University of Houston-Victoria

Alumni and Friends

Donor Stories

Victoria native to join UHV as alumni, annual giving director
The University of Houston-Victoria is proud to announce that Kelsey Norgard of Victoria will be joining the university as the new director of alumni relations and annual giving.
July 26, 2021

UHV students recognized during class ring celebration
For Adriana Razo, her years as an undergraduate at the University of Houston-Victoria were bookmarked by Hurricane Harvey and a pandemic, but it was the time between those events that brought her the knowledge, experience and friends for life that she celebrated during the April 23 Jaguar Ring Celebration.
April 28, 2021

Victoria County emergency officials to speak at UHV alumni luncheon
When Jena West was a University of Houston-Victoria student, she soaked up all the information she could from faculty members to prepare for her career. Now, she is happy to help the UHV and Victoria communities by serving in emergency preparedness.
April 21, 2021

Top UHV alumnae to be honored at virtual event
For the first time, two female University of Houston-Victoria graduates will be recognized with the highest awards given to the university’s graduates each year.
March 24, 2021

More than 250 donate to UHV for Giving Tuesday event
The University of Houston-Victoria was the recipient of a $10,000 challenge donation from a Victoria business after the university surpassed a goal of 250 donors during its fifth annual Giving Tuesday campaign on Dec. 1. 
December 09, 2020

UHV receives more than $13 million in fundraising campaign
The University of Houston-Victoria announced Nov. 10 the results of its multiyear fundraising campaign titled “Here, We Go” that raised $13.4 million, 12 percent more than the university’s $12 million goal.
November 20, 2020

Community invited to support UHV during Giving Tuesday

November 18, 2020

University celebrates year of successes in first virtual annual report event
UHV President Bob Glenn, center, stands with UHV’s mascot jaX and award winners Tuesday after the 2019-2020 UHV President’s Annual Report and Excellence Awards. Pictured with Glenn, from left, are UHV student Cesar Gonzalez, recipient of the Student Leadership Award; Robin Cadle, president and CEO of the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent in Victoria and recipient of the People Who Make a Difference Award; and Phyllis and Lane Keller, owners of KMH Wealth Management LLC and Keller and Associates CPAs PLLC, recipients of the Community Partnership Award.
November 11, 2020

Record number of donations made to UHV despite pandemic
The University of Houston-Victoria saw an increase in the number of donations to the university in 2019-2020 that were equivalent to almost five gifts being donated every day of the year.
November 04, 2020

UHV alumna to speak about life lessons
The University of Houston-Victoria is bringing back its Alumni Networking Luncheon series, and the first one will feature a presentation by Diane Kliem, who will share her story of starting a new career later in life and how she reached success.
November 04, 2020

Record-breaking number of employees give back to UHV
The University of Houston-Victoria’s annual employee giving campaign had record-breaking participation from faculty and staff members for the fourth consecutive year.
September 24, 2020

$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

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