UHCL News

Students, faculty showcase innovative research at UHCL conference

May 10, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Students, faculty showcase innovative research at UHCL conference

Students, faculty and community members engaged in conversation surrounding academic research by college students during poster presentations at the 24th Annual Student Conference for Research and Creative Arts at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

UHCL to host Bay Area Career and Resource Fair

May 10, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL to host Bay Area Career and Resource Fair

In response to the sudden closure of Bay Area Regional Medical Center, University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the Bay Area Career and Resource Fair on Tuesday, May 15, 1-3 p.m., in Atrium 1 of UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.

Short Takes

May 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Due to ongoing construction that will require the water to be shut off, the University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus will be closed between Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18.

UHCL prof receives grant to continue work on Cyprus archaeological dig

May 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof receives grant to continue work on Cyprus archaeological dig

Since 2008, a team of archaeologists from around the world has been conducting fieldwork annually as part of the Pastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition in the Dhiarizos Valley of Cyprus. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Art History Sarah Costello has been among them, funded by a faculty research support grant that allows her to continue her work at this unique excavation site cataloguing Neolithic pottery. Costello will travel to Cyprus for a week in July to finalize her work on the dig. A UHCL graduate student, Brianne Thoen, will spend five weeks excavating the site with the team.

UHCL nursing graduate credits success to easy school-life balance

May 09, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL nursing graduate credits success to easy school-life balance

After working as a paramedic and firefighter, University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate Caidin Pierce decided it was time for a career change to pursue his goal of becoming a nurse.

Expansion of facilities, opportunities progress at UHCL Pearland Campus

May 08, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Expansion of facilities, opportunities progress at UHCL Pearland Campus

Construction of the $24.6 million Health Sciences and Classroom Building continues at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus. The facility is scheduled to open for classes in spring 2019. The campus, at 1200 Pearland Parkway, will expand its healthcare-related academic programs, notably its bachelor of science in nursing, which targets registered nurses who seek a degree.

UHCL Pearland Campus to close May 14-18 for water shutoff

May 08, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Pearland Campus to close May 14-18 for water shutoff

Due to ongoing construction that will require the water to be shut off, University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus will be closed between Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18.

Ceremony at UHCL Pearland Campus celebrates construction milestone

May 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Ceremony at UHCL Pearland Campus celebrates construction milestone

University of Houston-Clear Lake officials, as well as representatives from Austin Commercial Project and PBK Architects, Inc. gather at a topping out ceremony for the Health Sciences Classroom Building on UHCL Pearland Campus, celebrating the completion of the structural phase of the project. The new $24 million, 69,500-square-foot building, scheduled to open in spring 2019, will allow for the expansion of the campus’ nursing and other healthcare programs.

Professors mentor, coach newly certified teachers through new program

May 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Professors mentor, coach newly certified teachers through new program

This May 20, more than 80 University of Houston-Clear Lake teacher certification candidates will receive more than just their diplomas. Nearly 100 percent of them will not be searching for a job. They will already be employed teachers with contracts signed, ready to enter a classroom this fall. “It is an exciting and somewhat overwhelming time for them,” said Associate Professor of Special Education and Chairman of the New Teacher Mentoring Initiative Elizabeth Beavers.

UHCL spring commencement ceremonies May 20 at NRG Arena

May 04, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL spring commencement ceremonies May 20 at NRG Arena

Nearly 1,300 University of Houston-Clear Lake students are expected to graduate this spring semester. Of those, approximately 1,100 plan to cross the stage at two commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 20, at NRG Arena, 1 NRG Park, Houston. A total 582 will receive bachelor’s degrees; 480 will receive their master’s degree and 14 will receive doctorate degrees.

UHCL's exercise and health sciences degree offers career options, work experience

May 03, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL's exercise and health sciences degree offers career options, work experience

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Exercise and Health Sciences Master of Science program is embarking on a new era in student training and research. The program, recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for the content and practicality of its sport science curriculum, has expanded and now offers its students an opportunity to specialize in public health.

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.