First EDR Students Scholarship Student Chosen as part of $6.5 Million Endowment
March 1, 2021
The Elizabeth D. Rockwell (EDR) Center on Ethics and Leadership is proud to introduce the first group of students chosen for the EDR Student Scholarship. The awards are part of the $6.5 million endowment from the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Foundation to help fund the new EDR Center. Students receive a $1,500 scholarship for their demonstrated ethical leadership and merit. Read more.
Gelwick Family Donates $100,000 to Expand Ethics in Society Lecture Series
November 11, 2020
The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership at the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs has received a generous donation for the Richard Gelwick Endowed Lecture Series. Allen Gelwick, son of Rev. Dr. Richard Gelwick, has given $100,000 to further the purpose and reach of the important lecture series. The Gelwick gift will be matched by the Hobby School of Public Affairs for a total contribution of $200,000. Read more.
Hobby School Launches Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership with $6.5 Million Endowment
September 10, 2020
Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston is launching the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership with a series of lectures and projects focused on health disparities, voter suppression, and racial healing.
Paula Myrick Short, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, said the center builds upon the long-running Elizabeth D. Rockwell Lecture on Ethics and Leadership. The lecture series was established in 2004 with a $6.5 million endowment from the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Foundation, which will also fund the new Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership. Read more.