UHCL News

UHCL’s Art School for Children moves full STEAM ahead

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL’s Art School for Children moves full STEAM ahead

It’s a year of both major milestones and new beginnings for University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art School for Children. The popular children’s art education program is celebrating its 40th year of enriching the arts landscape for young artists in the community, and it is welcoming a new director and lifelong Hawk, David Moya, to chart the program’s flight into its next phase.

UHCL students, faculty attend STEM professional development at JSC

August 16, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL students, faculty attend STEM professional development at JSC

Two University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education pre-service students along with a UH-Clear Lake faculty adviser got behind-the-scene peaks at several NASA Johnson Space Center projects while attending a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) professional development workshop onsite at the center this summer.

Art School for Children begins its fall series with ‘Art of Scotland’

August 14, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Art School for Children begins its fall series with ‘Art of Scotland’

What child doesn’t love dogs, castles, and flowers? Add a legend about an internationally famous, yet strangely elusive Scottish lake monster and that’s four of the eight lessons covered in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s next Art School for Children. The session, which runs Sept. 16 – Nov. 14, is entitled ‘The Art of Scotland,’ and immerses elementary-aged children in Scottish art, culture, and lore.

Short Takes

August 01, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Protecting yourself, your business from cyber thieves, learning network management and security fundamentals -- and Mercury orchestra to open Bayou Theater season.

Short Takes

July 05, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

Learn more about the campus, make movie plans, get your hands dirty and help the environment during Habitat Work Days and more in Short Takes.

Short Takes

June 23, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

Deadlines, art school, open house, films and more in this week's Short Takes.

UHCL, CCISD celebrate bilingual immersion program milestone

June 08, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL, CCISD celebrate bilingual immersion program milestone

Clear Creek Independent School District and the University of Houston-Clear Lake have reason to celebrate their 15-year partnership which established McWhirter Elementary School as a Professional Development Laboratory School. The program's first kindergartners have graduated high school.

Short Takes

May 11, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

Summer art camps, science camps and more, as well as a list of our student publication wins in the UHCL Short Takes.

UHCL stocks reading library for Habitat family

February 21, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL stocks reading library for Habitat family

The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat for Reading Project created another library of children’s books in the newest Habitat for Humanity home in Pasadena. The initiative was begun in 2016 by Sheila Baker, College of Education assistant professor of Literacy, Language and Library Science.

UHCL offers new degree in Early Childhood Care and Education

February 16, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

Addressing the need for high quality preparation programs for professionals in early childhood care and education, UHCL will begin offering the Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Care and Education in fall 2017. Emphasizing childcare from birth through age 5, the new four-year bachelor’s degree will provide both the knowledge and the field experiences necessary for students to become leaders in the early childhood care workforce.

Bilingual counseling conference held at UHCL

February 10, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

Bilingual counseling conference held at UHCL

More than 175 area school counselors and teachers attended University of Houston-Clear Lake’s two-day, bilingual counseling conference titled, “Culturally Responsive Counseling with Latinx - Our Past, Our Present, Our Future.” The conference covered a wide range of multicultural counseling topics and concerns.

UHCL prof to share best practices for young children with disabilities

October 06, 2016 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL prof to share best practices for young children with disabilities

University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of Special Education Elizabeth Beavers will serve as the Texas “ambassador” to spearhead the dissemination of new recommended practices for the care and education of young children with disabilities. Beavers, who has worked in the field of early childhood special education for more than 25 years, was selected by the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center to join a group of 16 experts forming a national cohort to disseminate information and provide training within their states.