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UHD Preparing For Upcoming Dragon Boat Race

Recently, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Dragon Boat team took third place (community division) in the 15th Annual Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta at Brooks Lake in Sugar Land.

The 12-member team, comprised of UHD students, faculty staff and alumni, has competed since 2011.

The team is preparing for its  next race on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the San Antonio Dragon Boat Festival.

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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 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).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.