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Financial expert puts racial wealth gap into historical context, offers debt advice

January 27, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Financial expert puts racial wealth gap into historical context, offers debt advice

Financial expert, international speaker and author Ja’Net Adams will speak to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s upper division and graduate students about the historical context of the wealth gap in the African American community on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. in the Bayou Theater.

UHCL offers certification prep course for human resources manager

January 08, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL offers certification prep course for human resources manager

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Executive Education in the College of Business is announcing a partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), enabling community members to prepare for the certification exams to become a SHRM-Certified Professional or SHRM-Senior Certified Professional.

UHCL healthcare administration students receive coveted fellowships

January 05, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL healthcare administration students receive coveted fellowships

Ali Hussain is among a group of University of Houston-Clear Lake students in the Healthcare Administration program to receive a prestigious administrative fellowship for 2021. Almost all graduate-level business students hope to land a prestigious fellowship, and Hussain said that the fellowship he received will be critical to his career.

PSAT/SAT prep course students become National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

December 23, 2020 | UHCL Staff

PSAT/SAT prep course students become National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

Three Dawson High School juniors who enrolled in PSAT/SAT preparation courses offered in the Center for Executive Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake have been named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists. Fewer than 1% of U.S. high school students have achieved this status.

UHCL research lab, alumna collaborate to support Texas foster kids

December 16, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL research lab, alumna collaborate to support Texas foster kids

A University of Houston-Clear Lake student, professor and alumna are combining efforts to improve the lives of over 50,000 Texas children in foster care.

UHCL fall 2020 commencement ceremony to be held virtually

December 08, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL fall 2020 commencement ceremony to be held virtually

Over 1,050 University of Houston-Clear Lake fall 2020 graduates earned their degrees and will be recognized during a virtual ceremony on Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. Of those, 723 will be recognized for receiving their undergraduate degrees, and 331 will be recognized for receiving graduate degrees.

Alumna maps path to success with sociology, geography

December 07, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Alumna maps path to success with sociology, geography

Everyone who uses an app to park a car, navigate an airport, or share their zip code at check-out is using geographic information systems technology. Abrin Brooks’ job ensures all that, and much more, are working smoothly.

Early Childhood Education program earns spot on national ranking

December 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Early Childhood Education program earns spot on national ranking

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Early Childhood Education program is ranked among Discover Early Childhood EDU’s Top 85 Most Affordable Early Childhood Education programs. Discover Early Childhood EDU is an online resource that helps future teachers plan and create their teaching career path.

Virtual Alumni Celebration draws hundreds nationally, internationally

December 02, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Virtual Alumni Celebration draws hundreds nationally, internationally

University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni are too dedicated for a pandemic to stop a celebration. Although the annual UH-Clear Lake Alumni Association’s Alumni Celebration was virtual this year, at least 300 Hawks around the country attended, honoring six award recipients and raising funds for the critical needs of current UHCL students.

Author, globalization expert featured in UHCL's President's Speaker Series

November 10, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Author, globalization expert featured in UHCL's President's Speaker Series

Social justice and globalism in higher education will be the next big questions explored by the President’s Speaker Series, which launched last month at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

UHCL's master of healthcare administration team wins big in competition

November 04, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL's master of healthcare administration team wins big in competition

Three University of Houston-Clear Lake Master of Healthcare Administration students defeated 36 other universities in a national case study competition. Their work tackled a local Houston healthcare challenge exacerbated by COVID-19-related hypertension.

UHCL student is first-time voter, believes young people can make a change

November 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL student is first-time voter, believes young people can make a change

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, people aged 18-24 have consistently voted at lower rates than all other age groups. This year, University of Houston-Clear Lake is serving as an official early voting and polling place for Harris County. Junior Gissel Viramontes will be among the first-time voters to cast her ballot.