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Texas STAR award presented to UHD’s Scholars Academy
In December 2004, UHD Scholars Academy was awarded the Texas Higher Education Star Award, established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to recognize exemplary contributions toward closing the educational gaps that challenge the state. The Scholars Academy has received acknowledgement nationally as an exemplar for fostering academic success within an urban university environment.
The University of Houston Downtown’s Scholars Academy (SA) is nominated for an Institutional Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (Institutional category).
This year the University of Houston Downtown’s Scholars Academy(SA) is nominated for an Institutional Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (Institutional category). SA is an academically competitive program that promotes student success and scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in science, mathematics, computer science, or engineering technology. The SA, a state and nationally recognized center, is designed to promote academic excellence and achievement in STEM degree programs, and to encourage its graduates to either continue their studies at the graduate level and/or pursue STEM-related careers.
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