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Houston-Supported HBCUs Punch Above their Weight
The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at UNCF.org/PATW.
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Scenes from the Annual Houston UNCF Youth Gala, held Jan. 18.
Each year in January, high school students from the Greater Houston and surrounding areas come together to raise funds for education.
UNCF Houston 2019 – 2020 Leadership Council
Bryce Hairston Kennard (Chair)
Communications Manager, Comcast Cable
Julie T. Fitzpatrick (Vice Chair)
Vice President, Rewards Development, Wells Fargo
Benny Agosto, Jr.
Law Offices Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz
Workforce Development Initiative Manager, Shell Oil Company
Senior Pastor, Silverlake Church
Michael S. Hoyt
Managing Director; KPMG
Byron Keith Ellis, M.D.
Houston Methodist Cardiology Associates
Valentine A. Emesih, P.E.
Vice President, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric Grid and Market Operations
Bruce J. Ruzinsky
Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
President, Altair Strickland
Partner, Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
Deborah G. Wilkins-Buford
Sr. EO Consultant, Shell Oil Company
Regional Vice President, H-E-B