UHD In The News: Week of March 6
UHD community members were featured in the following broadcast segments and news articles.
UHD was mentioned among the institutions contributing to the ION innovation center in The Architect’s Newspaper.
Dr. Erlanger Turner, assistant professor of psychology, authored an article for U.S. News & World Report on helping children with intellectual disabilities.
The Laredo Morning Times featured alumnus Tyler Head who was named Officer of the Year by Dayton Chamber of Commerce.
Student Michelle Bigley was featured in The Leader.
KPRC Ch. 2 included UHD’s food scholarships/pantry in its round up of ways college students can save money.
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.