University of Houston College of Technology Asst. Professor Olivia Johnson received a $50,000 grant to study how social media can influence physical activity among young women of color.
“It's exhilarating and very nerve-wracking,” Johnson said. “The study is looking at 18- to 25-year-old Black and Latinx women.”
Many parents dream of the day when their child graduates from college. Lisa Lopez will not only get to witness her daughter, Victoria Lopez, walk across the commencement stage but the proud mom will be right there beside Victoria when both of their names are called.
At the first in-person 50-in-5 celebration event, 116 faculty members were honored at the Wortham House on Monday, Nov. 29. President Renu Khator, Provost Paula Myrick Short, and Vice President for Research Amr Elnashai recognized faculty achievements in Year 2 and Year 3 of UH’s 50-in-5 Program.
With a goal of delivering innovative solutions that optimizethe shopper journey through more personalized and curated digital interactions across all forms of digital engagement and commerce, while also aligning with real-world, workforce insights, the University of Houston College of Technology and Relationshop have launched a new cloud-based data center and innovation laboratory.
Nearly anyone can be trained to be innovative. That is the core principle of the University of Houston College of Technology’s Leadership and Innovation Management degree program, which is being expanded beyond the campus to communities throughout the Houston region.
During the 2021 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Digital Health (ICDH), University of Houston Global Retailing student, Loren Gordon, received an award for her research topic “A Health Equity Partnership.”
Congratulations to University of Houston (UH) Master of Science in Foresight students Heather Benoit Kampa and JT Mudge for receiving 1st place awards in the 2021 Association of Professional Futurists (APF) Student Recognition Program
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.