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Retired UHV administrator uses 40 years of T-shirts to create quilt

UHV retiree Joe Ferguson displays a quilt Thursday that he had made from 49 shirts he accumulated during his 42 years working at UHV
UHV retiree Joe Ferguson displays a quilt Thursday that he had made from 49 shirts he accumulated during his 42 years working at UHV. The shirts include T-shirts from various events, such as the YMCA Corporate Cup and UHV’s annual convocation ceremony, in addition to shirts from campus departments. The shirts were dated from 1985 to as recent as 2018. Ferguson eventually plans to pass the quilt on to the university. He retired in March 2018 as the executive director of UH System Information Technology Shared Services.

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.