Student’s mentoring working leads to interest in psychology at UHV

Andrea Fraguada’s volunteer work as a mentor to freshmen at her high school has made her consider majoring in psychology as a college freshman.

Andrea Fraguada
Andrea Fraguada

“The mentoring work gives me a chance to tell them about my experiences and to encourage them to take school seriously,” said Fraguada, a senior at Scarborough High School in Houston.

Fraguada is accepted as one of UHV’s FIRST 200 freshmen and said she learned about the university through a friend.

 “I like that it’s not that far from home, and it’s less expensive than other schools,” she said.

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.

Paula Cobler