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UHV names retired business faculty member as professor emeritus
Just, fair and friendly are three words Joseph Ben-Ur, a retired University of Houston-Victoria professor, focuses on when he thinks of outstanding universities; their faculty, staff and students; and the communities they serve.
July 01, 2020

UHV, Geico strike partnership
The University of Houston-Victoria and Geico have created a partnership to help Geico associates complete a business degree.
July 01, 2020

UHV students conduct marketing study for Victoria ballet company
When Brenda Tally, the artistic director of the Victoria Ballet Theatre, was looking for a way to develop a marketing strategy for the nonprofit, she knew she could turn to the University of Houston-Victoria for guidance.
June 10, 2020

Outstanding business students balance schedules, achieve goals
Huan “Henry” Pham was doing a medical internship at a Houston hospital when he decided to switch his career course to pursue one of his other passions – business.
June 03, 2020

UHV business graduates pursue doctoral degrees
For University of Houston-Victoria alumnae Liza Lybolt and Zhen Yan, academia always has been their goal.
June 03, 2020

Donors give more than $63,000 to help UHV students
The University of Houston-Victoria is experiencing an outpouring of support for its students during the COVID-19 pandemic as donors have provided $63,195 to two funds, including some matching funds.
May 26, 2020

UHV alumnus balances leadership position with own business
In the five years since he graduated, University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration alumnus A.J. Villanueva has learned what it takes to be a good leader and establish a business.
May 13, 2020

UHV business school alumni offer advice during annual event
More than 20 years ago, Teri Moten sat in on a business course taught by Louie Ren, a University of Houston-Victoria faculty member, and now her life has come full circle.
April 22, 2020

UHV business school earns international reaccreditation
After an intensive, five-year information accumulation process and a visit from reviewers, the University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration has been reaccredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
April 15, 2020

UHV business school relaunches dean’s advisory board
When Ken Colwell, dean of the UHV School of Business Administration, started looking for members to be on his Dean’s Advisory Board, he wanted a variety of perspectives representing diverse industries, backgrounds and ages.
April 08, 2020

UHV students help local school develop social media strategy
When Faith Academy Superintendent Larry Long wanted to figure out a way to use social media to promote the private school, he knew the best idea would be to turn to the University of Houston-Victoria.
February 26, 2020

Book published by UHV business dean lands on Amazon Best Sellers lists
When Ken Colwell published his first book less than a year ago, he didn’t expect to wake up one day to find out his book on how to start a business would climb to the top of some of Amazon’s Best Sellers lists.
January 22, 2020

Student team makes UHV history in international business simulation competition
For University of Houston-Victoria student Svetlana LaFleur, an international business simulation competition for a graduate course was more fun than it was work, and when her group kept earning top spots in the competition, she was not surprised.
January 08, 2020

Outstanding business students overcome personal struggles to earn degrees
As a former accountant in her homeland of Vietnam, Le Ly knew that she wanted to continue her career in her new home in Houston.
December 13, 2019

UHV business students examine waste management company at BBA conference
When the first-place team was preparing its case for the 37th University of Houston-Victoria Bachelor of Business Administration Case Conference, they decided to recommend an expansion into niche waste management markets, and the judges took notice.
December 11, 2019

UHV School of Business Administration announces new graduate degree
Students who want to prepare for the certified public accountant exam and pursue careers in accounting now will be able to earn a Master of Accountancy degree through the University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration.
December 04, 2019

UHV students observe business culture during study abroad trip to China

August 28, 2019

UHV business dean publishes book about starting businesses
When the University of Houston-Victoria’s School of Business Administration dean was working as an entrepreneurship professor, he developed some clear ideas about what works when starting a business, and he decided to convey that knowledge in a new book.
August 20, 2019

UHV graduate business program receives ranking
A national Master of Business Administration website recently included one of the UHV School of Business Administration’s graduate programs in its list of the best programs in Texas based on affordability, support services and the quality of the classes.
May 31, 2019

New dean chosen to lead UHV business school
The University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration soon will welcome a new dean who has more than 30 years of experience in business and higher education.
May 15, 2019

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