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Protect your life, property with a good plan: National Preparedness Month begins

September 07, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Protect your life, property with a good plan: National Preparedness Month begins

National Preparedness Month is observed every September to raise awareness about family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. Although it’s also the height of hurricane season on the Gulf Coast, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Director of Emergency Management Al Black said it’s important to learn about all the risks that exist in our community, and stay informed.

UHCL at Pearland employee selected for Leadership Pearland

September 07, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL at Pearland employee selected for Leadership Pearland

Corina K. Morales, UHCL- Pearland Campus Coordinator, has been selected for the 2022-23 Class of Leadership Pearland. The organization, sponsored by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce, identifies talented and committed citizens who aspire to provide leadership in Pearland’s business and community activities.

UHCL prof: If Texans want gun reform, they should speak up on voting day

June 30, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL prof: If Texans want gun reform, they should speak up on voting day

A recent survey published by Texas Gun Sense reaffirms that Texans favor common sense gun laws including background checks on all potential gun buyers and a federal "red flag" law, yet Texas also holds the tragic distinction of being the state with the two deadliest school shootings in American history.

Students participate in UHCL spring 2022 commencement

May 09, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Students participate in UHCL spring 2022 commencement

Over 1,100 University of Houston-Clear Lake spring 2022 graduates will earn their degrees and be recognized during a ceremony on Saturday, May 14, at 10 a.m. for the Colleges of Education and Business, and 3 p.m. for the Colleges of Science and Engineering and Human Sciences and Humanities at NRG Arena, 1 NRG Parkway, Houston.

Student org impacts community, volunteers tax services to people in need

April 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Student org impacts community, volunteers tax services to people in need

Few people look forward to Income Tax Day - the process of filing taxes can be complicated and frustrating. That’s why finance and accounting students in the Beta Alpha Psi organization at UHCL have been providing their services for free to people having difficulty getting their taxes filed in time.

Scholarship recipients connect with donors, share experiences

April 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Scholarship recipients connect with donors, share experiences

University of Houston-Clear Lake scholarship donors met the students who are the recipients of those scholarships at an event last week, sharing life stories and future plans. About 10 students from across all disciplines, and over 50 alumni-scholarship donors attended the event.

Prof's contribution to Houston Women's Commission results in big gains for paid family leave

April 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Prof's contribution to Houston Women's Commission results in big gains for paid family leave

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that Houston City Council voted this week on a proposed equitable, progressive parental leave policy for city employees based on the recommendation of the Houston Women’s Commission. The policy was unanimously approved on Wednesday, April 13.

Prof receives award for 45 years at UHCL, recalls 'early days'

April 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Prof receives award for 45 years at UHCL, recalls 'early days'

In 1974, a very small regional university in the Clear Lake area opened its doors. It was named University of Houston at Clear Lake City, and it had very few students and professors. The campus consisted of just one building and its future in the community was somewhat uncertain.

Criminology prof's national award continues UHCL legacy

April 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Criminology prof's national award continues UHCL legacy

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Criminology Kimberly Dodson is the recipient of the Becky Tatum Excellence Award, in acknowledgement of her commitment to conceptual or empirical contributions to the study of black indigenous people of color who have been involved with the criminal justice system.

UHCL prof shares lifelong marketing experience with up-and-coming entrepreneurs

April 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL prof shares lifelong marketing experience with up-and-coming entrepreneurs

What do Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Bill Gates all have in common, other than being multi-billionaires? They all started their careers from the ground up, and relied on the guidance of mentors whose advice helped turn these young entrepreneurs’ ideas into the founders of three of the world’s mightiest companies.

UHCL prof knows 'culture shock' firsthand, offers support to others

March 24, 2022 | UHCL Staff Reports

UHCL prof knows 'culture shock' firsthand, offers support to others

Although globalization is making the world smaller, leaving one’s country and culture for another can cause immigrants to feel isolated and depressed. It’s not easy to assimilate, but there is plenty of reason to hope for a positive new start in life with the help and support of those who have overcome the same challenges.

Reception celebrates alumni, looks ahead to UHCL's 50th anniversary

February 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Reception celebrates alumni, looks ahead to UHCL's 50th anniversary

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of University Advancement held the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Reception on Feb. 22 to celebrate the continued guidance and leadership of the university’s graduates. Over 50 alumni were present for the event, which was the first of many planned to highlight the support of UH-Clear Lake’s alumni.