University of Houston Human Resource Development (HRD) faculty continue to incorporate technology to unleash human expertise within organizations. Developing creative assignments to teach students how to apply course material in real-world scenarios, results in students showcasing their skills acquired during the undergraduate program.
This past year, the Nolan Moore Memorial Education Foundation (NMMEF) voted to establish an endowment at the University of Houston (UH) College of Technology supporting the Digital Media program. The NMMEF is the foundation of the Printing & Imaging Association MidAmerica (PIA MidAmerica) that supports secondary and post-secondary institutions that have print technology and graphics programs.
College of Technology (CoT) student organizations are helping their fellow students find success in landing internships and jobs after hosting a Virtual Career Fair Prep information session. The college’s Career Services department, alumni, and recruiters were invited to give guidance for preparing for the upcoming Virtual Career Fair, tips for job interviews, and advice on how to stand out to employers. With the fall 2021 Virtual Career Fair fast approaching, there is no better time to make those final adjustments to students’ interview game plans. The Handshake platform is the gateway to the whole CoT Career Fair process.
An industry innovator and leader with nearly 40 years of experience has joined the College of Technology as a Professor of Practice in Construction Management. Recently retired from ExxonMobil’s Global Projects Company as Chief Project Management Engineer, Tony Bazzini joined the University of Houston’s College of Technology effective September 2021.
The AI Innovation Consortium (AIIC) wrapped up its 2-day hybrid event at the University of Houston, College of Technology at Sugar Land. Sponsored by Evolve 2021, Industry leaders from the largest and most innovative companies met on Aug. 12 and 13 to present and discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming in the global economy.
The College of Technology welcomes 9 new faculty in the fall 2021 semester. Their diverse experiences will add to the college’s ability to provide exceptional programs that contribute to our students’ success!
“I continue to be impressed by the quality of new faculty attracted to the College of Technology,” said Anthony Ambler, dean of the College of Technology. “I look forward to their contributions in teaching and research.”
Get to know our new faculty through their bios below.
Dan Allford has continued innovating since he started his company, ARC Specialties, nearly 40 years ago from his garage. Over the course of his professional journey, he has excelled as an entrepreneur in the manufacturing industry with his hands-on attitude towards learning.
Twelve local high school teachers are ready to inspire the next generation of students after completing an extensive six-week Research Experience for Teachers (RET) site program with the College of Technology at the University of Houston.
College of Technology undergraduate Maria Standley was awarded a prestigious scholarship by the National Academy of Construction (NAC) in the amount of $2500 for the Academic Year 2021-2022. Maria is a Junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management with a minor in Business Administration.
The American Society of Engineering Education’s (ASEE) recently updated report “Engineering and Engineering Technology By the Numbers” lists the UH College of Technology as first in multiple rankings. The data was collected in 2019, although the report was not released until fall of 2020, and then updated in 2021.
For Jay Dorsey and Hernan Morales, adaptability and dedication have been essential for their professional success. Since their time at the University of Houston (UH), both recognize the role their education played in their development, and both continue to support future generations of construction management entrepreneurs at UH.
As a part of the Fulbright Joint-Supervision Program, Safae Bourhnane, a Ph.D. student from Morocco, is visiting the lab of Dr. Driss Benhaddou, Professor of Engineering Technology in the College of Technology.
Integrity is the defining trait of any successful entrepreneur, and Lisa Cushing has come to embody that through her professional journey. Over the past 17 years, Lisa Cushing has worked through her company Petals by Design to provide the Houston community with quality floral designs and a dedication to curating a unique experience.