The New Issue Is Here: UHD Magazine
Meet Gator Game Changers
By Sheryl E. Taylor
Take a break from all the news and peruse the latest edition of UHD Magazine’s “Game Changers” with cover star UHD President, Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Readers are invited to learn why the Gator culture inspires civic engagement among their contemporaries or how the College of Public Service’s Criminal Justice program is training future crime fighters through its Scene Investi-Gators’ team. Take a look at how the UHD Community celebrates collegiate pride and meet some of our Alumni who are contributing to the city and state’s economic impact. Ever wonder whose playing classical music in the Gator Den? Meet the students who share their talents. Get your read on! Learn how Gators are changing the game!
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.