Sequent Energy Bolsters UH GEMI With Contribution

Published on July 15, 2008

gemi-donation-sequentUH Bauer College finance professor Stephen Arbogast, right, stands with Sequent Energy Management Executive Vice President Peter Tumminello as he hands a $25,000 check to Dean Arthur Warga and Finance Department Chair Praveen Kumar, executive director of the UH – Global Energy Management Institute (GEMI). The donation will benefit GEMI, a center within Bauer College that prepares the world’s energy industry workers and explores issues important to the industry’s future. The donation was made possible by a grant from AGL Resources Private Foundation, who gifted Bauer on behalf of Sequent Energy Management.

By Mayra Cruz

About the University of Houston

The University of Houston, Texas’ premier metropolitan research and teaching institution, is home to more than 40 research centers and institutes and sponsors more than 300 partnerships with corporate, civic and governmental entities. UH, the most diverse research university in the country, stands at the forefront of education, research and service with more than 35,000 students.

About the Bauer College of Business

The C.T. Bauer College of Business has been in operation for more than 60 years at the University of Houston main campus. Through its five academic departments, the college offers a full-range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in business. The Bauer College is fully accredited by the AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In August 2000, Houston business leader and philanthropist Charles T. (Ted) Bauer endowed the College of Business with a $40 million gift. In recognition of his generosity, the college was renamed the C.T. Bauer College of Business.