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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.

UHCL profs showcase research excellence in monthly talks

January 21, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL profs showcase research excellence in monthly talks

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Human Sciences and Humanities will launch a new virtual lecture series on Jan. 25 with an exploration into New Orleans’ long tradition of cooperatives. The series will be far-ranging and spotlight faculty research across disciplinary lines.

Austin's 'First Lady of Jazz' to perform in person at Bayou Theater

January 20, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Austin's 'First Lady of Jazz' to perform in person at Bayou Theater

Austin’s noted “First Lady of Jazz” Pamela Hart will begin her Feb. 4 performance at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater at 6 p.m. by sharing insights and taking questions about performing jazz. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. for the first in-person performance of 2021.

UHCL offers certification prep course for human resources manager

January 08, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL offers certification prep course for human resources manager

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Executive Education in the College of Business is announcing a partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), enabling community members to prepare for the certification exams to become a SHRM-Certified Professional or SHRM-Senior Certified Professional.

Friday Morning Continuing Education announces Winter Series 2021

December 29, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Friday Morning Continuing Education announces Winter Series 2021

Friday Morning Continuing Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced its Winter 2021 Series of virtual events, including talks on Amazon ecosystems, gravitational physics, social news feeds, and much more. FMCE offers presentations and discussions about unique and engaging topics each week, open to anyone who wishes to participate and learn.

PSAT/SAT prep course students become National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

December 23, 2020 | UHCL Staff

PSAT/SAT prep course students become National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

Three Dawson High School juniors who enrolled in PSAT/SAT preparation courses offered in the Center for Executive Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake have been named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists. Fewer than 1% of U.S. high school students have achieved this status.

Texas legislators talk state budget, other priorities at UHCL Pearland

December 18, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Texas legislators talk state budget, other priorities at UHCL Pearland

University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland hosted the 87th Texas Legislature preview on Dec. 9. Texas Senator Larry Taylor, Rep. Dennis Paul, and Rep. Greg Bonnen were part of a panel, moderated by UH-Clear Lake Pearland Interim Chief Operating Officer Beth Lewis to present their priorities for the Clear Lake, Manvel, Pearland and Alvin areas.

UHCL fall 2020 commencement ceremony to be held virtually

December 08, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL fall 2020 commencement ceremony to be held virtually

Over 1,050 University of Houston-Clear Lake fall 2020 graduates earned their degrees and will be recognized during a virtual ceremony on Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. Of those, 723 will be recognized for receiving their undergraduate degrees, and 331 will be recognized for receiving graduate degrees.

Alumna maps path to success with sociology, geography

December 07, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Alumna maps path to success with sociology, geography

Everyone who uses an app to park a car, navigate an airport, or share their zip code at check-out is using geographic information systems technology. Abrin Brooks’ job ensures all that, and much more, are working smoothly.

Virtual Alumni Celebration draws hundreds nationally, internationally

December 02, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Virtual Alumni Celebration draws hundreds nationally, internationally

University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni are too dedicated for a pandemic to stop a celebration. Although the annual UH-Clear Lake Alumni Association’s Alumni Celebration was virtual this year, at least 300 Hawks around the country attended, honoring six award recipients and raising funds for the critical needs of current UHCL students.

Social work student organizes book drive for autism center

December 01, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Social work student organizes book drive for autism center

Cassandra Sarmiento’s field internship at Texas Children’s Hospital’s Meyer Center for Autism has taught her how to assess families and help them find more resources and support. It also inspired her to create a book drive so the children who come to the clinic can stay occupied and engaged while they wait.

UHCL IT specialist guides first-time project managers at national conference

November 27, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL IT specialist guides first-time project managers at national conference

“Accidental” project managers at colleges and universities nationwide learned to take a potentially stressful task and turn it into a career-building opportunity with recent help from a University of Houston-Clear Lake expert.