University of Houston-Downtown
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Events

October 17 - November 15, 2019

Thursday, October 17

Blackboard Ally

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

Gator Spirit Frenzy - UHD Homecoming Week

Show your Gator spirit and pride! Make your UHD Homecoming Mums! Free supplies! You make it, you keep it! Create a Homecoming banner on 10/17 (Thursday) in...

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...

Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America: Screening and Student Roundtable

Panelists: Sol Diaz, Galleyy Martinez-Reyna, Magge Nunez Moderator: Dr. Chuck Jackson Please register to attend. Registration is free.

Gator Spirit Frenzy - UHD Homecoming Week

Show your Gator spirit and pride! Make your UHD Homecoming Mums! Free supplies! You make it, you keep it! Create a Homecoming banner on 10/17 (Thursday) in...

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, October 18

Microsoft Office Open Lab

Do you have questions about a Microsoft Office application? Need some help with a particular document? Join TTLC Tech Trainer Andy Hannan in the Fishbowl to...

Pathways Event: Career Readiness Workshop

Join Pathways to Teaching Careers for this informative Career Readiness workshop!

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...

Saturday, October 19

UHD Tail-Gatoring - Homecoming Week

Tail-Gatoring features a festive gathering of student groups, university departments, and alumni. Delicious aroma fills the air as the various groups grill...

Monday, October 21

Goal Setting

This workshop focuses on how to set a goal that is specific, measurable, and realistic. Students can take advantage of this workshop by setting quality...

Tuesday, October 22

Improve Your Memory, Improve Your Grades

This workshop provides students with necessary skills on how to improve memory so they can be successful in their studies and test-taking. Student will learn...

Master 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...

Women's Health Lecture Series - Human Trafficking and the Role of Health Care Providers

Guest Speakers: Jennifer Hohman and Rachel D. Fischer Jennifer Hohman Figh for Us and Houston 20 Hohman is an anti-Trafficking advocate and the founder of...

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, October 23

Candidates Meet and Greet

Participate and meet dozens of candidates running in the November election. Students, staff, faculty, community members and candidates will chat at round...

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...

Gator Preview Day at HCC Northline

Houston Community College - Northline and UHD have partnered to help you earn your bachelor's degree through a seamless transfer process designed with you in...

Gator Grit Speaker Series: Henry Cisneros

Join us as we host the next speaker of the series: Henry Cisneros, Chairman of investment management and development firm Cityview. The moderator will be...

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...

Blackboard Ally

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

Thursday, October 24

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...

Reflecting Black: 400 Years of African American Life and History Research Symposium

This year, 2019, marks the four hundredth anniversary of the arrival of the first documented Africans to the North American continent. Commemorating 1619,...

In Honor of National Recovery Month: Pizza, Movie, & Dialogue

Please join us for Pizza & a Movie in Honor of National Recovery Month on Thursday, October 24th from 12:00pm-1:00pm in One Main Building (OMB) N420, aka the...

UHD 9th Annual Out Door Halloween Film Screening

"Ganja and Hess" Free and open to the public.

O'Kane Theatre Performances: Hellcab

October and November performances of Hellcab.

Friday, October 25

HCSC Champion at NIRSA Region IV - South Tournament (Men's Soccer)

HCSC Champion at NIRSA Region IV - South Tournament (Men's Soccer) at the University of Texas-Dallas

Blackboard Ally

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

O'Kane Theatre Performances: Hellcab

October and November performances of Hellcab.

Saturday, October 26

O'Kane Theatre Performances: Hellcab

October and November performances of Hellcab.

Monday, October 28

South Korean Novelist Jung Young Moon - Reading and Talk

Seven Samurai Swept Away (Deep Vellum Publishing) recounts South Korean writer’s Jung Young Moon’s time spent at an artist’s and writers residency in...

Blackboard Ally

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

Information Session to Learn About the Masters in Nonprofit Management (MNPM)

The College of Humanities & Social Sciences invites you to attend an Information Session to learn more about our Masters in Nonprofit Management (MNPM)...

Tuesday, October 29

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...

Money Wise Gator

A workshop intended to inform students about personal finance decisions. This will help students learn the basic of creating a budget and saving, face...

Communication Studies Fall Internship Fair

Please join the UHD Communication Studies program for their Fall 2019 Internship Fair Employers from over twenty organizations will recruit students focused...

VitalVoices / VitalAlumni -  4th Annual Symposium

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

“One of the Best-kept Secrets in Adult Language Learning”: A Talk by Dr. Bill VanPatten

In this talk, Dr. VanPatten will explore one of the best-kept secrets in adult language learning: that at their core, child first language acquisition and...

Wednesday, October 30

XprerienceSTEM Event - XploreResearch

STEM Research Expreiences: Discuss with faculty all of the ways to engage in undergraduate research at UHD. Light refreshments will be served.

O'Kane Theatre Performances: Hellcab

October and November performances of Hellcab.

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, October 31

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...

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...

Friday, November 1

O'Kane Theatre Performances: Hellcab

October and November performances of Hellcab.

O'Kane Theatre Performances: Hellcab

October and November performances of Hellcab.

Saturday, November 2

Día De Los Muetros Festival

Come join the Sixth Annual UHD trek to MECA (Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts) to see the community ofrendas. We will meet there, tour...

O'Kane Theatre Performances: Hellcab

October and November performances of Hellcab.

Tuesday, November 5

Gator Preview Day at LSC-North Harris

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

Wednesday, November 6

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...

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...

Friday, November 8

2019 UHD Teaching & Learning Symposium

Save the date! Additional details to follow. Each year, the UHD Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence showcases faculty and staff doing innovative...

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...

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...

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

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...

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 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...

October 17 - November 15, 2019