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Patrick Cardenas

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Patrick Cardenas, M.A.

Director, Student Involvement and Leadership


Phone: 281-283-2551


As the director of Student Involvement and Leadership, Patrick Cardenas leads his team in providing a comprehensive student life experience through involvement in student organizations, leadership, community engagement, spirit & traditions, and mascot programming. His responsibilities also include department planning and assessment, university-wide collaborative programming, and represents the Division of Student Affairs on committees to enhance the quality of the holistic student experience. He also advises the Campus Activities Board and Student Government Association.

Cardenas earned his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and sociology, and a master’s degree in behavioral science-industrial/organizational psychology from UHCL. He also obtained a master’s degree in higher education administration from Sam Houston State University.

  • Student Involvement and Leadership

    Phone: 281-283-2560
    Fax: 281-283-2566

    SSCB 1204
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 198
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Regular office hours:
    Mon. - Thurs., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Fri. - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.

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