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 Date: March 31, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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UHV fits studentís needs


Michael Gonzales Jr., a senior at Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg, decided to join the FIRST 200 because the University of Houston-Victoria met two of his key needs.

Michael Gonzales Jr.
Michael Gonzales Jr.


ďIt was close to my family, and the tuition suited my financial situation,Ē he said.


Gonzales plays football and serves as the president of DECA, an organization for high school students interested in business and marketing.


Gonzales plans to major in business.



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.