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New UHCL dean hopes to be part of students' 'transformative' experience

June 16, 2021 | UHCL Staff

New UHCL dean hopes to be part of students' 'transformative' experience

Glenn Sanford is a first-generation college student who never dreamed of getting a doctorate or having a career in academia. His own college experience changed his life. He hopes to change the lives of students like him by becoming University of Houston-Clear Lake’s new dean of the College of Human Sciences and Humanities.

Joint UHCL-ACC agreement fast-tracks nursing students to full degree

June 11, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Joint UHCL-ACC agreement fast-tracks nursing students to full degree

University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland and Alvin Community College have expanded their long-standing partnership to help address an acute shortage of baccalaureate-prepared nurses in the workforce. With the agreement, students can receive their bachelor of science in nursing from UHCL with just one additional semester of coursework after earning their associate degree in nursing from ACC.

UH System appoints first-ever UHCL Hawk as student regent

June 10, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UH System appoints first-ever UHCL Hawk as student regent

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has named Derek Delgado to be the new student regent on the University of Houston System Board of Regents. Delgado, who is pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies at University of Houston-Clear Lake, is the first Hawk ever to be appointed to the board.

Should the U.S. cancel student debt? UHCL economics prof weighs in

June 04, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Should the U.S. cancel student debt? UHCL economics prof weighs in

Following 2020 campaign promises to alleviate student debt, President Joe Biden has proposed offering up to $10,000 in federal student loan cancellation to borrowers as well as provide for free community college. But what does this truly mean for college students? Associate Professor of Economics Stephen Cotten explores this and other questions affecting college voters.

Free COVID-19 vaccines, testing available at UH-Clear Lake

June 03, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Free COVID-19 vaccines, testing available at UH-Clear Lake

To support the health and safety of the community, University of Houston-Clear Lake is partnering with Curative to offer free COVID-19 PCR testing and vaccines in Clear Lake. Both services are available at the Delta Building of the university’s Bay Area Boulevard location, and are available for students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Doctoral psychology students earn top internships

June 01, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Doctoral psychology students earn top internships

Psychological intervention for a traumatized child can be life changing, and when she discovered that, said Behnaz Darban, it changed her own life. Darban is among a cohort of seven in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Doctor of Psychology in Health Service Psychology program who will begin yearlong internships in schools, hospitals and clinical settings.

Enroll your kids in youth summer camps at UH-Clear Lake

May 26, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Enroll your kids in youth summer camps at UH-Clear Lake

From day camps that explore cooking and wildlife to rockets and art, enroll your students in engaging summer programs at University of Houston-Clear Lake to make sure the learning doesn't end. Registration is now open, with camp options for pre-K through 12th grade.

UHCL College of Business students compete internationally

May 24, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL College of Business students compete internationally

Five pioneering students from the University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Business participated in the 51st annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition, held virtually April 22-24. The competition involved activities around products, marketing, sales, manufacturing and corporate finance, and culminated in a final, realistic pitch meeting.

UHCL alumna is Alvin ISD Paraprofessional of the Year

May 21, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL alumna is Alvin ISD Paraprofessional of the Year

Esther Jimenez said that her journey to becoming an elementary school teacher has felt like forever, but after her graduation this month from University of Houston-Clear Lake with her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with Bilingual Concentration, her dreams are finally coming true.

UHCL offers free professional development on workplace safety

May 20, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL offers free professional development on workplace safety

Occupational health and safety experts at University of Houston-Clear Lake will present a series of four webinars to educate employers and employees on workplace safety issues pertaining to COVID-19. May 21 through June 11, the sessions will focus on the safety measures employers and employees can take to protect themselves, their customers and their families.

New degree a game changer for video, tech students at UHCL

May 19, 2021 | UHCL Staff

New degree a game changer for video, tech students at UHCL

While there’s widespread recognition of global health failures in terms of infectious disease outbreaks, there’s not much disagreement about how policy makers can become more prepared and responsive. The use of serious games and simulations are becoming a critical tool to promote learning and innovation, with applications that go far beyond sustaining learning during a pandemic lockdown.

Champion healthcare administration team tackles local telehealth challenge

May 18, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Champion healthcare administration team tackles local telehealth challenge

For the second consecutive year, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Master of Healthcare Administration students won the 10th Annual UT School of Public Health Fleming Center Healthcare Case Competition, held March 27. This year’s contest presented a telehealth challenge that impacts local healthcare providers.