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College of Technology Professor Named ‘Woman of Distinction’

Monika Zarzycka, instructional associate professor with the University of Houston College of Technology Digital Media program, was one of 10 women honored as a Woman of Distinction at the Graph Expo & Print 2016 Annual Conference.

Digital Media Student Lands Dream Job at NASA after Internship

When NASA reached out to the University of Houston to find a student for an engineering tech internship with web and social media expertise, Monika Kalam moved from her comfort zone and stepped up to the challenge.

Carlo Deason wins Silver Medal at Inaugural Americas Masters Games

Carlo Deason, senior academic advisor at the University of Houston College of Technology, won a silver medal in the 10K road race at the Inaugural Americas Masters Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, August 27, 2016.

One College - A World of Opportunities

It’s official. The College of Technology is now the second largest on the University of Houston campus. Our students enthusiastically enrich their academic experiences with unmatched opportunities for creativity and innovation through diverse projects and research opportunities that impact many facets of society.

Students Get an Early Jump on Jobs at Technology Career Fair

More than 50 employers and an estimated 200 students are set to take advantage of exceptional opportunities to make valuable connections at the College of Technology Career Fair on September 27, 2016, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the University of Houston, Main Campus, Hilton Hotel.

Get ready for the #HTownTakeover!

All College of Technology alumni, faculty, staff and students are invited to join the celebration before each home game. Food and beverages service begins 3 hours kick-off and closes 30 minutes prior to kick-off. Look for the tent at Legends Plaza in front of Gate 1, Northeast Corner of TDECU Stadium.

Digital Media Alumni Reunion Planned

All alumni who majored in digital media are invited to a reunion hosted by the Lisa Cushing (‘01), University of Houston Alumni Association Rising Star 2016, and owner of Petals by Design; and, Dr. Jerry Waite, digital media professor and program coordinator.

Fiesta rolls out first in series of store remodels

A revamped and rebranded Fiesta Market in Houston's traditionally Hispanic East End is the first step in a company-wide effort to expand the appeal of the 44-year-old grocery chain, CEO Michael Byars said Wednesday. New touches range from bilingual signage to a smoothie bar.

Despite Slowdown, Houston Faces Construction Worker Shortage

Seventy-four percent of Texas construction companies say they are having a hard time finding hourly craft workers, like carpenters, electricians or plumbers.

Student Success: Technology Alumnus Selected for Distinctive Doctoral Teaching Fellowship

Sami Elestwani (’15, M.S. global retailing and M.S. technology project management) was awarded the University of Houston Future Faculty Fellowship (F3).

Researchers Develop Advanced Techniques to Alleviate Water Shortage

Dr. Ahmed Senouci, associate professor in the University of Houston Department of Construction Management, and a team of Concordia University researchers have joined forces to solve potential shortages in the world’s future water supply.

Project Management Experts Produce Winning Case Study

The Project Management Institute (PMI) selected the case, “Star of Hope Mission: Survival in the Midst of Hurricanes,” as second place winner in the 2016 PMI Teaching Case Competition.

Welcome to the 2016-2017 Academic Year

The College of Technology faculty and staff are looking forward to supporting more than 6,200 new and returning students. We are excited to see what we will accomplish together this year.

Piwetz Family Establishes $50,000 Gift for Construction Management Scholarship Endowment

The Piwetz Family Construction Management Scholarship Endowment, established in the spring of 2016 for the College of Technology by Mike and Mary Jo Piwetz, is a need- based $50,000 endowed scholarship that will provide financial assistance annually to a full time student, in good academic standing and majoring in the process and industrial track in construction management.