UHCL News

Two UHCL ceremonies honor fall students, prior ‘virtual’ graduates

December 02, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Two UHCL ceremonies honor fall students, prior ‘virtual’ graduates

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.

UHCL aims to strengthen transfer student success

November 23, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL aims to strengthen transfer student success

University of Houston-Clear Lake has been selected to participate in an initiative that will improve efforts between UH-Clear Lake and San Jacinto College to expand overall student success and set more measurable goals for improved and more equitable transfer student success.

Father-son piano duo ushers in holiday season at Bayou Theater

November 22, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Father-son piano duo ushers in holiday season at Bayou Theater

Father and son pianists Donald and Barron Ryan have delighted audiences around the U.S. and internationally, blending classic and contemporary music into a concert experience you won’t want to miss at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m.

UHCL celebrates, supports first-gen college students

November 12, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL celebrates, supports first-gen college students

Monday, Nov. 8 is National First-Generation College Student Day, marking the anniversary of the day President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark Higher Education Act in 1965. This legislation opened the door for many students to become the first in their families to complete a college degree.

Business alumni and students build connections at event

November 02, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Business alumni and students build connections at event

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.

New HAWKS, UHCL letters reaffirm university spirit and pride

November 01, 2021 | UHCL Staff

New HAWKS, UHCL letters reaffirm university spirit and pride

Hawks are fierce, swift birds but even beautiful, powerful raptors could use a makeover sometimes. New, illuminated letters proclaiming University of Houston-Clear Lake is HAWK territory were installed last week in two locations on campus as symbols of pride and school spirit.

UHCL celebration recognizes outstanding profs, alumni

October 26, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL celebration recognizes outstanding profs, alumni

Over 200 University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni and friends gathered for a celebratory awards event recognizing exceptional alumni and professors on Oct. 16. The event, entitled “Let’s Soar,” retroactively honored the 2020 awards recipients who could not be celebrated in person last year due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Bettman and Halpin bring fresh take on Americana to Bayou Theater

October 18, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Bettman and Halpin bring fresh take on Americana to Bayou Theater

If you’ve ever lost yourself in a ballad from Joan Baez or Emmylou Harris, you’ll be right at home with Bettman and Halpin as they bring their brand of musical storytelling to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Cybersecurity minor can complement multiple degrees

October 12, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Cybersecurity minor can complement multiple degrees

Across all industries, data breaches and hacking are a constant concern. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure these breaches and hacks don’t happen and everyone has the resources to stay safer and more secure online.

Buddhist perspective: climate change is about personal ethics, activism

October 07, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Buddhist perspective: climate change is about personal ethics, activism

As the ravages of climate change continue to batter the planet, scientists and experts keep offering their advice on how to keep our planet from warming. Geshe Jampa Wangchuk—Geshe meaning something equivalent to “spiritual father” in the Buddhist faith and similar to a doctorate in academic terms—spoke through an interpreter about the Buddhist perspective on climate change during a visit to UHCL last month.

Arts conference brings creativity to the classroom

October 04, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Arts conference brings creativity to the classroom

University of Houston-Clear Lake Art School for Children and Young Adults and the Houston Arts Partners (HAP) will present a conference on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. where educators can receive continuing education credits and children can receive complimentary instruction in a variety of art projects.

Mexican 'lottery' mural highlights UHCL's Hispanic heritage

October 01, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Mexican 'lottery' mural highlights UHCL's Hispanic heritage

A few steps into the Office of Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at University of Houston-Clear Lake and it will become clear that the university takes great pride in its Hispanic student population. A strikingly colorful “Loteria” wall in the Office of Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion was unveiled this year for Hispanic Heritage Month.