International students take part in UHV’s first sash ceremony

University of Houston-Victoria international students take a group photo Friday after receiving sashes representing their countries of citizenship. The students also wore the sashes at Saturday’s commencement ceremonies. UHV’s first International Sash Ceremony included remarks from UHV leaders; a speech by Fasihuddin Mirza, a graduate student from India; and the formal presentation of sashes. Pictured from left in the bottom row are Eduardo Brilanti, Ben Taylor, Connor McGillivray and Marcus Watt. On the top row from left are Folake Olayinka, Yetunde Olayinka, Taylor Gordon, Brian Redmond, Sam James, Mirza, Jai Sai Mounica Kammula and Elisa Elijah.
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 a teaching site in Katy, 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.