UHCL News

UHCL writing professor appointed to Texas education committee

October 15, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL writing professor appointed to Texas education committee

UHCL Assistant Professor of Writing Christal Seahorn is continuing to live her passion for education with her recent three-year appointment to the Undergraduate Education Advisory Committee (UEAC) as part of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

UHCL online MBA program ranked among best in the nation

September 18, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL online MBA program ranked among best in the nation

The MBA online degree program at UHCL ranked 23rd among the “Top 50 No-GMAT Online MBA Programs” in the nation by Online MBA Today, an online guide that connects prospective online students to MBA programs.

UH-Clear Lake advances regional ranking from U.S. News and World Report

September 10, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UH-Clear Lake advances regional ranking from U.S. News and World Report

University of Houston-Clear Lake advanced two spots in U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges rankings, tying for 61st among 140 colleges and universities considered in the Best Regional Universities in the West.

UHCL workshop to prepare new Hawks for college life

August 09, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL workshop to prepare new Hawks for college life

UHCL's Student Success Center is helping students prepare for university life before they arrive on campus at “#AreYouReadyforTHIS?” on Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shares advice, experience with young students

August 01, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shares advice, experience with young students

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shared her experiences during spaceflight and the future of commercial spaceflight with young students attending United Space School (USS) at University of Houston-Clear Lake, a program of the Foundation for International Space Education.

Student's passion to help others fuels cancer research

July 31, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Student's passion to help others fuels cancer research

From working as a combat medic in the scorching desert to battling DNA resistance under the lens of a microscope, Alfred Mimms is collaborating with distinguished faculty and researchers to push the limits of cancer research.

Houston professionals collaborate at UHCL workshop to improve service for veteran students

July 26, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Houston professionals collaborate at UHCL workshop to improve service for veteran students

Representatives from about 20 Houston-area colleges and universities exchanged ideas and educated each other on regulations affecting veteran benefits at the School Certifying Official Professional Development Workshop hosted by University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Pact makes it easier for ACC students to transfer to UHCL

July 20, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Pact makes it easier for ACC students to transfer to UHCL

University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake and Alvin Community College President Christal M. Albrecht signed an articulation agreement in another step toward providing new opportunities for college students.

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.