UH President Renu Khator Receives 2014 NASPA President’s Award

Khator Honored for Advancing Quality of Student Life on Campus University of Houston President Renu Khator is the recipient of the 2014 President’s Award from NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. According to NASPA, the award gives special recognition to a college or university president who has, over a sustained period of time, advanced the quality of student life on campus by supporting … Continue reading UH President Renu Khator Receives 2014 NASPA President’s Award

“Geopolitical dynamics and international energy projects in Caucasus” [Photos]

On February 24th, 2014 the Azerbaijan Center in collaboration with the C.T. Bauer College of Business and the student organization, Energy Association, University of Houston held an annual lecture series dedicated to the development of Azerbaijan after the tragic events of Khojaly. The Khojaly tragedy happened on the night of February 25-26, 1992 when Armenian armed forces with the help of the Soviet Union killed hundreds … Continue reading “Geopolitical dynamics and international energy projects in Caucasus” [Photos]

Azerbaijan Center Organizing an event at University of Houston. Geopolitical dynamics and international energy projects in Caucasus

University of Houston, c.t. Bauer College of business in association with the Energy Association and Azerbaijan Center present: Geopolitical dynamics and international energy projects in Caucasus. Speakers and Topics:  Dr. Latha Ramchand, PhD, UH, Dean, C.T. Bauer College of Business – Introduction Ms. Irada Akhoundova, President, Azerbaijan Center – Welcome Speech Mr. Jonathan Slapin, Associate Professor at the University of Houston, Department of the Political Science. – “Azerbaijan in … Continue reading Azerbaijan Center Organizing an event at University of Houston. Geopolitical dynamics and international energy projects in Caucasus

UH Named a “Best Value” by Princeton Review

For the third consecutive year, the University of Houston has been named one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review, one of only five Texas universities to make the list. The Princeton Review each year names 150 colleges – 75 public and 75 private – it has identified as offering top value, both academically and financially. UH was cited … Continue reading UH Named a “Best Value” by Princeton Review

Student detained at Seven Lakes High School after bomb scare

HOUSTON (FOX 26) – Charges against a student are pending after a bomb scare at Seven Lakes High School in Katy ISD. A district spokesperson says the device found turned out not to be a bomb but a zip gun, a homemade firearm. “It’s just worrisome that your kids go to school and you think they’re safe and then you hear things like this,” says … Continue reading Student detained at Seven Lakes High School after bomb scare

Houston library offers free TV, movie streaming service

Houston Public Library card holders will now have free access to thousands upon thousands of audiobooks, TV shows, films, and albums with the hoopla digital web app, according to a Monday HPL press release. The various forms of media will be made available for instant streaming or temporary downloading, just as library visitors can check out items from a physical collection at a branch location. Video … Continue reading Houston library offers free TV, movie streaming service

Holiday Greetings from Azerbaijan Center and HBSCA

Dear Friends, Wish all of you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a happy & prosperous New 2014 Year. May this New Year bring many opportunities your way to explore every joy of life. We would like to say thank all volunteers, friends and sponsors for your unwavering support and generosity. You have helped demonstrate the positive impact of volunteering on individuals and … Continue reading Holiday Greetings from Azerbaijan Center and HBSCA

Texas to give one of nation’s oldest trees new protection

One of the nation’s oldest trees will be getting a new fence around it in 2014 in an effort to turn back the clock nearly 80 years. Rockport’s Big Tree, located inside Goose Island State Park on Aransas Bay, is estimated to be over 1,500 years old, some estimate 2,000. The coastal live oak has seen Texas evolve over the past 10 centuries, seen six … Continue reading Texas to give one of nation’s oldest trees new protection

Congressman Jim Bridenstine’s visit to the Azerbaijan Center

James Frederick “Jim” Bridenstine is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district, based in Tulsa, since 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party. On Sunday 15th of December he visited Azerbaijan Center in Houston. He met with the Azerbaijani community and members of Azerbaijani diaspora. www.TexasAzerbaijanis.com Continue reading Congressman Jim Bridenstine’s visit to the Azerbaijan Center