Education

'To be chartered and get such a prestigious award was doubly exciting for us'

UHV recognizes student organizations, award winners in virtual ceremony

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, May 4, the University of Houston-Victoria Multicultural Advisory Council had a double celebration, as the group was officially chartered as a student organization and was named the Student Organization of the year. The Multicultural Advisory…

A word from superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D.

Closing thoughts: Community based accountability

The following is an article provided by Supt. Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. As we worked through the process of writing our Strategic Plan, several strands of conversation resonated emotionally with teachers, parents, community members, and students. Perhaps one of…

Irish health system targeted in 'serious' ransomware attack

Ireland’s health service took precaution by shutting down its IT system

LONDON (AP) -- Ireland’s health service says it has shut down its IT systems after being targeted in a ransomware attack by what it called “international criminals.” The Health Service Executive said Friday the move was a precaution and appointments…

27-year-old VC student reveals her emotions through her artwork

Learns about herself through painting on a canvas

VICTORIA, Texas - Kimberly Higdon, 27-year-old Victoria College student, often finds art as a time of introspection and has learned more about herself from simply painting on a canvas. “I have emotions and feelings that nobody else can see,” Higdon…

Patti Welder Middle School awarded the 2020-2021 Imagine Nation Award

Among 317 schools and students across the country

VICTORIA, Texas - Among 317 schools and students across the country, Patti Welder Middle School was recognized for their exceptional use of Imagine Learning, a leading educational technology developer of supplemental adaptive curriculum for Pre-K through 8th-grade students. Imagine Learning…

Texas bill censoring students classrooms sent to the Senate

How teachers discuss certain topics is subject to change

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas House of Representatives passed the HB 3979 bill on Tuesday in the latest efforts by Texas elected leaders to censor public school teachers and politicize the education of kids, said Texas Freedom Network Political Director Carisa…

UHV will move toward more normal operations for summer semester

Campus will move to next phase of reopening plan

VICTORIA, Texas - Before the start of summer classes, the University of Houston-Victoria will move forward with more normal operations by allowing more students, faculty and staff on campus. On June 1, the university will move from Phase 3 to…

Victoria College and Edna ISD partner in dual-enrollment

Dual-credit classes to take place at Victoria College, Edna High School or online.

Victoria College and the Edna Independent School District have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding that will give Edna High School students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school through Victoria College. Edna ISD students will be…

'We didn't expect to win'

Several team members place first in case conference for University of Houston-Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, May 1, Ambra Frank, Nicholas Guzman, Erik Faeltstroem, Aseya Rehman and Lily Dinsmore won first place in the 28th University of Houston-Victoria Bachelor of Business…

Texas Department of Agriculture now accepting applications

Deadline for application: May 21, 2021

TEXAS - The Texas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications to help with local costs collected for activities related to the FY 2021 State Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (PEBT). The deadline for this application is May 21, 2021. Out of…

China's rocket out of control, expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere

Falling debris pose very little threat to human safety

Weighing in at nearly 20 tons with a standing height of 10-stories, the Chinese Long March 5B rocket is spiraling out of control and set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend. The rocket's boosters and other remnants were supposed to…

UHV to bring new life to old Town Plaza Mall Building

An old building in town now has new life, thanks to the folks at the University of Houston-Victoria.

    The old Town Plaza Mall located on Laurent and Airline was bought a few years ago by UHV, in order to to meet the needs of the expanding university. Donald Jirkovsky,…