UHCL News

UHCL yoga class has benefits far beyond the mat

September 15, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL yoga class has benefits far beyond the mat

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Friday Morning Continuing Education program is now offering the university’s first-ever yoga class taught by Associate Professor of School Psychology Julia Englund Strait. The beginning yoga class meets Fridays at 1 p.m. for eight weeks.

UHCL Alumni Celebration to honor pillars of industry, community

September 13, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Alumni Celebration to honor pillars of industry, community

University of Houston-Clear Lake's 2017 Alumni Celebration will honor four graduates and a professor for their extraordinary accomplishments and ongoing contributions to their professions, the university and the communities they serve.

UHCL helps waterlogged Hawks chart a new course

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL helps waterlogged Hawks chart a new course

After Tropical Storm Harvey left Houston, representatives from numerous University of Houston-Clear Lake organizations and campus offices met to discuss ways to help students immersed in stress and coping with losses incurred by floodwaters. The “Hawks Helping Hawks” Sept. 6 event was quickly organized to collect canned goods, clothing, and school supplies to help students including Alexia Flores, a junior from South Houston who, like many other students, faculty and staff, was flooded out of her home.

UHCL launches relief efforts for students affected by storm

September 06, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL launches relief efforts for students affected by storm

University of Houston-Clear Lake staff and campus organizations stand ready to assist students affected by Tropical Storm Harvey starting Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 6 in Bayou Building Atrium II.

Alumni meet UHCL President Ira K. Blake

August 17, 2017 | Karen Barbier

Alumni meet UHCL President Ira K. Blake

New University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake welcomed the JSC Small Business Council to University of Houston-Clear Lake in early August. Several attendees who are also university alumni had an opportunity to chat with the president during a networking social at the end of the conference.

Short Takes

August 15, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Abstract artists' portfolio comes to Art Gallery; Welcome Back Bash Sept. 1; Habitat Work Days; cybersecurity and cryptography workshop.

Toy Story: UHCL artist is serious about play

July 25, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Toy Story: UHCL artist is serious about play

To Colleen Steblein, art isn’t something fragile to be left untouched on a shelf. For her, art should be amusing and colorful, and it’s to be pulled, touched, twisted and truly enjoyed. You won’t find any dark colors, somber figures, or depressing themes in her collections. Inspired by memories of a happy, toy-filled childhood in Dallas, Steblein’s whimsical art is all about play.

UHCL alum’s passion for books ignites students, educators

June 30, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL alum’s passion for books ignites students, educators

Spend a few minutes talking to University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education graduate, Juan Gonzalez about his work and you’ll discover what it means to be passionate. Gonzalez, a third-grade reading teacher at Louis G. Lobit Elementary School in Dickinson Independent School District, will have you longing to dive into the nearest book.

UHCL’s Staples to take a ‘look ahead’ in last lecture

June 12, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL’s Staples to take a ‘look ahead’ in last lecture

University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples will share his thoughts about the state of higher education in America – and how it affects the future of the institution – in a lecture titled, “UHCL: A Look Ahead.” The lecture is Wednesday, June 14, 2-3 p.m., in UHCL’s Bayou Building Garden Room, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.

Retired software engineer’s gifts fund UHCL and UH endowments

April 04, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Retired software engineer’s gifts fund UHCL and UH endowments

Retired software engineer Mallik Putcha is a big believer in education, as evidenced by his four graduate degrees. He’s also a big believer in supporting those who supported him in his education and career. To that end, his family trust has donated $50,000 to the University of Houston-Clear Lake to help future students reach their own career goals.