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 Date: May 9, 2006 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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UHV To Hold Spring Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 13th


 

On Saturday, May 13, the University of Houston-Victoria will recognize 225 spring graduates at a commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. on the lawn in front of the University Center building.


Dr. Sandy Venneman, UHV associate professor of psychology and biology, will serve as grand marshal. The commencement address will be given by Dr. Don Smith, whose 11-year tenure as provost at UHV has included serving as interim president three times. Students will then be invited to receive their diplomas by the school deans and will have their degrees conferred by UHS Regent Morgan Dunn OíConnor.


Following the ceremony, a reception for graduates and their guests will be held at the Victoria College Student Center. For more information, contact Nancy Welch, UHV special events coordinator, at (361) 570-4351. In case of inclement weather, visit www.uhv.edu for alternate plans.

 

 

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelorís and masterís degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.