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3-day Virtual Career Fair Exceeded All Expectations

The College of Technology continues its commitment to producing graduates who are career ready. In fact, 72% of graduates from the college have a job or job offer in hand at graduation. One aspect of this commitment is the work done by the college’s Career Services office to produce the best possible career fairs for CoT students.

UH Announces Funding for Carbon Management Projects

The Center for Carbon Management in Energy at the University of Houston has awarded $275,000 in research funding for projects focused on carbon management and the energy transition.

Accelerate: Houston

The City of Houston and Microsoft announced a new partnership that includes the University of Houston College of Technology to support workforce development and digital skills training in the Houston community.

Lars Greiner Joins Supply Chain and Logistics Technology Advisory Board

The global reach of the University of Houston Supply Chain and Logistics program is extended further with the addition of Lars Greiner, senior consultant for HPC Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH, to the industry advisory board. As an innovative shipping and logistics executive with proven success in consulting, planning and the optimization of logistics processes for 500 international companies and EPCs

STUDENT SUCCESS

Abeer Asad graduated from the University of Houston in May 2020 with a B.S. in Computer Information Systems (CIS) and a minor in Technology Leadership and Innovation Management. A recipient of the College of Technology Deans Medal of Academic Excellence in May 2020, she graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors. Asad achieved the College of Technology Dean's List, 2017-2020, was awarded the Chevron Student Scholarship, 2019-2020, and the UH Academic Excellence Scholarship, 2017-2020.

Maritime Industry Leaders to Answer Questions in Port of the Future Webinar

The first in a series of six free one-hour monthly webinars, “Business Resumption in a Global Pandemic Environment,” will be held Thursday, July 30th, 12:00 p.m. Industry leaders will discuss how ports of entry and the transportation and logistics industries can navigate through the global pandemic. The webinar series will lead into a major Port of the Future Conference planned for March 2021.

Stopping Listeria Reproduction ‘In its Tracks’

Listeria contaminations can send food processing facilities into full crisis mode with mass product recalls, federal warnings and even hospitalization or death for people who consume the contaminated products. Destroying the bacterium and stopping its spread can be challenging because of the formation of biofilms, or communities of resistant bacteria that adhere to drains or other surfaces.

A Game to the Rescue

The emergence of COVID-19 in the spring did more than send people home from schools and offices. It had the potential to disrupt capstone projects, even graduation, for some students. A graduate cybersecurity class at the University of Houston found the answer in a video game.

Ingenuity Applied: UH Alumnus and College Admissions Expert Adapts to COVID-19 Challenges

Third Ward native John Smith describes himself as “big on mentoring,” citing the invaluable impact that members of the historic Houston community had on him as a young man.

Supply Chain and Logistics Technology Program brings global trade experts to the virtual classroom

The inside story of how freight forwarders and third party logistics companies are managing trade wars, COVID, and carrier disruptions

Transmedia Software Donation to Digital Media Program Enhances Advanced Marketing Education

The University of Houston Digital Media program in the College of Technology prepares graduates with high-level competencies across a range of print and digital media technologies. With the accelerating adoption of new communication platforms, students need to possess a thorough knowledge of transmedia marketing skills to help employers optimize their business communication investments.

Digital Media Student Awarded the Print and Graphic Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

University of Houston College of Technology digital media student, Kelis Woods has been awarded the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) Scholarship. The foundation is a not-for-profit organization that provides technical school, as well as undergraduate and graduate fellowship assistance to those who are interested in a career in graphic communications.

UH Researchers Play Key Role in $2.8M Grant Supporting Mental Health Treatment in Harris County

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded a $2.8M grant to develop an Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) program. Gearing, Kovach, and Washburn won a $500,000 subcontract award to evaluate the AOT program outcomes and ensure alignment with participants’ needs, state laws, and goals

Managing Your Supply Chain through 2020 Webinar Set for June 18

A panel of global supply chain experts will challenges in planning and navigating the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, supply-side and demand-side shocks, natural disasters and social unrest, Thursday, June 18, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., CST.