UHD Community Invited to Suit Up: Sept. 22
By Sheryl E. Taylor
The old saying goes, “it only take one impression to make a first impression.”
Sponsored by UHD’s Main Career Development Center and the Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center, the JCPenney Suit-Up event wants to help students, faculty, staff and alumni make a great impression. The event is slated 6-9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22 at JCPenney in Meyerland Plaza Mall.
JCPenney Suit-Up event will help participants customize and finalize their professional look including:
- Free mini makeover with Sephora
- Professional headshots starting at $29.99 with JCP Portrait Studio
- Select men’s and women’s career apparel and shoes up to 60 percent off (with 30% Suit-Up coupon available at event. (UHD ID required.)
Participating students will also have the opportunity to receive makeovers (hair and makeup) for professional pictures.
“We’re excited about this partnership with JCPenney that provides our students, faculty, staff, and alumni an opportunity to purchase professional clothing at highly discounted prices to make an excellent first impression, whether for students with a job interview, or faculty and staff wanting to update their professional wardrobe or image,” said Dr. Kathy Knapp, director of the Main Career Development Center.
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.