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Welcome New Employees! January 9

UHD News welcomes new employees to the Gator family! Remember to extend a warm Gator “hello” to our new staff when you see them around campus!

  • Kimani Alston
    Emergency Management
  • Kennedy Bosie
    Program Advisor I
    Upward Bound
  • Israel Cordova
    User Support Specialist II
    User Support Services
  • Mary Henderson, Administrative Assistant II
    Marilyn Davies College of Business
  • Jessica Jacobs, Administrative Assistant II
    Urban Education
  • Kimberly Jackson, Assistant Director Post-Award Services & Accountant
    Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
  • Marilyn Leider, M.L.A., Coordinator of Graduate Services
    Marilyn Davies College of Business
  • Vivian McKelvey, Academic Success Coordinator II
    College of Sciences & Technology
  • Tasia Parker, Parking Assistant
    UHD Police Department
  • Harvey Pittman, Program Advisor I
    Upward Bound
  • Roberto Regás, Director, College Advising Center
    College of Sciences & Technology
  • La’Tandra Semiens, M.Ed., Assistant Director
    Graduate Studies, Marilyn Davies College of Business
  • Stacie T. Spikes, MBA, Director
    Administration & Operations
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.