University of Houston-Victoria


Donor Stories

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 Giving Tuesday offers chance to invest in university’s future
The third annual University of Houston-Victoria Giving Tuesday is expected to be bigger and better than ever this year with a local business offering a challenge match for donations.
November 21, 2018

UHV receives $1.5 million from Johnson Foundation
The largest donation in the history of the University of Houston-Victoria made this month will allow the university to enhance its health career education offerings for students.
November 15, 2018

UHV sees record-breaking fundraising in 2017-2018
The fundraising numbers are in, and the University of Houston-Victoria received a record amount of almost $2 million in 2017-2018 contributions, as well as all-time-high contribution rates in several categories.
October 23, 2018

UHV RN to BSN graduates rank program highly
The University of Houston-Victoria’s online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree scored significantly higher on graduate satisfaction levels in a national standardized student exit assessment of 277 similar programs with UHV graduates’ overall program satisfaction averaging 92.7 percent. 
October 23, 2018

Foundation awards UHV two grants for student outreach programs
The University of Houston-Victoria recently received two grants from the International Youth Foundation to create programs that will bring international experiences and information about how to prepare for the future to rural South Texas communities.
October 19, 2018

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