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CHSS Hosts Creative Writing Faculty Reading March 8

UHD Community Invited to Celebrate Original Works By Faculty


By Sheryl E. Taylor

The College of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of English and the Cultural Enrichment Center is hosting a Creative Writing Faculty Reading, 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, in the Welcome Center TDECU Tour Room.

This in-person event features three faculty members from the Department of English:

“We have terrific faculty who will share their thrilling words,” said Dr. Stalina Villarreal, UHD Assistant Professor of English. “We look forward to the UHD Community joining us to listen and appreciate great literature.”

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, March 30
    Creative Writing Faculty Reading
    4 p.m.
    TDECU Tour Room 
  • Monday, April 11
    UHD English Alumna Ana Laurel, attorney with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
    2:30 – 3:45 p.m.
    Academic Building, Room A629

For more information, contact villarreals@uhd.edu.


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students, boasts more than 64,000 alumni, and offers 46 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences & Technology. For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution, and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.