UHCL News

Tia Brown McNair to speak about engaging, including underserved students

February 18, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Tia Brown McNair to speak about engaging, including underserved students

The Division of Student Affairs at University of Houston-Clear Lake welcomes Tia Brown McNair to share her insights on incorporating underserved student success, engagement and inclusion into the campus strategic planning process. Her presentation takes place in the Bayou Theater Feb. 26 from 9-11 a.m. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Black History Month: UHCL alum shares path to success

February 14, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Black History Month: UHCL alum shares path to success

Public education in the U.S. is known to have a persistent, well-documented problem: there’s a fairly significant achievement gap between white students and students of color. University of Houston-Clear Lake Distinguished Alumnus Preston Johnson Jr., grew up as a young African-American in a small town near Waco. It was difficult to envision a future where he was competing in college against students from bigger schools who had more advantages.

UHCL alumna, former NASA engineer to lead Common Reader discussion

February 10, 2020 | Katherine Adams

UHCL alumna, former NASA engineer to lead Common Reader discussion

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Common Reader Program is launching its first event of the semester, entitled “A Conversation with Spare Parts’ Lisa Spence and Special Guests” on March 3 from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Forest Room. The book “Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream” by Joshua Davis, is this year’s Common Reader selection with the goal of creating community connections among students, as well as between them and their professors.

Black History Month: President Blake shares her story, encourages others to find their voice

February 07, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Black History Month: President Blake shares her story, encourages others to find their voice

In just one generation, Ira K. Blake grew from being the daughter of sharecroppers to becoming the fifth president of University of Houston-Clear Lake, the first woman and the first African American to serve in the role. For Blake, education was the key to transforming her life, and is a crucial part of her story.

Short Takes

February 04, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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

Special series celebrating Black History Month at UHCL

January 31, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Special series celebrating Black History Month at UHCL

Americans observe Black History Month each February, highlighting the accomplishments and contributions of blacks throughout history and in their own community. University of Houston-Clear Lake is set to begin its own celebration of Black History Month, placing the spotlight on African American distinguished alumni, students and president, Ira K. Blake.

Short Takes

January 29, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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

Short Takes

January 17, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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

Gallery, theater partner for Black History Month Kick-Off reception

January 16, 2020 | Karen Barbier

Gallery, theater partner for Black History Month Kick-Off reception

In anticipation of Black History Month, join artists and University of Houston-Clear Lake leadership at a special Black History Month Kick Off Celebration reception for the African American Artists Exhibition Thursday, Jan. 23, 5 p.m.

UHCL prof advises urges students to celebrate diversity

December 30, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof advises urges students to celebrate diversity

Dorothea Lerman, professor of behavior analysis and director of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at University of Houston-Clear Lake, gave the commencement address at the university’s 5 p.m. ceremony at NRG Arena on Dec. 15.

UHCL prof says good mentors are a key to success

December 27, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof says good mentors are a key to success

Judith Marquez, professor of bilingual and multicultural education at University of Houston-Clear Lake, gave the commencement address at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s noon ceremony at NRG Arena on Dec. 15.

African American artists exhibit work in UHCL's Art Gallery

December 26, 2019 | Katherine Adams

African American artists exhibit work in UHCL's Art Gallery

Eight Houston-area artists will be showcasing their work in the first exhibition of the new year at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery. The exhibition, entitled “African American Artists,” opens Jan. 21 and continues through March 21.