Ashley Furniture HomeStore donates furniture for UHV residence hall

Paige Streiff, co-owner of the Ashley Furniture HomeStore in Victoria; Phil Castille, center, president of the University of Houston-Victoria; and Randy Vivian, president/CEO of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce, prepare to cut the ribbon during a Tuesday ceremony unveiling new couches, chairs and tables donated by Ashley Furniture for the Jaguar Hall lobby.

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.

Jeremy Shapiro