Campus and Community

Invest in Blue Events Commemorate UHD Vision

Gators realize the power of their UHD education, which for so many has transformed their lives. A UHD degree embodies an unyielding commitment from the UHD community to—Invest in Blue—for the futures of our students and our great University. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of UHD are invited to a week of special celebratory events to commemorate the vision—Invest in Blue—of our new President Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz.

Join us for the upcoming Invest in Blue events in October:

Open House & Homecoming
Saturday, October 21
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lot Behind Student Life Center
The UHD Community—alumni, students, faculty and staff— is invited to celebrate all things UHD and Homecoming 2017: The Main Street Experience!

UHD Retirees Luncheon
Monday, October 23
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Welcome Center Tour Room
The Annual UHD Retirees Luncheon brings together retirees and employees with 20+ years of service at the University. Immediately following the luncheon, guests are invited to the President’s Report to the University Community.

President’s Report to the University Community
Monday, October 23
2 – 3 p.m.
Robertson Auditorium (One Main Academic Building)
UHD President Dr. Juan Sánchez Munoz’s first address to the University community that will set a course for the new academic year and celebrate successes of the previous year.

3 – 5 p.m.
South Deck (One Main Academic Building)
A reception immediately following the President’s Report to the University Community.

Naming of the Marilyn Davies College of Business
Tuesday, October 24
4 – 5 p.m.
Marilyn Davies College of Business (Shea Street Building)
Faculty and friends of Houston entrepreneur Marilyn Davies and the Davies College of Business will gather to unveil new signage on the building in recognition of Ms. Davies’ generous unprecedented gift to the College.

Vision & Welcome Event
Tuesday, October 24
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Center Lobby
Community leaders, donors and friends are invited to meet UHD President Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz and learn how they can support the institution’s future growth and stature in our region.

Pizza with a Purpose
Wednesday, October 25
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Welcome Center Milam & Travis Rooms
Faculty, students, staff and alumni are welcome to grab a slice, enjoy some comradery while giving back through a community engagement project to make blankets that benefit Houston-area communities.

Alumni Association Fall Social Series
Thursday, October 26
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
O’Kane Gallery (Girard Street Building)
Join Gator alumni for an evening of art—featuring Rio Grande Valley artist Rio Natalia Anciso—and conversation with UHD President Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz.