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Scene at UHD: Pan-American Culture Festival & Men’s Soccer Club Team Champions

This week, UHD was on the scene with the Pan-American Culture Festival, Men's Soccer Club Championship and the Technology Teaching & Learning Center Conference. 

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion and the Student Government Association hosted the Pan-American Festival on the South Deck Oct. 10, which included food, music, and more.

The UHD Men’s Soccer Club team won their sixth conference title, ending an undefeated season Oct. 11 after besting Houston Community College 4-3 to take home the Houston Club Sports Conference title.

The Technology Teaching & Learning Center Conference, "Making Our Learning Space More Accessible," was held Oct. 11, which offered faculty, staff and students a variety of presentations, lunch and door prizes.

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.