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UHV students distribute donations to area nonprofit organizations

Representatives from area nonprofit organizations pick up donations on Friday collected through the University of Houston-Victoria Giving Tree campaign. Those pictured are, left to right, Stanley Franklin, volunteer for Old Landmark Committee of Victoria; Viviana Fernandez, Student Government Association senator; Jena West, Student Government Association president; Ginny Stafford, chief executive officer of Mid-Coast Family Services; Dennis Brown, executive director of the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent; and Carol Klages, associate professor at UHV and president of Adopt-A-Pet. Donations also were given to HOSTS (Help One Student to Succeed).

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend and Harris counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.