University of Houston-Victoria


Donor Stories

$2M donation to help build UHV Health & Wellness Center
The M.G. & Lillie A. Johnson Foundation has committed to providing the University of Houston-Victoria with $2 million for the construction of a student recreation and health center. This is the biggest gift in the university’s history.
September 16, 2020

New $100,000 scholarship fund for student-athletes, health majors
University of Houston-Victoria student-athletes from the Coastal Bend area planning to major in a health-related field now have the opportunity to be awarded a new scholarship at the university.
August 26, 2020

New $250,000 scholarship fund to help health careers honors students

August 19, 2020

Caterpillar’s Victoria facility donates $10,000 toward UHV pandemic recovery process
Caterpillar Inc. made a $10,000 gift to assist the University of Houston-Victoria with COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts. The donation is earmarked for general use during the pandemic – from emergency grants to other continuing education initiatives.
August 05, 2020

Donors give more than $63,000 to help UHV students
The University of Houston-Victoria is experiencing an outpouring of support for its students during the COVID-19 pandemic as donors have provided $63,195 to two funds, including some matching funds.
May 26, 2020

Foundation donates $25,000 for area student scholarships

April 22, 2020

Rebuild Texas Fund awards $100,000 to UHV for generator
A $100,000 disaster preparation grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund has allowed the University of Houston-Victoria to purchase a backup power generator to help supply power to Jaguar Hall Dining during a power outage.
February 05, 2020

Foundation donates $800,000 to UHV to create scholarships, fund high-tech classroom
Thanks to two grants totaling $800,000 from the M.G. and Lillie A. Johnson Foundation, the University of Houston-Victoria will be able to offer a new set of scholarships and build out a visualization theater in the university’s newest academic building.
December 11, 2019

UHV sees record-breaking support on Giving Tuesday
When Kira Mudd realized how many donations the University of Houston-Victoria received Dec. 3 during its fourth annual Giving Tuesday campaign, she could hardly believe it.
December 11, 2019

Community invited to support UHV in Giving Tuesday campaign
The holiday season is here, and community members will have a special opportunity to contribute to the University of Houston-Victoria during the university’s fourth annual Giving Tuesday campaign, including the opportunity to help the university meet a matching challenge goal.
November 13, 2019

Foundation awards UHV $50,000 for summer bridge program
Executives from AEP Texas present a $50,000 check to the University of Houston-Victoria to pay for tuition for 50 students who will enroll in the university’s new Summer Bridge Scholars program. In the first row, from left, are Vee Strauss, local AEP Texas external affairs manager; Julio Reyes, AEP Texas vice president of external affairs; Judith Talavera, AEP Texas president and COO; and UHV President Bob Glenn. Behind them are Jesse Pisors, UHV vice president for advancement and external relations; Frank Espinoza, AEP Texas director of corporate communications; Courtney Middleton-Sides, UHV senior director of corporate and foundation relations; and Eric Camarillo, UHV manager of academic support and a University College instructor.
October 30, 2019

UHV raises record $3 million in donations during year
For the second year in a row, the University of Houston-Victoria set a fundraising record by raising more than $3 million in donations during the 2018-2019 fiscal year and achieving several smaller records, including the number of donors and support from alumni.
October 23, 2019

UHV to kick off new alumni networking luncheon series
The University of Houston-Victoria is kicking off a new quarterly Alumni Networking Luncheon series with a presentation from alumni David and Tammy Murphy, owners and operators of Victoria’s Chick-fil-A restaurants.
October 16, 2019

Faculty, staff help UHV break record for employee giving
The University of Houston-Victoria has reached a new milestone in employee giving for the third year in a row after more than half of the university’s faculty and staff donated to the university during the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
October 02, 2019

Success Stories

Book collection donated to UHV in honor of late professor

UHV sees another year of record-breaking giving

UHV alumna Josie Rivera shares her reason for supporting the University of Houston-Victoria by donating during the 2016 Giving Tuesday event. 

“HERE, WE GO” Campaign Takes UH to New Heights