University of Houston System student regent visits UHV

Joshua Freed, left, the University of Houston System student regent, visits Friday with Megan Huerta, right, a graduate student and president of the University of Houston-Victoria Student Government Association. During his visit to UHV, Freed met with UHV President Vic Morgan and David Cockrum, UHV interim provost and vice president for academic affairs; took a tour of the campus and Jaguar Village; and had lunch at The PumpHouse Riverside Restaurant and Bar with university officials including UH System Regent Roger Welder. Freed, a senior economics and political science student at UH, visited UHV to become more familiar with one of the campuses he represents as the student regent.

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.