October 23, 2012
Bay Area Heart Walk welcomes UHCL team
All are invited to walk with University of Houston-Clear Lake’s “Road Scholars” for the annual American Heart Association 5K Bay Area Heart Walk and get exercise while having fun. The fundraiser benefits the American Heart Association and will be held Oct. 27, at 8:30 a.m. at Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah, 77565.
Fun for the whole family, this event promotes physical activity and a heart-healthy lifestyle while raising funds for research and programs that fight heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases that claim more American lives each year that any other cause. A Heart Healthy Festival begins at 7:30 a.m., with the walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.
To join the UH-Clear Lake team, visit http://www.bayareaheartwalk.org, use the select a company tab on left to select the UHCL team, or call Coordinator of Outreach and Communications Mindi Funderburg, 281-283-2041.
Future teachers invited to Fall Teacher Job Fair
Start a new career and find the right school as a teacher at the 2012 Fall Teacher Job Fair sponsored by the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Career Services Nov. 1, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., in the university’s Bayou Building, Atrium II, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Connect with area school districts and agencies looking for UHCL students and alumni. Employers scheduled include ACT Houston, Alvin ISD, Brazosport ISD, ChildCare Careers, Dickinson ISD, Fort Bend ISD, Galena Park ISD, Japan Exchange & Teaching Program, Pasadena ISD, Region 4 Alternative Certification Program, Texas City ISD and Texas Teachers Alternative Certification. Professional attire is required.
‘Solar Mamas’ chronicles woman’s struggles
Experience “Solar Mamas,” an empowering film that chronicles one woman’s journey toward self reliance and community sustainability when UH-Clear Lake’s Film & Speaker Series presents the Community Cinema film Nov. 2, 7 p.m., in the Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
This groundbreaking film by Jehane Noujaim follows a 30-year-old Jordanian mother of four as she travels beyond her village for the first time to attend a solar engineering program at India’s Barefoot College, where she meets community-changing women like herself from Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso and Columbia. Speakers for this film include Executive Director of International Initiatives Sameer Pande and Assistant Professor in Humanities Shreerekha Subramanian.
Community Cinema is a public education and civic engagement initiative featuring monthly film screenings from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series “Independent Lens.” For more information about this or other Community Cinema films, visit http://www.uhcl.edu/movies, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-283-2560.
Compliance covered in autism lecture
UH-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities offers “Strategies for Increasing Compliance” as presented by Brittany Rothe Nov. 3, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the university’s Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX, 77058.
This free, informative lecture is sponsored by Hegwood & Associates, P.C., Johnson Space Center Federal Credit Union and Spectrum of Hope & BASIS. A complimentary lunch will be provided. All lectures in this series are open to the public but space is limited so an RSVP is required by emailing AutismCenter@uhcl.edu.
For more information, visit http://hsh.uhcl.edu/CADD and select the Autism Speaker Series icon.
Foreign language classes offer ease of travel
Learn a foreign language or improve conversational English and enhance career goals during the next session of UH-Clear Lake’s Foreign Language and English Enhancement Program classes at various times and locations in the Bayou Building and Student Services and Classroom Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Small group classes meet for 90 minutes weekly for just seven weeks to learn conversational English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish at beginner to advanced levels. New student fees are $135 and returning students are $115. Private and semi private lessons are also available. Registration is ongoing for the next session through Jan. 7, with classes starting the week of Jan. 7 at various times and running through the week of Feb. 22.
Registration can be completed online, by phone or in person. To register online, visit http://www.uhcl.edu/fl
. To register by phone, call 281-283-3033. For more information, e-mail Program Director Christine Paul at email@example.com