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Virtual Graduation Celebration Set for June 11

The accomplishments of more than 1,300 Gator graduates will be celebrated during the University of Houston-Downtown's Virtual Graduation Celebration. The event, the first of its kind at UHD, will be streamed live on the University's Facebook page at 7 p.m., June 11.

Isiah Carey, host of FOX26 and FOXSoul's "The Isiah Factor Uncencored" will serve as Master of Ceremonies during this event. Graduates and their families can participate in the festivities from the safety of their own homes and experience graduation greetings from a variety of local celebrities. Additionally, graduates will have the opportunity to win prizes and enjoy live music during the telecast, including a performance from UHD's very own Mariachi Los Caimanes. UHD leaders and faculty members also will be on hand to wish Spring 2020 graduates well on their future endeavors. 

More details on this event will be available soon.


About the University of Houston-Downtown

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.