UHV repeats as champions of Lions Club bowling fundraiser

University of Houston-Victoria bowlers celebrate with Lions Club members after the Feb. 10 Lions Club Bowl-A-Thon at Century Lanes in Victoria. The UHV team won first place at the event for the third consecutive year. Proceeds from the Bowl-A-Thon benefited the Lions Eye Bank of Texas. Pictured are Tracy Jurek, left, Victoria Lions Club member; Loretta Warren, Lions Eye Bank of Texas representative; Jeffrey Cass, UHV English professor; Trudy Wortham, UHV registrar; Rachel Wortham, UHV team member; Mike Wortham, UHV team member; Darlene Warren, Lions Eye Bank community project coordinator; and Gary Moses, Boulevard Lions Club member and sponsor.

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.

Ashley Strevel