Pupils and alumni of the University of Houston-Victoria University of Instruction, Wellbeing Professions & Human Progress are invited to attend a new celebration to rejoice and aid the school’s alumni.
The inaugural UHV College of Instruction, Health Professions & Human Improvement Alumni and Long term Alumni Celebration is scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at UHV Katy, 22400 Grand Circle Blvd. The keynote speaker for the event is Ronnie Edwards, the assistant superintendent for faculty leadership and support at the Katy Independent School District and an alumnus of UHV.
“We are a growing school, and we are honored to function with our students and alumni,” mentioned Rachel Martinez, interim dean of the university. “The Alumni and Long term Alumni Celebration is a fantastic way to celebrate the accomplishments of our alumni dwelling in the Katy area and inspire our college students to proceed their training.”
The notion of the function was mentioned as a way to rejoice the alumni and pupils twice a 12 months towards the stop of the drop and spring semester. The university noticed how much UHV alumni ended up remaining celebrated in the information in the Victoria and Katy locations and heard from many students that they enrolled in UHV at the suggestion of alumni. An party like the Alumni Celebration would aid present college students meet and community with UHV alumni although also celebrating the accomplishments of the learners, alumni and college.
The Alumni and Potential Alumni Celebration will contain time for socializing and networking opening remarks from the school’s administration an announcement of alumni honorees and a presentation by a keynote speaker. There also will be UHV swag giveaways and drawings as properly. The up coming event will choose location for the duration of the spring in Victoria.
“We have so a great deal satisfaction in our college students and the achievements of our alumni, and we respect the aid of our alumni,” Martinez claimed. “This is an option not only to have fun and celebrate, but also to connect with our UHV alumni. It is our hope that students show up at and make connections and then pay back it forward immediately after they graduate and turn into mentors to UHV pupils.”
Edwards has 30 yrs of expertise in education. He commenced his training career in 1991 as an English Teacher and basketball coach at Santa Fe Independent University District, the place he taught for various years before he was hired in 1999 as the head basketball coach and a bodily instruction teacher for Katy Large University. Following five decades, he approved a head mentor and English trainer posture at Kemper High University in the Fort Bend Unbiased College District. In 2009, Edwards started working at the administrative amount at Fort Bend ISD and grew to become the assistant principal at Clements Significant College and then the affiliate principal at William B. Travis Large College. In 2013, he became the principal at John Foster Dulles Significant Faculty before returning to Katy ISD in 2016 as principal at Mayde Creek Superior University. He was promoted to his latest placement in the spring of 2021.
Edwards has a Bachelor of Science in bodily education and learning with a minimal in English from Tarleton Point out College, and received his Master of Education in administration and supervision in 2008 from UHV. Edwards appears to be like forward to conference a lot more UHV alumni at the party who are also in the industry of education. He is also energized about looking at the new UHV Katy building, which opened in 2019.
“It is a big honor to be the initially keynote speaker for this occasion and signify so many people who went by this great academic process and have gone on to be thriving in their subject,” Edwards said. “It will be refreshing to meet up with these upcoming alumni and to see that excitement to graduate and go after the aspiration of making a change in our communities. I hope my phrases will inspire these who have worked so hard and sacrificed so substantially for their families and their degrees to be a good impact in our entire world.”
All UHV Faculty of Education, Well being Professions & Human Improvement college students and alumni are invited to the function. For a lot more facts, speak to Martinez at [email protected] or Philip Garza, supervisor of internet marketing and recruitment for the university, at [email protected].