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Saleha Khumawala Recognized by American Accounting Association

Saleha Khumawala, the Robert Grinaker Professor of Accounting and the Founding Director of the Stimulating Urban Renewal through Entrepreneurship (SURE℠) Program at the C. T. Bauer College of Business, recently received the Enduring Lifetime Contribution Award from the Government and Nonprofit (GNP) Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA).

C. T. Bauer College of Business Builds Partnership with the University of Bahrain

The C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston has developed a partnership and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Bahrain to expand global offerings of research and student programs, initially in its Global Energy and Management & Leadership graduate programs.

Bauer College Launches New Messaging, ‘The Future Is Our Business’

The C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston is launching “The Future Is Our Business,” bold new messaging that describes the College’s connection to the business world of tomorrow. Dean Paul A. Pavlou announced the new branding, noting that the statement connects directly to the Bauer College 2020-2025 Strategic Plan.

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Inside Bauer Magazine

Inside Bauer

In this issue of Inside Bauer, we highlight the idea that “Bauer Connects,” whether that is through person-to-person connection, the college’s innate connection to the city of Houston, or the emerging global connection that the college is building through collaborative outreach, research, and programming. This digital-only issue includes exciting video content as well as related links to other stories, podcasts and virtual interviews!

This sense of connection became even more important and apparent in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the Bauer community created opportunities together by facing the challenges presented over the last year. In this issue, we've highlighted a number of ways that Bauer students, alumni, faculty, staff and partners worked together to find innovative solutions to issues in health care, technology, teaching and connecting.

In addition to the pandemic, our community has come together over the last year to create a venue for conversation and change related to social injustice issues. You'll read stories about the college's focus on diversity, equity and inclusion over the last year, including an interview with Derek Avery, Bauer's first Chair of Inclusive Leadership, as well as alumna Celia Fraser, who was recently recognized by Yahoo! Finance as an emerging D&I leader.

We are also highlighting the many successes of our programs in 2020, in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, including a second consecutive Number 1 ranking for the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship, a leap of 21 places for our undergraduate program in the Poets&Quants ranking, and a look at how students from the Program for Excellence in Selling supported local nonprofits over the summer by generating $35,000 in revenue, with a pipeline of an additional $100,000.

Please take a moment to explore this issue of Inside Bauer, and let us know what you think. You can also share your thoughts and favorite stories on social media, using #BauerConnects.

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