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News and Events

UH System Possibly Impacted by Blackbaud Data Security Incident

August 5, 2020 | The University of Houston System may have been impacted by a data security incident involving Blackbaud, one of our service providers. No UH System encrypted data (like social security numbers, bank account or credit card information) were involved in this incident. At this time, we do not believe any further action is required by individuals. For more information, please visit the UH System website by clicking “Read More” below.

UH Cougar Emergency Fund to Support Students Facing Hardship

The University of Houston has relaunched its emergency fund to assist students facing unexpected financial hardships due to COVID-19. The Cougar Emergency Fund is designed to offer as much as $1,500 in support to eligible students for school-related costs to keep them enrolled and on track despite financial hardship caused by the pandemic.

UH College of Medicine Receives First Scholarship Endowment

The University of Houston College of Medicine has received a $25,000 gift from The Indian Doctors Association (IDA) of Houston to establish its first scholarship endowment. Administered by the University of Houston Foundation, The Indian Doctors Association of Houston Endowed Scholarship will be given to students of Indian descent or who are members of an active student South Asian organization.

Read Now Enjoy stories of generosity from our philanthropic community during the 2019 academic year. THE 2019 REPORT ON PHILANTHROPY