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UHD In The News: Week of July 15

The University of Houston-Downtown was featured in these recent news articles and broadcast segments:

UHD was mentioned in a story on ABC13 on the Qatar Harvey Fund Scholarships.

 The Insurance Journal mentioned UHD in an article on students receiving Insurance Council scholarships.

Student Bobby Ramos participated in a FOX26 Isiah Factor segment on “Avengers: Endgame.”

Community Impact Newspaper mentioned UHD’s Police Academy in an article on gun safety programs/partnerships.

Alumnus LaRoyce J. Sublett was announced as the principal for Main Elementary School in Northwest Georgia News.

Business Insider mentioned researchers from UHD as participants in a Health Disparity Conference..


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 61,000 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 awarded UHD 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.