14 UHV students inducted into biology honor society

Newly inducted members of Nu Gamma Nu, the University of Houston-Victoria’s chapter of the Beta Beta Beta national biology honor society, pose for a photograph April 19 during the annual induction ceremony. Requirements for invitation to membership include being an undergraduate biology student of sophomore level or above, be in good academic standing, with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or above, and a B average or above for all biology courses. Biology graduate students are also eligible for membership. Chance Glenn, UHV provost and vice president for academic affairs, gave opening remarks followed by dinner and awards for 11 of the 14 new members able to attend induction to receive their certificate and honor cord. Their accomplishment was celebrated by family and friends as well as the UHV biology faculty co-sponsors Humberto Hernandez and Sandy Venneman. The new members who attended the induction ceremony were (back row, left to right) Dillon Besancon, Alexus Gabriell Gomez, Frederica Amfo, Morgen Glenn, Marilin Colin Martinez, Rita Assani, Jose Ricardo Ramirez, (front row left to right) Symantha R. Lopez, Dysocheata Van, Thanh Le and Enriquetta D. Moody. Not pictured are Bianca Gabrielle Ford, Feliz A. Garcia and Lars Schnell.

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.