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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 receives $100,000 grant for first-generation college students
The University of Houston-Victoria recently received a $100,000 grant from the Albert and Margaret Alkek Foundation to fund scholarships for students who are the first in their families to attend college.
September 19, 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

$100,000 grant to help UHV students with hurricane recovery
A $100,000 Rebuild Texas Fund grant will aid University of Houston-Victoria students still dealing with the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey.
July 12, 2018

UHV gives out nearly $700,000 in 2018-2019 scholarships
When Avery Krohn of Victoria applied to attend the University of Houston-Victoria in the fall semester, she was worried about how she would pay for classes, but then she was awarded the UHV Presidential Scholarship.
June 27, 2018

University breaks ground on new student residence hall
University of Houston-Victoria and community leaders broke ground Tuesday with ceremonial shovels to signify the beginning of construction on a new student residence hall named after the university’s provost emeritus and his wife.
June 05, 2018

UHV University Commons construction completes milestone
Construction on the University of Houston-Victoria’s new $32 million student center and library passed another milestone Wednesday when a “topping out” ceremony took place, marking the end of foundation and framing work on the building.
May 03, 2018

UHV president, mascot compete to raise money for nonprofits
What happens when a Nov. 3 fundraising event allows the University of Houston-Victoria’s mascot and ambitious university president to raise money to rappel down a 12-story office building? A good old-fashioned competition begins.
April 19, 2018

New scholarship to honor man who valued education
When Margaret Rice’s family was looking for a way to honor the memory of her father, she knew a University of Houston-Victoria endowed scholarship was exactly what he would want.
December 20, 2017

UHV launches fundraising campaign
The University of Houston-Victoria kicked off the public phase of a fundraising campaign with an $839,775 donation from the M.G. and Lillie A. Johnson Foundation.
November 08, 2017

UHV installs display to honor donors
The University of Houston-Victoria now has a new way to honor people and organizations contributing to the university.
October 25, 2017

Advisory board creates endowed scholarship for UHV students
Members of the University of Houston-Victoria President’s Regional Advisory Board have raised more than $31,000 to create a new endowed scholarship as a way to support the university and community. 
July 26, 2017

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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Giving Tuesday, Josie Rivera

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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