The desire to teach is a calling—a deep need to nurture and inspire—that requires teachers to shape students into strong, contributing members of the community. College of Public Service senior Ignacio Gamez doesn’t take this responsibility lightly.
Calm, even-tempered, perceptive and the ability to understand complex human behavior with a nimble mind for solving riddles and puzzles. This is the skill set of Erlanger Turner. “Initially, I wanted to be a pediatric physician, but I changed my major after taking a child psychology class,” said Turner, assistant professor of psychology at University …
When Hudson joined UHD in 2007 as an English professor, he noticed that the diverse cultures and groups on campus lacked representation. Today, Hudson helms UHD’s Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
In business, especially sales, it takes a determined, self-confident individual
with a never-take-no-for-an-answer resolve, coupled with compassion, charisma and genuineness to close the deal. Dalia Sherif, Davies College of Business adjunct lecturer and coordinator of Graduate Services, perfected that balance during her time as a Communication Specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce in Cairo, Egypt.
As we grow older, the world becomes smaller. Eventually, you begin to realize that we’re all connected by only a few degrees of separation. UHD associate professor of history Gene Preuss realized this notion at a young age, and it has served as his inspiration to learn, teach, and travel.
UHD’s Center for Student Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion will kick-off Black History Month.
Everyone experiences hardships in life’s ebb and flow—it’s normal—but University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) senior business student Nic Shar experienced a life far less ordinary than most of us will ever understand. Shar is from the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma, which borders Bangladesh and Thailand. Since 1962, the country has been …