UHCL News

Two students awarded international grants for behavior analysis study

June 27, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Two students awarded international grants for behavior analysis study

Stephanie Smothermon and Fernanda Oda, students in UHCL's Behavior Analysis Program, both won highly coveted grants from the international Society for the Advancement for Behavior Analysis.

Student’s research aims to improve industrial safety

June 14, 2017 | George Mattingly II

Student’s research aims to improve industrial safety

Through her ongoing research on chemical-protective clothing, University of Houston-Clear Lake environmental science graduate student Brittany Brown hopes to improve worker safety.

UHCL Pearland Campus to break ground on new building

April 14, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Pearland Campus to break ground on new building

University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus will break ground on a $24.6 million Health Sciences and Classroom Building in a ceremony set for 2 p.m. Friday, April 28, 1200 Pearland Parkway. The three-story facility is scheduled to open spring 2019.

Flow-Cal continues partnership with UHCL Career Services

March 10, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Flow-Cal continues partnership with UHCL Career Services

Software development firm Flow-Cal Inc. continues its commitment to help local professionals succeed in their careers through its financial support of the University of Houston-Clear Lake Office of Career Services.

UHCL students are recipients of the College of Business William E. Shock Scholarship

February 09, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL students are recipients of the College of Business William E. Shock Scholarship

Two University of Houston-Clear Lake students are recipients of the College of Business William E. Shock Scholarship. Joshua Jenkins and Andy Choe each received $4,000 scholarships to be split between fall and spring semesters. Choe is an undergraduate student in Accounting; Jenkins is pursuing a master’s degree in Professional Accounting.

UHCL program supports first-generation college students

December 22, 2016 | Kelsie Cleboski

UHCL program supports first-generation college students

Being the first member of a family to go to college comes with some tough challenges, but a growing program at University of Houston-Clear Lake is ensuring that first-generation students don’t have to go it alone.

Alumna finds strength in community to succeed

November 15, 2016 | George Mattingly II

Alumna finds strength in community to succeed

University of Houston Clear Lake alumna Karina Ramos recently began work on her doctoral degree in Denton, Texas. In the midst of packing, traveling and spending time with family, Ramos took a moment to reflect. Her parents came to the United States on a work visa in the early 2000s, and brought her and her brother for better educational opportunities, a decision that has impacted her life in many ways.

Transfer student grows, ‘blossoms’ at university

October 19, 2016 | Kelsie Cleboski

Transfer student grows, ‘blossoms’ at university

Shelby Terral faced the transition from her associate degree studies to a bachelor’s degree program feeling shy, uncertain – even a little lost. Three years later, she’s not only a master’s student in psychology at University of Houston-Clear Lake, having already earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at UHCL in 2015, but she’s also an enthusiastic leader in the campus community.

UHCL nursing student dedicated to NICU

September 28, 2016 | Kelsie Cleboski

UHCL nursing student dedicated to NICU

Every nurse has a specialty. For many of them, it’s a passion — a niche, as University of Houston-Clear Lake Bachelor of Science in Nursing student Jennifer McGinnis calls it. Her niche is the neonatal intensive care unit, known as NICU, where she serves at Texas Children’s Hospital.

Veteran alumna harnessing the power of stories

July 26, 2016 | Kelsie Cleboski

Veteran alumna harnessing the power of stories

Sometimes a story can save a life. That’s what University of Houston-Clear Lake alumna T’Liza Kiel believes. She’s a National Guard veteran and Galveston native who understands the power of stories. She and her story are featured in the stage production “Telling: Houston,” and she hopes that by sharing her experiences she can assure other veterans that they are not alone.

Three generations, three journeys of discovery

July 14, 2016 | Kelsie Cleboski

Three generations, three journeys of discovery

A University of Houston-Clear Lake education has empowered three generations of one family to discover and explore their passions. When Sarah Elam graduated in May with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, she joined her grandmother and mother as a UHCL alumna.