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Producing graduates with STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – capabilities continues to be vital issue for the future of the United States. Growth in engineering and other STEM occupations is vastly outpacing the supply of skilled workers.

UH Professor Part of Team Researching Windows of Opportunity for Black Male Engineers
November 6, 2018
Producing graduates with STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – capabilities continues to be vital issue for the future of the United States. Growth in engineering and...

The University of Houston System Board of Regents presented the Regents’ Academic Excellence Award to the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES). The award recognizes University of Houston System institutions’ programs and initiatives that exemplify academic excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement.

UH College of Engineering PROMES receives Regents’ Academic Excellence Award
August 24, 2018
The University of Houston System Board of Regents presented the Regents’ Academic Excellence Award to the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s Program for Mastery in...

National award recognizes programs making a difference

UH PROMES Receives Inspiring Programs in STEM Award
August 15, 2018
National award recognizes programs making a difference
Lisette Montemayor, incoming freshman, is part of UH's newest Student Success Program funded by the NSF.

The National Science Foundation awarded a $999,029 grant to a team of University of Houston researchers for a new program aimed at studying the impact of scholarships, engagement and other support on low-income students and their academic success.

UH Researchers Win $1M Award to Boost Student Success
August 6, 2018
The National Science Foundation awarded a $999,029 grant to a team of University of Houston researchers for a new program aimed at studying the impact of scholarships, engagement and other...

On Wednesday, April 25, Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) students and alumni gathered at the UH Cullen College of Engineering to celebrate “PROMES Day,” which was recognized by the City of Houston in 1985.

PROMES Director Jerrod Henderson shared some brief comments on the program’s history, longevity and successes. The framed proclamation from the City of Houston was on display for the event attendees while they enjoyed refreshments and networking.

UH Cullen College Celebrates City of Houston “PROMES Day”
May 2, 2018
On Wednesday, April 25, Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) students and alumni gathered at the UH Cullen College of Engineering to celebrate “PROMES Day,” which was...

The Program for Mastery of Engineering Studies (PROMES) held its 40th annual banquet on Thursday, April 12, celebrating the students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors of the Cullen College’s most enduring academic success program.

The sold-out event took place at the UH Alumni Center and featured a free dinner buffet, research poster presentations by UH engineering students and a brief awards ceremony.

PROMES Celebrates its 40th Annual Banquet
April 19, 2018
The Program for Mastery of Engineering Studies (PROMES) held its 40th annual banquet on Thursday, April 12, celebrating the students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors of the Cullen College...
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will serve as the spring 2018 commencement speaker for the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering 2018 commencement on Friday, May 11.

BASF Executive Heidi Alderman to be UH Cullen College 2018 Commencement Speaker
April 10, 2018
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering 2018 commencement on Friday, May 11.
Researchers and students from the University of Houston are working with fourth- and fifth-grade boys to promote interest in STEM.

Both the medium and the message are STEM – encouraging fourth and fifth-grade African-American and Latino boys to embrace the cool factor of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through hands-on engineering activities with their fathers and other mentors from the University of Houston.

Boys, Fathers and Mentors Work Together for STEM Engagement
March 26, 2018
Both the medium and the message are STEM – encouraging fourth and fifth-grade African-American and Latino boys to embrace the cool factor of science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

Students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aren't just expected to do well in their labs and classes -- engineering students are expected to work in their respective fields of study while pursuing their degrees in order to land their dream jobs after college. That's why the Cullen College's Career Center offers two Engineering Career Fairs each year, one in the spring and one in the fall, to connect students to the top employers around the country early on in their academic careers.

Top Companies Recruit UH Engineers at Fall Career Fair
February 6, 2018
Students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aren't just expected to do well in their labs and classes -- engineering students are expected to work in their respective fields of study...
UH biomedical engineering student Amanda Nash wins Student Leadership Award

Amanda Nash, a first-generation undergraduate student at the University of Houston, likes to combine biology, engineering, research and awards.

“I love learning new things and trying to understand the world around me,” Nash said about what fuels her research. “I think it is so cool to think about everyday things from a scientific point of view.”

PROMES Scholar Wins Student Leadership Award for the 2018 BEYA STEM Conference
January 24, 2018
Amanda Nash, a first-generation undergraduate student at the University of Houston, likes to combine biology, engineering, research and awards. “I love learning new things and trying to...

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