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UH System hosts ribbon cutting at new UHV Katy building

Katy Ribbon Cutting 2019
Representatives from the University of Houston System, UHV, UH and the Katy community participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 14 for the new Katy Academic Building that houses classes for UHV and UH programs. The new location is a three-story, 80,000-square-foot building at 22400 Grand Circle Blvd. in Katy near the intersection of Interstate 10 and the Grand Parkway. Pictured from left are Katy Mayor Bill Hastings; U.S. Rep. Pete Olson; Jay Neal, UH at Katy associate vice president for academic affairs and chief operating officer; Paula Short, UH System senior vice chancellor for academic affairs; UHV President Bob Glenn; UH System Chancellor Renu Khator; State Rep. Gina Calanni; Durga Agrawal and John Fields, members of the UH System Board of Regents; and Jason Smith, UH System vice chancellor for government relations.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973, offers courses leading to 70 bachelor’s, master’s and specialist degree programs and concentrations 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, 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.