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 Date: June 14, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler 361-570-4350

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Student canít wait for fall


 

Amy De La Cruz is looking forward to her entire college experience at the University of Houston-Victoria.

 

Amy De La Cruz
Amy De La Cruz

ďIím excited about meeting new people, the classes and moving somewhere different,Ē said De La Cruz, a senior at Klein Collins High School in Spring who plans on attending UHV in the fall.

 

De La Cruz said she became interested in UHV because of the small class sizes.

 

ďI think it will be easier for me to adjust to college at UHV,Ē she said.

 

She wants to get a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting so that eventually she can become a Certified Public Accountant. She also is interested in taking computer science classes.

 

At her high school, De La Cruz has been involved with DECA, an organization for students interested in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. De La Cruz and other members of the club recently returned from the organizationís International Career Development Conference in Louisville, Ky. She also was a member of the Fashion Club and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes during high school.

 

 

 

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.