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Area high school students get ahead at UHV Math Camp

Six high school students take a break during the University of Houston-Victoria’s Math Summer Camp. The July 11 to 14 camp was free thanks to a grant from Alcoa Foundation. Students learned various magic tricks that involved math and studied several advanced concepts. Pictured in front are Marco Di Leo, left, Victoria West High School student, and Ricardo Teixeira, UHV assistant professor of mathematics. In the center row are Jang Woo Park, left, UHV assistant professor of mathematics; Sophia Solano, UHV student; Dylan Herring, Victoria East High School student; Orlando Di Leo, Victoria West student; Paula Edging, administrative secretary in the UHV School of Arts & Sciences; and Jerry Hu, UHV assistant professor of mathematics. In the back row are Alec Thompson, left, UHV student; Joseph Andruss, Victoria West student; Pranav Jain, St. Joseph High School student; John Cesarz, Sacred Heart High School student; and Ali Dogan, UHV assistant professor of mathematics.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973, offers courses leading to 70 bachelor’s, master’s and specialist 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 center in Katy, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All Initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student popular, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.