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November 20, 2014
UHV School of Nursing re-accreditation shows faculty, curriculum excellence

UHV School of Nursing re-accreditation shows faculty, curriculum excellence

After a rigorous review, the University of Houston-Victoria School of Nursing has again achieved the highest levels of educational standards in the nursing profession.

The Board of Commissioners of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education recently voted to continue accreditation for the bachelor’s and master’s degrees at UHV in the UHV School of Nursing until Dec. 31, 2024.

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Nov. 20:
Transitioning to a Destination University public meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., UC Multi-Purpose Room

Nov. 21:
Transitioning to a Destination University Sugar Land public meeting, 9-10:30 a.m., UH Sugar Land Brazos Hall Room 103B

Nov. 20-21:
African Student Association Food Drive for the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent, UHV campus

Nov. 24:
“Health and Learning In Focus: Health Literacy as a Lens to Improve Health for All,” UHV School of Education & Human Development Fall Symposium, 6 p.m., UW Alcorn Auditorium

Nov. 27-28:
UHV closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Dec. 1:
UHV Student Government Association Giving Tree public tree trimming, 11 a.m., UC Lobby
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Free education symposium to focus on health literacy

Free education symposium to focus on health literacy

When it comes to making good choices about personal health, many Americans are ill equipped to make a decision, said Sandra Vamos, a UHV associate professor of health education.

That’s what inspired the topic of the University of Houston-Victoria School of Education & Human Development fall symposium: “Health and Learning In Focus: Health Literacy as a Lens to Improve Health for All.” The free fall symposium will be presented by Vamos at 6 p.m. Monday in the Alcorn Auditorium of UHV University West, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.

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Outstanding students ready to take computer skills to workplace

Outstanding students ready to take computer skills to workplace

For Heather Krumnow and Srikanth Krishnamachari, the University of Houston-Victoria had exactly what they needed to succeed.

The fall semester’s outstanding students from the UHV School of Arts & Sciences both chose to attend the university to study computer science.

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UHV/ABR Reading Series to bring 75th author to Victoria

UHV/ABR Reading Series to bring 75th author to Victoria

The University of Houston-Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series will celebrate a milestone Dec. 4 by bringing to Victoria an author who knows all too well the importance of writers sharing their work and craft.

Nan Cuba, founder and executive director emeritus of the nonprofit literary center Gemini Ink in San Antonio, will be the 75th author in the UHV/ABR Reading Series. She will read from her 2013 novel “Body and Bread” at noon in the Alcorn Auditorium of UHV University West, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.

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Team finishes global business simulation with third week in top 100

Team finishes global business simulation with third week in top 100

University of Houston-Victoria business graduate students have made school history this semester while participating in the Business Strategy Game competition.

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