UHCL News

UHCL hosts UH System Board of Regents meeting

March 05, 2019 | Karen Barbier

UHCL hosts UH System Board of Regents meeting

On Feb. 28, University of Houston-Clear Lake administrators, faculty, staff and students welcomed UH System Board of Regents, UH System Chancellor Renu Khator and other UH System administrators to campus.

UHCL welcomes UHS Board of Regents to campus Feb. 28

February 26, 2019 | Karen Barbier

UHCL welcomes UHS Board of Regents to campus Feb. 28

For the first time since 2012, the University of Houston System (UHS) Board of Regents will conduct its full board meeting and committee meetings at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Annual symposium addresses current issues in mental health

February 19, 2019 | Karen Barbier

Annual symposium addresses current issues in mental health

Behavioral and mental health professionals from throughout the state can learn about current issues facing their discipline at the 2019 Emily G. Sutter Symposium for Mental and Behavioral Health, hosted at University of Houston-Clear Lake April 12.

UHCL administrators, Bay Area Turning Point meet to discuss partnerships

January 22, 2019 | Karen Barbier

UHCL administrators, Bay Area Turning Point meet to discuss partnerships

UHCL administrators met with Bay Areas Turning Point to discuss partnership possibilities.

UHCL honors distinguished alumni, outstanding professors

November 21, 2018 | Karen Barbier

UHCL honors distinguished alumni, outstanding professors

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Alumni Association recognized the accomplishments of alumni and faculty during the 2018 Alumni Celebration on Oct. 20.

UHCL, state reps celebrate opening of new buildings

September 05, 2018 | Karen Barbier

UHCL, state reps celebrate opening of new buildings

University of Houston-Clear Lake administrators, state legislators, students, faculty, staff and architects shared the excitement of the grand opening of two new buildings on campus during a celebratory event in late August.

Low Carb Houston Conference to explore improving health through nutrition

July 24, 2018 | Karen Barbier

Low Carb Houston Conference to explore improving health through nutrition

Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, dementia and cancer have increased because of modern diet and lifestyle. The Low Carb Houston Conference at the University of Houston-Clear Lake on Oct. 25-27 has been organized to address and examine nutritional strategies to improve chronic disease.

UHCL announces interim vice president for student affairs

July 09, 2018 | Karen Barbier

UHCL announces interim vice president for student affairs

Daniel M. Maxwell, current Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs in the University of Houston System, will join University of Houston-Clear Lake as interim vice president for student affairs, effective Monday, Aug. 6. This will follow the Aug. 3 retirement of Darlene Biggers, who has served at the university for 23 years.

Conference highlights importance of nursing degree

June 28, 2018 | Karen Barbier

Conference highlights importance of nursing degree

Discover the value of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at “Launching Nursing Careers to New Heights” Saturday, Aug. 4, at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus, 1200 Pearland Parkway, Pearland, 77581. The conference will take place 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. “Choosing nursing as a career provides a lifetime of wonderful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our communities,” said UH-Clear Lake RN-to BSN Program Director and Assistant Professor of Nursing Karen Alexander. “This conference will share the many ways current and future nursing students can impact lives.”

Santa Fe shooting, other emergencies spotlight need for counselors

June 08, 2018 | Karen Barbier

Santa Fe shooting, other emergencies spotlight need for counselors

One of the first things University of Houston-Clear Lake Professor of Counseling Cheryl Sawyer will insist when she is called in after a tragedy is that it is not about her – it is about the mental well-being of the victims and those who knew the victims. After hearing about the shooting at Santa Fe High School, Sawyer knew there would be a need and she reached out her school connections and immediately put her lifetime work into action.

STEM Challenge brings together innovative students

May 03, 2018 | Karen Barbier

STEM Challenge brings together innovative students

More than 127 students from local high schools and colleges participated in STEM Challenge 2018 at University of Houston-Clear Lake presented by Bridges to STEM Careers and Pathways to STEM Careers, a partnership between UH-Clear Lake and San Jacinto College.

QEP Leadership Team wraps up enhancement project

January 04, 2018 | Karen Barbier

QEP Leadership Team wraps up enhancement project

Faculty and administrators from University of Houston-Clear Lake continue with their goal of enhancing educational opportunities for students through the implementation of a Quality Enhancement Plan. The plan, known as QEP, reflects and affirms the commitment of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the regional body for accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states.