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UH College of Technology building 'Innovation Beltway' around Houston region

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.

Global Retailing Student Wins Honorable Award at IEEE – ICDH Conference

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.”

Association of Professional Futurists Student Recognition

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

HRD Students Develop Podcasts to Promote Microlearning in Organizations

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.

Nolan Moore Memorial Education Foundation Endowment

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.

Student Organizations Present Virtual Career Fair Prep

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.

Tony Bazzini, Former ExxonMobil Global Projects Company Chief Project Management Engineer Joins the College of Technology - Department of Construction Management

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.

College of Technology at Sugar Land Hosts AI Consortium

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.

CoT Welcomes New Faculty for Fall 2021

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.

CoT Students Return from Summer Internships

Stories of student internships

Alumni Spotlight: Dan Allford on Manufacturing Success

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.

Research Experience for High School Teachers in Design and Manufacturing

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.

CM Student Receives NAC Scholarship

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.

UH College of Technology #1 in Degrees Awarded

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.