UH Alumni Rushion McDonald wins Daytime Emmy Award

UH Alumni Rushion McDonald wins Daytime Emmy Award

Jun 29, 2014

Congratulations to our distinguished alumni Rushion McDonald for winning the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show / Informative for “Steve Harvey ” at the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 22, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.   For additional details, click here....

Sylvester Turner Third Annual Juneteenth Parade

Sylvester Turner Third Annual Juneteenth Parade

Jun 25, 2014

On June 21, 2014, Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner hosted the third annual Acres Homes Juneteenth Parade. The parade features local bands, elementary, middle and high schools, custom cars, dance groups, as well as University of Houston Cougars Karen Hauser (UHBAA Board Member) ,U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, Dr. Elwin Lee  and Cedric Bandoh (Student Council President- UH)   For more information, click here...

UH Alumni Rushion McDonald’s film hit #1 at the Box Office

UH Alumni Rushion McDonald’s film hit #1 at the Box Office

Jun 24, 2014

Comedy “Think Like A Man Too” topped the North American box office in its debut weekend with 29.2 million in its first weekend in the U.S. and Canada, according to estimates from its distributor Sony.   Starring Kevin Hart and Gabrielle Union, “Think Like A Man Too” has all the couples back for a Las Vegas wedding, but romantic plans go awry as their misadventures get them into some compromising situations.   Serving as executive producer of the film is Rushion McDonald, University of Houston alumni and supporter. Let’s keep this film and support University of Houston alumni!!!!   Congratulations on behalf of the University of Houston Black Alumni! Go Coogs!!!...

Cougars & Connections Social, June 26th

Cougars & Connections Social, June 26th

Jun 20, 2014

Join the University of Houston Black Alumni Association for our quarterly Cougars & Connections Happy Hour Social. Take this opportunity to meet with fellow alumni and friends and enjoy a enjoy happy hour drink specials. Thursday, June 26th from 5 – 8 PM Blackfinn 1910 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002 Click event link...

UHBAA Scholarships Are Still Available

UHBAA Scholarships Are Still Available

Jun 16, 2014

  Over UHBAA 20 plus years of existence, UHBAA has awarded over $146,000 in direct scholarships and indirect scholarships to students attending the University of Houston. There is still time for current students and first year Freshmen to apply for our 2014-2015 Scholarships, but the deadlines are quickly approaching. Black Alumni Association “Pathway to Excellence” Scholarships The Black Alumni Association’s “Pathway to Excellence” scholarships support the academic endeavors of outstanding African-American students who exhibit good academic standing, leadership qualities, financial need and who meet the criteria described below. Bracewell & Guiliani, LLP Endowment In 2007 The Honorable Jarvis V. Hollingsworth was honored as one of four Distinguished Alumni at the University of Houston Black Alumni (UHBAA) Annual Scholarships & Awards Gala. That year the University of Houston Black Alumni Association committed to leaving a legacy for future generations of Cougars.  With that commitment in mind, the President and Board of Directors of UHBAA committed to establishing an endowment that would be a permanent scholarship fund for UHBAA. UHBAA, Jarvis and Bracewell & Giuliani have a strong commitment to education and it was at that time that Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP established the UHBAA & Bracewell and Giuliani, LLP Endowment.  This was the first endowment for the University of Houston Black Alumni Association and it established a long standing relationship between the two groups. Mr. and Mrs. Rushion and Cicely McDonald Scholarships The Mr. and Mrs. Rushion and Cicely McDonald Scholarship is established for the purpose of providing annual $5,000.00 scholarships for African American students enrolled at the University of Houston in the Colleges of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and...