UHV LEAD and OneStar Foundation Host Mentoring Workshop

On Tuesday, August 29, the University of Houston-Victoria Letting Education Achieve Dreams initiative will host a training workshop titled “How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program Using the Elements of Effective Practice.” The free program will last from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the UHV Multi-Purpose Room. Lunch will be provided.

At the workshop Brenda King, training and resource administrator for the OneStar Foundation’s Governor’s Mentoring Initiative, will share effective strategies for promoting interest and participation in mentoring programs. Mentoring coordinators, task force members and community members with an interest in mentoring are encouraged to attend.

The program is funded from a service grant through the OneStar Foundation, an organization that works on behalf of the state of Texas to assist communities in addressing their most pressing needs.

For more information contact LEAD program coordinator Ersilia Garcia at (361) 570-4144. Or to attend the training, RSVP at (361) 570-4377.

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.