Latin Dance Lessons to UHV Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and the Community

Who: Gamma Beta Phi and the Mexican American Student Organization (MASO) at the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) team up to offer Latin dance lessons to UHV students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community.

What: Gamma Beta Phi and MASO have invited George Blaha, owner of Blaha’s Dance Studio, to teach beginners the basics of salsa and merengue dancing. Lessons will be followed by a Fall Fling dance where participants can practice their new moves and network with the University community. The cost for four lessons is $40 per couple, which includes admission to the dance. Individuals who just want to attend the dance can purchase tickets for $5 each. Half of the proceeds will benefit the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA), and half will be shared by the two student organizations.

When: Lessons will be offered on Tues., Sept. 6, 13, and 27 at 7 p.m. and on Tues., Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. The Fall Fling dance will be on Fri., Sept. 30 at 8 p.m.

Where: The lessons and dance will be hosted in the University Center Multi Purpose Room at 3007 N. Ben Wilson Street on the UHV campus.

For more information or to register, call (361)-550-4140.

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.