Bauer College will celebrate Fall 2013 graduates during a commencement ceremony on Dec. 20 in Hofheinz Pavilion on the UH campus.
More than 150 students in the Bauer Hispanic Business Student Association (HBSA) focus on voicing the concerns of Hispanic business students, promoting business leadership skills and entrepreneurship while reaching out to middle school and high school students in the community.
Thanks to a $12,500 grant from Capital One, students from Houston’s Edison Middle School will gain exposure to college life and learn the tools of financial planning and running a business.
Saleha Khumawala, microfinance professor at the Bauer College, and her students have spent the past semester facilitating and teaching the Bauer Microfinance Program at the Independence Heights Neighborhood Centers Inc.
The annual Cougar Pitch competition aimed to offer students a platform to develop their business plans and to hone their pitches and presentation skills they need when meeting with potential investors and customers.
Priscilla Harrington, a Supply Chain Management and Marketing major, has been an avid volunteer with many Houston hunger-related events and organizations.