UHD President To Host Homecoming BBQ
By Cynthia Gonzales
The event is open to students and the UHD community and will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 15 on the South Deck.
Homecoming is a recent UHD tradition now entering its fifth year. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and the community come together to celebrate the spirit and pride of UHD Gators. This year’s theme, “Can’t Hide Our Gator Pride,” embodies the spirit, honor and grit of being a Gator at UHD.
This year’s festivities are slated for October 15-20.
To learn more about UHD Homecoming Week events or to volunteer/register for activities, visit www.uhd.edu/homecoming.
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.