UHCL News

Learn to speak with your hands! Hand sign begins new Hawk tradition

April 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Learn to speak with your hands! Hand sign begins new Hawk tradition

Do you know how to speak with your hands? Hand gestures, accompanied by spoken words, can significantly increase the value of our message. All the most energetic and charismatic speakers know the impact of combining hand movements with the right words.

Student org impacts community, volunteers tax services to people in need

April 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Student org impacts community, volunteers tax services to people in need

Few people look forward to Income Tax Day - the process of filing taxes can be complicated and frustrating. That’s why finance and accounting students in the Beta Alpha Psi organization at UHCL have been providing their services for free to people having difficulty getting their taxes filed in time.

UHCL summer, fall registration open as of April 15

April 21, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL summer, fall registration open as of April 15

It’s never too early to start thinking about applying for college. Summer registration at University of Houston-Clear Lake begins April 15 and continues through June 3, with financial aid opportunities still available. Begin by speaking with an advisor who can help new or transfer students get "there"- even if they aren’t sure where "there" is yet.

RN-BSN reaccreditation affirms top quality, standards of UHCL's program

April 20, 2022 | UHCL Staff

RN-BSN reaccreditation affirms top quality, standards of UHCL's program

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, the nation’s leading authority that provides specialized accreditation for all levels of nursing education programs in the U.S., has reaccredited University of Houston-Clear Lake’s RN-BSN program.

'Proud to be a Hawk': Engineering students win top honors in competition

April 19, 2022 | UHCL Staff

'Proud to be a Hawk': Engineering students win top honors in competition

University of Houston-Clear Lake mechanical engineering and computer science students supported by the Pathways to STEM Careers grant program achieved recognition as well as the top awards at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, which took place in February on the UH-Clear Lake Campus.

Scholarship recipients connect with donors, share experiences

April 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Scholarship recipients connect with donors, share experiences

University of Houston-Clear Lake scholarship donors met the students who are the recipients of those scholarships at an event last week, sharing life stories and future plans. About 10 students from across all disciplines, and over 50 alumni-scholarship donors attended the event.

Prof's contribution to Houston Women's Commission results in big gains for paid family leave

April 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Prof's contribution to Houston Women's Commission results in big gains for paid family leave

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that Houston City Council voted this week on a proposed equitable, progressive parental leave policy for city employees based on the recommendation of the Houston Women’s Commission. The policy was unanimously approved on Wednesday, April 13.

Prof receives award for 45 years at UHCL, recalls 'early days'

April 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Prof receives award for 45 years at UHCL, recalls 'early days'

In 1974, a very small regional university in the Clear Lake area opened its doors. It was named University of Houston at Clear Lake City, and it had very few students and professors. The campus consisted of just one building and its future in the community was somewhat uncertain.

Criminology prof's national award continues UHCL legacy

April 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Criminology prof's national award continues UHCL legacy

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Criminology Kimberly Dodson is the recipient of the Becky Tatum Excellence Award, in acknowledgement of her commitment to conceptual or empirical contributions to the study of black indigenous people of color who have been involved with the criminal justice system.

UHCL prof shares lifelong marketing experience with up-and-coming entrepreneurs

April 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL prof shares lifelong marketing experience with up-and-coming entrepreneurs

What do Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Bill Gates all have in common, other than being multi-billionaires? They all started their careers from the ground up, and relied on the guidance of mentors whose advice helped turn these young entrepreneurs’ ideas into the founders of three of the world’s mightiest companies.

Alumni gather to celebrate Family Weekend, look ahead to UHCL's 50th

April 08, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Alumni gather to celebrate Family Weekend, look ahead to UHCL's 50th

University of Houston-Clear Lake kicked off its annual Family Weekend events on April 1 with an Alumni Brunch, hosted by the Office of the President and attended by over 30 alumni. The celebration honored the service and commitment of the alumni to the university, and looked ahead toward the university’s upcoming 50th anniversary.

Lecture series features insights on global developments from French, Australian diplomats

April 07, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Lecture series features insights on global developments from French, Australian diplomats

The Diplomacy Institute at University of Houston-Clear Lake is presenting a Diplomatic Lecture Series on April 12 and 13 in the Student Services and Classroom Building, featuring French Attache for Science and Technology Renaud Segneuric, and Australian Consul General to Houston Benson Saulo.