UHV welcomes students to new semester, awards scholarships
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 | By
A group of University of Houston-Victoria students who won $1,000 scholarships have their picture taken Wednesday with UHV President Bob Glenn, third from left, and UHV’s mascot jaX the jaguar. Students, faculty and staff members at the University of Houston-Victoria celebrated the beginning of a new school year at UHV Convocation Wednesday. During the event, campus leadership shared words of wisdom for new students and encouraged the students to be active participants in the university’s events. Speakers included UHV President Bob Glenn; Chance Glenn, UHV provost and vice president for academic affairs; Kai Martinez, president of the UHV Student Government Association; Kendra Matthews, president of the UHV Staff Council; and Humberto Hernandez, president of the UHV Faculty Senate. At the end of the event, President Glenn drew the names of 10 students who will receive $1,000 scholarships as part of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration this year. The winners were Anthony Coffie Astacio, Joshua Benefield, Paul Chopin, Melody Kloss, Daisy Maldonado-Cervantes, Daniel Perez, Joe Sanchez, Sajjad Hossain Shehab, Dy Osarithz Travis and Wilmar Salguero Zapata.
The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers
courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education,
Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional
site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State
Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and
the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population,
as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.