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UHD in the News: Week of Sept. 6

Members of the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) community were featured in the following broadcast segments and news articles.

UHD’s University Relations’ Lone Star Awards were announced on media blog MikeMcGuff.com.

The book “Bang!” by Assistant Professor of English Daniel Peña was featured in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

ABC13 featured future UHD student Jackie Garza assisting her father’s business through social media.

The Houston Chronicle and CW39 featured Houston Police Department's Communicators on Patrol, which receives support from UHD students.

UHD President, Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz was mentioned in the Houston Chronicle article on the Hispanic Chamber Luncheon.

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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 45,000 alumni and offers 43 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).

UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates of any four-year university in Houston and Texas and 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.