December 02, 2021 | UHCL Staff
Over 1,000 University of Houston-Clear Lake fall 2021 graduates will receive their degrees and be recognized during an in-person commencement ceremony on Dec. 12 at 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Minute Maid Park. Of those, 645 will be recognized for receiving their undergraduate degrees, and 363 will receive their graduate degrees.
November 29, 2021 | UHCL Staff
Don’t try to tell Christina Funk Tegbe she can’t do something. When she decided to become an entrepreneur specializing in skin and body care products, someone told her she didn’t have enough experience. Now, the UH-Clear Lake alumna is the founder and creative visionary of growing African beauty brand 54 Thrones.
November 18, 2021 | UHCL Staff
The word “game” invokes images of children sitting in front of screens for hours. Generally, the word is not associated with adults engaged in constructive work. Nevertheless, gamification and “serious” games, which are defined as games with a specific, measurable learning objective, have become an instrumental tool for acquiring new skills in the workplace.
November 02, 2021 | UHCL Staff
Building personal and professional networks is so important, it might even be considered essential. Personal connections are powerful, and the opportunity to revisit them, or make new ones, can make a life-changing difference for college students as well as prospective employers in the community.
October 28, 2021 | UHCL Staff
Although opportunities to prepare for the SAT and ACT were limited as many universities enacted test-optional policies, University of Houston-Clear Lake freshman Pavisha Sargunan opted to take an SAT prep class with the UHCL Center for Executive Education. Her excellent resulting score helped her earn a full-ride New Hawk Scholarship.
September 28, 2021 | UHCL Staff
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Strategic Partnerships is once again offering a free Business Start-Up Lunch and Learn presentation for any community member interested in becoming an entrepreneur. "How Your Personal Financial Habits Impact Your Business," will meet both in person and virtually on Oct. 22, 2021, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
September 01, 2021 | UHCL Staff
In the last year, many Texas universities have suspended their usual SAT and ACT requirements for admissions, becoming “test optional” through fall 2021. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Executive Education in the College of Business is helping parents understand the current landscape of preparing kids for college.
July 09, 2021 | UHCL Staff
During college, immersive internships in your field of study can be a critical factor in finding a job after graduation. Dawson Dreiling, a University of Houston-Clear Lake senior completing his Bachelor of Science in Accounting, said Career Services helped him secure two internships to launch his career in accounting.
June 04, 2021 | UHCL Staff
Following 2020 campaign promises to alleviate student debt, President Joe Biden has proposed offering up to $10,000 in federal student loan cancellation to borrowers as well as provide for free community college. But what does this truly mean for college students? Associate Professor of Economics Stephen Cotten explores this and other questions affecting college voters.
May 24, 2021 | UHCL Staff
Five pioneering students from the University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Business participated in the 51st annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition, held virtually April 22-24. The competition involved activities around products, marketing, sales, manufacturing and corporate finance, and culminated in a final, realistic pitch meeting.
May 19, 2021 | UHCL Staff
While there’s widespread recognition of global health failures in terms of infectious disease outbreaks, there’s not much disagreement about how policy makers can become more prepared and responsive. The use of serious games and simulations are becoming a critical tool to promote learning and innovation, with applications that go far beyond sustaining learning during a pandemic lockdown.
May 18, 2021 | UHCL Staff
For the second consecutive year, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Master of Healthcare Administration students won the 10th Annual UT School of Public Health Fleming Center Healthcare Case Competition, held March 27. This year’s contest presented a telehealth challenge that impacts local healthcare providers.