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You’re Invited! Fall 2020 Communication Studies Virtual Speaker Event


By Sheryl E. Taylor

UHD’s Academic Achievement through Community Engagement (A+CE) is hosting the virtual speaker event, “Communicating COVID-19,” 1 - 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

This event will address managing ever-evolving states of information, attending to issues of COVID-19 literacy, and the varying levels of grief and trauma associated with the pandemic. A distinguished panel will explore how best practices evolved from the first weeks of the crisis to now, and the impact within the communities we live and work.

Event Panelists:

  • Willie Payton, Jr.
    Supervisory Management & Program Analyst
    Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

  • Dr. Leslie K. Taylor
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    McGovern Medical School at UT Health

  • Dr. Toni Hoang
    Associate Professor of Communications Studies

    University of Houston-Downtown

Registration is required to attend this virtual event. Once registration is complete, a confirmation email will be sent for joining the webinar.

For more information contact Bridget Mueller, UHD Lecturer of Communications, muellerb@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 Interim President Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.