UHV Sponsoring Diez y Seis de Septiembre Parade

The Spanish Speaking Initiative, a partnership of the University of Houston-Victoria, the Victoria College, the Cultural Council of Victoria, and the Victoria Chamber of Commerce, is co-sponsoring the Diez y Seis de Septiembre Parade and Festival with the Ballet Folklorico de Victoria.


The parade will be held in downtown Victoria, on Saturday, September 15, 2007 starting at 10:00 a.m.


Applications are currently being accepted for parade entries, festival performers, and food vendors.


For applications and more information please contact Ersilia Garcia at 361-570-4144 or email at

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.

Ernest Amador 361-570-4342