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One More Chance to Join the Fun at UHD's Thursday Concert Series

Don't miss your opportunity for a fun time and great entertainment as the University of Houston-Downtown's Thursday Concert Series at Discovery Green (1500 McKinney St.) comes to a close this week.

All students, alumni, staff and the public are invited to the event that has become a summer tradition starting at 6 p.m. on June 27. The concert is free to the public.

The family-friendly event showcases the best music of the Gulf Coast and offers community members an opportunity to wind down the week and learn more about UHD. Guests are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs so that they may comfortably enjoy their entertainment. The Texas Country sounds and Americana-style music of Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis will fill the air at the final event for the summer.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – 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 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

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.