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Research Experience for High School Teachers in Design and Manufacturing

12 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.

Alumni Spotlight: Jay Dorsey and Hernan Morales on Building the Future for Construction

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.

Visiting Fulbright Student Joins College of Technology

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.

Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Cushing on Flourishing Through Integrity

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.

HRD Course Advocates for Underrepresented Groups Through Project

Human Resource Development (HRD) students taking HRD 3350 – Workforce Diversity and Globalization – during the spring 2021 semester were able to participate in a class project aimed at advocating for underrepresented groups and highlighting how companies make accommodations for those groups.

Alumni Spotlight: Teaching the Value of Learning to Future HRD Leaders

After a string of career attempts that never quite fit, Jay Clancy began to realize that he was meant for more than just a job. With a passion for helping people grow and a refocus in his career, Clancy is now a growing entrepreneur who shares with future techpreneurs the importance of continuous learning.

2021 CoT Student Organization Awards Announced

Each year, the College of Technology awards student organizations and individuals who contribute to the success of its students through their leadership and dedication.

Elizabeth Rodwell to Workshop Book with Leading Experts

Elizabeth Rodwell’s book manuscript was selected as the most promising in the field of Science and Technology Studies by the Ann Johnson Institute for Science, Technology & Society.

Dr. Lei Fan Selected for NSF Grant Award for Power System Flexibility Research

Dr. Lei Fan’s research aims to develop a comprehensive and integrated framework for power system flexibility including metric assessment, mathematical modeling, and solution algorithms.

Alumni Spotlight: Sean Joseph on Becoming a Role Model for Future Black Techprenuers

As a distinguished member of the information technology (IT) industry, Sean Joseph always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur. Since his early success in a high school business entrepreneurship team, Joseph knew that he just needed the right time and opportunity to start his journey as a business owner.

Paving the Way for Women in Construction

The College of Technology is joining The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) in celebrating Women in Construction Week March 7-13, 2021 by exploring how our students and faculty have experienced being a woman in the construction industry.

New Student Organization Highlights Women in Construction

A new student organization in the College of Technology seeks to highlight the accomplishments of female students and professionals in the Construction Management field. Under the advisement of Dr. Lingguang Song, a group of students is forming Women in Construction to provide support to female students in a predominately male industry.