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.
Priscilla Harrington, a Supply Chain Management and Marketing major, has been an avid volunteer with many Houston hunger-related events and organizations.
Students at the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston had the opportunity to meet with non-profit organizations during the Rockwell Career Center’s Volunteer Fair where they learned about all the opportunities to serve in the Houston area.
Bauer alumna Huyen Bui’s coursework in marketing and international business prepared her for a new Kiva Fellowship role in Vietnam, where she’ll serve as a microfinance liaison.
The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston recently honored Latha Ramchand, dean of the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, as the 2013 Educator of the Year.