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Gator Community Crosses Finish Line for G2G Campaign

This year’s Give To Gators (G2G) Campaign crossed the finish line to reach a five-year high for participation from our generous Gator Community. 

G2G achieved 38% participation with 409 faculty and staff members donating more than $49,000 in pledges and gifts—higher than any other component in the UH System. Thanks so much to the loyal Gators who make investing their charitable funds in UHD and our students a priority. Gifts and pledges were directed to 75 different scholarships, programs, departments, and colleges across the University.

Thank you again to the following UHD offices for 100% participation.

  • Budget Office
  • Community Engagement & Service Learning
  • Conference & Event Services
  • Emergency Management
  • Employment Services & Operations
  • Environmental Health
  • General Accounting
  • Graduate & International Admissions
  • Office of the President
  • Office of the Provost
  • Office of Research & Sponsored Projects
  • Office of Study Abroad
  • Procurement & Contracts
  • Student Business Services
  • UHD Police Department
  • Undergraduate Admissions

"Thank you, Gator Family, for making this year’s Campaign our best event,” said Sandra Jacobson, Manager of UHD Annual Giving. If you missed the campaign, you can invest in UHD and our students. Consider a gift to the Food for Change Market, UHD’s General Scholarship Fund, and the new Determined Gator Fund. No matter where you direct your gift, you make a difference with your support!”

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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.