Veterans Services Collecting Socks and Other Items for Houston-Area Vets
The University of Houston-Downtown’s Veterans Services office is collecting donations for Houston’s U.S. Vets transitional house facility.
Faculty, staff and students can donate new (unworn) socks and/or travel size tissue packages to the Veterans Service office in Room 318 of the Girard Street Building.
Items will be included in approximately 250 care packages assembled by Veterans Services staff members and volunteers. They will be delivered by U.S. Vets staff members to veterans in need.
For more details, contact Richard F. Selvera, director of Veterans Services.
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.