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Sept. 3, 2015
UHV bringing communities together for regional economic development

UHV bringing communities together for regional economic development

It was nearly three years ago, but Joe Humphreys, director of the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center, vividly recalls a meeting that highlighted the significance of a regional approach to economic development.

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Sept. 4:
Jaguar women’s soccer vs. Wayland Baptist, 2 p.m., The Cage

Jaguar men’s soccer vs. Wayland Baptist, 4 p.m., The Cage

Sept. 6:
Jaguar women’s soccer vs. University of Mobile, 11 a.m., The Cage

Jaguar men’s soccer vs. University of Mobile, 1 p.m., The Cage

Sept. 7:
UHV closed for Labor Day

Sept. 8-10:
National Suicide Prevention Week activities, various campus location

Sept. 9:
Transfer and Graduate Student Degree Information Session, 5-7 p.m., UH Sugar Land, 14000 University Blvd.

Sept. 12:
Saturday Morning Book Break, 10 a.m.-noon, UC Room 108

Sept. 15:
Mobile Business Generating Cash, UHV SBDC workshop, 3:30-5 p.m., UC Room 108

Illegal Immigration Reform: Challenges and Solutions, 6-7:30 p.m., UW Alcorn Auditorium
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Educators, business owner join UHV President’s Regional Advisory Board

Educators, business owner join UHV President’s Regional Advisory Board

A board providing guidance to the University of Houston-Victoria has three new members with a combined 76 years of educational experience.

The new voting members for the 2015-2016 UHV President’s Regional Advisory Board are Debra Baros of Cuero, and Arturo Calvo and Debra Williams, both of Victoria. They each will serve until 2018.

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UHV alumna brings fundraising experience back to university

UHV alumna brings fundraising experience back to university

For Courtney Middleton-Sides, the University of Houston-Victoria is a family tradition.

Her father earned his master’s degree from UHV in the 1970s. Then she earned her Bachelor of Science in social and behavioral science in 1993, and now her 20-year-old son is attending the university as a junior. Her 13-year-old son even earned a scholarship to UHV in 2013 as part of the university’s annual Black History Month poster contest.

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UHV SBDC course offers hands-on approach to learning QuickBooks

UHV SBDC course offers hands-on approach to learning QuickBooks

While QuickBooks 2015 has quickly become the go-to accounting software for many area small businesses, some users still are unfamiliar with all the available features.

“Even if business people have used QuickBooks for a year or more, often they don’t realize the capabilities of the program,” said Mark Martinez, a certified business advisor III in the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center.

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Speaker examines illegal immigration during Hispanic Heritage Month

Speaker examines illegal immigration during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month begins Sept. 15, and the University of Houston-Victoria is opening the observance with a special program for students and the public.

Jesus Nebot, an inspirational speaker, filmmaker and entrepreneur, will present Illegal Immigration Reform: Challenges and Solutions at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Alcorn Auditorium of UHV University West, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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