UHCL News

Outstanding future educators honored with Wilson scholarship

September 24, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Outstanding future educators honored with Wilson scholarship

University of Houston-Clear Lake recognized 2018 Dr. Patricia Potter Wilson College of Education Outstanding Student Scholarship recipients with plaques.

UHCL Pearland Campus to host Educational Institute for school administrators, aspiring leaders

September 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Pearland Campus to host Educational Institute for school administrators, aspiring leaders

In their first event partnering together, University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education’s Center for Educational Programs Director, Tonya Jeffery and Antonio Corrales, educational leadership doctoral program coordinator are presenting a professional development event titled, “Educational Leadership Institute for School Administrators and Aspiring Leaders.”

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shares advice, experience with young students

August 01, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shares advice, experience with young students

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shared her experiences during spaceflight and the future of commercial spaceflight with young students attending United Space School (USS) at University of Houston-Clear Lake, a program of the Foundation for International Space Education.

UHCL offers early childhood education master's fully online

July 11, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL offers early childhood education master's fully online

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Early Childhood Education Master of Science has been available to educational professionals for years, but starting fall 2018, the degree will become available fully online, to help busy education professionals maintain their employment while advancing their career.

Conference focuses on mind-body connection in early childhood education

June 27, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Conference focuses on mind-body connection in early childhood education

For the second consecutive year, University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the Healthy Beginnings Early Childhood Summer Conference on July 7 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Organized by the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children, the event is aimed at early childhood educators, Head Start, and other early care and education programs, as well as interested members of the community.

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.