she moved even slightly off tempo from her fellow steppers, she could throw off the whole beat.
25
Feb
2019
www.houstonchronicle.com
Houston lawmaker seeks to curtail no-knock raidsopens in new window
The controversial use of no-knock raids could be curtailed under state legislation filed by Houston lawmaker Harold Dutton, just weeks after a deadly botched drug bust left a Pecan Park couple dead and five officers injured.
22
Feb
2019
www.apnews.com
A Year After Being Detained By ICE, Former Houston High School Student Forges His Futureopens in new window
About a year ago, Dennis Rivera was in his final semester at Austin High School, just east of downtown Houston. He was a quiet senior who got good grades and was captain of the soccer team.
14
Feb
2019
www.houstonpublicmedia.org