The recent statement regarding the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) leaves students with a sense of uncertainty regarding their future in our community.
Mayra Hernandez has gathered many takeaways during a long career that has spanned teaching, instructional coaching and educational administration. One in particular, however, has a powerful lasting effect — relentless progression.
Carol Brace is breaking the glass ceiling in her respective fields of business and community service. She is defying limitations and has recently been recognized for her many efforts. In June 2017, Brace, University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) lecturer and business development specialist for the Marilyn Davies College of Business, was selected as the 2017 Woman of Excellence.
The days leading up to the first day of university classes can be nerve wracking. New classroom environments, unfamiliar professors and different expectations can make transitioning to college a challenging experience for students, particularly freshmen.
The transition from high school to college can be intimidating. That’s why freshman orientation is an essential program to acclimate incoming students to their future educational homes for the next four years.
His “very imaginary world” was filled with varied ambitions. Talk show host, heart surgeon, trial lawyer. And perhaps, author, radio show host, communication studies professor? All roads lead to storytelling for Dr. Hank Roubicek. Roubicek’s story began in Cleveland, Ohio, with his grandparents and mother, who were all Holocaust survivors.
Every year, thousands of people dream of working in fitness and health. To embark on a career that takes discipline and determination, UHD undergraduate Kenah Garcia knew exactly what to do to convert her dreams into professional goals.