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UHD in the News: May 12, 2016

In recent headlines:

HoustonNewcomerGuides.com: The online publication shared information about the UHD visit by Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, hosted by the Office of Veterans Services.

Houston Chronicle (subscriber site), Private Officer Breaking News (blog), Officer.com: A Houston Chronicle investigation found thousands of Houston-area police officers report to work each day without proper certification that they are mentally fit for duty. UHD Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Larry Karson, is quoted.

Houston Style Magazine, University Business Magazine: Both publications covered the Latino Education Summit III: Working for Change, an initiative focused on boosting Hispanic student achievement and career attainment. Maria Bhattacharjee, UHD associate professor of urban education, was one of several representatives from organizations committed to supporting Hispanic achievement through resources and operations.

HoustonNewcomerGuides.com: The online publication posted a "save the date" notice for the May 23 TEXAS Grant Symposium event, featuring a keynote speech from Sen. Rodney Ellis.

Houston Chronicle: A running and trail running events listing, featuring the Run for Wellness Heights 5K Series. Parking and start are at the UHD Naylor Parking Lot.

The Egalitarian: At Houston Community College's West Loop campus, the Student Government Association hosted their second People with Purpose Pep Rally. The SGA president, Charles Tolden, is transferring to UHD in the fall to major in social work.

Alumni in the News

The Wholesaler: One-on-one with Lisa Moreno (UHD class of 2012), marketing and communications specialist at Texas Pipe and Supply.