Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs

2017-18 CLASP Speaker Series

CLASP is an outreach initiative of University of Houston-Clear Lake created to encourage life-long learning through monthly presentations that involve and engage community members of all ages in a wide variety of topics.
All presentations are Thursdays, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. in the Garden Room, Bayou Building at UHCL. View map and directions.
Presentations are open to all ages and are free to the public. Free parking is available in the Visitors Lot. For more information, contact the UHCL Alumni Association at 281-283-2021 or via email.
Speakers and presentations subject to change. Special thanks to Volunteer Chair Marilyn Lunney, '93, 2007 UHCL Distinguished Alumna.

Fall 2017

Oct. 5 The Development of Ellington Airport as a Future Spaceport Arturo Machuca, general manager, Ellington Airport and Houston Spaceport
Nov. 2 Economic Development Trends in the Region Dan Seal, executive director - special initiatives, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Dec. 7 Remembrances of WWII and Beyond: Honoring Those Who Served WWII veterans Maj. Webb Carnes, USMC and CPO Jim Moore, US Navy. Moderated by Capt. Wendall Wilson

Spring 2018

Date Presentation Speaker
Jan. 4 The Future Role of NASA Mark Geyer, deputy director, NASA Johnson Space Center
Feb. 1 Why Is There So Much Conflict in the Middle East Dr. Cengiz Sisman, assistant professor of history, UHCL
Mar. 1 The Impact of Immigration on Houston and the Texas Medical Center Dr. Stephen Cherry, associate professor of sociology, UHCL
April 5 Using Mix Realities to Prepare for Life in Outer Space Evelyn Miralles, Business Technology Strategist/Principal Engineer, NASA/Johnson Space Center, CACI International
May 3 Exercise is Good Medicine Dr. William Amonette, assistant professor of fitness and human performance, UHCL

Special Accommodations

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in order to participate should contact University Advancement at (281) 283-2021 or at least one week prior to the event to arrange for the accommodation.

Want to stay connected and be first to learn about upcoming CLASP events? Email the UHCL Alumni Association with your mailing address and email address.
  • Alumni Association

    Phone: 281-283-2021
    Fax: 281-283-2017

    Bayou Building B1604
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 318
    Houston, TX 77058-1002