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April 17, 2014
Victoria mayor to address graduates at UHV commencement ceremonies

Victoria mayor to address graduates at UHV commencement ceremonies

Victoria Mayor Paul Polasek will deliver the keynote address May 10 during University of Houston-Victoria spring commencement ceremonies.

Polasek, a 1991 UHV graduate, was elected mayor in May after seven years of serving on the Victoria City Council. He was chosen as UHV’s Alumni of the Year in November during the 2012-2013 UHV President’s Annual Report & Excellence Awards event.

“We’re pleased Mayor Polasek has agreed to be the keynote speaker on what will be a special day for hundreds of our students,” UHV Acting President Wayne Beran said.

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April 18:
Jaguars baseball vs. LSU-Alexandria, 2 p.m., Riverside Stadium

April 19:
Jaguars baseball vs. LSU-Alexandria doubleheader, noon, Riverside Stadium

April 21:
Provost’s Lecture Series with Jacob Blevins, noon, UW Alcorn Auditorium

April 24:
Spring UHV/ABR Reading Series presents Domingo Martinez, noon, UW Alcorn Auditorium
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Expert to speak about using technology in classrooms at UHV Spring Symposium

Expert to speak about using technology in classrooms at UHV Spring Symposium

Some teachers want to use technology more in their classrooms but face roadblocks because of funding, the pace of technology or resistance to change.

The University of Houston-Victoria School of Education & Human Development is holding a free symposium April 28 to address how teachers and school leaders can use more technology in schools.

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Outstanding Arts & Sciences graduates eager to help others

Outstanding Arts & Sciences graduates eager to help others

Karla Jimenez-Novick is passionate about becoming a bilingual school psychologist to help culturally diverse children, and she will be empowered for that pursuit with the graduate degree she receives from the University of Houston-Victoria.

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