UHCL News

UHCL finance leader awarded coveted professional development fellowship

February 18, 2020 | Katherine Adams

UHCL finance leader awarded coveted professional development fellowship

University of Houston Clear Lake’s Associate Vice President of Finance Usha Mathew has been selected for the 2020-2021 National Association of College and University Business Officers Fellowship Program.

Tia Brown McNair to speak about engaging, including underserved students

February 18, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Tia Brown McNair to speak about engaging, including underserved students

The Division of Student Affairs at University of Houston-Clear Lake welcomes Tia Brown McNair to share her insights on incorporating underserved student success, engagement and inclusion into the campus strategic planning process. Her presentation takes place in the Bayou Theater Feb. 26 from 9-11 a.m. A question-and-answer session will follow.

UHCL posts statement about 2019 Novel Coronavirus

February 17, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL posts statement about 2019 Novel Coronavirus

UHCL sends email about 2019 Novel Coronavirus to faculty, staff and students to keep all abreast about the new respiratory virus.

'Nappy Hair Stories' celebrates black women's relationship with hair

February 17, 2020 | Katherine Adams

'Nappy Hair Stories' celebrates black women's relationship with hair

On Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m., the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake will continue the conversation of hair love with a presentation of “Nappy Hair Stories,” written and performed by Laura D. Oliver.

Neumann Library hosts discussion on virtual and augmented futures

February 13, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Neumann Library hosts discussion on virtual and augmented futures

The Neumann Library at University of Houston-Clear Lake will be hosting a panel discussion entitled “Virtual and Augmented Futures,” spotlighting augmented and virtual reality and their implications for teaching, learning and future careers. The event, to be held Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 2-3:30 p.m. is comprised of seven experts in fields including technology, software engineering, psychology and digital media.

West African Film Festival celebrates film, connects cultures

February 13, 2020 | Katherine Adams

West African Film Festival celebrates film, connects cultures

The West African Film Festival of Houston is showing two short documentary films at University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland on Monday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in room 179. The films recognize and celebrate African films in the U.S. with the intention of bridging cultural divides and presenting an accurate picture of West Africa to American audiences.

Anthropology students, prof travel to Texas border to study migrants' issues

February 12, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Anthropology students, prof travel to Texas border to study migrants' issues

Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies Christine Kovic and three University of Houston-Clear Lake students, Natalia Mendez, Hayley Bullock, and Kelly Hornsby, traveled to cities along Texas’ southern border to continue studying issues facing migrants seeking asylum in the United States.

Gaskins named UHCL's inaugural AVP for Info Tech, CIO

February 11, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Gaskins named UHCL's inaugural AVP for Info Tech, CIO

LeeBrian E. Gaskins joined the University of Houston-Clear Lake as its inaugural Assistant Vice President for Information Technology/Chief Information Officer on Feb. 3. Gaskins will lead the University Computing and Telecommunications office.

Black History Month: President Blake shares her story, encourages others to find their voice

February 07, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Black History Month: President Blake shares her story, encourages others to find their voice

In just one generation, Ira K. Blake grew from being the daughter of sharecroppers to becoming the fifth president of University of Houston-Clear Lake, the first woman and the first African American to serve in the role. For Blake, education was the key to transforming her life, and is a crucial part of her story.

UHCL prof receives top educational administration honor

February 04, 2020 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof receives top educational administration honor

John Decman, associate professor of educational leadership at University of Houston-Clear Lake, received the Texas Council of Professors of Educational Administration 2019 Educator of the Year award on Jan. 27 at the TCPEA Midwinter Conference in Austin.

Actors From The London Stage perform new take on Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'

February 03, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Actors From The London Stage perform new take on Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'

For anyone who thinks there’s nothing new to experience in a Shakespeare play, the five intrepid Actors From The London Stage would bet that their unique version of “The Tempest,” to be performed at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater Feb. 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., is the exception.

Special series celebrating Black History Month at UHCL

January 31, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Special series celebrating Black History Month at UHCL

Americans observe Black History Month each February, highlighting the accomplishments and contributions of blacks throughout history and in their own community. University of Houston-Clear Lake is set to begin its own celebration of Black History Month, placing the spotlight on African American distinguished alumni, students and president, Ira K. Blake.