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Foundation donates $25,000 for area student scholarships

Jessie Allen, left, trustee for the Dickson-Allen Foundation, presents a check for $25,000 to Courtney Middleton-Sides, UHV senior director for corporate and foundation relations. The $25,000 was given to the university for the Dickson-Allen Scholarship, which offers scholarships to students from Lavaca, Wharton and Gonzales counties. The scholarship awards each student up to $2,500. The foundation has donated to UHV every year since 2004.

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.