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STEP Forward campers pose by the Houston Waterwall.

In 2006, just months after stepping into her new role as PROMES Director, Kathy Zerda led her first STEP Forward camp at the University of Houston. Over the course of the week, she watched her campers form friendships through team building exercises and field trips, and she found herself bonding with them as well.

STEP Forward Camp Forms Lasting Friendships While Teaching Engineering Basics
July 9, 2014
In 2006, just months after stepping into her new role as PROMES Director, Kathy Zerda led her first STEP Forward camp at the University of Houston. Over the course of the week, she watched...

In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and in 2008, Hurricane Ike (a Category 2 storm) came ashore over Galveston and wreaked havoc in the Houston area, knocking out power to many customers in the greater Houston metro area for several weeks.

6th Annual Hurricane and Disasters Conference to be Held on August 1
July 9, 2014
In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the coastal regions of...
Ron Cambio stands with PROMES scholarship student at the PROMES 40th Anniversary Reconnect and Mixer.

One little known fact about the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s PROMES program (Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies) is that the program’s year-to-year funding has relied largely on the generous donations of corporate sponsors and Cullen College alumni.

Shell Engineering Retirees Give Endowment to PROMES Program at 40th Anniversary Party
June 12, 2014
One little known fact about the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s PROMES program (Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies) is that the program’s year-to-year funding...

Rain may have saturated Houston last weekend, but it didn't dampen the cougar spirit at the PROMES 40th Anniversary barbecue held in front of Engineering Building 1 on Saturday.

PHOTOS: 40 Years of PROMES BBQ
June 6, 2014
Rain may have saturated Houston last weekend, but it didn't dampen the cougar spirit at the PROMES 40th Anniversary barbecue held in front of Engineering Building 1 on Saturday.

The electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been growing in size, raising its standards, and climbing national rankings for its world-class academic programs.

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Named Top 50 Great Affordable Program
May 21, 2014
The electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been growing in size, raising its standards, and climbing national...

Gray, windy weather didn’t stop hundreds of students and supporters from joining PROMES and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) on Saturday morning for the fifth annual

PHOTOS: Out of the Darkness Walk
March 31, 2014
Gray, windy weather didn’t stop hundreds of students and supporters from joining PROMES and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) on Saturday morning for the fifth annual

With two days still left until the PROMES-sponsored “Out of the Darkness” walk, students have already raised over $11,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The original fundraising goal was $10,000.

PROMES-Sponsored "Out of the Darkness" Walk Exceeds $10K Goal
March 26, 2014
With two days still left until the PROMES-sponsored “Out of the Darkness” walk, students have already raised over $11,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The original...

The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s PROMES Program is teaming up with the Greater Houston Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for the fifth year in a row to organize the University of Houston

PROMES Sponsers Out of the Darkness Walk
March 12, 2014
The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s PROMES Program is teaming up with the Greater Houston Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for the fifth year in a row to...

The annual PROMES Awards Banquet was held last week to honor the hard work and academic achievements of the PROMES student community. Check out this year’s PROMES banquet photos here.

Annual PROMES Award Banquet: Check Out the Photos!
March 4, 2014
The annual PROMES Awards Banquet was held last week to honor the hard work and academic achievements of the PROMES student community. Check out this year’s PROMES banquet photos here.

As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is hosting an Intellectual Property Training Series for the second year in a row. This latest IP Training Series will begin on March 21.

Cullen College Hosts Second "Intellectual Property Training Series"
February 11, 2014
As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is hosting an Intellectual Property...

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