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Short Takes

January 08, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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

New director hopes to welcome even more international students to UHCL

January 06, 2020 | Katherine Adams

New director hopes to welcome even more international students to UHCL

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s outreach to international students will continue to strengthen and expand with the efforts of Johna McClendon, the university’s new director of international admissions and student services.

Army vet serves country, finds calling at UHCL

November 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams@uhcl.edu

Army vet serves country, finds calling at UHCL

When Steve Eggleston first began attending college in California in 1999, he soon realized it wasn’t for him. Eggleston, a post-baccalaureate environmental science student at University of Houston-Clear Lake, had always wanted to join the military, so he dropped out and began speaking to an Army recruiter. But due to a medical condition, he had to apply for a medical waiver and was told it might take up to two years for the Army to process his request to join.

UHCL international director's goal: 'Creating future global leaders'

October 29, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL international director's goal: 'Creating future global leaders'

Globalization is a process of interaction and integration among people, companies and governments around the world. It’s among University of Houston-Clear Lake’s priorities to offer students the chance to become more mobile than ever in their search for global experiences and job opportunities around the world.

Res hall move-in experience launches great year for new Hawk

August 30, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Res hall move-in experience launches great year for new Hawk

For parents whose “little birds” are flying off to college this fall, residence hall move-in day can be bittersweet. University of Houston-Clear Lake celebrated the grand opening of its first traditional residence hall, Hunter Hall, and freshman David Trippon was among the first new Hawks to begin “nesting” in his new room.

UHCL eyes study abroad opportunities in Madrid for students, faculty

August 19, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL eyes study abroad opportunities in Madrid for students, faculty

Representatives from Magister, the largest teacher-training enterprise in Madrid, spent three days at University of Houston-Clear Lake meeting with Assistant Vice President of Global Learning and Strategy Gigi Do and the deans of all four colleges to collaborate on a potential study-abroad, student-exchange program.

Meet Andrew Goodman, one of Hunter Hall's new resident advisers

August 13, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Meet Andrew Goodman, one of Hunter Hall's new resident advisers

Hunter Hall, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s first-ever on-campus residence hall, is ready to open Aug. 22. Student Housing and Residential Life Director Matthew Perry said he was looking for a few good men and women to build a fun, diverse team of resident advisers for students ready to transition to living and attending classes on campus.

New director supports military-affiliated students and families in college, life goals

August 12, 2019 | Katherine Adams

New director supports military-affiliated students and families in college, life goals

One of the many challenges facing college students who are also military-affiliated is completing their education. Frequent moves make it difficult and frustrating to continue their studies, says Phillip Gore, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s new director of the Capt. Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services.

Short Takes

June 26, 2019 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

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

Tour campus, apply for admission at UHCL Pearland Open House

June 21, 2019 | Karen Barbier

Tour campus, apply for admission at UHCL Pearland Open House

Learn about course offerings, admissions and financial aid, and explore the growing campus at UHCL Pearland during Pearland Open House Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Student housing director offers tips for a smooth move-in day for Hunter Hall

June 20, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Student housing director offers tips for a smooth move-in day for Hunter Hall

Living in a residence hall for the first time can be a wonderful and fun experience, but the actual move-in process will go much more efficiently if students and parents are prepared for what’s to come. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Director of Student Housing and Residential Life Matthew Perry says there will be plenty of resources and assistance available when students move into Hunter Hall, UH-Clear Lake’s first dormitory. Aug. 22-24, are designated move-in days.

Explore campus, meet with advisers at UHCL Open House June 20

June 05, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Explore campus, meet with advisers at UHCL Open House June 20

Discover the options and opportunities available to incoming or prospective students at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Open House Thursday, June 20, 5-8 p.m.