Campus and Community

UHD Honored to Have Evelio Fernandez Visit

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Alumnus Evelio Fernandez (’79) visits the UHD campus Dec. 9.

UHD welcomed Evelio Fernandez (’79), executive vice president for Goya Foods, to campus Dec. 9 for a special homecoming. The honored guest returned to UHD for a visit with UHD President Dr. Bill Flores and a tour of the University.

Goya Foods Inc. is America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, a major Houston-area employer and a terrific partner to UHD. Fernandez, a graduate of the UHD College of Business, is among the company’s top executives and was featured in the 2014 UHD alumni billboard campaign, which was launched to celebrate 40 years of making Major Opportunities possible in Houston.