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
UHV breaks ground on new Northwest Campus
Community and University of Houston-Victoria leaders broke ground Tuesday with golden ceremonial shovels to signify the beginning of renovation on the university’s new 44,000-square-foot Northwest Campus, formerly Town Plaza Mall.
June 03, 2019
Book collection, portrait donated to UHV in honor of longtime supporter
The University of Houston-Victoria recently received a collection of books and a portrait to honor the memory of Dorothy Alcorn, a longtime supporter of the university and the first UH System regent from the Victoria area to be appointed by the governor of Texas.
May 22, 2019
UHV receives $100,000 in scholarship funds to help students with hurricane recovery
A $100,000 donation from the Rebuild Texas Fund via the Qatar Harvey Fund will provide scholarships to University of Houston-Victoria students still struggling with the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey.
April 26, 2019
UHV Donor Recognition Display adds new plaques, updates
UHV President Bob Glenn and Jesse Pisors, UHV vice president for advancement & external relations, discuss on Monday the four new plaques and names added to the UHV Donor Recognition Display in University North, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. The steel plaques permanently honor the Trull Foundation, Rebuild Texas Fund, Bennett-Wood Family, and Claud and Mary Virginia Jacobs for their cumulative gifts of $50,000 or more to the university. Also added to the wall was a donor feature highlighting UHV alumna Josie Rivera and information about her. In addition, updates were made to the display’s Cornerstone Circle with the names of those who donated $1,000 or more during 2017-2018, as well as a section dedicated to faculty and staff donations made to UHV during the 2018 fiscal year.
April 03, 2019
UHV Athletics receives $300,000 from Crossroads Bank
Crossroads Bank is donating $300,000 over the next 10 years to support the expansion of athletics at the University of Houston-Victoria, Athletics Director Ashley Walyuchow announced Saturday at the A Night for the Jaguars fundraising event.
February 14, 2019
UHV receives $100,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
A $100,000 grant awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to the University of Houston Foundation will fund a yearlong community-based program led by two UHV faculty members focusing on ways to reduce chronic kidney disease in at-risk populations.
January 31, 2019
Chinese executive donates $700,000 to UHV business school
University of Houston-Victoria business students and faculty now have more resources to improve programs, research and international business studies in China thanks to a $700,000 contribution from an esteemed Chinese businessman who previously was awarded the first honorary doctorate from the university.
January 07, 2019
UHV receives record-breaking support on Giving Tuesday
The University of Houston-Victoria’s third annual Giving Tuesday event began with a challenge to collect donations from 150 donors, and the community came through by almost doubling that goal.
December 11, 2018
UHV alumna Josie Rivera shares her reason for supporting the University of Houston-Victoria by donating during the 2016 Giving Tuesday event.