UHV, Victoria Regional History Center host Hispanic heritage exhibit

A painting, newspapers and other items are displayed Wednesday in the UHV Library as part of the Victoria Regional History Center's Excelencia en Historia Victoria: An Exhibit on Hispanic Heritage. The exhibit is free and open to the public. 

EVENT NAME: Excelencia en Historia Victoria: An Exhibit on Hispanic Heritage

WHEN: Sept. 15-Oct. 15

WHERE: Third Floor of the UHV Library

CONTACTS: Brittany Rodriguez, special collections librarian, and Kevin Oliver, research assistant

SPECIAL EMPHASIS/THEME: Hispanic Heritage Month & Victoria and Crossroads History


The Victoria Regional History Center invites you to explore Hispanic heritage in Victoria and the Crossroads. An educational exhibit featuring photographs, recreations of paintings, student essays from institutional archives, and issues from Victoria’s only bilingual newspaper, Revista de Victoria, is on display in the exhibit gallery on the third floor of the UHV Library. Guests are encouraged to seek additional items, photographs, and archives from staff in the VRHC to learn more about the Hispanic heritage that helped build our town. The Victoria Regional History Center is a joint collaboration between UHV and Victoria College. 

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.