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UHD Weekly Events: May 16-21

UHD High Art Exhibition, 2022: May 14-21
The O’Kane Gallery is hosting its annual exhibition of art by Houston area high school students. This year’s show, the first since the beginning of the pandemic, features more than 20 high schools and 100 works of art. An opening reception will be held 2 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. For more details, visit the O'Kane Gallery website.

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Retirement Banquet
The College of Humanities & Social Sciences will honor their retirees during their Retirement Banquet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, in the Milam and Travis Rooms in the Welcome Center. In addition, the event will be streamed via Zoom. 

Transfer Thursday Event:  May 19
UHD is hosting its Transfer Thursday event from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Welcome Center, as well UHD’s Northwest and Kingwood campuses. RSVP is required. Transfer Thursday is for students who are transferring to UHD from another college or university. During the event, prospective students will learn more about the admissions process and receive one-on-one assistance with their application for admission and enrollment. Students may apply for admission before Transfer Thursday at www.applytexas.org. To review the complete list of requirements for admission consideration, please visit the Transfer Student page.

Sports & Fitness Awards Banquet: Saturday, May 21
The 25th annual Sports & Fitness Awards Banquet will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Special Event Center, Academic Building, Room A300. This event recognizes participants for outstanding involvement and contributions to the program. Participants from intramural sports, club sports, and the various fitness programs will be recognized by students, faculty, staff, family, and friends. For more information, visit the Sports & Fitness website.

Want to see more events? For a complete list of events, visit the UHD website.

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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 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.