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Incoming freshman sings praises of Victoria

Shanequa Lopez can sing the praises of the University of Houston-Victoria, quite literally.

Shanequa Lopez
Shanequa Lopez


The recent graduate of Wagner High School in San Antonio was a part of the varsity choir at the school and sings in her church choir.


She first heard about UHV when members of the Letting Education Achieve Dreams program came to her school to help students fill out federal financial aid paperwork.


She liked what she heard about being part of the FIRST 200 and about Victoria itself.


“I like Victoria,” Lopez said. “It’s not too big, and it’s not too small. I’m not going to be bored out of my mind, but there are not a lot of distractions, either.”


Lopez plans to major in business with a marketing concentration and pursue a career in fashion marketing.


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.