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Hobby School Annual Luncheon

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Join the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs for its 5th annual luncheon on October 24!

Join Pulitzer prize-winning author and New Yorker journalist Lawrence Wright, McClatchy reporter Katie Glueck and Texas Monthly’s News and Politics editor Carlos Sanchez in a timely discussion about the midterm elections as well as the top races in Texas.

All luncheon proceeds benefit the 2019 Hobby Fellows program. Hobby Fellows offers University of Houston undergraduate students the opportunity to work as full-time interns in Austin during regularly scheduled legislative sessions. Assigned to the offices of members if the Texas Legislature, Hobby Fellows gain knowledge of the legislative process by observation, participation, research and writing. Combining supervised academic study with practical training allows the Fellows to earn upper level credit hours in political science while receiving a stipend. 

2017 Hobby Fellows

2017 Hobby Fellows


Event: Midterm & Texas Elections

When: Wednesday, October 24, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Registration: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: The Ballroom at the Bayou Place

500 Texas St., Houston, TX 77002

Parking: Theater District Parking

Host: University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs

Benefits: Hobby Fellows- Austin, TX 2019



Event Contact

Diana Benitez

713 743 1729


Hobby Leadership Award

At the luncheon, two Hobby Leadership Awards will be presented to a former Hobby School of Public Affairs intern (Leland Fellows, Hobby Fellows and Civic Houston Internship Program) and a graduate of the Hobby School of Public Affairs' Certified Public Manager program. For more information about the award, click here