UVU believes Education is power. Closing the achievement gap between Hispanic students and their peers is impairative if we going to lower drop out rates and have more enrollments to college. UVU also believes that educating in civics is key in the development of future advocates,leaders, and candidates in the community of Odessa and Ector County.


May 1, 2015

  • UVU Mexican American Studies Reading Program - Our mission is to bring Mexican-American Studies to our growing Chicano population in Ector County due to failure from our local Junior College fulfilling it's legal requirement to provide a full degree program. May 1st is Mexican American Studies Day across Texas. Sign up for our first session. All classes are FREE. Continue Reading.

April 26, 2011

  • Support Odessa Migrant Student Trip to Washington D.C. - This trip is an opportunity of a life time. These children could never in their life time imagined a trip like this. Lessons in civic education, lessons in Leadership, financial literacy, visits to our nationís monuments, the library of congress. A real opportunity to feel part of the American experience. Continue Reading.