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Second part of Homelessness Symposium to take place March 7

University of Houston-Victoria faculty, staff and community members prepare to take their seats Thursday for the start of the first part of the UHV School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development’s Homelessness Symposium. Presentations were given by Lisa Griffin, president of the Victoria Area Homeless Coalition; Yvonne Rossman, family and KIDZ Connection coordinator for the Victoria Independent School District; and Tim Stahlke, senior coordinator for the Texas Homeless Education Office. Following the three main speakers was a panel discussion moderated by Paul Carlson, UHV professor of education and one of the symposium coordinators, and Tammy Nobles, VISD director of student services. Part 2 of the symposium will focus on how to have a positive impact on homelessness in the area. The session will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 7 in UHV University North, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.

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.