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Tips, screenings and wellness info highlight UHD Health Fair on Nov. 20

With the holidays just around the corner, learn how to stay or get fit and be more heathwise at UHD's biannual Health Fair 9 a.m. -  1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Academic Building, Room A300.

The event will feature free health screenings, food, gift bags, fitness assessments, chair massages, fitness demos and information from more than 30 community partners. ​​Numerous health vendors will be available to assist students, faculty and staff with various health and wellness topics of interest. A symposium of workshops also will be available.

The event is sponsored by: UHD Student Life, UHD Sports & Fitness, Veteran Services, Disability Services, Student Health Services, UHD Police Department, Employment Services & Operations, Campus Acitivties Board and the Student Goverment Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.