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Preview of Highlighted Campus Events Now Only a Click Away

event round upWelcome to our new feature, UHD Event Roundup! Every Thursday in UHD News, we will spotlight a few events for the upcoming week. From special events, presentations on campus, workshops, and more – you’ll find it here, its just a click away.

Here’s a look at some highlighted events:

Asian American Experience in Houston and UHD: A Gator Achievers Discussion With Bryan Nguyen
UHD Alumnus Bryan Nguyen will speak about his experience in Houston and at UHD as part of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion’s Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observances.  Nguyen will offer a unique opportunity for members of our campus community to gain perspective on discrimination and violence, as well as appreciation for the struggles faced by those of Asian heritage in the Greater Houston region, and particularly of those who were resettled to the Gulf Coast as refugees following the Vietnam War. The virtual event is Noon – 1 p.m., Friday, April 8, and participants can join via Zoom.

Do You Have a Great Elevator Pitch?
As part of UHD’s Arts & Communication Festival, students are invited to show their skills in summing up who they are and why they are awesome during an Elevator Pitch Contest, Noon – 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 in One Main Building's Event Room (N1099). Participants will receive feedback on their pitches from a panel of experts. The students who have the top three pitches will be awarded prizes. (First Place: $50, Second Place: $30, and Third Place: $20) To register or for more information, contact Burton French at frenchc@uhd.edu.

Study Skills 101 Workshop
The Gator Success Center is hosting a virtual Study Skills 101 Workshop, 3 – 4 p.m. on Tuesday April 12. Make plans to attend this event for helpful tips to build good study habits for success in academic courses. Visit the calendar posting for the meeting ID and passcode for the event.

Arts & Communication Studies Internship Fair
An Arts & Communications Internship Fair is happening 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Wednesday April 13 in the Welcome Center's Milam/Travis Rooms. This event invites students to network with a wide range of area non-profit and business organizations. No registration is required, just stop by make connections and secure an internship that could lead to a future career!

Want to see more events? For a complete listing of more events, visit the UHD website.

Have a campus event you want featured? 
Let us help you promote your events internally and externally. Submit your events to us today! (You will be asked to create an account if you have not submitted an event previously.) If you have any questions, contact calendarsubmission@uhd.edu.


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 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.