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Bauer Recognizes Graduating BBA Students With Cumulative 4.0 GPAs

Published on May 11, 2021

As the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston prepares to recognize all graduates on May 13 during a commencement ceremony, a group of undergraduate students are celebrating the completion of their degree programs with perfect 4.0 grade point averages.

Here, we highlight the Bauer undergraduates from Spring 2021 who each earned a cumulative 4.0 GPA, as they share their plans for the future.

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Anakaren Almaguer

Supply Chain Management

“I am a first-generation student graduating with a degree in supply chain management. Throughout my college career I held various leadership roles in Bauer SPO, where we took on many of the challenges brought by the pandemic. After graduation I will be moving to Austin to start my career at a major tech company. Apart from academics I enjoy trying new foods, camping, and spending time with my family.”

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Fanny Cao


“I will be graduating this semester with a BBA in Accounting. As a first-generation student, I'm honored to represent my family in being one of the handful of students to achieve a 4.0 throughout college. In my time here at Bauer, I had the opportunity to meet plenty of wonderful people in my classes and organizations such as Emerging Leaders Academic Success Program (ELASP), Bauer Women Society (BWS) and Beta Alpha Psi (BAP). I'd also like to recognize my family and friends who have contributed to my success today. Following graduation, I plan on continuing my education in the MS in Accountancy program at Bauer, and I hope to get my CPA license sometime after.”

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Safeer Dhuka

Accounting & Finance

“I am an accounting and finance Major. After graduation I plan on completing my MS in Accountancy. I love spending time with my family and friends. During my time at Bauer, I served as a Bauer Ambassador, and I was also a Bauer Excellence Scholar.”

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Zill Momin

Accounting & Finance

“I studied accounting and finance at Bauer with a minor in marketing. I spent my time at UH serving on the Orientation Team and as an officer for Beta Alpha Psi. After graduation, I look forward to launching my own business and leading it to greatness.”

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Rizna Noorani

Accounting & Finance

“I completed dual degrees in both accounting and finance and am now a graduate student at the University of Houston pursuing an MS in Accountancy. During my time at Bauer, I served as an officer for Beta Alpha Psi and was recognized as a Ted Bauer Undergraduate Business Scholar.”

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Erin Sappington


“I am a member of the Honors College completing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. During my time at UH, I completed two internships in Houston, participated in the Smithsonian Internship Program in D.C. through the Honors College, and completed a study abroad to Spain. I have enjoyed helping orient new students to the university through my involvement in Honors Ambassadors and the Honors Mentorship Program, in which I worked as a Mentor Executive in addition to serving as a mentor for two years. I have also served as Vice President of the Omicron Delta Kappa Circle at UH and Internal Auditor for Beta Alpha Psi. After graduation, I will attend the University of Southern California to pursue a Master of Accounting, emphasis on Data and Analytics, as part of KPMG’s MADA program.”

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Edna Vazquez

Management Information Systems

“I am graduating with a BBA in Management Information Systems from the Bauer College. While at Bauer, my classes and resources available allowed me to apply my knowledge to many different kinds of industry problems. This made me really appreciate the importance of healthcare, especially through the global situation that’s been affecting us for the past year and being in Houston, one of the nation’s leading cities in health care. For this reason, my plans after graduation include attending graduate school to pursue a master's degree in healthcare administration. Eventually, I want to be able to make an impact in the health care industry and help as many people as possible. Overall, the goal is to always keep learning. I’m very proud to become a UH alumni, and I’m looking forward to what the future will bring.”

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Wilson Wu


“I am graduating with a BBA in Accounting. Thanks to this excellent program, faculties, and Beta Alpha Psi. I will be starting full-time at one of the Big Four upon graduation with my master's degree.”