The Big Read Program - 2014
UHD receives National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant,
The Big Read, a program to revitalize the role of reading in American culture. UHD’s Center for Public Service and Family Strengths (CPSFS), Center for Critical Race Studies (CCRS), University College and Student Services will lead the University’s Big Read activities on campus and in the community.
The Big Read in the Media
Houston Public Media interviews UHD President William Flores about UHD's role in co-sponsoring The Big Read program. The Big Read, a celebration of literacy that encourages Houstonians to read for pleasure. UHD is one of only three institutions in Texas selected by the National Endowment for the Arts for this honor. Listen to the interview with Dr. Flores on Houston Public Media.