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Good Luck in the Tournament!

On the eve of our Cougar cousins’ first-round clash with the Longwood Lancers, we Gators have so much we want to say: We’re proud of Coach Sampson and the team, and we’re thrilled by...

Happy Anniversary, President Blanchard!

On Friday, March 15, 2024, UHD celebrates President Loren J. Blanchard’s third anniversary since taking the helm of the university in 2021. Much has been accomplished in the three short years...

Volunteer at Destination Downtown & Make a Difference!

The Division of Enrollment Management is excited to welcome prospective undergraduate students and guests to explore Space City’s only downtown university at Destination Downtown on Saturday, March 23!

UHD Receives Library of Congress Grant

Since 2014, the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) has been driving innovation in teaching and learning through fostering a culture of belonging, collaboration, and continuous improvement at UHD.

Math Enthusiasts Unite: UHD Hosts Southern Regional Algebra Conference

Majoring in Mathematics or interested in switching your major to math? This conference is for you!

Exciting SACSCOC Reaffirmation Updates

We are thrilled to share the latest developments regarding our SACSCOC reaffirmation status! Please take a moment to review the flyer on...

Christopher Whiteley’s Journey From Teacher to Principal with UHD’s Master of Educational Leadership Program

Several years ago, Christopher Whiteley faced somewhat of a dilemma: He felt called to lead, and despite how much he loved being a teacher, he wanted to do more in his career.

Casting Call for Graduating Students Share Your UHD Story for the Spring Commencement Video!

Commencement is almost here, and University Relations wants to showcase the varied paths Gators take from admission to the graduation stage.

Bigger and Better: Bayou Bash 2024

Temperatures are rising; spring is in the air; and the May 2024 Commencement Ceremony will be here before you know it. Must be that time of year when Gators...

Welcome New Employees! March 18

UHD News welcomes new employees to the UHD community! Remember to extend a warm Gator “hello” to our new colleagues when you see them around campus!

Food Services’ and Bookstore Offerings for March 18-22

During the week of March 18-22, the following will be available for campus dining...

Accounting Students Provide Income Tax Preparation Assistance

It’s tax season again, and the University of Houston-Downtown’s annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (UHD VITA) program is underway, providing free income tax preparation...

Urban Education Department Makes the Grade, Earns Commendations from TEA

The program was recognized for success in preparing Bilingual/ESL teachers as well preparing teachers for sustained success.