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Student supporting young minds as teacher and homegrown role model through UHCL partnership

December 07, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Student supporting young minds as teacher and homegrown role model through UHCL partnership

As part of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Success Through Education Programs (STEP), Nancy Vega returned to her childhood school district, where she is supporting young students as a teacher and a homegrown role model.

Low Carb Houston Conference speaker explores psychology of habit change

December 06, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Low Carb Houston Conference speaker explores psychology of habit change

Keith Norris, chief development officer, founder and owner of Paleo f(x), offered his perspective on the the benefits of good nutrition on a healthy lifestyle at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Low Carb Houston conference, which took place Oct. 25-17.

UHCL offenders program receives Regents' Academic Excellence Award

December 05, 2018 | Christine Klocke

UHCL offenders program receives Regents' Academic Excellence Award

The University of Houston System Board of Regents presented the Regents’ Academic Excellence Award to the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s (UHCL) Texas Department of Criminal Justice Academics for Offenders Program. The award recognizes University of Houston System institutions’ programs and initiatives that exemplify excellence in teaching, research and/or public service.

Veteran trains for new career in exercise science at UHCL

December 05, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Veteran trains for new career in exercise science at UHCL

Randall Sharp never pictured himself finishing a four-year degree, much less starting a graduate program. But Sharp, who transferred to University of Houston-Clear Lake from Alvin Community College and is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, will be crossing the stage this December to receive his bachelor’s in fitness and human performance and begin his exercise and health sciences master’s in the spring.

UHCL educator's book uses storytelling to guide future teachers

December 04, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL educator's book uses storytelling to guide future teachers

For Antonio Corrales, becoming a great educator is the result of having years of experience in the classroom and plenty of guidance from good mentors. That’s why Corrales, who is an assistant professor of educational leadership at University of Houston-Clear Lake, has authored a book to help teachers – especially those new to the profession – become effective educators.

UHCL extends support, resources for new teachers in the classroom

December 04, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL extends support, resources for new teachers in the classroom

This semester, students graduating from University of Houston-Clear Lake with teaching certifications will receive something they might need even more than their diplomas: support in the classroom as they transition from student to teacher.

Short Takes

November 30, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

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

Couple ‘pays it forward’ with gifts to UHCL-Pearland Campus

November 30, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Couple ‘pays it forward’ with gifts to UHCL-Pearland Campus

Nizam and Jesmin Meah are immigrants living the American dream — a dream that impelled the Pearland couple to pledge $300,000 in two significant donations to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Pearland Campus.

Riders in the Sky bring Western swing, cowboy comedy to Bayou Theater

November 29, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Riders in the Sky bring Western swing, cowboy comedy to Bayou Theater

When “Ranger” Doug Green was a boy, he heard his uncles playing guitar and yodeling. After listening to the country and folk singer Jimmie Rodgers do the same, Green was hooked and he knew he’d found his calling. In 1977, he formed a trio that ultimately became a Grammy-winning quartet of Western singers and songwriters called Riders in the Sky. They’ll perform their hilarious blend of cowboy comedy and “in-tune singing” at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

UHCL alum finds creative way to support the College of Business for years to come

November 29, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL alum finds creative way to support the College of Business for years to come

Larry C. Johnson considers his time on campus to be among the most transformative years of his life and credits the professors who invested in him in the College of Business, as well as the student organizations that engaged him socially and challenged him academically, as the reasons for his professional success. His experience inspired him to ensure that the College of Business continues its trajectory of growth in the decades to come by naming it as the beneficiary of a transformative life insurance bequest.

From 352 to 164 pounds: success story from low-carb conference

November 28, 2018 | Katherine Adams

From 352 to 164 pounds: success story from low-carb conference

Like millions of Americans, 59-year-old design engineer Jim Caldwell struggled with his weight. Although he’d tried to make changes, nothing worked for long. Inspired in part by some YouTube videos by Webster-based cardiologist Nadir Ali, Caldwell learned how a low-carb, high-fat diet could improve his health and was able to complete a successful weight-loss journey. He flew from his home in Chicago to attend University of Houston-Clear Lake’s recent Low Carb Houston Conference, held Oct. 25-27, to learn more about nutrition and to share his weight-loss success with others.

UHCL Pearland Campus offers doctoral degree in educational leadership

November 27, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Pearland Campus offers doctoral degree in educational leadership

There’s a reason why Antonio Corrales is such a strong supporter of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Doctorate in Educational Leadership program. He graduated from the program himself in 2015, and is now an assistant professor of educational leadership and its program director. He’s especially happy, he says, because the doctoral program will offer its second doctoral cohort at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus, beginning in fall 2019.