UHD In a Minute Video Highlights Weeklong Welcome Back Celebrations
In this edition of UHD In a Minute, we revisit the week of activities as students, faculty and staff started to return to campus. Food, fun and friendship highlighted the week's events, which included a Welcome Back Lunch with President Loren J. Blanchard, Staff Awards Celebration (with pre-event snacks), and a first-day back on campus breakfast event.
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 54,000 alumni and offers 44 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).
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.