UHV Gamma Beta Phi chapter helps with Habitat home

The advisor and members of the University of Houston-Victoria Chapter of Gamma Beta Phi take a break after working on a Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity home being built in Victoria. Pictured, from left to right, are Ricardo Teixeira, faculty advisor; Laura King, president; Erin Gabrysch, graduate student and the Spring 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Student in the UHV School of Arts & Sciences; Alexandra Corbin, graduate student; Melissa Staggs, undergraduate student; Brandelyn Wiser, historian; and Aaron Cardinale, undergraduate student. Members of the honor and service organization worked on the same home in mid-April that other UHV students helped with in mid-March during spring break. Read more here:

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.

Paula Cobler