UHCL News

First-Gen student finds support from UHCL engagement program

July 11, 2018 | George Mattingly II

First-Gen student finds support from UHCL engagement program

University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate Joshua Garcia faced unique challenges transitioning to college as a first-generation student. When he joined the Gen-One Academy, he found the support he needed to connect with a mentor and campus resources.

Two psych professors earn national recognition for teaching, service

July 05, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Two psych professors earn national recognition for teaching, service

Applied research in social justice issues in psychology is sometimes viewed as a departure from traditional study in the field. However, Professor of Psychology Kim Case, and Assistant Professor of Psychology Desdamona Rios believe it is critical to human development. Both University of Houston-Clear Lake professors are working to advance this area of study, and their efforts have earned them honors from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

Students, faculty showcase innovative research at UHCL conference

May 10, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Students, faculty showcase innovative research at UHCL conference

Students, faculty and community members engaged in conversation surrounding academic research by college students during poster presentations at the 24th Annual Student Conference for Research and Creative Arts at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

College-bound high school seniors accelerate college path at UHCL

May 02, 2018 | George Mattingly II

College-bound high school seniors accelerate college path at UHCL

College-bound high school seniors can get a head start on their college careers during summer sessions at University of Houston-Clear Lake – regardless which college they attend in the fall.

UHCL President Blake visits student leaders

March 06, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL President Blake visits student leaders

University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake shared her vision for the coming semester, and thoughts on student leadership and involvement at a February meeting of the UHCL Student Government Association.

UHCL to stream free GPU workshop for computer programmers

February 28, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL to stream free GPU workshop for computer programmers

Computer programmers and IT professionals will learn how they can streamline their work in analytics, engineering and deep-learning applications in the upcoming workshop “GPU Programming Using OpenACC” at the University of Houston-Clear Lake on March 6.

UHCL’s President Blake meets AASCU leader

February 23, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL’s President Blake meets AASCU leader

University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake met with Vice President of Membership Dr. Toyia Younger and President Mildred Garcia of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in a February visit to the Clear Lake campus.

UHCL students promote inclusive learning for children with special needs

February 21, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL students promote inclusive learning for children with special needs

Elementary students from three local districts enjoyed carnival games, performances and more as part of the annual Buddy Fair, hosted by the University of Houston-Clear Lake Student Council for Exceptional Children.

Police department sets goal on coveted accreditation, community safety

February 07, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Police department sets goal on coveted accreditation, community safety

Assessors were on campus to evaluate UHCL Police Department’s procedures, polices, management, operation and support services as part of the process for accreditation, a coveted recognition among campus public safety professionals.

UHCL Cyber Security Institute offers spring courses for IT professionals

January 31, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL Cyber Security Institute offers spring courses for IT professionals

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Cyber Security Institute is offering the opportunity for IT professionals to gain an edge with new knowledge and skills with professional training courses during the spring 2018 semester.

Hunter the Hawk visits CCISD school to kick off Generation Texas Week

December 05, 2017 | George Mattingly II

Hunter the Hawk visits CCISD school to kick off Generation Texas Week

Hunter the Hawk (center) poses for a photo with Clear Creek I.S.D.’s McWhirter Elementary School Principal and University of Houston-Clear Lake alumnus Michael Marquez, ’99 (left) and counselor Cynthia Saenz (right) at the school’s kick-off for Generation Texas Week.