Scene at UHD: Homecoming 2019
UHD was on the scene throughout last week’s Homecoming 2019 celebration.
President Muñoz hosted his annual President's Barbecue on Oct 15. Gators gathered on the South Deck to enjoy plates full of brisket, sausage, potato salad and more.
The Homecoming Office Decoration winner was announced on Oct 16. This year’s first place winner is Student Affairs/Enrollment Management and Title IX/Equity & Diversity. They decorated their office to the theme of Gators Throwback.
The week culminated with Tail-Gatoring on Oct 19. Student groups, university departments, and alumni gathered to participate in a cook-off and decorating contest.
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.