Welcome to Austin Alumni Association!
The Austin Alumni Association is a constituency group of the University of Houston Alumni Association (UHAA). We work to engage alumni, provide quality events and programs, and to support the initiatives set forth by the University of Houston.
President: Philip Schulze (’94)
VP: Elizabeth Kehn (’13)
VP: Steve Garnett (’91)
VP: Leslie Schulze (’93)
VP Communications/Social Media: Clint Kirchhoff (’16)
VP Events: Sylvia Brogdon (’88)
VP Community Service: David Dalton (’04)
VP Austin Young Professionals: Roberto Alfaro (’15)
Treasurer: Gage Hunt (’74)
Secretary: Jon Brogdon (’92)
Each legislative year UH students join with alumni, faculty, administration and community supporters to travel to Austin, Texas to meet with legislators and their associates at the state Capitol. The goal of UH Day at the Capitol (March 2, 2023) is to maximize funding for the University of Houston and the University of Houston System. CLICK HERE to view photos from the event in 2019.
There will be a reception for UH alumni to meet with legislators the night before. Join us at the Austonian at 6pm on March 1, 2023! Register Here!
Austin area Coogs got together to volunteer their time at the Central Texas Food Bank. We will also be coordinating a toy drive supporting Austin Police Blue Santa Program again this year and start toy collections at watch parties beginning November 5th. On December 17th we will have another group supporting Wreaths Across America at the Texas State Cemetery. It’s a great event that supports our fallen U.S. Veterans. Stay tuned for additional upcoming service opportunities!
Our first official watch party of the season will be on September 10th against Texas Tech. We are excited to announce a NEW WATCH PARTY LOCATION at Mister Tramps at 8565 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78758. More information about Mister Tramps HERE. All football watch parties will be at this location this season.
We will resume our Thirsty Thursdays, starting with October 6th from 5:30-7:30 pm. We meet every first Thursday of the month at different locations around Austin. Occasionally we will bring in some guest speakers but mostly it’s an additional way to connect with fellow alum around town over drinks.
We had a blast watching the Coogs this past season. Looking forward to next year! Stay tuned for locations and times coming in December!