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Save the Date: PLTLIS Annual Conference at UHD May 31

Mark your calendars for the Eleventh Annual Peer-Led Team Learning International Society (PLTLIS) Conference, returning to the UHD campus for the first time in a decade! 

Events begin at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, and the conference continues through Saturday, June 3, at 5:30 p.m.

Practitioners of Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) seek to develop opportunities to transform formal education through collaboration, research, and dissemination, and to foster student learning through peer-led teams by supporting practitioners and institutions, according to the PLTLIS website

Now in its 11th year, the PLTL Conference returns to UHD May 31 for three days of presentations and workshops on the theme: “Strengthening Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Through Sustainable Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) Program.” 

The full conference agenda is available online. For questions or to participate, contact Mitsue Nakamura, Lecturer, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, at nakamuram@uhd.edu. Professor Nakamura is the Faculty Advisor and Coordinator for the PLTL Project & Collaborative Learning Community Center and the Mentoring Coordinator for the Scholars Academy

Mark your calendar and watch for more on this important event in upcoming UHD News stories! 


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.