UHD Weekly Events: May 21-27
You still have time to view the O’Kane Gallery’s 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. The exhibition concludes on Saturday, May 21. For more details, visit the O’Kane Gallery website.
The Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid is hosting a virtual information session on the requirements to receive summer aid, the awarding process, and financial aid deadlines, 2 p.m. on Monday, May 23. Financial aid is available in the summer for those who qualify. Learn more from the financial aid staff to get your questions answered. RSVP is required for this event.
If you haven’t made it to UHD’s Thursday Night Concerts at Discovery Green, you can catch the final performance for the spring on May 26.
The five-sister group Las Fenix is the highlighted performance and will entertain the crowd with their sounds of Regional Mexican music, Norteño, and Cumbia classics. The opening act will be singer and rapper Morena Roas. Performances begin at 7 p.m.
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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.