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 Date: June 23, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler 361-570-4350

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Location, affordability interest future UHV student


 

Several things about the University of Houston-Victoria attracted incoming freshman Brandy Aguilar and made her decide to attend the university in the fall.

 

Brandy Aguilar
Brandy Aguilar

"It was away from home, and it was affordable," said Aguilar, who recently graduated from Southside High School in San Antonio. "I want to get the whole university experience."

 

Aguilar is interested in taking UHV business classes and eventually would like to open her own business, possibly a cafť.

 

While in high school, Aguilar was a member of the National Honor Society for a year and the band all four years. She plays the flute and piccolo.

 

"I'm really looking forward to being away from home on my own and meeting new people next year," she said.

 

 

 

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.