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 Date: April 28, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler 361-570-4350

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Student comes to UHV to make history


 

When Jaime Luna, a senior at Idea College Preparatory in Donna, heard about the University of Houston-Victoria, one fact really jumped out at him.

Jaime Luna
Jaime Luna

 

“The chance to be a one of the first freshmen caught my attention right away,” Luna said. “I want to be a part of history.”

 

He added that he liked the thought of blazing trails other people would one day follow.

 

The size of UHV also drew his attention.

 

“It’s not too big, but you’ll still meet someone new every day,” he said.

 

Outside of the classroom, he plays baseball and soccer, and enjoys volunteering with different organizations in his community.

 

“If I can help out, I will,” he said.

 

Luna wants to major in criminal justice and pursue a career in law enforcement.

 

“I want to create a safe environment for kids to grow up in,” he said.

 

 

 

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s 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.