UHCL News

Hispanic student enrollment on steady rise, university continues progress on offering more support

October 05, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Hispanic student enrollment on steady rise, university continues progress on offering more support

As the University of Houston-Clear Lake celebrates its 10th year as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), an in-depth look at data on Hispanic students shows not only an increase in enrollment, but demonstrates their academic success. University officials offer insight and ways the university is looking to better support these students.

Short Takes

September 30, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Short Takes

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

UH System adopts test-optional admissions

September 10, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UH System adopts test-optional admissions

The University of Houston System, including the University of Houston-Clear Lake, has joined a growing number of higher education institutions in adopting test-optional admissions through summer 2022 in response to disruptions caused by the COVD-19 pandemic.

Short Takes

August 12, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Short Takes

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

Fall registration continues through Aug. 21

July 20, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Fall registration continues through Aug. 21

Discover more … to see … to do … to learn by registering for fall classes at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Open registration for continuing and newly admitted students is happening now through Aug. 21. Classes will be offered in one of four formats to provide students with flexible options.

Short Takes

May 18, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Short Takes

Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events. This week’s Short Takes highlights the summer offerings of the Art School for Children and Young Adults; registration dates for those pursuing their UHCL education; and dates for informational Zoom sessions highlighting UHCL’s RN-to-BSN program.

UHCL seeks to ease students’ financial burdens during pandemic

May 14, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL seeks to ease students’ financial burdens during pandemic

University of Houston-Clear Lake will offer students numerous financial opportunities to help them continue their education. Students signing up for summer sessions will have certain fees credited back to their accounts. The federally-supported CARES Act recently provided UH-Clear Lake more than $5.5 million to cover expenses related to disruptions resulting from the pandemic.

Short Takes

January 08, 2020 | UHCL Staff

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 | UHCL Staff

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 | UHCL Staff@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 | UHCL Staff

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 | UHCL Staff

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.