Shasta’s Thanksgiving Round-Up

by Joelle Carson, posted on: November 27, 2015


We’re thankful for cooler weather, Shasta antics, turkey dinners, and UH alumni, students and faculty who make positive changes in our world every day. How about you? In between trips to the fridge for leftovers, check out some of these University of Houston stories in our November round-up!


The recent Highlight Houston event with President Khator in Dallas inspired Steve Harris (’79) to become a UHAA Life Member;

Christine Argao-Voutsinas (’05) discusses her fast-paced career in a high-profile New York restaurant and reminisces about her time at UH;

Graduate College of Social Work professor Donna Amtsberg was featured in a Houston Matters segment on Houston Public Media News 88.7;

A touching tribute was written for David M. Underwood, a longtime donor to the GCSW, who passed away recently;

A unique collection in the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management was given its due respect in the UH Magazine;

Veterans are given a chance at a new career in an article about life after service;

A post-doctoral fellow in the College of Optometry, Leah Johnson, discusses the research opportunities at UH;

Tommy Lott (’59) shares his UH experience and why it is important to give back.


Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!