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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

Former UHV president leads in fundraising competition
Former University of Houston-Victoria President Vic Morgan is in the lead against jaX, the university’s jaguar mascot, to try to raise $1,000 first to rappel down a 12-story office building in downtown Victoria.
September 28, 2018

UHV employee giving campaign breaks record for second year
The University of Houston-Victoria’s One For All, All For One employee giving campaign has record-breaking participation across the university for the second year in a row.
September 26, 2018

UHV Relief Fund receives $35,000 grant from Red Cross
The University of Houston Foundation recently received a $35,000 grant from the American Red Cross to support the University of Houston-Victoria Relief Fund to help students still recovering a year after Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas Gulf Coast.
September 19, 2018

UHV receives 65 acres of land for athletics expansion
The University of Houston-Victoria recently received a gift of 65 acres of land, valued at $820,000, the largest donation ever made in support of UHV Athletics and the second-largest in university history.
August 08, 2018

UHV creates endowed scholarship to honor late faculty member
The University of Houston-Victoria has begun raising funds to create the Dr. Li Chao Memorial Scholarship Endowment to honor the memory of a faculty member who made a lasting impact on the university and the lives of many of its students.
August 01, 2018

Success Stories

Book collection donated to UHV in honor of late professor

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UHV sees another year of record-breaking giving

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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 

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