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Victoria Preservation Inc. donates books to library

Members of Victoria Preservation Inc. present copies of “Historic Homes of Victoria, Texas” on Feb. 15 to the Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library. Pictured are Helen Walker, left, Victoria Preservation co-chair; Jeff Wright, Victoria Preservation executive director; VC/UHV Library Director Joe Dahlstrom; and Gary Dunnam, Victoria Preservation co-chair. The book features many of the historic homes and buildings in Victoria and will be a great resource for historical research on Victoria, Dahlstrom said.

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.