Nationally Known Speaker Brings Talk to UHD Faculty & Staff
TEDx Speaker Anne Grady Featured
By Sheryl E. Taylor
UHD Employment Services & Operations invites faculty and staff to the special Gator Learning session, “Resilience Reset - It's Your Turn to Thrive” featuring Anne Grady, 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10.
Grady will provide step-by-step strategies for career success and practical tools guaranteed to overcome the toughest situations life has to offer. Overcoming unimaginable adversity, Grady shares a message that says we are all STRONG ENOUGH.
The successful entrepreneur, author and expert in organizational communication, Grady works with organizations around the globe providing practical, down-to-earth strategies to improve relationships, increase productivity and reduce stress.
Grady—the two-time TEDx speaker who’s been featured in the Harvard Business Review, CNN, FOX Business, Inc. Magazine, numerous television and radio shows—has been dubbed as a speaker who is “authentic” “highly energetic and entertaining” and a “catalyst for transformative thinking and lasting behavior change.”
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.