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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) – 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.