University of Houston-Victoria Student Senate members volunteer for the local Habitat for Humanity project

Fifteen University of Houston-Victoria Student Senate members recently volunteered for a day to pitch in with the local Habitat for Humanity project. From left are Jena West, Gilbert Servin, Robert Delgado, Danielle Bergstrom, Victoria Brieske, Andy Llanas, Brett Kelley, Student Senate Adviser Thomas Cox, Delma Limones, LeAnne Marie Koler, Bre’Neka “Shorty” O’Bryant, Paige Ruschhaupt, Emily Bergstrom, Dawn Villegas and Ashleigh Kellis-Carr. “I am pleased we are building a foundation of educated, compassionate leaders in our university and community,” said Cox, who also is a UHV School of Education & Human Development faculty member. “It is good to see our students concerned and willing to do their part in the community, especially in these tough economic times.”

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.

Ken Cooke 361-570-4342