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Retired UHV Library director receives library champion award

Joe Dahlstrom’s impactful career in libraries across Victoria and the state is now being recognized with an award from the Texas Library Association.

The Texas Library Association recently announced that Dahlstrom, who served as the University of Houston-Victoria Library’s senior director for more than 30 years, will be added to the list of Texas Library Champions.

UHV programs receive honors in latest rankings

The University of Houston-Victoria has been recognized across 10 different categories according to Intelligent.com in its latest rankings of programs and universities in the U.S.

History center seeks contributions for Black History Month display

As Black History Month approaches, the Victoria Regional History Center is setting up a historical display, and they’d like to add some fresh items to the collection.

The Black History Month display will be on the third-floor landing in the UHV Library within UHV University Commons, 3006 N. Ben Wilson St. The display is free and open to the public.

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UHV students bag scholarships by sharing school spirit

Another group of 10 University of Houston-Victoria students received the third set of $1,000 scholarships from the university's 50th Anniversary Scholarship.

UHV announces fall president’s, deans’ lists

The University of Houston-Victoria has released the names of undergraduate students who made its Fall 2023 President’s and Dean’s lists. 

UHV staff member honored with Person of Year Award

Donald Jirkovsky, the director of the University of Houston-Victoria Center for Regional Collaboration, was recognized for his outstanding contributions to regional growth and collaboration in August of last year.

Renowned University of Houston scholar to deliver keynote lecture at UHV

Linda Reed, a University of Houston associate history professor, will take the stage to be the keynote speaker for a speaking event at the University of Houston-Victoria this February.

UHV awards fourth set of anniversary scholarships

The University of Houston-Victoria has awarded a fourth set of 10 scholarships to celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary. The $1,000 scholarships are awarded from the university’s 50th Anniversary Scholarship throughout the year as part of the UHV 50th Anniversary celebration.

UHV alumna earns new marketing certification

For Christine Hollinden, founding principal of Hollinden | inbound + strategists, focusing on growth strategies for clients is a major emphasis for her company, so it made sense to grow her own skill sets to offer more in-depth services to her clients.

University of Houston-Victoria offers tax assistance for those in need

The University of Houston-Victoria is bringing back the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program to help individuals and families in Victoria and Katy who need assistance to prepare and file their federal income tax returns.

Student tutor sets eye on federal law enforcement career

During Cobey Wasicek’s senior year at Victoria West High School, he had trouble finding motivation to succeed. Now the University of Houston-Victoria senior is preparing to graduate in May with dreams of one day being in federal law enforcement.

“I struggled as a student and an athlete in high school, but I found a second chance and new opportunities at UHV,” Wasicek said. “UHV is a great place to gain confidence in yourself. That opportunity to grow helped me find a new direction for my life.”

2024 Black History Month poster contest winners

Young students secure scholarships in Black History Month poster contest

The winners of the 2024 Black History Month poster contest were announced during a reception Tuesday evening at the University of Houston-Victoria.
Regent visits UHV campus to meet faculty and staff, promote speaker event

Regent visits UHV campus to meet faculty and staff, promote speaker event

Tammy Murphy, University of Houston System Board of Regents member, met with faculty and staff during a campus visit Tuesday at the University of Houston-Victoria.

UHV alumnus accepted into neuroscience doctoral program

University of Houston-Victoria alumnus Jose Ramirez was recently accepted into The University of Texas Medical Branch Neuroscience doctoral program.

Victoria lawyer, marketing business founder receive UHV alumni awards

Diane Kliem will be named the 2024 Distinguished Alumna, the university’s highest alumni award, as part of the 2024 Homecoming Alumni Banquet. During the event, Robert Royer, founder and president of Building Brands Marketing, will be named the 2024 Young Alumnus of the Year.

Students, families invited to explore campus during Jaguar Day

Jaguar Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

UHV graduate degrees garner national recognition

Five University of Houston-Victoria master’s programs recently were recognized as top online learning options by an academic ranking website, with three of the programs ranked among the top in the nation.

Kansas State University scholar to headline lecture at UHV

Christie Launius from Kansas State University will take the stage on March 22 to deliver her presentation about Women’s and Gender Studies, “Transformative Education that Changes the World.”

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U.S. Representative visits UHV

U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud and members of his office visited the University of Houston-Victoria Monday to meet with UH System Regent Tammy Murphy and the UHV Executive Committee.
New sculpture takes root at University of Houston-Victoria

New sculpture takes root at University of Houston-Victoria

A new sculpture has found its home at the University of Houston-Victoria.

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 50 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.