UHCL News

For humanitarian, path to far corners of the world began at UHCL

July 05, 2018 | Jim Townsend

For humanitarian, path to far corners of the world began at UHCL

Two weeks after they learned new emergency care protocols, medical staffers at the teaching hospital in Gondar, Ethiopia, were put to the ultimate test: save a patient in cardiac arrest. The patient survived. For University of Houston-Clear Lake alumna Roxane Richter, it’s moments such as these that make her life’s choices worthwhile.

UHCL College of Education offers new master's in clinical mental health counseling

July 03, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL College of Education offers new master's in clinical mental health counseling

Interested in a career promoting mental health and social justice? University of Houston-Clear Lake has a new degree plan specifically aimed at graduate students who would like to become Licensed Professional Counselors: the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, accepting enrollment in fall 2018.

Join UHCL’s Friday Morning Continuing Education summer miniseries

July 02, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Join UHCL’s Friday Morning Continuing Education summer miniseries

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Friday Morning Continuing Education presents its summer miniseries in July. Tailored for the appetites of life-long learners, topics vary week-to-week and are presented by experts in their subjects. While registration is required, residency, age, academic history, and student status do not apply.

Persistence, support pay off: UHCL grad overcomes hardships to achieve dream

July 02, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Persistence, support pay off: UHCL grad overcomes hardships to achieve dream

After overcoming challenges of language and education, Carmen Canamar graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake with a Bachelor of Science in Geography and a minor in Latin American history, a full mastery of English, and an impending career as an educator in Pasadena Independent School District.

Conference highlights importance of nursing degree

June 28, 2018 | Karen Barbier

Conference highlights importance of nursing degree

Discover the value of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at “Launching Nursing Careers to New Heights” Saturday, Aug. 4, at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus, 1200 Pearland Parkway, Pearland, 77581. The conference will take place 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. “Choosing nursing as a career provides a lifetime of wonderful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our communities,” said UH-Clear Lake RN-to BSN Program Director and Assistant Professor of Nursing Karen Alexander. “This conference will share the many ways current and future nursing students can impact lives.”

Short Takes

June 28, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events.

UHCL student gets closer to career goal in MFAH program

June 28, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL student gets closer to career goal in MFAH program

Since 2014, the Museum of FIne Arts Houston has offered the Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program and Summer Academy, which aims to train a diverse group of undergraduate students who aspire to become museum curators. University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of Art History Sarah Costello knew just the right candidate for the job.

Conference focuses on mind-body connection in early childhood education

June 27, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Conference focuses on mind-body connection in early childhood education

For the second consecutive year, University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the Healthy Beginnings Early Childhood Summer Conference on July 7 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Organized by the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children, the event is aimed at early childhood educators, Head Start, and other early care and education programs, as well as interested members of the community.

Student sets goal to transform family therapy approach in Nigeria

June 26, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Student sets goal to transform family therapy approach in Nigeria

With her master of arts in marriage and family therapy, which she expects to receive from University of Houston-Clear Lake in spring 2019, she hopes to return to Nigeria and begin teaching and applying a completely different approach to the practice of healing damaged marriages.

Student begins in UHCL's first freshman class, ends with diploma and job

June 26, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Student begins in UHCL's first freshman class, ends with diploma and job

Four years ago, University of Houston-Clear Lake added freshmen and sophomores to its student population, which since its inception in 1974 had included only upperclassmen, graduate and doctoral students. Baytown resident Makayla Ellis was among those who enrolled in UH-Clear Lake’s first freshman class, and although college wasn’t what she thought it would be at first, she found her way and happily accepted her bachelor’s degree in business management on May 20, becoming a member of UHCL’s first graduating freshman class.

Alumna shares journey from flight attendant to artist

June 25, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Alumna shares journey from flight attendant to artist

In the mid-1980s, Susan Budge moved to Houston to become a flight attendant and decided to take an art class at University of Houston-Clear Lake just to get access to a studio. She thought being a flight attendant would be good for her art career. She could just fly three days, and on her four off days, she could be in an art studio doing what she really wanted to do: ceramics. She got her wish and much more: She’s a 1987 UH-Clear Lake alumna, and her work is being displayed in the UHCL’s Art Gallery in the 2018 Clay Arts Museum and Educational Organization (CAMEO) Emerging Artists Show, which runs through Aug. 2.

UHCL student wins national scholarship, stays the course to graduation

June 25, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL student wins national scholarship, stays the course to graduation

Rosselle Helms has been pursing a bachelor of science in marketing at University of Houston-Clear Lake for a long time. It hasn’t always been easy, so being awarded the 2018 American Association for Women in Community Colleges National Scholarship made it easier for her to take one more step toward her goal of completing her degree by summer 2019.