The spirit of philanthropy is alive and well at University of Houston. Learn how one man’s love of learning came to benefit up-and-coming students at the University of Houston.
Mr. F. Allan Bryant was an engineer’s engineer, and truly a Professional Engineer. He had a knack for distilling complex behavior into an understandable behavioral system. He would often start with a differential equation for that behavior and then devise his own matrix solution for it. In earlier years, he would write a FORTRAN solver to get to a solution; in later years he would use PC math tools to do the job; if a tool did not readily exist, he would create his own tool and utilize it.
The Honors College at the University of Houston provides students with an exhilarating, intellectual environment grounded in an “education for life” philosophy. Beyond challenging curricula, students are encouraged to step outside the boundaries and explore the world around them. We recently caught up with two students from the Honors College who are doing just that.
UIMPACTHouston is a University of Houston blog by Annual Giving featuring inspirational accounts of lives forever changed through charitable giving. Philanthropic support plays an instrumental role in the University’s continued mission to ensure student success. The transformative difference that results is best exemplified through the stories of its benefactors and beneficiaries. We hope you are inspired by these examples of philanthropy, accomplishment, and gratitude.