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Leadership workshop discuses nonverbal communication

Learn to communicate like a leader at “Nonverbal Communication – The Ultimate Transformative Power for the Ultimate Leader,” a free, highly interactive workshop presented by Certified Training Professional Regina Julian and offered by UH-Clear Lake’s Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement program Feb. 1, 10 a.m. – noon, in the university’s Student Services and Classroom Building, room 2311, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Julian has served as a college/university instructor in communication studies and develops and facilitates training seminars with an emphasis on communication/leadership skill development for area associations, businesses and educational institutions.
Workshops are free and open to the public. For more information about this or other workshops, contact Assistant Director of Student Life Jennifer Clark, at 281-283-2611 or, or visit the SLICE webpage at

New officers elected for UHCL Omicron Delta Kappa

UH-Clear Lake student honor society, Omicron Delta Kappa Hilary Jo Karp Circle recently elected two new officers to the organization’s Executive Board for the spring 2013 semester. Carrie Yost is the new vice president of programming, responsible for organizing and planning projects on and off campus. Terri Copeland is the new vice president of membership responsible for new member outreach.
“Through a solid officer team that will work together to accomplish goals, I know that we will have a wonderful semester filled with many activities,” says ODK President, Justin Medellin. “This will hopefully lead to a much larger group of students who will be inducted into the Circle during the spring 2013 semester.”
Organization goals for the coming year include adding more community service with area nonprofits like the Houston Food Bank.  ODK was founded at Washington and Lee University in Virginia in 1914. The UH-Clear Lake circle was chartered in 1984 and works to recognize students, faculty member and administrators who demonstrate exceptional leadership and scholarship.
For more information about ODK, visit ; To find out more about the Hilary Jo Karp Circle, visit

International photographers featured in exhibition

Experience the world through art as offered by the work of two international photographers, VojtÄ•ch Aubrecht and Miro Švolík, faculty members at International Art Consortium institutions, on display at UH-Clear Lake, Feb. 7 – March 22, in the university’s Bayou Building Atrium I, Level 2, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.
Aubrecht is professor of photography at the Institute of Art and Design at the University of West Bohemia in Plzen, Czech Republic, and Švolík is head of the creative photography studio at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia.
An opening reception is scheduled for Feb. 7, 5 – 7 p.m., near the exhibition located in the university’s Atrium 1, Level 2.
For more information, call UH-Clear Lake Art Gallery Coordinator of Audience Development Jeffrey Bowen at 281-283-3376, or e-mail
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