UHD Community Is Invited to Virtual Deliberation Oct. 27
“Youth and Opportunity: What Should We Do for Future Generations to Thrive?
UHD’s Center for Public Deliberation, Student Government Association and Texas Rising @ UHD are inviting the University Community to an online Zoom deliberation, “Youth and Opportunity: What Should We Do for Future Generations to Thrive?, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27.
This event will feature students, elected officials, faculty, staff, faculty and external community in small group Zoom discussions to consider what can be done for future generations to thrive via three possible approaches: equip people to success, give everyone a fair chance and focus on economic security. In preparation, it is encouraged to read this issue guide about the three approaches.
Virtual doors close at 11:25 a.m. since this forum requires a sizeable participant participation. A raffle drawing will also be held.
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.