Your Gifts at Work


Giving Back to Education

After many years of giving annual charitable donations to many organizations, the Tanseys reviewed their pattern of giving. “We decided to prioritize and give to Mike’s favorite institution” said Elsa, Mike’s wife.


Investing in Students

Scholarships helped May Nguyen graduate from University of Houston with a relatively small amount of debt. Now, she and her husband, Greg Bounds, want to give more students the chance to focus on careers rather than worry about the financial burdens of college. They are establishing the Greg Bounds and Bich-May Nguyen Undergraduate Biology Scholarship Endowment.


UH Unveils a New Energy and Sustainability Minor

Some of the areas explored by the Energy and Sustainability Minor are existing, transitional and alternative energy resources; conservation and consumption; and energy and sustainability from the perspectives of economics and business, architecture and design, public policy and education.


From McAllen to Houston-Jose Zamora

“UH taught me that in order to achieve your goals you have to understand what you want, make a plan and then simply, take massive action to get what you want.”


Tier One Scholarships Inspire a Generation of Students

The Les and Donna Haulbrook UH Tier One Scholarship Endowment, which also receives a corporate match from Donna’s and Les’s employer, ExxonMobil, enabled students to pursue their dreams at the University of Houston.