Education

2017 UH Sugar Land Digital Media Graduates. - UH photo

University of Houston Digital Media Graduates Finish with Honors

  SUGAR LAND, May 16, 2017 – Nearly half of the students who graduated from the University of Houston Digital Media program did so with honors at the College of Technology’s spring convocation ceremonies. Of the 46 graduates, two earned the distinction of summa cum laude, ten received magna cum laude distinctions, and eight graduated cum […]

Claudia Chirinos Pickmann

Richmond Resident Honored at UHV Katy Graduation

KATY (Covering Katy) – When Richmond resident Claudia Chirinos Pickmann heard her name called on Saturday at the University of Houston – Victoria’s Katy campus commencement, it was the fulfillment of her mother’s dream. “My mother brought me here from Peru to have a better education and more opportunities,” Pickmann said. “I know I’m making […]

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Ridge Point High School’s FFA wins 2016 National Championship in Poultry Judging 

FORT BEND COUNTY (Fort Bend ISD) – Ridge Point High School’s four-member FFA Poultry Judging team – Leeandria Bobo, Abby Know, Ashley Knox and Alison Nguyen – are the 2016 National FFA Champions in Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event. The team competed at the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo, held Oct. 19-22 in Indianapolis. The event […]

Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, did something few lawmakers do openly at an August meeting. She poked the state's powerful education establishment in the eye.

State lawmaker says Texas school board members get ‘indoctrination’ into groupthink culture

State Senator says school board members are “indoctrinated” into supporting the Superintendent’s agenda instead of looking out for the people who elected them. AUSTIN (Dallas Morning News) – Guts. That’s what Republican state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst showed this year when she took on the state’s powerful education lobby with harsh but true words. She said […]