The SURE™ Program

Governor Abbott

SURE™ Accolades

2017:
  • Higher Ed Community Impact Award, Texas Governor Abbott’s Volunteer Awards
  • Proclamation for SURE™ Program from City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner
  • Provost Paula Short’s Teaching Excellence Award-Community Engagement, University of Houston
  • Women in Business Champion of the Year Award, US Small Business Administration
  • Community Impact Award for SURE™ from Emerge USA

2016:
  • Certificate of Congressional Recognition for SURE™ Program from Honorable Congresswoman Jackson Lee
  • Friend of Humanity Award from Helping Hands

2015:
  • Special Recognition from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

December 6, 2014 Bauer College Microfinance Day

The Bauer College SURE™ Program was honored by Mayor Annise Parker with an Official Proclamation of December 6, 2014 as Microfinance Day. The Honorable Stephen Costello, Houston Council At-Large Position 1, presented the Proclamation on behalf of the City of Houston to Dr. Saleha Khumawala at the Fall 2014 graduation ceremony. Councilman Costello inspired the graduating entrepreneurs with an encouraging and supportive talk, demonstrating the true commitment of city leadership to their success. The SURE™ Program is deeply appreciative for the support and recognition we have received from Mayor Annise Parker and the city of Houston.

Certificate of Congressional Recognition from Honorable Congressman Gene Green
2014:
  • Proclamation from City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker December 6, 2014 as “Bauer College Microfinance Day”
  • Certificate of Excellence from Provost Paula Short, University of Houston
  • Certificate of Congressional Recognition from Honorable Congressman Gene Green
  • Certificate of Recognition from Texas Governor Rick Perry

2013:
  • Certificate of Congressional Recognition from Honorable Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Honorable Congressman Al Green
  • Certificate of Recognition from Houston City Controller Ronald Green
  • RESULTS “Seeds of Hope” Award for the Microfinance Program
  • Bauer College of Business – Department of Accountancy & Taxation – Outstanding Service Award (for SURE™)

2012:
  • Neighborhood Centers “Seeds of Change” Grant for the Microfinance Project