UH System student regent pays visit to UHV

Neelesh “Neel” Mutyala, left, the 2017-2018 student representative on the University of Houston System Board of Regents, stands for a photo Friday with UHV President Vic Morgan and Alvaro De La Cruz, 2017-2018 UHV Student Government Association president. Mutyala is a junior at UH majoring in biomedical sciences with a minor in education. He will begin his one-year term on the Board of Regents Thursday. During his trip to Victoria Friday, Mutyala met with Morgan, De La Cruz and other UHV leaders. He also was given a tour of campus and the residence halls. “It’s was nice to discuss the history of the university, where UHV is today and the future plans for the university,” he said. “It’s interesting to see how education is evolving here.”

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs 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 an instructional site in Katy, Texas, 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 population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

Jeremy Shapiro