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UHV graduate education student wins award at national conference

faculty members and students pose after winning awards at the National Social Science Association conference
University of Houston-Victoria School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development curriculum and instruction faculty members and students pose after winning awards at the National Social Science Association conference in March in Las Vegas. Pictured from left are: Teresa LeSage Clements, associate professor; Kameron Kitchen, a graduate student from Corpus Christi; Barba Patton, professor; and Valerie Hang, a graduate student from Houston. Kitchen won first place and Hang was runner up for the Don Luck Award for their education papers. Clements and Patton also gave presentations during the conference, and Patton was awarded the conference’s Oscar for Achievement. Other UHV faculty members who attended and presented during the conference were education professors Paul Carlson and Diane Prince.

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.