Alumni Events

Fall 2017

Mercury Orchestra: Bach and Piazzola
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017  |  8 p.m.
Bayou Theater 
Canada’s Tango Boreal joins Mercury for a concert that merges Bach’s precision and Piazzolla’s passion with multimedia projections and theatrical elements. 
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Alumni Association Executive Council Quarterly Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017  |  7-9 p.m.
Bayou Building, Garden Room
Learn more about ways to get involved with the UHCL Alumni Association. For more information or to RSVP, email
75th Anniversary American Abstract Artists Print Portfolio
Wednesday, Aug. 30 – Friday, Oct. 20
UHCL Art Gallery
The American Abstract Artists was founded in 1936 at a time when abstract art was met with substantial resistance. The fourth and most recent portfolio, which will be on view in the UHCL Art Gallery Sept. 1 – Oct. 20, 2017, was produced as part of the group’s 75th anniversary in 2012. This edition consists of 75 numbered copies and one printer’s proof as well as artist’s proofs given to each of the participating 48 members. 
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Welcome Back Bash Alumni Reception
Friday, Sept. 1, 2017  |  6-8 p.m.
Atrium II, Level 2
Meet and mingle with your fellow UHCL alumni and faculty as you jam to the 80's hits performed by Molly and the Ringwalds. You'll also be able to pick up your 2017 Welcome Back Bash t-shirt (while supplies last) and enjoy refreshments from Red River BBQ and Saint Arnold Brewery. For more information, email
CLASP: Dangerous Straits – The South China Sea: China, Taiwan and the United States in Conflict
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017  |  5:30 – 7 p.m.
Bayou Building, Garden Room
Presented by Dr. William Powers, director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Program, lecturer in history, UHCL
Film and Speaker Series: Hidden Figures
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017  |  7 p.m.
SSCB Lecture Hall, 1100
Featured speakers: Evelyn Miralles, ’92, ’12, 2016 UHCL Distinguished Alumna, Business Tech Strategist/VR Innovator Engineer, NASA/Johnson Space Center, CACI International and Dr. Jeanette Epps, NASA astronaut
Healthcare Administration Open House
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017  |  5-7 p.m.
UH-Clear Lake Texas Medical Center
2151 West Holcombe, Houston, 77030
Meet fellow HADM alumni and get the latest updates from faculty and administration. The event is free and open to all HADM students and alumni. For more information, contact Richard Zalesak at 281-283-2032 or

CLASP: The Development of Ellington Airport as a Future Spaceport
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017  |  5:30 – 7 p.m.
Bayou Building, Garden Room 
Presented by Arturo Machuca, general manager, Ellington Airport and Houston Spaceport
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Mercury Orchestra: Brahms’ 2nd & Mendelssohn’s 5th
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017  |  8 p.m.
Bayou Theater
Mendelssohn composed Symphony No. 5 in 1830 to honor the 300th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Paired with Brahms’ cheery Symphony No. 2.
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Alumni Celebration
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017  |  6 p.m.
South Shore Harbour Resort
The UHCL Alumni Association will honor UHCL's very best alumni and professors by recognizing their extraordinary accomplishments and service to the university and community. 
Texas New Music Ensemble
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017  |  7:30 p.m.
Bayou Theater
The Texas New Music Ensemble is dedicated to the performance of contemporary art music created by Texas composers and performed by Texas musicians. The performance will feature duets, trios and quartets, as well as a piece for bass clarinet and computer.
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Bay Area Heart Walk
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017  |  7 a.m.
Kemah Boardwalk
For more information and to join the UHCL walking team, contact Richard Zalesak at 281-283-2032 or Be sure to wear UHCL gear! 

November, 2017
CLASP: Economic Development Trends in the Region
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017  |  5:30 – 7 p.m.
Bayou Building, Garden Room
Presented by Bob Mitchell, president, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Riyaaz Qawwali
Friday, Nov. 3, 2017  |  7:30 p.m.
Bayou Theater
Riyaaz Qawwali represents the diversity of Texas with the music of South Asia. The Houston-based ensemble hails from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. They combines traditional works with poetry of multiple linguistic and religious backgrounds to create a message of oneness.
15th Annual Houston Area Community College Student Art Exhibition
Friday, Nov. 10 – Thursday, Dec. 14
UHCL Art Gallery
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December, 2017
CLASP: The Liberation of Dachau
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017  |  5:30 – 7 p.m.
Bayou Building, Garden Room
Presented by Birney T. “Chick” Havey, WWII veteran, author


  • Alumni Association

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

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