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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.

Register here.


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 60,000 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 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.