UHCL News

Dickinson ISD and UHCL begin partnership to offer enrichment to gifted students

September 18, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Dickinson ISD and UHCL begin partnership to offer enrichment to gifted students

The average age of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s student population became a little lower six years ago when the university transitioned from an upper-level university to a four-year university. And starting Friday, Sept. 13, there will be almost 100 even younger faces on campus—but only on Fridays.

UHCL prof wins prestigious nursing education scholarship

September 16, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof wins prestigious nursing education scholarship

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Lecturer in Nursing Shatoi King was one of just eight nursing professionals chosen from among thousands of applicants to receive the National League for Nursing’s coveted Nursing Education Faculty Scholarship Award.

UHCL volunteer autism telehealth initiative expands to 30 countries

September 12, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL volunteer autism telehealth initiative expands to 30 countries

The World Health Organization estimates that one in 160 children in the world has an autism spectrum disorder. For Loukia Tsami, a board certified behavior analyst and research associate in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, the location of these children is almost irrelevant.

Wilson scholarship recognizes two exceptional future educators

September 10, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Wilson scholarship recognizes two exceptional future educators

Houston residents Jacqueline De Andra and Dalila Hernandez have received the 2019 Patricia Potter Wilson College of Education Outstanding Student Scholarships.

UHCL kicks off array of special events for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 10, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL kicks off array of special events for Hispanic Heritage Month

University of Houston-Clear Lake celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month annually from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 to acknowledge the history, culture, traditions and contributions of Americans who trace their ancestry to Mexico, Central or South America or Spain.

Meet Kyndhal Stewart, one of Hunter Hall's new resident advisers

September 09, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Meet Kyndhal Stewart, one of Hunter Hall's new resident advisers

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s first traditional residence hall opened Aug. 22, and seven newly-appointed resident advisers were on campus days in advance, participating in training and preparing for what was a hectic and exciting move-in day.

Scientists to discuss benefits of ketogenic diet at Low Carb Houston conference

September 05, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Scientists to discuss benefits of ketogenic diet at Low Carb Houston conference

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute will host the second annual Low Carb Houston Conference Oct. 24-26 to examine ways in which research evidence and clinical experience demonstrate the benefits of the ketogenic diet.

Registered nurses with lapsed licenses can restart careers with UHCL program

September 04, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Registered nurses with lapsed licenses can restart careers with UHCL program

Registered nurses whose licenses have lapsed need not look far for a way back to the workplace. Starting January 21, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Continuing Education program is offering courses that will help nurses who have been away from the nursing workplace for four years or more to reactivate their RN license and relaunch their careers.

Hispanic Heritage Month events showcase art for social justice

September 02, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Hispanic Heritage Month events showcase art for social justice

The Latinx and Latin American Studies Program at University of Houston-Clear Lake is launching the university’s first themed Hispanic Heritage Month. The month’s kickoff event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Forest Room of the Bayou Building.

Res hall move-in experience launches great year for new Hawk

August 30, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Res hall move-in experience launches great year for new Hawk

For parents whose “little birds” are flying off to college this fall, residence hall move-in day can be bittersweet. University of Houston-Clear Lake celebrated the grand opening of its first traditional residence hall, Hunter Hall, and freshman David Trippon was among the first new Hawks to begin “nesting” in his new room.

MoonStrike commemorates 50th Apollo moon landing, celebrates Native American composer

August 26, 2019 | Katherine Adams

MoonStrike commemorates 50th Apollo moon landing, celebrates Native American composer

The Apollo Chamber Players are honoring the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo moon landing with a special performance entitled “MoonStrike” at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater September 28 at 7:30 p.m. The concert features Emmy-winning Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate and Chickasaw astronaut Cdr. John Herrington, the first member of a Native American tribe to fly in space, joining as narrator and special guest.

Campus community welcomes first residents to new home in Hunter Hall

August 23, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Campus community welcomes first residents to new home in Hunter Hall

Move-in Day at Hunter Hall, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s first on-campus residence hall was a campus-wide affair filled with music, excitement and lots of helping hands. Volunteers from across the university, including faculty, staff, and other students, arrived first thing Thursday morning to welcome new undergraduate and graduate students, including junior Ethan Omo, who was among the first students to cross the threshold of the brand new building.