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Shasta’s Round-Up: April 2017

by My Vo (’17), posted on: April 28, 2017

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.

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Cynthia Oliver Coleman, P.E. (’71)

by Joelle Carson, posted on: April 14, 2017

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.

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Shasta’s Story Round-Up: March 2017

by My Vo (’17), posted on: March 31, 2017

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:

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Lisa (’95) and Michael (’97) Sachs

by Joelle Carson, posted on: March 10, 2017

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

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Shasta’s Story Round-Up: February 2017

by My Vo (’17), posted on: February 24, 2017

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:

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Shasta’s Story Round-Up: January 2017

by My Vo (’17), posted on: January 27, 2017

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:

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Here, We Go!

by Joelle Carson, posted on: January 20, 2017

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.

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Shasta’s Story Round-Up: December 2016

by My Vo (’17), posted on: December 30, 2016

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!

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Happy Holidays from the Lunar Cougar!

by My Vo (’17), posted on: December 23, 2016

Warmest greetings from the Lunar Cougar! We hope you are having a very merry winter break so far. The University of Houston will be on break until January 2. Until then, stay safe and have a tree-mendous holiday season!

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Kayla Stewart (’15)

by My Vo (’17), posted on: December 16, 2016

Kayla Stewart (’15) received a Fulbright Scholarship to be a teaching assistant for 10th graders at a military boarding school in Indonesia for the 2016-2017 school year. Over the years, she has studied in Ghana, taught in Italy, worked for the Daily Cougar, interned at Houstonia Magazine, and was a research fellow at Upworthy.