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) 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.