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Kids in UHCL's summer art school learn about Omani cave paintings

June 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Kids in UHCL's summer art school learn about Omani cave paintings

Children enrolled in this summer’s Art School for Children program at University of Houston-Clear Lake will be celebrating the school’s 40th anniversary, but they’ll also be learning about art that came from halfway around the world and depicts the way people lived, worked and traveled to at least the late first millennium B.C.

Middle schoolers learn engineering process in first Hawk STEAM Academy

June 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Middle schoolers learn engineering process in first Hawk STEAM Academy

In a new summer science program geared toward middle school students, the Center for Educational Programs at University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting two week-long Hawk STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) Academy camps in which campers will work in research and development teams as they explore Newton’s laws of motion. Roger Rovekamp, a robotics engineer at Dexterous Robotics Laboratory at NASA Johnson Space Center, discussed the importance and various applications of robotics technology with nine student engineers at a lunch presentation on June 5.

UHCL offers New School Counselors Boot Camp

April 17, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL offers New School Counselors Boot Camp

For University of Houston-Clear Lake students about to graduate with degrees in school counseling and for school counselors in the field, the Center for Educational Programs is offering a two-session New Counselor Boot Camp on Saturday, April 14 and Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. – noon in room 1310.05 of the Arbor Building.

UHCL's Art School for Children spotlights Oman cave art

April 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL's Art School for Children spotlights Oman cave art

For the 40th anniversary of the Art School for Children at University of Houston-Clear Lake, Director David Moya was looking for a special way to celebrate when he happened to have a conversation with Maria Curtis, associate professor of anthropology. As they say, there is no such thing as a coincidence.

UHCL Pearland offers information sessions for new doctoral program

March 05, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Pearland offers information sessions for new doctoral program

University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus is offering information sessions for those interested in advancing their career by obtaining a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. Sessions will be held on March 8 and April 5 in room 111 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

UHCL students promote inclusive learning for children with special needs

February 21, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL students promote inclusive learning for children with special needs

Elementary students from three local districts enjoyed carnival games, performances and more as part of the annual Buddy Fair, hosted by the University of Houston-Clear Lake Student Council for Exceptional Children.

UHCL awards STEP scholarships to teacher candidates

February 21, 2018 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL awards STEP scholarships to teacher candidates

The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education celebrated the kickoff of its Success Through Education Programs’ spring semester with a luncheon recognizing its scholarship recipients. STEP is a collaborative effort between UH-Clear Lake, five area school districts, and five community colleges designed to create opportunities for students to explore teaching as a profession and to prepare them to become certified teachers.

Call for sessions proposals for teacher STEM conference

January 18, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Call for sessions proposals for teacher STEM conference

The Greater Houston Area STEM Committee is now accepting session proposals for the “New Horizons and Innovations in STEM” conference to be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Proposals must be submitted by Jan. 31.

UHCL College of Education recognizes scholarship winners

December 03, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL College of Education recognizes scholarship winners

The University of Houston-Clear Lakes College of Education celebrated its Success Through Education Programs’ (STEP) fall semester with a luncheon recognizing its scholarship recipients. STEP is a collaborative effort between UH-Clear Lake, five area school districts, and five community colleges designed to create opportunities for students to explore teaching as a profession and to prepare them to become certified teachers

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.