UHD In the News: Week of April 4
University of Houston-Downtown community members and programs were featured in the following broadcast segments and articles:
Former UHD faculty member Dr. Linda Vaden-Goad was featured in an article in the Framingham Source announcing her retirement.
UHD adjunct lecturer Tiffany Bourgeois was mentioned in a Broadway World article announcing her joining Ensemble Theatre as Audience Development Director.
The Houston Press mentioned UHD art professor Floyd Newsum in an article on his exhibition at Longnecker Gallery.
Dr. Jonathan Chism, assistant professor of history, was interviewed on Houston Matters regarding his book “Saints in the Struggle.”
UHD’s eSports Center was featured on FOX26 News.
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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.