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Some things are a part of you forever. Those who embark on an educational journey with the University of Houston find a place they can call their own — not just for four years, but for the rest of their lives. Our future growth depends on the success of our past, and we need alumni like you to continue our strong legacy.

Since 1940, the University of Houston Alumni Association has served and supported the University of Houston, more than 255,000 alumni, loyal friends, and the community the University calls home.

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Jim Nance
It all started for me at UH
Award-winning Sportscaster and Distinguished Alumnus
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Jim Nantz: From student golfer to world famous sportscaster

Jim Nantz (’81) says that the path for his dreams all started at the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston.

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Hakeem Olajuwon
It was a dream, and then it was a reality
Former NBA player and “Phi Slama Jama” member
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Hakeem Olajuwon: Living the Dream

Reflecting back on his career, Olajuwon said he is thrilled at the opportunities he found at the University of Houston, and couldn’t imagine having gone anywhere else.

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star jones
Your law degree is your entrée to the world
Attorney, TV personality and distinguished alumna
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Star Jones: Grateful for the education she received at UH

There is absolutely nothing that I haven’t been able to accomplish without my degree

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Dennis Quaid
At this great University, I found a purpose
Actor, humanitarian and distinguished alumnus
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Dennis Quaid: Award-winning actor

So many young people just want to be a star now, and the craft is what carries you through

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Chicago Alumni Mixer Aboard the Wendella!

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UH Reception in Tampa!

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2017 UHCOP Golf Classic

Please join UHCOP alumni, faculty, students and friends in supporting UH Pharmacy education through scholarships and awards for student travel to leadership and professional development meetings and programs.

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UH Engineering Alumni Awards Gala

The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston invites you to the Annual UH Engineering Alumni Awards Gala, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association

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CenterPoint Energy UH Alumni Annual Assembly

Cougar Rally & Lunch featuring UH President and Chancellor of the University of Houston System, Dr. Renu Khator

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College of Technology 75th Anniversary and Alumni Awards

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Space City Nupes Deep Sea Fishing

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LGBTQ Alumni’s Night at Pinot’s Palette

The LGBTQ Alumni Association’s first event at Pinot’s Palette to help support the group.

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The Cougar Program identifies, recognizes and celebrates 100 of the world’s fastest-growing UH Cougar-owned and Cougar-led businesses with an annual ranking and luncheon.

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No matter where you are, you are always a part of UH.

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Become a Life Member

Life Members are initiated through a one-time $1,000 individual contribution, or $1,500 for a joint (two-person) membership.

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