Whether you serve on a volunteer board, become a member of one of our Donor Societies, join via life membership or engage in student philanthropy, there are many ways to get involved at UH! Every time you give of your time, talent or resources, you increase opportunities for today’s students and tomorrow’s leaders.
OPPORTUNITY DEFINES A UH EDUCATION
When you invest in UH, you enable opportunity to take root and thrive. It grows first for our students, who bring a special grit and determination to their studies, and next for our schools, colleges, faculty, and region.
Dominic Ng: Former Tutor, Guest Coach and Diversity Champion
Dominic Ng (’80), Chairman and CEO of East West Bank, remembers tutoring University of Houston student-athletes in the University’s tutorial center and earning just over $3 an hour during the late 1970s.
Fred Haas: Keeping the Wheels of UH Turning
Fred Haas (’51) is truly a self-made man with a vision — and a proud Cougar. Amiable and unassuming, his name is synonymous with his radio ads: Fred Haas Toyota World! Fred Haas Toyota Country!
Pulling Ahead: The Newman Family Is On UH’s Team
The Cougars were down by several points when Patrick (’69) and Pamela (’74) Newman traveled with the University of Houston football team to Temple University. Once they were escorted down to the field end zone, the game began to change in the Cougar’s favor
News and Events
Coogs Care: Students hold Donation Drives on Campus for UH Harvey Victims
As campus life returns to normal after Hurricane Harvey, University of Houston students are finding time between classes to donate much needed supplies to fellow Cougars who are victims of the storm.
UH Football Spearheads Donations From Texas Schools
Student-athletes from the Houston football program collected items including non-perishable food, personal care products, cleaning supplies, clothing, baby supplies and more. The players loaded them into the trucks for a Friday convoy to Houston.
UH Receives $3.3 Million from State Cancer Research Program
The University of Houston has received $3.3 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, including $2 million to hire Rohith Reddy, a post-doctoral researcher at Harvard Medical School who focuses on next-generation technologies for detecting gynecological cancers, and $1.3 million to allow the College of Education’s Lorraine Reitzel to expand a tobacco cessation program to substance abuse treatment centers.