Paula Cobler 361-570-4350
Thursday, August 12, 2010
UHV makes donation to food bank
|Miles Harrison, left, chair of the University of Houston-Victoria Staff Council, and Lawrence Nelson, vice chair, accept food donations from the community outside of H-E-B plus! on July 31. The event was part of the Staff Council’s Summer Food Drive to benefit the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent. The two-week drive raised 2,490 pounds of food and water donated by UHV employees and community members. That amount can provide an average family with 1,660 meals. Cash donations made during the drive also will supplement another 144 meals.|
The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to 70 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. 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.