Architecture and Design Alumni Association

Architecture and Design Alumni Association!

To connect the College of Architecture + Design alumni, students, faculty, and staff through social events, professional development opportunities, and organizational structure, and to operate as University of Houston- designated representatives of alumni interest for the mutual benefit of the alumni and college.

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President: Sarah Killingsworth (’15)

Vice President: Enrique Badillo (’15)

Secretary: LaVell Fish (’16)

Social Media Chair: J Marie Martinez (’16)

Architecture City Tour Chair: Louis Frey (’58)

Sandcastle Sponsorship Chair: Silvia Izaguirre (’15) &  Tom Zelenko (’16)

Holiday Party Co-Chair: Parisa Mazratian


Holiday Party


Our Annual Holiday Party is organized in partnership with the College of Architecture and Design to celebrate the holidays and hosts faculty, staff, and alumni for a social evening together. 

Stay tuned for more information as the holiday season approaches.

Career Fair

About The Event

Our Career Fair Interview Event was held on Friday, March 2nd, at the Hines College of Architecture and Design, from 9:00am – 3:30pm and includes a calendar of professional development events from resume prep to portfolio reviews and interview skills, culminating in our Film Fair.

We invite firms of all sizes and focuses who are interested in hiring, reviewing potential applicants, or increasing their firm’s profile with students in the college.

We benefit current students and recent graduates by preparing them for and connecting them with job opportunities in Houston and beyond, drawing on our experience as professionals and connections to local industries.

Stay tuned for more information on next year’s event.

Sandcastle Competition

About The Event

We represent the University of Houston as the official college team at the AIA Houston Sandcastle Competition, inviting all alumni, current students, and friends to compete with us in a sand sculpture design competition on Galveston’s East Beach.

Stay tuned for more information on this year’s event!