UHD's Health Fair Provides Screenings, Produce and More
By Paige Caldwell
The University of Houston-Downtown's (UHD) biannual Health Fair held March 6 was a great success.
Every semester, UHD hosts this fair featuring free produce, healthcare providers and health screenings. Students, faculty and staff were invited to enjoy food, fitness assessments and demos and information from community partners.
This event was sponsored by UHD Student Life, UHD Sports & Fitness, Veteran Services, Disability Services, Counseling Services, Student Health Services, UHD Police Department, Student Activities and the Student Goverment Association.
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.