UHV students from top two teams recognized at convention

UHV students Siara Washington of Houston, left, Miranda Southerland of Katy, August Bordovsky of Wrightsboro and Victoria McLaughlin of La Porte, take part in the Feb. 16 National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors annual convention in Houston. Members from the top two teams were invited to attend the event to speak about the social media platforms and strategies they created for NASPD as part of their “Electronic Marketing” undergraduate class.  Washington and Southerland, who were members of the first-place team, accepted an award on behalf of their team. Students who participated in the convention were given the opportunity to network with companies from all over the world.

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.

Ashley Strevel 361-570-4342