Articles tagged with 'Alumni' | University of Houston-Clear Lake

Newsroom (Alumni)

2024
February
06,
2024
| 16:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As a hazard analyst for emergency planning at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Bernadette Guillermo travels to various Department of Energy (DOE) facilities across the United States, employing her expertise gained from the University of Houston...
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February
02,
2024
| 22:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As a child, Anna Lowery always responded “a teacher” when asked what she wanted to be when she grew up. Today, she is the one asking the question of a new generation of young students. Lowery teaches 5th- grade science, social studies, and phonics at...
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January
22,
2024
| 18:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) alumnus William “Bill” Reeves enjoyed a long and successful career in the aerospace industry. After serving as a flight controller in the Apollo Program, Reeves flew in NASA high-altitude airplanes for eight ye...
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January
03,
2024
| 23:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When John Paul Garcia finished high school, he had a full academic scholarship to University of Houston (UH) to study engineering. But in 1994, he paused his education and entered the workforce. Garcia intended to finish school, but with his growing ...
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2023
October
26,
2023
| 15:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When Lori Klein Quinn transferred to University of Houston-Clear Lake back in the 1970s, she was looking to create a new future for herself by enrolling in a newly-opened university that offered a degree plan that interested her. Now, as the mayor of...
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October
25,
2023
| 15:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
University of Houston-Clear Lake is proud to have alumni who have contributed to their community outside of Texas as well as outside the country. Annabel Dixon is one such alumna. After earning her MBA in International Business and Master of Science ...
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October
24,
2023
| 15:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
“Getting an MBA was always my plan,” said Shaun Mayo. “I never thought I’d leave Houston for any reason, and I always wanted to get  an MBA because I believed it would set my career on a good trajectory. I chose University of Houston-Clear Lake becau...
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October
23,
2023
| 14:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Healthcare clinicians have the ability to effect improvements in individual outcomes and in public health, but only if they are supported and empowered by competent, caring healthcare administrators who have the skills to minimize the myriad complica...
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October
09,
2023
| 15:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, Landis J. Craven’s superiors at the Texas City Police Department told him that when he became captain, there would not be a possibility to advance  any further without a college degree.“That’s when I decided ...
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October
05,
2023
| 15:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Through leadership opportunities, students set goals, delegate responsibilities, and develop critical thinking, problem- solving and decision- making abilities. Just ask University of Houston- Clear Lake alumna Brianna Knowlton, who said that the opp...
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September
18,
2023
| 22:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Two local artists with ties to the University of Houston- Clear Lake community, wish to leave their creative mark on the university in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Director of Art School for Children and Young Adults David Moya said Hispan...
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June
02,
2023
| 22:48 PM Europe/Amsterdam
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s commencement ceremonies are always packed with graduates and their families, but the spring 2023 event, held at NRG Arena on May 13, was a bit more crowded than usual. That’s because 1,193 students received their di...
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May
24,
2023
| 21:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Rachel Alex did not set out to become a teacher. It’s a profession and a calling that she says chose her rather than the other way around. Now, as she received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from University of Houston-Clear Lake on May 13, A...
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May
19,
2023
| 15:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
All her life, Isabella Farinacci knew she wanted to be a teacher. There was never any question in her mind. She spent her childhood “teaching” her stuffed animals and toys. “It’s just something that’s in me,” she said. “I come from a line of teachers...
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May
18,
2023
| 15:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Over 1,200 University of Houston-Clear Lake students successfully completed their academic journey at spring commencement, which took place on May 13 at NRG Arena. This number—a record high for the university, can be attributed in part to the commitm...
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May
17,
2023
| 16:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic created many setbacks in people’s lives, but none of them stopped University of Houston - Clear Lake alumna, Vivian Quintero from achieving her academic goal.  Despite the unknowns, challenges, and adjusting to new norms, t...
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May
09,
2023
| 15:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Stephanie Martinez became a mother a bit sooner than she expected. She had begun her associate degree at San Jacinto College with a small child, and when her second child was born, and then a third, staying in class became even more challenging. But ...
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May
03,
2023
| 22:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Joining the Hawk Leadership Institute was one of the best things Marian Lai did when she enrolled after transferring to University of Houston-Clear Lake with her associate degree from Robert Turner College and Career High School in Pearland. The skil...
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May
01,
2023
| 17:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Just ahead of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s spring 2023 commencement, graduating students and their families and friends were invited to a drive-thru Soaring Hawks celebration in the circular drive in front of the Bayou Building. Over 400 alumni...
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April
28,
2023
| 18:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Christie Whitaker said she’d always known she wanted to write a book for children. But it was a children’s literature class at University of Houston-Clear Lake that inspired her to take an idea she had about Papilio, a tiny butterfly she liked to dra...
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April
17,
2023
| 17:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Ten years ago, Lucy Nwosu came from Nigeria to Houston with her family. She already had a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, but her ultimate goal was to achieve a doctorate, so she started research universities in the area to begin her jou...
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March
28,
2023
| 15:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Helga Schmidt knew that if she wanted to improve her employment options, she had to complete her education. After receiving her associate’s degree from a community college in California, she and her husband and two small children moved to Houston, wh...
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March
27,
2023
| 22:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Thomas Dion said he thought it was pretty cool that he’d been recognized as Clear Creek High School’s Teacher of the Year for 2022-23. Now concluding his fourth year teaching English in Clear Creek Independent School District, Dion said he hopes to u...
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March
16,
2023
| 21:57 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Kristi Duplichen’s science background and interest in physics started her career at NASA. But while she was there, she realized that scientists and engineers were only part of the reason why astronauts could successfully complete their missions in sp...
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February
22,
2023
| 15:33 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Precious Parks is accustomed to facing challenges in her life, but achieving her Education Leadership Doctorate from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education was a next-level kind of challenge. “It was more like scaling a mountain,” sh...
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January
17,
2023
| 15:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The U.S. Department of Education reports that about 80% of college students change their major at least once. That’s why University of Houston-Clear Lake students can consider joining UHCLTeach even if they’re not necessarily planning to be a teacher...
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January
13,
2023
| 23:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Effective communication and positive workplace interactions are the secret to the success of any organization, across all industries. But in order to understand how to communicate and interact, it’s imperative that everyone involved is aware of the c...
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January
12,
2023
| 16:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Data science is a multidisciplinary field that integrates math, computer science and statistics with business insights and trends. Because of its broad scope and application across almost all industries, data scientists are a new kind of data analyti...
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2022
December
27,
2022
| 16:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Every year, about a million people come to the United States to seek opportunities for a better life. Most come from just south of the Texas border, but Ichha Manandhar’s journey began 8,300 miles away, on the other side of the world in Nepal. Arrivi...
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December
13,
2022
| 16:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The field of pediatric psychology is very competitive. That’s why when Megan Millmann found out that University of Houston-Clear Lake was creating a new doctoral program for pediatric psychologists, and that some of the professors were doing the spec...
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