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UHD Office Decorating Contest 2018

The winners of the 2018 Homecoming Week Office Decorating Contest have been announced.

UHD's Staff Council hosted its annual Office Decorating Contest during Homecoming Week. Participating offices included:

  • Testing Services, GSB-311
  • The Learning Connection, S-405
  • Office of Admissions, GSB-308
  • College of Humanities & Social Sciences Advising Office, S-1001
  • Upward Bound Program, N-220
  • Sports & Fitness, SLC-300
  • Career Development Center, S-402
  • Student Affairs & Strategic Enrollment Management, S-380
  • Department of Arts & Communication, S-1009

After much deliberation the judging team named three winners: 1) Career Development Center 2) Sports & Fitness; and 3) Testing Services.

Judges included Linda Gilbert, department business administrator II in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics; Krysti Turnquest, assistant director of the Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning; Yesenia Sanchez, library supervisor; Caroline Smith, coordinator of graduate services in the Marilyn Davies College of Business; Natasha Nowlin, coordinator of graduate services in the Marilyn Davies College of Business; and Elizabeth Wade, manager of technical projects in the Office of the Provost.

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.