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UHV honors Purple Heart recipients

The University of Houston-Victoria recently honored the Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Texas Chapter 3077 with a proclamation. The chapter presented the university with a plaque as a token of gratitude for the honor. In the front are Martin Garcia, senior vice commander for the Department of Texas, left; UHV President Vic Morgan and Commander Rene Reyes. On the back row are Chaplain Ray Nilsson, left, chapter member Guadalupe Guajardo Jr. and Junior Vice Commander Walter Garley.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973, offers courses leading to 70 bachelor’s, master’s and specialist degree programs and concentrations 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, 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.