September 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Job applications almost always ask if the candidate has previous relevant work experience. It can be difficult for a recent college graduate to acquire that, unless they’ve had an internship.
September 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Studying and teaching abroad is a life-changing experience for college students and their professors. Studying internationally is considered a rite of passage, especially for those with an adventurous spirit, but it’s the aim of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Education Abroad and Scholar Services to empower more students and faculty to share in this experience—particularly those who have limited experience with traveling.
September 02, 2022 | UHCL Staff
For Christine Smith, receiving financial support via the Healthcare Administration Endowment made the difference for her to keep moving toward completing her master’s degree at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
August 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Internships offer college students a critical glimpse into what it’s like to work in the field they are choosing, and it might be the first opportunity to work at something primarily for the sake of learning instead of making money. For Lauren Lowe, a senior marketing student at University of Houston-Clear Lake, her internship at Hewlett Packard Enterprise brought her invaluable hands-on work experience, a path toward employment after graduation, and even a People’s Choice Award.
July 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Traveling internationally can enhance more than a college student’s resume. For Edgar Tijerina, who is pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from University of Houston-Clear Lake, taking a course called Global Healthcare and traveling to Harlaxton College in Grantham, England will impact him far beyond what he lists on his resume.
July 08, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Six healthcare administration students, as well as 12 students in the Anthropology program took a two-week trip to Nairobi, Kenya last month. The healthcare group visited four area hospitals along with Ayadi and her faculty co-lead, Assistant Professor of Critical Social Psychology Enciso Dominguez.
June 30, 2022 | UHCL Staff
A recent survey published by Texas Gun Sense reaffirms that Texans favor common sense gun laws including background checks on all potential gun buyers and a federal "red flag" law, yet Texas also holds the tragic distinction of being the state with the two deadliest school shootings in American history.
June 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff
UHCL alumna Kaylee Madden just completed her Bachelor of Science in Finance, but has her eye on a future in politics and leadership. That's why in 2020, she started the university's chapter of SUPERGirls SHINE Foundation, a nonprofit organization aimed at exposing young women of color to mentorship and leadership opportunities to pursue careers in STEM-related fields.
June 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff
If you're in college, it doesn’t matter if you're in summer school, or if you have to study for midterms or finals. Perhaps it’s just a regular Monday afternoon. Sitting on your bed in your dorm room, trying not to overhear your roommate's cell phone conversation isn’t working anymore. Time to find another place to get your homework done.
June 20, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Higher education is about growing, meeting new people, and experiencing life from another perspective, but ultimately, it’s about preparing for a career path and life after school. That’s why students at UHCL hear the word "internship" used frequently during their educational journey.
May 17, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The Harris County District Clerk’s Office reports that in 2019, on average, just 22% of the people summoned actually appeared for jury duty. Some people submitted exemptions, but ultimately, 46% of the people failed to appear. This, says Associate Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies Jim Benson, is unacceptable.
May 13, 2022 | UHCL Staff
At 20 years old, Hiba Loya might be on the young side to graduate from college, much less enroll in law school. She will be sharing what she learned as one of the youngest students in the university in her spring 2022 UHCL commencement address on Saturday, May 14 at NRG Arena.