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.
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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.