Dudley Magnet School's Young Ecologists club visits UHV

University of Houston-Victoria student Veronica Gutierrez, center, works with Dudley Magnet School students looking at samples of pond life under microscopes. The students, who are members of the school's Young Ecologists club, came to UHV on Wednesday to tour the university's biology lab and talk to UHV students in adjunct faculty member Jesica McCue's Ecology/Toxicology class.

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.