Scene at UHD: Study Abroad Fair, Lunar New Year Celebration
UHD was on the scene this week at events on the third floor Mural Area that offered a bit of an international flair.
The Office of Study Abroad hosted its spring semester Study Abroad Fair. Students and faculty members visited with representatives twho partner with UHD in providing internships and international exchange opportunities. In addition, those in attendance qualifed for a special drawing for numerous door prizes, including backpacks, shirts and a Go Pro video camera. A pizza lunch also was provided.
UHD Asian Student Association and the UHD Center for Diversity & Inclusion held its Lunar New Year Celebration in the White Oak Room where students in attendance were dressed in traditional costumes.The event also included games, a selfie photo booth and food.
For more recaps of the week's events, see UHD News' latest feature "UHD in a Minute."
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.