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UH Named Center of Excellence for Work on Cyber Defense

The University of Houston's educational and research programs in cybersecurity and cyber defense have been recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Celebrating 2015 Graduates

Faculty, staff, family and friends gathered on the morning of Thursday, May 14 to celebrate with the spring 2015 graduates. Award-winning students were recognized during the program, including the Dean’s Medal recipients, the honorary College of Technology Outstanding Student, Outstanding Graduate Student, Engineering Technology Outstanding Student, and six graduation ceremony Banner Bearers.

Faculty and Staff Excellence Award Winners Honored

In celebration of their exceptional accomplishments, four faculty members in the University of Houston College of Technology were recognized with awards for research, teaching, and service, on May 1 at the UH Sugar Land campus.

Cougars for Kids Volunteer Recognized at Texas Medical Center Celebration

The Texas Medical Center Volunteer Service Advisory Council ‘2015 Salute to Volunteers’ luncheon, Thursday, May 14, featured Dr. Denton A. Cooley as guest speaker. Dr. Cooley is a distinguished cardiovascular surgeon who created the Texas Heart Institute and School of Surgery. Honoree, An Dinh, a volunteer in the University of Houston Cougars For Kids program was named UH Volunteer of the year.

UH Construction Management Student Earns Top Score in the Nation

For the third time, a student from the University of Houston's construction management department has earned the highest score on a national certification exam.

Tom Herman to Speak at Graduate Convocation Ceremony May 14

Tom Herman, newly named UH head football coach, will be the featured speaker at the graduate convocation ceremony for the College of Technology, the Conrad Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Management, and the College of Education, on May 14, 2015, 2 p.m., Hofheinz Pavilion.

Delphians Visit UH

Dean William Fitzgibbon hosted the Houston Area Delphian Chapters joint board for lunch in the Astrodome Room of the UH Student Center.

$1.2 Million NSF Grant Boosts Effort to Increase Engineering Technology Scholars

The Engineering Technology Department is one of two departments at the University of Houston that has received a combined $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation to support scholarships for students in engineering technology and computer science.

Digital Media Program Mentors Dubiski Career High School Students

UH College of Technology instructors Can Le and Harold Halliday accompanied 24 Graphic communications students from Dubiski Career High School who were delegates and competitors at the State Leadership and Skills Conference.

Engineering Technology Student Wins Energy Explorer Scholarship

College of Technology undergrad student Christian J. Kuhasz has been awarded the Energy Explorer Scholarship. The award was announced during the UH Energy Symposium, March 31, 2015. Made possible through support from Statoil North America and Direct Energy, the $1500 scholarship is designated for students pursuing an energy-related major or minor or conducting research in an energy related field.

STEM Education: College of Technology Welcomes Young Emerging Technologists

Sponsored by the Lemelson-MIT JV InvenTeams program, more than 100 inquisitive high school students toured the University of Houston College of Technology labs and the College of Architecture on April 14. Houston’s stormy skies did not dampen their spirits as they enthusiastically interacted with technology faculty, staff, and student ambassadors.

Students Visit Staples for a Behind the Scenes Look at New Packaging Technology

On April 2, while most students were tucked away in classrooms on campus, 19 digital media program students from the University of Houston College of Technology’s Package and Design class stood in the Houston Staples Fulfillment Center.

Digital Media Students Recognized for Graphic Excellence

Winner of the Best in Category student award, Ranyah Al-Hebshi, was recognized at the Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast’s Graphic Excellence Awards gala, held at the Doubletree in Greenway Plaza on April 22, 2015.

UH Leader Testifies Before Congress on Energy Training Program

Ramanan Krishnamoorti, acting vice president/vice chancellor for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston, has been asked to testify before Congress about an innovative workforce training program developed for the energy industry.


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