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The hallmark of a UHD education

By: Dr. William Flores President, University of Houston-Downtown

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UHD Magazine

ith this issue of UHD Magazine, we honor UHD’s commitment to provide our students with opportunities to be engaged learners. Our students often have had opportunities to participate in undergraduate research, working alongside faculty mentors. They have put their newfound knowledge to work as interns in business and nonprofit settings. Students have volunteered with social services and community agencies. They have tested their education, reinforcing what they learned from faculty in our classrooms and affirming their interests and skills in “real world” settings. Now our UHD faculty, staff and administrators are making a new pledge to our students – a commitment to provide every student with learning experiences that reach across individual disciplines and beyond the classroom to deepen understanding and learning. In academic circles, these are called “high-impact practices,” and they will be the

UHD Magazine - Winter 2011  

With this issue of UHD Magazine (formerly New Horizons), we honor UHD's commitment to provide our students with opportunities to be engaged...

UHD Magazine - Winter 2011  

With this issue of UHD Magazine (formerly New Horizons), we honor UHD's commitment to provide our students with opportunities to be engaged...