UHV to crown Homecoming king and queen on Saturday

The 2018 University of Houston-Victoria Homecoming Court poses Monday at Jaguar Hall Commons. Pictured are Alec Thompson, left, Olajumoke Awe, Genesis Corona, Faizon Matthews, Lashanta Green, Jacklyn Medina, Victor Nenque and Jesse Gonzales. The Homecoming king and queen will be announced Saturday between games of a UHV baseball doubleheader against Huston-Tillotson at Riverside Stadium. The first game starts at noon. Also on Saturday, UHV will hold a 5K Jog for jaX, and the Riverside Food Truck Festival will take place. Other Homecoming events taking place this week through Saturday include an alumni banquet, talent show, powderpuff game and carnival. For a full list of events, visit

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.

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