Keep Victoria Beautiful presents UHV with beautification award

Keep Victoria Beautiful Award 2022

Officials from the University of Houston-Victoria, the City of Victoria and Keep Victoria Beautiful pose for a photo Tuesday before a Victoria City Council meeting where UHV was honored by Keep Victoria Beautiful for winning the Business Beautification Award for the month of March. Pictured from left are Darryl Lesak, City of Victoria environmental services director; Christy Youker, community appearance manager; Shannon Longoria, Keep Victoria Beautiful committee member; Mayor Jeff Bauknight; UHV President Bob Glenn; Matt Alexander, UHV director of capital projects and construction; and Jesús A. Garza, City Manager. The Business Beautification Award is given based on public nominations followed by a review of each nominee by members of the Keep Victoria Beautiful award committee. In addition to the award certificate, UHV received a metal sign to display for the month of March and was recognized during the March 1 Victoria City Council meeting. The university also will be featured in radio spots during March.

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.