December 27, 2017 | UHCL Staff
University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake, center, is shown with student commencement representatives before the 5 p.m. commencement ceremony for fall 2017 graduates on Dec. 17 at NRG Arena, Houston. Pictured with Blake is Nataly Florez-Gonzalez, president of the student chapter of the American Marketing Association, who represented graduates and accepted the public invitation to the UHCL Alumni Association, and Aileen Kelly, secretary of the Social Justice Organization, who delivered the benediction. In the afternoon event, 550 students graduated from the College of Business and the College of Human Sciences and Humanities. Nearly 450 students graduated from the College of Education and College of Science and Engineering at the noon commencement ceremony.