Media Alerts / Story Ideas

Week of May 6, 2013

Published on May 7, 2013


Jessica Bolaños, a graduating senior in the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at Bauer College, shares how she is hoping to change the world by promoting literacy to developing countries through the non-profit organization she developed during her time in the program. By using crowd-funding and social media, Bolaños hopes to raise awareness, and funds, to deliver books to children in impoverished nations.

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Doing a Google Search for the highest paying jobs in Houston didn’t pay off for Jose Avalos Estrada. After realizing he had a passion for business, Estrada found his way to the Bauer College at UH where he was able to tap into his leadership skills, earning an impressive number of accolades before he takes a walk across the stage in Hofheinz Pavilion this week.

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The C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston will celebrate nearly 1,000 Spring 2013 business graduates during a commencement ceremony on May 11 in Hofheinz Pavilion on the UH campus.

The Bauer ceremony is part of a full day of commencement on campus, the university’s esteemed tradition of General Commencement to honor all graduates and achievements in a grand celebration. Bauer students from undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs will claim their degrees in the Spring 2013 ceremony.

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