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November 12 - December 11, 2019

Tuesday, November 12

Adding Events in Localist

This training session is for admins of the new UHD calendar system, Localist. Learn how to get started with adding your events, creating tickets, and...

Student Advisory Board Meeting

1st Meeting - October 24th at 12:30 pm 2nd Meeting - November 12th at 11:30 am Location: STB - Dean's Suite Conference Room If you're interested in being...

VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and...

Latinas in the Military

A lecture by Dr. Valerie Martínez

Wednesday, November 13

Working with Formstack Webforms

In this training you will learn the basics of managing webforms and their feedback reports in Formstack. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be...

Talking with Your Professors

This workshop focuses on the importance of students communicating and building relationships with professors. Student learns about the benefits of connecting...

Introduction to the Blackboard Grade Center

The Grade Center is more than just a way to record students' grades. It is a dynamic tool that allows faculty to monitor student progress, record data, and...

VitalVoices / VitalAlumni - School to Farm to Community

The vitalvoices speaker series serves as a forum to bring scholars, practitioners and UHD alumni to speak to students, faculty, alumni and community partners...

Thursday, November 14

Excel Formulas and Functions

In this training we will cover the use of advanced Excel formulas and functions including Logic, Text, and Lookup functions Learning Outcomes: Users will...

Link Up with LinkedIn

Career Coaches will be assisting alumni and undergraduate students by reviewing LinkedIn Profiles. Free Headshots will be available so make sure to dress...

Respondus LDB/Monitor

Respondus LockDown Browser is a customized browser that increases the security of online testing in Blackboard. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser...

Hernan Diaz Reading

Author, Hernan Diaz will give a reading of his book, "In The Distance", finalist for 2018 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Free and open to the public. Ticket...

Masters of Security Management Online Information Session

Interested in learning about UHD's online Masters of Security Management degree? Sign up for our online information session to learn more about: Program...

The Future of Urban Texas: An Exploration of Issues Impacting Texas Cities

The Texas Tribune is pleased to present its "Future of" series, exploring the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for Texas' government, business and...

Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields/Revolución en los Campos

Private exhibit opening and lecture by curator, Taína Caragol Houston Holocaust Museum, Exhibit opens to the public Nov. 15, 2019

Masters in Data Analytics Information Session

You are cordially invited to an information session for the Master of Science in Data Analytics program at the University of Houston-Downtown. A master's...

BBA in Insurance & Risk Management Online Information Session

Advance your careerEarn a better salaryStand among job candidatesThese are just some of the top reasons to attend an online information session for UHD's BBA...

Friday, November 15

The Future of Urban Texas: An Exploration of Issues Impacting Texas Cities

The Texas Tribune is pleased to present its "Future of" series, exploring the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for Texas' government, business and...

Outlook Tips and Tricks

In this training we will cover basic and advanced functionalities in Outlook to save you time and keep you organized Learning Outcomes: Users will learn to...

Saturday, November 16

2019 Fall Ring Ceremony

Join us for the fall ring ceremony! Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by 11/1.

Sunday, November 17

Getting Caught Up with MyMediasite 7.2

MyMediasite 7.2 is a new platform for uploading, recording, and sharing video content. MyMediaSite is an upgrade to MediaSite. This training will cover the...

UH Downtown Civic Jazz Orchestra Holiday Concert

Director Robert Wilson Conductor Sam Jackson Featuring Vocalist Julie Wilson Admission $5 Suggested Donation Food and Wine Bar $10

Monday, November 18

Pathways Event: Interviewing Skills Workshop

Join Pathways to Teaching Careers for this engaging workshop that takes you through the steps necessary to have a successful interview.

Tuesday, November 19

Gator Grit Speaker Series: Marcus Bowers

Join us as we host the next speaker of the series: Marcus Bowers, co-founder and CEO of She's Happy Hair. U.S. Veteran, UHD alumnus, Houston native and...

Gator Preview Day at LSC-University Park

Lone Star College - University Park and UHD have partnered to help you earn your bachelor's degree through a seamless transfer process designed with you in...

Introduction to the Blackboard Grade Center

The Grade Center is more than just a way to record students' grades. It is a dynamic tool that allows faculty to monitor student progress, record data, and...

Getting Started with Zoom

Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing application available to all faculty, staff, and students at UHD. Zoom’s straightforward features are ideal for live...

Real World Grades: Self-care and Overcoming a Whirlwind Semester

This workshop helps students understand and define positive and negative strategies for stress and includes tips to keep students stress level under control....

Wednesday, November 20

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Emerging Scholars of Color

10:00am: Teaching Demonstration #1 11:30am: Teaching Demonstration #2 1:00pm: Lunch Meet and Greet with Students Location: Various

Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) Information Session

Interested in learning about UHD's Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree? Sign up for our online information session to learn more about: Program...

Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Information Session

Interested in learning about UHD's Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree? Sign up for our online information session to learn more about: Program...

Motivation and Graduation

A workshop that will focus on how to maintain your motivation and inspiration during your time here at UHD by providing steps that every student should know...

VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and...

MBA Information Session

​Join us for an Information Session to learn more about the UHD MBA. You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the...

Thursday, November 21

Working with Prezi

Prezi allows you to create zooming, moving, visually stunning presentations that grab and keep your students’ attention, in any subject you teach. This...

Managing Webpages with SharePoint

In this training you will learn the basics of managing UHD webpages using SharePoint. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be completed and on file in...

FedEx Corp Info Session. Recruiting Opportunities

College of Business students will have FedEx on premises recruiting for various fields and positions. Human ResourcesInformation TechnologyComputer...

Friday, November 22

Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Blackboard course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

Importing Final Grades to PeopleSoft

In this session the Blackboard Support team will show Faculty how to easily export a final grade from Blackboard Grade Center and upload the grades to...

Tuesday, November 26

Introduction to Blackboard Tests

Tests in Blackboard can be used to deliver any assessment ranging from short practice quizzes to midterm or final exams. In this training we will cover the...

Wednesday, November 27

Respondus LDB/Monitor

Respondus LockDown Browser is a customized browser that increases the security of online testing in Blackboard. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser...

VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and...

Tuesday, December 3

Managing Webpages with SharePoint

In this training you will learn the basics of managing UHD webpages using SharePoint. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be completed and on file in...

Wednesday, December 4

MBA Virtual Information Session

​Join us for an Information Session to learn more about the UHD MBA. You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the...

BBA in Insurance & Risk Management Online Information Session

Advance your careerEarn a better salaryStand among job candidatesThese are just some of the top reasons to attend an online information session for UHD's BBA...

Tuesday, December 10

Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Virtual Information Session

Interested in learning about UHD's Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree? Sign up for our online information session to learn more about: Program...

Wednesday, December 11

Adding Events in Localist

This training session is for admins of the new UHD calendar system, Localist. Learn how to get started with adding your events, creating tickets, and...

Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) Virtual Information Session

Interested in learning about UHD's Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree? Sign up for our online information session to learn more about: Program...

November 12 - December 11, 2019