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Financial expert puts racial wealth gap into historical context, offers debt advice

January 27, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Financial expert puts racial wealth gap into historical context, offers debt advice

Financial expert, international speaker and author Ja’Net Adams will speak to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s upper division and graduate students about the historical context of the wealth gap in the African American community on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. in the Bayou Theater.

Why are good students failing? UHCL prof examines causes

January 19, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Why are good students failing? UHCL prof examines causes

School districts around Texas have reported the number of failing students has risen exponentially. The increase appears to be a dismal reflection of the struggle students are facing with online learning platforms. A University of Houston-Clear Lake expert says numerous interrelated variables are impacting both teaching and learning.

Early Childhood Education program earns spot on national ranking

December 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Early Childhood Education program earns spot on national ranking

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Early Childhood Education program is ranked among Discover Early Childhood EDU’s Top 85 Most Affordable Early Childhood Education programs. Discover Early Childhood EDU is an online resource that helps future teachers plan and create their teaching career path.

Student's virtual art exhibition confronts challenges in education system

November 25, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Student's virtual art exhibition confronts challenges in education system

Jennifer Lehnert's experience in education inspired her Master of Arts in Humanities with Studio Arts Concentration capstone exhibition entitled, “Education: Idealized, Never Realized,” available virtually for free through Dec. 11.

UHCL prof wins coveted Teacher Educator of the Year award

October 30, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL prof wins coveted Teacher Educator of the Year award

Each year, the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of early care and education in Texas. This year, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education Preeti Jain is being honored with the TXAEYC Teacher Educator of the Year award.

Future teachers receive scholarship funds while completing training

October 30, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Future teachers receive scholarship funds while completing training

Ten University of Houston-Clear Lake teaching interns received scholarship funds from Success Through Education Programs (STEP), a collaborative partnership between UH-Clear Lake, four area school districts and four community colleges to create opportunities for students as they explore teaching as a profession.

UHCL will help train 'homegrown' school principals with state grant

September 29, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL will help train 'homegrown' school principals with state grant

Principals play crucial roles in creating effective schools in general, and supporting struggling schools in particular. Now, through a grant program awarded by the Texas Education Agency, local school districts will be able to cultivate the principals their schools need by partnering with University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education.

Helping kids with back-to-school anxiety during COVID-19

August 21, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Helping kids with back-to-school anxiety during COVID-19

Back-to-school season is upon us, and this year’s first-day jitters are combined with anxieties about a pandemic and the many changes it’s caused. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling R.J. Davis offers parents guidance on how to manage their own anxieties to help their children cope.

University Faculty Fellowship recipients for 2020-2021 announced

August 06, 2020 | UHCL Staff

University Faculty Fellowship recipients for 2020-2021 announced

The four recipients of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s 2020-2021 University Faculty Fellowship awards are Associate Professor of Psychology Nicholas Kelling; Department Chair of Liberal Arts and Associate Professor of Humanities Shreerekha Subramanian; Associate Professor of Biology and Biotechnology Larry Rohde; and Professor of Accounting Barry Marks.

EXCITE grant supports Hispanic, low-income teachers continuing education

August 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

EXCITE grant supports Hispanic, low-income teachers continuing education

The College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake has received a $2.5 million grant to help address the shortage of teachers in Houston. The Exploring Careers in Teaching grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans division, is specifically aimed at supporting Hispanic or low-income students.

UHCL faculty and staff recognized for university service

July 24, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL faculty and staff recognized for university service

University of Houston-Clear Lake announced the recipients of the 42nd annual Faculty and Staff Awards earlier this year on the university’s website. The 2020 award recipient list identifies employees who have reached impressive milestones at 5-year increments up to 40 years’ service. The university’s newest retirees were also listed.

Special education prof offers guidance to parents concerned kids are regressing

July 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Special education prof offers guidance to parents concerned kids are regressing

Almost all parents of school-aged children have felt the stress of having to homeschool during the lockdown necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But parents of children with special needs have been carrying a heavy load. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Special Education Randy Seevers shares some helpful insights.