UHV to make announcement Monday at Texas Zoo

The University of Houston-Victoria will host a community event Monday evening featuring a surprise announcement and discounted admission to the Texas Zoo.

Vic Morgan

“We invite everyone to come out to the zoo for this event to see and hear about the zoo’s new addition and UHV’s involvement,” UHV Interim President Vic Morgan said.

The event will be from 5:30 to 6 p.m. inside the Texas Zoo in Riverside Park, 110 Memorial Drive. Morgan will make a special announcement, and jaX, UHV’s jaguar mascot, will be on hand to greet the public and take photos.

The first 250 people in attendance will be given a free prize after the announcement.

The Texas Zoo is offering discounted admission during the event. The cost will be $3 per person with children ages 2 and younger getting in free.

For more information, contact UHV Marketing & Communications at 361-570-4341.

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