UHCL News

UHCL prof advises urges students to celebrate diversity

December 30, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof advises urges students to celebrate diversity

Dorothea Lerman, professor of behavior analysis and director of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at University of Houston-Clear Lake, gave the commencement address at the university’s 5 p.m. ceremony at NRG Arena on Dec. 15.

UHCL prof says good mentors are a key to success

December 27, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof says good mentors are a key to success

Judith Marquez, professor of bilingual and multicultural education at University of Houston-Clear Lake, gave the commencement address at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s noon ceremony at NRG Arena on Dec. 15.

African American artists exhibit work in UHCL's Art Gallery

December 26, 2019 | Katherine Adams

African American artists exhibit work in UHCL's Art Gallery

Eight Houston-area artists will be showcasing their work in the first exhibition of the new year at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery. The exhibition, entitled “African American Artists,” opens Jan. 21 and continues through March 21.

Students participate in UHCL fall 2019 commencement ceremony

December 24, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Students participate in UHCL fall 2019 commencement ceremony

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s December 2019 commencement took place at noon and at 5 p.m. on Dec. 15 at NRG Arena in Houston. Candidates for graduation participated by leading the Pledge of Allegiance and invocation, giving the student address, inducting students into UH-Clear Lake’s Alumni Association, and giving the benediction.

NASA Johnson Space Center, UHCL begin implementing Space Act Agreement partnership

December 23, 2019 | Katherine Adams

NASA Johnson Space Center, UHCL begin implementing Space Act Agreement partnership

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s history of collaboration with NASA Johnson Space Center began on the day its doors opened in 1974, establishing a permanent institution of higher education accessible to JSC staff, scientists and engineers. On Oct. 1, the two entities signed a new Space Act Agreement and Annex, confirming and expanding their partnership for the benefit of the community.

Eight students receive doctorates at UHCL fall 2019 commencement

December 20, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Eight students receive doctorates at UHCL fall 2019 commencement

Over 1270 University of Houston-Clear Lake students crossed the stage at two commencement ceremonies held on Dec. 15 at NRG Arena in Houston. Eight students were present to receive their doctorates from UH-Clear Lake’s Doctorate in Education in Educational Leadership program.

UHCL alum joins Peace Corps, will travel to Albania to teach

December 19, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL alum joins Peace Corps, will travel to Albania to teach

When Rebekkah Chatham was a college freshman, she decided to attend an information session about the Peace Corps. It was intriguing, and after she transferred to University of Houston-Clear Lake, she decided to tailor her interests to gain the college experiences that the Peace Corps needed so she could join their ranks. She graduated in May 2018, and in January, her interest in the Peace Corps will become a reality.

Farewell Angelina kicks off "Women and Wine" tour at UHCL's Bayou Theater

December 18, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Farewell Angelina kicks off

Named after a Bob Dylan song made famous by Joan Baez, Farewell Angelina, an all-female country group featuring four powerhouse vocalists and multi-instrumentalists, will make University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater a stop on their “Women and Wine” tour on Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Through Pathways to STEM Careers program, UHCL student to begin doctoral program

December 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Through Pathways to STEM Careers program, UHCL student to begin doctoral program

Jazmine Jayasi began her academic career envisioning herself as a medical doctor. She is receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from University of Houston-Clear Lake this month, but her involvement in the Pathways to STEM Careers program changed her career focus.

Bayou Theater to show 2019 CineSpace award-winning films inspired by NASA

December 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Bayou Theater to show 2019 CineSpace award-winning films inspired by NASA

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater is presenting the work of NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society’s 5th Annual CineSpace competition on Monday, Dec. 16 from 7-9 p.m.

UHCL Year in Review highlights university community accomplishments

December 09, 2019 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Year in Review highlights university community accomplishments

The University of Houston-Clear Lake has published online the 2018-19 Year in Review, which showcases accomplishments by students, faculty, staff and alumni.

First-gen student, administrator share how college changed their lives

December 06, 2019 | Katherine Adams

First-gen student, administrator share how college changed their lives

The face of today’s college student continues to change, PBS NewsHour reported in a special series that focused on college student populations. The phrase “first generation college student” was unheard of just a decade ago, but now, “first-gen” students are increasing in numbers across college campuses in America, including at University of Houston-Clear Lake, where about 35% of the student body identified themselves as first generation college students on their applications.