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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) – 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.