Education

VC postpones Commencement, cancels public events through April

VICTORIA, Texas- In response to recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and local public health officials, Victoria College has postponed its Commencement Ceremonies and canceled several events scheduled for March and April. Beginning Monday, March 30, Victoria…

UHV employee came into contact with COVID-19 positive person

Employee and others instructed to self-isolate for 14 days

VICTORIA, Texas- The President of University of Houston-Victoria, Bob Glenn, sent an email to faculty, staff and students informing them that a UHV employee reported that he has been around someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. While the employee…

Victoria Teacher Parades help keep spirits bright

VICTORIA, Texas - Social distancing is hard on everyone. A group of people that have been most affected by social distancing are students and teachers. With V.I.S.D. letting students out for an extended spring…

UHV postpones spring commencement

VICTORIA, Texas- In response to concerns about COVID-19, the University of Houston-Victoria is postponing its May 16 spring commencement ceremonies. “Commencement is too important to be canceled, but we do need to postpone our ceremonies to ensure that our students…

V.I.S.D. to begin handing out meals on March 23rd

  VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Independent School District is to begin handing out breakfast and lunch to all students in the district and the surrounding areas. On Friday, March 20th, 2020, Dr. Quintin…

UHV cancels events through end of semester

VICTORIA, Texas- The University of Houston-Victoria canceled on Tuesday all university events through the end of the spring semester as part of its adjustment of operations in response to the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19. Cancellations include all UHV Homecoming…

VISD suspends face-to-face classes

VICTORIA, Texas- Starting March 23rd, face to face classes will be suspended for an undetermined amount of time. To prepare for the shift, March 23 through the 27th will be a planning period for educators. As of Monday, March 30th,…

St. Joseph High School extends spring break by one week

VICTORIA, Texas- The President of St. Joseph High School, John Gilley, announced in a statement to parents and students that their spring break will be extended by an extra week in response to the recent events dealing with the COVID-19…

Texas A&M suspends classes until March 18

The Texas A&M Provost released a statement Tuesday evening announcing that classes will not resume until Wednesday March 18 "to allow for planning and logistics to ensure the provision of all university services in the most efficient, effective, and safest…