UHD In The News: Week of Jan. 10
The following news articles and broadcast segments featured members of the University of Houston-Downtown community.
UHD President, Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz was mentioned in a Market Screener article on HSI leaders visiting Apple Headquarters.
Alumna Ieshia Champs was featured on FOX4 in Kansas City for passing her bar exam.
FOX26’s Isiah Factor interviewed UHD students and professor Kristin Anderson about millennials.
Dr. Christina Hughes, assistant professor of political science, participated in Election Night digital coverage presented by KPRC Ch. 2 on Facebook Live.
UHD was mentioned as the site of a debate between Dan Crenshaw and Todd Litton in a Houston Chronicle article announcing Crenshaw’s victory.
Student Dennis Rivera was interviewed for a Yahoo! News article about undocumented students getting the vote out.
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.