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Happy Holidays!

Our students have finished finals, faculty are wrapping up grading, and all of us are preparing for a well-deserved (and much needed) holiday break. I am proud of how we, as a community, approached the Fall 2020 semester and I am looking forward to what will be a wonderful Spring 2021 semester.  It may be … Continue reading Happy Holidays!

A Week of Gratitude – Happy Thanksgiving.

Hello, Colleagues. We are only a few days away from the beginning of the holiday season with Thanksgiving this Thursday. We are all preparing to move courses online while continuing to keep our offices and student services operational on campus. As we make these preparations on campus and in our professional lives each of us … Continue reading A Week of Gratitude – Happy Thanksgiving.

Welcome to Gator Impact

Welcome to the first edition of Gator Impact—a  monthly  ASA newsletter that will deliver information and updates to faculty and staff on policy, pedagogy, grants, student resources, and other news and information from across academic and student affairs.    I anticipate a great year ahead.  Summer enrollment was up over 20%, and as I write … Continue reading Welcome to Gator Impact

COVID-19: Faculty Update #11

Dear Colleagues, Since the publication of the last update, the University of Houston-Downtown community has learned that President Juan Sánchez-Muñoz will soon be departing.  I would like to take a moment at the beginning of this update to express my profound appreciation for his leadership.  He is a leader of character, determination, energy, and vision—he … Continue reading COVID-19: Faculty Update #11


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