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 Date: April 26, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler 361-570-4350

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Incoming student aspires to be entrepreneur


Tunde Oniya, a senior at George Bush High School in Richmond, is a young man with a plan.

Tunde Oniya
Tunde Oniya


He hopes to join the FIRST 200 at the University of Houston-Victoria and earn his bachelor''s degree in nursing so he''ll have job security while he starts his business empire.


"I plan to be an entrepreneur and own several businesses," he said. Being an entrepreneur will allow him to create a better environment and improve the community wherever he chooses to call home.


He also plans to minor in business as he pioneers new ground in the first freshman class.


"I''m glad to be a part of it," he said. "I feel UHV is definitely the place where I want to be."


Oniya has a track record of leadership with many student organizations and plans to take a leadership role in the FIRST 200.




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.