January 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams
It’s not unusual for students to give their teacher or professor a gift to express their appreciation for what they’ve learned, or for the support they’ve received in a particular class. When Associate Professor of Humanities Shreerekha Subramanian saw her student’s mother appear in her office to present her with a very large painting on behalf of her son, it was much more than a token gift of thanks for an enjoyable class.
January 19, 2018 | Jean Rudnicki
Kevin and Chanya Baker, proud owners of a Pasadena Habitat for Humanity home, along with their five children received a home library filled with age-appropriate books for each of the children provided by the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat for Reading program.
January 18, 2018 | Jim Townsend
The Greater Houston Area STEM Committee is now accepting session proposals for the “New Horizons and Innovations in STEM” conference to be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Proposals must be submitted by Jan. 31.
January 11, 2018 | Audrey Ewer
Our group left Muscat today via four-by-fours to head toward Sur. We stopped to look at an amazing and gorgeous sinkhole. While we were there, we saw tourists swimming in the sinkhole in bikinis. After speaking with locals, we found out they were uncomfortable going to the sinkhole, particularly with bringing their children, because of the way the tourists dressed.
January 11, 2018 | Audrey Ewer
Our day began with visiting tombs, the remains of a castle, and archaeological site. As we explored the tomb of the sultan's mother, we learned an interesting piece of history: tombstones are not elaborate and are identical because everyone is considered equal, even the royal family.
January 10, 2018 | Audrey Ewer
We started our day today visiting Dhofar University in Salalah. Dhofar is a private university with approximately 6,000 students. The dean of applied sciences said that the majority of classes are taught in English because they want their graduates to be able to compete in a global market.
January 10, 2018 | Jim Townsend
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s online MBA program ranked in the top 43 percentile of U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 canvass of online MBA programs. The university’s online bachelor’s business degree program ranked in the top 50 percentile of the canvass.
January 10, 2018 | Jean Rudnicki
Faculty and students of the University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education Counseling Program delivered boxes of donated shoes, coats and books they collected for the young children at Hollibrook Elementary School in the Spring Branch Independent School District. The school’s counselor, Juan Sosa-Tirado, is a 2015 graduate of the UHCL school counselor program.
January 08, 2018 | Audrey Ewer
On January 6, our group visited the Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. The rugs, architecture, art and chandeliers were beautiful. We looked at the various art pieces influenced by cultures such as the Persians, Egyptians, Omanis and Indians. We also had the opportunity to ask Omani women working the information center about Islam and life in Oman.
January 04, 2018 | Karen Barbier
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.
January 03, 2018 | Karen Barbier
Members of the University of Houston-Clear Lake Quality Enhancement Program Leadership Team celebrated the end of its year with a reception in December. During the event, UH-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake recognized university faculty members who have completed the Quality Enhancement Program professional development workshops, developed Applied Critical Thinking-endorsed syllabi, taught the Applied Critical Thinking course and submitted an assessment to the university’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
December 29, 2017 | Karen Barbier
University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake, left, is shown with student dignitaries before the noon commencement ceremony for fall 2017 graduates on Dec. 17 at NRG Arena, Houston.