October 07, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Diversity on a college campus affords many educational benefits to students, including improved cultural and racial awareness, elevated critical thinking skills, and a higher level of community service. Adding equity and inclusion are key components to delivering on a wider promise of diversity to a campus community.
September 07, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
September 07, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
June 30, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
May 09, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
April 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
April 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
April 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
April 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
April 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
April 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
March 24, 2022 | UHCL Staff Reports
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.