From: Accelerated Transfer Academy
Date: March 24, 2023
Subject: ATA Weekly Newsletter - March 24, 2023


ATA Monthly Program Meeting

Friday, March 31
2:30pm - 3:30pm
ATA Lounge (S418), One Main Street, Room S417, Houston, TX 77002, United States
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Monthly Program Meeting for ATA students. We will go over important information and upcoming events.


Houston Area Consortium of Career Centers (HACCC) hosts the Texas Job Fair

Get your resumes ready and come meet 100+ employers at The Texas Job Fair! Please note that this year's fair is hosted by The University of St. Thomas. Register for this event on Handshake. Advanced registration is not required.

Tuesday, April 4th, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University of St. Thomas

Jerabeck Activity and Athletic Center
4000 Mt. Vernon St, Houston, TX 77006

Check updated details at the EVENT WEBSITE!

Job seekers may park will park in the Moran Lot. Street parking is also available where allowed.

ÔÇïTips for Job Seekers

  • Business professional attire is required; if you are unsure speak to your Career Services office.
  • Bring multiple copies of your resume; preferably one that has been reviewed by your Career Services office.
  • Research employers ahead of time and understand positions available prior to approaching them at the job fair.

CLC Connection Events

We are excited to present our CLC Connection events for Spring 2023! Join us for an engaging session with UHD Alumni & ATA Scholars for an opportunity to explore these careers and get some valuable tips that will help you on your career journey. Click on each image to RSVP.


Upcoming Career Events

Monday, March 27
Start End   Event         Location
3:00pm 5:00pm Job Fair Prep Workshop (Virtual)
Online Event
Thursday, March 30
11:30am 1:30pm UHD All Industries Internship Fair

*For a full list of MCC career events, visit

CST Presents: Diversity in STEM

Join a diverse group of STEM professionals and learn about their career journeys, ask questions about your own foray into STEM, and participate in break-out sessions designed to help you create a clear path to your STEM goal. Lunch will be provided!

This year’s event will be held Friday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Fondren Commons area in the College of Sciences & Technology Building.

RSVP link: Diversity in STEM Event

Sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)-funded UHD SynergIE Program, the Diversity in STEM event brings in guests from around the Houston area to connect STEM students and professionals.

Upcoming GSC Workshops

Wednesday, March 29
Start End   Event         Location
11:00am 12:00pm GSC Workshop - How to Achieve Well-Being, Balance, & Success Private Location (sign in to display)
Thursday, April 6
2:00pm 3:00pm GSC Workshop - Exploring Career & Choosing Majors Private Location (sign in to display)
Tuesday, April 11
3:00pm 4:00pm GSC Workshop - Study Skills 101 Private Location (sign in to display)
Wednesday, April 26
1:00pm 2:00pm GSC Workshop - Crossing the Finish Line: Finals Prep 101 Private Location (sign in to display)

UHD S.T.A.R Lab hosts: Living in the Sandwich Generation, presented by Amazing Place

Guest speaker Mehrnaz Gill will discuss what it is like caring for children and aging parents. She will discuss coping with feeling overwhelmed, ways to overcome challenges as a caretaker, helpful strategies, and available resources for caregivers.

You can choose to attend the presentation in person or online.
Wednesday, March 29
12:00 p.m.
In-Person: College of Public Service Room, C222
Virtual: Access the Zoom link
Passcode: amazing

For more information, please contact Dr. Angela Goins at


Spring 2023 Health Fair

Come and join us at the bi-annual Health Fair with 40+ vendors and free groceries!

Volunteers Are Also Needed
With over 30,000 pounds of produce to move to our university community, the help is greatly needed. We will distribute certificates for serving and Ice cream to those who volunteer.

Health Fair Spring 2023 Volunteer Form

Center for Public Deliberation hosts 
Public Deliberation: Youth and Opportunity

We invite you to join us at the Public Deliberation: Youth and Opportunity event co-hosted by the UHD Center for Public Deliberation and Empowered Youth. This will be an open discussion with elected officials, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members.

Public deliberation is a great way to share your perspective and learn from others! In small group discussions, we will consider together this issue guide about what we should do for future generations to thrive.

Tuesday, April 25th
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Doors open at 12:30)

Milam/Travis room (Girard Street Building)

Pre-registration (required):

Anyone who wants to participate must pre-register for the event by April 24! Students, who attend the entire event, will be entered into a lottery for $50.00 Amazon gift cards. So send students!!


Please reach out to either Dr. Windy Lawrence or Dr. John Rountree, Assistant Director of the Center for Public Deliberation ( if you have any questions. We hope to see you there!!

Art Car IPA 5K Volunteers Needed

UHD and Saint Arnold Brewing Company are teaming up to present the Art Car IPA 5K on Sunday, April 2, 2023, celebrating Houston's colorful Art Car legacy and the race's namesake beverage.

Race volunteers are needed for various dates, times, and duties.


Volunteers get free beer, a party pass, and event swag (Age 21 or older). UHD Students are eligible for volunteer credits. Stop by the UHD tent at the event for a volunteer receipt and free swag.

Ghana Study Abroad Info Session

Experience the history, culture, beauty, and splendor of West Africa! Students will have the unique opportunity to further study, explore, and engage in this discourse in Ghanaian contexts including Accra, Kumasi, Legon, and Cape Costa Ghana. Ghana’s rich, multifaceted history and modern cultural contributions both within and outside of its borders make it an ideal landscape to explore pan-African identity and its evolution.

Trip leaders, Drs. Vida Robertson & Antoinette Wilson will discuss details about the trip and scholarship opportunities.

RSVP link:

Sports and Fitness: Recharge & Destress Day

Recharge your mind, body, and spirit. Join us for our post-spring break RECHARGE Event. Games, activities, giveaways, and more!

Accelerated Transfer Academy
One Main Street

Room S417
Houston, TX 77002


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