Port of Houston official visits UHV Katy

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Jacqueline Young, center, maritime education outreach manager at the Port of Houston, poses for a photo with Ken Colwell, left, dean of the UHV College of Business and Karla DeCuir, UHV assistant provost for distance education. Young came to the University of Houston-Victoria at Katy on Sept. 6 to give a presentation to UHV College of Business students about the port and the impact it has on the regional and state economy. About 50 students from the UHV College of Business’s supply chain management programs attended the presentation. During her discussion, Young shared how the Port of Houston works with area companies and what kinds of career opportunities are available for students, as well as information about important skills and internships.

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.