UHCL News

Scholarship, hard work, support help Ukrainian student finish master's degree

August 29, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Scholarship, hard work, support help Ukrainian student finish master's degree

Most international students receive a visa that allows them to study in the United States for a certain period of time. For Oleksandra Petrenko, finding a way to leave Ukraine to study in the U.S. was much more challenging, since the best way she could come legally was through a work and travel visa program.

Apollo Chamber Players open 15th season at Bayou Theater with 'Silk Threads'

August 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Apollo Chamber Players open 15th season at Bayou Theater with 'Silk Threads'

The Apollo Chamber Players are marking the opening of their 15th season with a performance entitled “Silk Threads” on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Bayou Theater celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with classical, flamenco guitar performance

August 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Bayou Theater celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with classical, flamenco guitar performance

As part of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Hispanic Heritage Month activities, the Bayou Theater is presenting a performance by the Gulf Coast Guitar Association, formed five years ago to promote classical guitar in Houston. The group will take the Bayou Theater stage Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Business Principles class, Jobs4Hawks profile help student succeed in internship

August 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Business Principles class, Jobs4Hawks profile help student succeed in internship

Internships offer college students a critical glimpse into what it’s like to work in the field they are choosing, and it might be the first opportunity to work at something primarily for the sake of learning instead of making money. For Lauren Lowe, a senior marketing student at University of Houston-Clear Lake, her internship at Hewlett Packard Enterprise brought her invaluable hands-on work experience, a path toward employment after graduation, and even a People’s Choice Award.

Operation Backpack at UHCL Pearland helps students start new year with needed supplies

August 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Operation Backpack at UHCL Pearland helps students start new year with needed supplies

In partnership with Vic Coppinger Family YMCA in Pearland, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Student Involvement and Leadership organized the 18th annual Operation Backpack event last week.

Career Services director discusses expectations in post-pandemic job search

August 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Career Services director discusses expectations in post-pandemic job search

The search for a job has never been easy. But since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, finding a job has become even more complicated. Job candidates, recruiters and employers are all finding ways to adjust to the challenges that have arisen since the pandemic completely changed the way the world does business.

Mercury kicks off Bayou Theater season with 'Music Among Friends

August 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Mercury kicks off Bayou Theater season with 'Music Among Friends

When musicians get together to perform just for fun, something enchanting happens. The Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake will open its 2022-23 season as it always does—with a magical performance by Mercury Chamber Orchestra, Friday. Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Artists collaborate on 'Counterparts' exhibition in UHCL Art Gallery

August 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Artists collaborate on 'Counterparts' exhibition in UHCL Art Gallery

Paula and Jack Gron, both lifelong artists who happen to be married to each other, work in completely different media. Paula’s art reflects her need to have “busy, busy hands,” using sewn, quilted and assembled textile techniques that are inspired by nature and color. Jack’s work is in metal and wood and is an expression of the full range of his emotions.

'What the Eyes Don't See': Common Reader selection explores environmental equality

August 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff

'What the Eyes Don't See': Common Reader selection explores environmental equality

All human beings depend on clean air and water to live, but not all people are equally impacted when the physical environment is toxic. To further explore this issue and other topics surrounding environmental equality, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Common Reader program has selected Mona Hanna-Attisha’s “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City” as its latest text for the First-Year Seminar Program.

UHCL alums change careers, find their purpose in helping others get healthy

August 09, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL alums change careers, find their purpose in helping others get healthy

Change is the only constant in life--Jonathan and Blakley Fletcher can attest to that. Both graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2000 with bachelor’s degrees in fields that they thought would launch their careers.

UHCL alum finally finds passion in social work : 'The delay was worth it'

August 04, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL alum finally finds passion in social work : 'The delay was worth it'

One of the most important parts of the college experience is choosing a degree plan for the next four years, but figuring out the right major is one of the most critical decisions a student will make in their young adulthood. It’s something Nereida Rendon learned when she enrolled at University of Houston-Clear Lake that wasn’t from a book: it’s OK to change your mind about your path, because what’s important is that you’re happy with your life.

UHCL steps up safety measures, to implement Smartphone security technology

August 01, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL steps up safety measures, to implement Smartphone security technology

University of Houston-Clear Lake is elevating security and support for the university community by launching SafeZone, a unified safety and communications service from CriticalArc.