State senator gives presentation to UHV political science classes

State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst gives a presentation Wednesday to students during a University of Houston-Victoria political science course. Kolkhorst spoke to two sessions of the “Texas State and Local Government” course and answered questions from students. Some of her topics were the difference between the Texas Legislature and U.S. Congress, her decision to run for the Texas Senate, the importance of getting an education and being a leader who serves.

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.