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UHD In The News: Week of Oct. 3

UHD’s GatorServe was featured on KHOU Ch. 11.

FOX 26’s “What’s Your Point featured UHD lecturer Jacquie Baly discussing the Democratic Debates and other topics.

Dr. Salvador Salinas discussed “Hispanic Heritage Month” on KHOU’s Great Day Houston.

Former faculty member David Michael Smith was mentioned in a Houston Chronicle editorial.

University Business mentioned UHD in an article on affordable education.

UHD student Gerri Vale was interviewed on Houston Public Media’s Houston Matters about the upcoming Youth Voters Conference.

NBC News Learn’s “Education Now” forum was previewed on KPRCand the University participated in a national broadcast with NBC Learn. Excerpts from the opening statements delivered at that event are available here.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.