UHV students place in programming competition

Rogerio da Silva, UHV assistant professor of gaming and computer science, second from left; stands with his students Saturday after the team ranked 13th out of 31 teams during the International Collegiate Programming Contest at Texas State University in San Marcos. Members of the UHV team, named Runtime Terror, were students Estrella Candia, left, Randall Jasek, Itzel Juarez and Jose Alvarez. The contest is a competitive programming sport that provides students with opportunities to interact, demonstrate and improve their teamwork, programming and problem-solving skills to become computing professionals.

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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