UHV presents alumni awards at UHV alumni banquet during Homecoming week

UHV alumna Tenna Thompson, center, receives the 2018 UHV Distinguished Alumna Award on Friday from UHV President Vic Morgan, left, and Jesse Pisors, vice president for advancement and external relations. The award was presented to Thompson, a 1981 graduate, at the UHV Alumni Banquet during Homecoming week. About 140 alumni and their guests attended and heard updates from Morgan, a review of alumni engagement in 2017 and plans for 2018 from Kira Mudd, UHV director of alumni relations and annual giving. The event also featured door prizes, a photo station and a show after the banquet by a magician and comedian.
UHV alumnus Ben Zeller, left, receives the 2018 UHV Young Alumnus of the Year award from UHV President Vic Morgan Friday at the UHV Alumni Banquet. Zeller is a 2005 magna cum laude graduate and the Victoria County judge.

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