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UHCL online MBA program ranked among best in the nation

September 18, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL online MBA program ranked among best in the nation

The MBA online degree program at UHCL ranked 23rd among the “Top 50 No-GMAT Online MBA Programs” in the nation by Online MBA Today, an online guide that connects prospective online students to MBA programs.

First-Gen student finds support from UHCL engagement program

July 11, 2018 | George Mattingly II

First-Gen student finds support from UHCL engagement program

University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate Joshua Garcia faced unique challenges transitioning to college as a first-generation student. When he joined the Gen-One Academy, he found the support he needed to connect with a mentor and campus resources.

Student begins in UHCL's first freshman class, ends with diploma and job

June 26, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Student begins in UHCL's first freshman class, ends with diploma and job

Four years ago, University of Houston-Clear Lake added freshmen and sophomores to its student population, which since its inception in 1974 had included only upperclassmen, graduate and doctoral students. Baytown resident Makayla Ellis was among those who enrolled in UH-Clear Lake’s first freshman class, and although college wasn’t what she thought it would be at first, she found her way and happily accepted her bachelor’s degree in business management on May 20, becoming a member of UHCL’s first graduating freshman class.

UHCL student wins national scholarship, stays the course to graduation

June 25, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL student wins national scholarship, stays the course to graduation

Rosselle Helms has been pursing a bachelor of science in marketing at University of Houston-Clear Lake for a long time. It hasn’t always been easy, so being awarded the 2018 American Association for Women in Community Colleges National Scholarship made it easier for her to take one more step toward her goal of completing her degree by summer 2019.

Want to move up? Enroll in online master’s in HR management at UHCL

June 19, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Want to move up? Enroll in online master’s in HR management at UHCL

Are you a problem-solver? Decision-maker? Change manager? Consider sharpening those skills and learning new ones by earning a master’s degree in human resource management from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Business.

Nearly 1,100 UHCL grads walk at spring commencement

June 01, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Nearly 1,100 UHCL grads walk at spring commencement

Nearly 1,300 students graduated this spring at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Two commencement ceremonies were held on Sunday, May 20, at NRG Arena. Almost 1,100 students chose to walk across the stage.

UHCL appoints senior vice president for academic affairs and provost

May 21, 2018 | Staff

UHCL appoints senior vice president for academic affairs and provost

University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake has named Steven Berberich to become senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, effective July 2.

Students, faculty showcase innovative research at UHCL conference

May 10, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Students, faculty showcase innovative research at UHCL conference

Students, faculty and community members engaged in conversation surrounding academic research by college students during poster presentations at the 24th Annual Student Conference for Research and Creative Arts at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

UHCL staff, faculty honored at 40th annual awards ceremony

April 30, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL staff, faculty honored at 40th annual awards ceremony

Recognizing dedication and commitment, University of Houston-Clear Lake held the 40th annual Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony in early April. President Ira K. Blake with UHCL interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Glen Houston and interim Vice President of Administration and Finance Usha Mathew presented service awards and distinctive honors to staff and faculty. “As a team, we are quite advantaged to have many faculty and staff who decide to stay on our team,” said Blake. “As others have also done in the past – our honorees today have assisted with our growth as a student-focused, community-minded and partnership-oriented university.”

UHCL shares peer mentoring program success at national conference

April 16, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL shares peer mentoring program success at national conference

Since fall 2017, University of Houston-Clear Lake has been successfully implementing a peer mentoring program as the integral part of a $3.7 million Hispanic Serving Institution STEM grant titled Pathways to STEM Careers. The grant supports Hispanic and low-income students pursing degrees in all science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Program Director for HSI STEM Grant Benito Vasquez, accompanied by Senior Academic Advisor for the College of Education Carmen Conley and three undergraduate students working as paid peer mentors in the program, attended an HSI national conference from March 24-28 in Chicago. They presented a proposal to other colleges nationwide, highlighting the successes and challenges they faced in building the peer mentoring program.

Health care administration certification adds business acumen to physicians' skills

March 30, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Health care administration certification adds business acumen to physicians' skills

The health care market changes constantly, requiring physicians to change along with it. Medical education is transforming, and although physicians are highly trained in their specialties, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s health care administration program recognizes that evolving market demands that they also acquire additional competencies, such as business acumen and data analytic skills.

Incoming College of Business graduate students meet, network

January 24, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Incoming College of Business graduate students meet, network

Professors and peers welcomed newly enrolled graduate students in the College of Business at a welcome event held Thursday, Jan 11 in the Bayou Building at University of Houston-Clear Lake.