After an extensive national search, the Marilyn Davies College of Business selected Priscilla Oehlert to head its Insurance and Risk Management (IRM) Center at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD). Hailing from Atlanta, Oehlert brings more than 20 years of experience with insurance carriers, operations management and risk management to the director’s position. As IRM director, …
Dr. Muñoz hosted The Honorable Héctor Escobar Salazar, Secretary of Education in the State of Tamaulipas. The purpose of the visit was to acquaint the Tamaulipas delegation with UHD to gain a better understanding of the institution as well as to learn about the interests and needs of public/private universities in Tamaulipas.
The O’Kane Gallery at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) made the call and more than 15 Greater Houston high schools answered. Since its beginnings, the Gallery’s mission and vision is to serve as a focal point for art exhibits and activities that mirror the campus and the city’s vitality and ethnic diversity.
UHD professors, lecturers and adjuncts were celebrated for their accomplishments in teaching, service, and scholarly/creative activities at the annual Faculty Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 18 in Robertson Auditorium. New UHD President Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz delivered the opening remarks and congratulated this year’s finalists.
Grab your lunch and enjoy an original play by O’Kane Theatre’s very own Tim Klein. “Group,” written and directed by Klein, will be the featured performance for the upcoming Lunchtime Theater at 1 p.m., April 24 – 27.
The O’Kane Gallery is continuing a UHD tradition—2017 Student Exhibition—that’s been showcasing student art for more than two decades. This year’s exhibition features more than a 150 selected works—watercolor, graphic design, photography, digital art, figure drawing, painting, design, drawing, studio special topics, and for the first-time, costume design and stagecraft by UHD visual art and theater students. …
In existence for 40 years, the O’Kane Theatre at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) was named for Harry W. O’Kane—former dean of students at South Texas College–whose namesake is also affixed to the O’Kane Gallery.