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Approximately 120 high school students from Houston Independent School District (HISD), as well as other local school districts and private schools, convened at UHD this week in a celebration of diversity, manhood, culture and community, as championed in Ernest J. Gaines’ classic book, A Lesson Before Dying.

Journeys to UHD with Dean Fulton

Dean of CHSS, Dr. DoVeanna S. FultonAs you may already know, UHD has welcomed a new Dean for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. DoVeanna Fulton is excited to lead the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and wants to share with students her story of how she made the journey to UHD.

CHSS invites you to submit a brief essay of 250-350 words to that describes your journey to UHD and the name and CRN of the class you would like Dr. Fulton to visit.

When submitting the essay: 1) Attach your written essay in a Word document to the e-mail, and 2) In the subject line of the e-mail, write “Journeys.” Among the submissions, Dr. Fulton will choose two classes to attend each semester to describe her journey from college student to the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences of UHD.

Do not miss this opportunity to meet Dean Fulton and hear her powerful story. Submit today!

About CHSS

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers degrees in traditional liberal arts disciplines and interdisciplinary studies and in select applied programs that serve important needs in our employment and educational market. The college also supports and enriches the broader curriculum and enhances the life of the university community through co-curricular initiatives in the Departments of Arts and Humanities, English, and Social Sciences and in the work of the O' Kane Theatre, O' Kane Gallery, Cultural Enrichment Center, and the Center for Public Deliberation.

CHSS promotes the wider mission of the university by supporting general education and core curriculum components, introducing students to the intellectual underpinnings of a college education in English composition and communication, humanities and fine and performing arts, and social and behavioral sciences; prepares students for entering the job market or continuing on to graduate and professional education, and living responsible and fulfilling lives; and encourages the scholarship and professional development of its faculty.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences office is located in the main building.
Room: 1015 - South
: (713)-221-8009
Fax: 713-223-7465
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CHSS Staff
D. Fulton, Ph.D., Dean
D. Ryden, Ph.D., Associate Dean
C. Guillory, M.A., Assistant Dean

CHSS Advising
(713) 221-8460

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Last updated or reviewed on 7/21/14

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