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 Date: August 23, 2006 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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UHV LEAD and OneStar Foundation Host Mentoring Workshop


On Tuesday, August 29, the University of Houston-Victoria Letting Education Achieve Dreams initiative will host a training workshop titled ďHow to Build a Successful Mentoring Program Using the Elements of Effective Practice.Ē The free program will last from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the UHV Multi-Purpose Room. Lunch will be provided.

At the workshop Brenda King, training and resource administrator for the OneStar Foundationís Governorís Mentoring Initiative, will share effective strategies for promoting interest and participation in mentoring programs. Mentoring coordinators, task force members and community members with an interest in mentoring are encouraged to attend.

The program is funded from a service grant through the OneStar Foundation, an organization that works on behalf of the state of Texas to assist communities in addressing their most pressing needs.

For more information contact LEAD program coordinator Ersilia Garcia at (361) 570-4144. Or to attend the training, RSVP at (361) 570-4377.



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.