Congratulations to the class of 2017! On May 17, 5,193 degrees were awarded (with the total number of degrees awarded for the 2016-17 school year being 8,690). That’s a lot of promising Coogs! Read on to learn more about what our amazing students and alumni have been up to:
Christopher F. Brown (M.B.A. ’02, M.S.W. ’03) uses both the business and Social Work degrees he received from the University of Houston in order to run his small business providing counseling to couples. He started out in the family oil and gas business and transitioned to a career in which he helps marriages last.
On April 15, UH unveiled a 1,400-pound bronze cougar statue of Shasta I located at TDECU Stadium. A gift from dedicated alumni and donors, the statue measures 15 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 5 feet tall.
Cynthia Oliver Coleman, P.E. (’71) was first in her family to graduate college, and the first Black woman to receive a degree in chemical engineering from the Cullen College of Engineering (CCE). Now, she is passionate about mentoring CCE students as they make their way into their professional lives.
Students celebrated with friends and family at UH’s oldest and proudest tradition, Frontier Fiesta. The event featured artist D.R.A.M, cook-offs, competitions, variety shows, carnival rides, and performances by students. Before you go, check out what else your fellow Coogs are up to:
Michael, Lisa and Carlie Sachs Lisa (’95) and Michael (’97) Sachs met at UH, where Lisa attended the College of the Arts and Michael attended the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Both Lisa and Michael were Frontier Fiesta student leaders. They have stayed involved with their alma mater ever since graduation, and married Read More
The UH Rec Center rose to occasion (of Valentine’s Day, that is) this month with a festive display and positive message for students. The flower-decorated backdrop and “hello beautiful” slogan caught a bunch of eyes and became a popular spot for pictures. Speaking of eye-catching, check out these stories about your fellow Coogs:
As part of the “Here, We Go” campaign, an event called Make A Wish for UH was held at the Cullen Family Plaza Fountains on Jaunaruy 19, featuring 1,000 luminarias. The event made for incredible photos and even more incredible memories. Speaking of incredible, check out these stories about your fellow Coogs:
Have you heard? On January 19, 2017, UH publicly launched the Here, We Go campaign, which will raise $1 billion for the University. In the spirit of the thematic pillars — Fuel, Build, Transform — the Lunar Cougar is undergoing an exciting new transformation.
Students and Shasta started off the holiday season just right by having snow much fun at UH’s 7th Winter Wonderland. Wherever you are this break, we hope you are staying warm and safe. Don’t forget to relax and enjoy this time with your loved ones! But before you go, check out these stories about your fellow Coogs!