September 12, 2019
University of Houston President Renu Khator joined officials from the Sugar Land instructional site and more than 150 guests for the official opening of the new College of Technology building. The ribbon cutting ceremony comes nearly a year after groundbreaking for the new facility.
“Today we celebrate the completion of this state-of-the-art building, as well as the many students who are on their way to becoming industry professionals,” said Jay Neal, associate vice president, academic affairs and chief operating officer for UH at Sugar Land. “I know what this day means to the college. We are ready to make an impact on students, on workforce, on our region and beyond.”
Officials broke ground on the 100,000-square-foot building in March of 2018 (Page Architects/Tellepsen Builders). The three floors feature classroom space and research labs, auditoriums, student lounge areas, faculty and staff offices, and a greenhouse area.
“The college is continuing to expand its already large presence in Sugar Land with a range of programs that explicitly support the nation's and Texas' economy,” said Anthony Ambler, dean of the college. “We are a professional college that prides itself in providing career-ready graduates.”
Students may pursue studies in biotechnology, construction management, digital media, human resource development, mechanical engineering, supply chain and logistics technology, and technology leadership and innovation management.