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Pearland event to celebrate local Black police chiefs

April 20, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Pearland event to celebrate local Black police chiefs

Intended to be part of Black History Month celebrations, University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland’s rescheduled Community Conversation with Local Police Chiefs will be Wednesday, May 5 at 7 p.m., after February’s freeze caused power outages and other disruptions. The event will feature three Black police chiefs from the local area.

New VP: Enrollment management 'more than just recruitment'

April 19, 2021 | UHCL Staff

New VP: Enrollment management 'more than just recruitment'

Lee Young learned from early childhood that the only way to succeed in life was to get an education. He brings that dedication to his new role as University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Vice President of Strategic Enrollment Management. He hopes to enhance every stage of a student’s journey, from application to graduation and beyond.

UHCL doctoral student is HISD Middle School Principal of the Year

April 16, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL doctoral student is HISD Middle School Principal of the Year

Before enrolling, Tanya Edwards heard University of Houston-Clear Lake had a good doctoral program for educators seeking executive leadership skills. In her second year of the program, she says the connections, collaboration, and wisdom she’s gained are getting her out of her box and building her success as a leader.

National expert to discuss mental, emotional effects of pandemic

April 15, 2021 | UHCL Staff

National expert to discuss mental, emotional effects of pandemic

Dr. Joshua A. Gordon, director of the National Institute of Mental Health, will present “Mental Health and COVID-19: How can Higher Education Help?” virtually on Friday, April 23 as part of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s President’s Speaker Series. The series focuses on the critical educational, social and environmental challenges facing higher education.

Troy Finner is second UHCL alum to become Houston police chief

April 14, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Troy Finner is second UHCL alum to become Houston police chief

For the second time in 11 years, the Houston City Council has appointed a University of Houston-Clear Lake alumnus as the city’s chief of police. Troy Finner, who completed his Master of Arts in Criminology in 2009, was unanimously elected to the city’s highest law enforcement position on March 24.

Leadership initiatives top priority for new AVP of Student Engagement

April 13, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Leadership initiatives top priority for new AVP of Student Engagement

Yvonne Hernandez Friedman knows what it’s like to be a first-generation college student with no idea how to navigate college, much less choose a major and a career path. That’s why she was drawn to higher education, student affairs, and her new role as University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Vice President of Student Engagement.

Profs to share hiring expertise with start-up business owners

April 12, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Profs to share hiring expertise with start-up business owners

To start your own business, you’ll need more than innovation and creativity. To sustain it and make it successful, you’ll have to hire good people who are the right fit for the jobs within your business. An event from University of Houston-Clear Lake will answer common hiring questions from entrepreneurs.

'5B' documentary spotlights work of frontline nurses in health crisis

April 09, 2021 | UHCL Staff

'5B' documentary spotlights work of frontline nurses in health crisis

Like the trailblazing nurses at the forefront of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, nurses battling on the frontlines against COVID-19 are inspiring others by overcoming challenges and leading the charge toward newer, higher standards of care. A documentary showing and expert Q and A at University of Houston-Clear Lake will explore nurses’ critical roles.

UHCL remembers NASA icon Glynn Lunney, co-founder of CLASP

April 08, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL remembers NASA icon Glynn Lunney, co-founder of CLASP

Glynn Lunney, former Apollo and Gemini flight director at NASA, passed away on March 19. He and his wife, Marilyn, are known at UHCL for being founding members of the university's CLASP program. CLASP has drawn attendees from all over the community for nearly 20 years.

Computer engineering students and prof win coveted awards

April 07, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Computer engineering students and prof win coveted awards

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s engineering students and faculty have won three prestigious awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. With members in more than 180 countries, IEEE is the largest international organization of professional engineers. Their recognition reflects the university’s continued success in engineering fields.

Gender roles in dance featured in Women's and Gender Studies talk

April 06, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Gender roles in dance featured in Women's and Gender Studies talk

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” one of the famous bard’s most popular comedies, explores gender roles and power struggles between the characters. An upcoming talk by a University of Houston-Clear Lake faculty member will discuss how dance adaptations complicate these themes and expand the conversation.

Share your input to improve campus racial climate at UH-Clear Lake

April 05, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Share your input to improve campus racial climate at UH-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake students are invited to share their thoughts on how to improve the racial climate on campus through a survey from the National Association of Collegiate Campus Climates survey. Students may complete the survey from April 6 - May 4 for a chance to win prizes.