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September 11, 2014
UHV’s freshman, undergraduate enrollment continues growth

UHV’s freshman, undergraduate enrollment continues growth

The University of Houston-Victoria has set a record with a 17.4 percent increase in new freshmen and first-time-in-college students starting classes at the university this summer or fall, according to preliminary enrollment figures.

The 12th-class-day count shows that a total of 355 freshmen started classes at UHV this summer or fall.

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Sept. 12:
Jaguar men’s soccer vs. Bethany College, 4 p.m., The Cage

Sept. 13
28th annual Martin de León Symposium, 8:30 a.m., University Center Multi-Purpose Room

Saturday Morning Book Break, 10 a.m., University Center
Room 108

Sept. 17:
Degree information session, 5 p.m., Brazos Hall, UH Sugar Land

Explore Heritage Abroad, 11 a.m., University Center Multipurpose Room

Sept. 18:
Jaguar women’s soccer vs. Huston-Tillotson University, 2 p.m., The Cage

Jaguar men’s soccer vs. Huston-Tillotson University, 4 p.m., The Cage

Access to Capital and the CDC/504 program, 1:30 p.m., Small Business Development Center Totah building
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New members bring leadership, wisdom to UHV advisory board

New members bring leadership, wisdom to UHV advisory board

The addition of six new members to the University of Houston-Victoria President’s Regional Advisory Board will provide guidance in shaping the direction of the university during the next three years.

The new voting members for the 2014-2015 advisory board are Sally Aman, Bret Baldwin, Thomas Lane Keller, Mike Rivet, Terry Robinson and Amy Gillis Schwartz. They each will serve until 2017.

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UHV education faculty, staff members receive honors

Chax Press founder joins UHV faculty, publishing center

Charles Alexander, director of Chax Press, one of the nation’s most innovative and active small literary presses, recently was named the new Poet and Designer in Residence at the University of Houston-Victoria and will move the press to the university.

“The addition of Charles Alexander and Chax Press to UHV is another milestone in establishing one of the strongest and most vibrant literary arts programs in the nation,” said Jeffrey Di Leo, dean of the UHV School of Arts and Sciences.

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Counseling professor ready to lead UHV Faculty Senate

Counseling professor ready to lead UHV Faculty Senate

Elsa Soto Leggett has added the position of University of Houston-Victoria Faculty Senate president to her list of leadership and service.

After the UHV associate professor of counseling and coordinator of the counseling education program served as Faculty Senate vice president last year, she thinks she is ready for her new role.

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New UHV Staff Council chair takes reins

New UHV Staff Council chair takes reins

Veronica Bures is used to handling lots of responsibility. She has plenty of experience after working in the world of education for 25 years.

After working at the University of Houston-Victoria for seven years as the senior administrative assistant in Administration & Finance, she is taking on a new level of responsibility as the 2014-2015 UHV Staff Council chair.

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