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Golden Cougars


Class of 1959 alumni Hollis Scarborough, David Mizell Sr., Irma Villareal, Robert Nelson, Guadalupe "Wally" Casas and Robert Boudreaux were recognized as Pharmacy Golden Cougars at the Class of 2009 Commencement.


Dean Lamar Pritchard congratulates Class of 1960 alumni Daniel Earl Morse, Andrew Hunter (Kaszycki), and Ralph C. Turner Jr. on achieving Golden Cougar status.

Celebrating Pharmacy's Golden Cougars

Several years ago, UH College of Pharmacy introduced a new tradition to the annual Commencement Ceremony: welcoming back its "Golden Cougar" alumni to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation from the college. 

Calling Class of 1966 Alumni

The 2016 Golden Cougars – representing the college's Class of 1966 – are invited to participate in the UHCOP Class of 2016 Convocation on Friday, May 13, 2016, at Cullen Performance Hall.

In addition, Golden Cougars have an open invitation to join us for the Graduation Awards Reception on Thursday, May 12, at the UH Hilton

For more information about Golden Cougar participation, please contact Barbara Knight at or 713-743-3705.

Golden Cougar Activities

Participation in Golden Cougar recognition highlights include:


Golden Cougar members of the Class of 1961 Harold Pieratt, Thomas Carradine, Wesley Chu Lee and Bruce Biundo prepare to lead the Class of 2011 into Cullen Performance Hall.

  • Catch up with classmates and peers;
  • Meet and lead the procession of the next generation of leaders in pharmacy and research;
  • Don the graduate's cap and gown;
  • Be recognized on stage and receive a certificate and photo marking the occasion;
  • See how the university has grown and developed; and
  • Experience the excitement of being outstanding member and representative of Houston's only Tier
  • One public research university.

UH College of Pharmacy is proud of the accomplishments of its alumni, and we look forward to welcoming you back to mark this momentous occasion.