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Spring Health Fair March 9

Health & Wellness Event for UHD Community

UHD Health Fair March 9

The biannual tradition is back for the new year! UHD’s Spring Health Fair, one of many campus events for students, faculty and staff, runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, in the Academic Building Special Events Room (A300).

With a host of opportunities that promote and increase health and wellness awareness to the University Community through education, preventive measures and resources, this spring event features free health screenings, free groceries and snack packs, door prizes, fitness assessments, information from more than 30 health care vendors and much more. ​​Numerous health vendors will be available to assist students, faculty and staff with various health and wellness topics of interest. 

“Twice a year, our campus comes together to promote health and wellness to our UHD Community,” said Dr. Rhonda Scherer, Associate Director, UHD Sports & Fitness. “Creating and offering such opportunities is a cornerstone of what we do as a University for our students, faculty and staff.”

The event is sponsored by the Houston Food Bank, UHD Student Affairs, UHD Sports & Fitness, UHD Student Activities and UHD Wellness Committee.

For more information, contact Rhonda Scherer at 713-221-8481 or schererr@uhd.edu@uhd.edu.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.