The True Cougar Society

“Giving is the master key to success in applications of human life.”
– Bryant McGill, 
author, speaker and thought leader

With great appreciation, the University of Houston has established the True Cougar Society to recognize donors who have reached consecutive annual giving milestones. We recognize that each and every gift, no matter what the size or the designation, makes a lasting impact in advancing our institution. Members are essential to the groundbreaking contributions the University and our students make to society each and every day.

Qualifying Milestones

  • 3 fiscal years of consecutive giving*
  • 10 fiscal years of consecutive giving*
  • 20 or more fiscal years of consecutive giving*

Stewardship and Recognition

  • Official welcome note to new members
  • Special anniversary mailing to members reaching 10 year milestone
  • Personalized recognition from University leadership for members reaching 20 year milestone

For further information about the True Cougar Society, please contact Elizabeth Kennedy, Donor Relations and Stewardship at

*The University of Houston’s fiscal year runs from September 1 through August 31.

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