February 02, 2012
Award presented to university provost from alma mater
University of Houston-Clear Lake Provost Carl A. Stockton was selected as a 2012 University of Florida’s College of Health and Human Performance Alumni Hall of Fame recipient. He will be honored at his alma mater’s Spring Awards Induction Ceremony in April 13.
Stockton joined UH-Clear Lake in 2007, after serving as dean and Houston Endowed Chair for Education at University of Texas at Brownsville School of Education. He has also served as department chair of health and applied human sciences at University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s College of Art and Sciences. He was department chair of exercise, sport and health education at Radford University’s College of Education and Human Development.
He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Health Education from the University of Florida and a doctorate in Health Education from the University of Tennessee.
GMAT Review available
Be prepared for taking that required business school exam by attending a GMAT Review course held at UH-Clear Lake four consecutive Saturdays, including Feb. 18 and 25, and March 3 and 10, 8 a.m. – noon, in the university’s Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Reading comprehension, critical reasoning and analytical writing assessment are just a few of the necessary test-taking skills covered in the GMAT Review. All participants receive a copy of the Princeton Review’s “Cracking the GMAT” used in the course.
The course fee is $349 per person. For more information or to register, visit http://www.uhcl.edu/camp, call UH-Clear Lake’s Center for Advanced Management Programs at 281-283-3133 or 281-283-3121, or e-mail email@example.com.
Submissions sought for Conference for Research & Creative Arts
College and university students from throughout the country are invited to attend a unique learning experience offered through UH-Clear Lake’s 18th Annual Student Conference for Research & Creative Arts, April 25 and 26, all day, in the university’s Bayou Building.
Community members can view the presentations free of charge. Area undergraduate and graduate students and their faculty sponsors are welcome to participate in the daytime and evening oral and poster presentations in all disciplines, including the Arts.
Deadline for student presenters is Feb. 27.
Group and individual projects that represent interdisciplinary, original work are eligible, and evaluations are provided to presenters. First time presenters are encouraged to participate and gain experience and benefit from the one-on-one discussion with colleagues. Students from all area colleges and universities are welcome.
Participating students are required to pay a $20 presentation fee for up to four authors, with a $5 fee for each additional author.
Information about presentation guidelines and online application is available at http://www.uhcl.edu by selecting the Students tab and the Conference icon under Student Services. Students can also contact the Student Conference Office by calling 281-283-3375.
Fundraiser to benefit Celebrating Our Elders scholarship fund
Help raise money for scholarships and get a delicious meal at the same time during the Celebrating our Elders fish fry at UH-Clear Lake, Feb. 22, 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the university’s Student Services and Classroom Building, Room 1.203, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058. Catfish, rice, salad and bread are on the menu for just $8 per person per plate.
Ticket purchase deadline is Feb. 20, 6 p.m., by cash or check, and tickets are available at the university’s Office of Intercultural and International Student Services.
Proceeds will benefit the Celebrating Our Elders scholarship fund, which provides money for students who write essays about and have received encouragement from an African-American or Hispanic elder or mentor.
To learn more about Celebrating Our Elders, visit http://www.uhcl.edu/iiss/coefundraisers. For more information about this event, contact Coordinator for Transition and Retention Services Imelda Estrada-Wicks at 281-283-3373 or Estrada@uhcl.edu.
National Society of Leadership & Success presents live broadcast
Gain the confidence to be yourself by attending a live broadcast event that features Dr. Linda Papadopoulos, one of the most well-known and respected psychologists in the United Kingdom, as she presents “Learning To Project the Person You Really Are,” Feb. 7, 6 – 7:30 p.m., in UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Building Forest Room, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Presented as part of a series sponsored by the university’s student chapter of National Society of Leadership & Success, this presentation is free and open to the public.
Papadopoulos has spent 14 years as a research scientist and practicing psychologist and is widely published in books and academic journals. With a specialty in the field of Psychodermatology, Body Image, Counseling and Medical Psychology, her observations are featured in the press and on television in the U.S. and Britain. Her most recent book is “What Men Say, What Women Hear.”
A second presentation will be held at the UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus, room 111. An encore presentation held at the UH-Clear Lake campus is scheduled for Feb. 15, noon – 1:30 p.m.
To preregister for this event, visit http://www.uhcl.edu/slice and click on Leadership Workshop Series. For more information, contact NSLS student chapter President Tiffany McCleney at Tiffanymcclenney@hotmail.com.
Immigration workshop provides legal answers
Learn more about legal issues regarding immigration by attending University of Houston-Clear Lake Office of Intercultural and International Student Services’ “Ask the Attorney” workshop presented by Attorney Brian Johnson of Guerra & Johnson P.C. Immigration Law Firm, Feb. 8, 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the university’s Student Services Classroom Building, Lecture Hall, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Answering questions pertaining to H1 Visa, work permits, visa extensions, travel documents, consular matters and more, this event is free and sponsored by the university’s Office of Intercultural and International Student Services and TELUGU Radio Hungama.
To reserve a seat, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-283-2527.
For more information, contact Assistant Director Susana Hernandez by calling 281-283-2575 or emailing email@example.com.
New UHCL courtesy shuttle provides convenience
Students, faculty or staff living in apartments near the University of Houston-Clear Lake can catch a ride to the university in a new white minibus with 12 passenger-seating capacity, including space for two passengers with wheelchairs, at various times on weekday afternoons to and from the university.
Provided by the university’s Office of Student Life, the vehicle serves students, faculty and staff and stops at several area apartment complexes to take students to the university. The new minibus replaces a van that was not wheelchair accessible. Routes are subject to changes in schedule and traffic delays.
For more information on schedules and routes visit the website http:///www.uhcl.edu/courtesyshuttle. Passengers needing special transportation accommodations may contact the university’s Office of Disability Services office, 281-283-2626.