University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering


UH Cullen College Celebrates City of Houston “PROMES Day”


Inez Hutchinson
UH Cullen College of Engineering celebrates “PROMES Day,” which was recognized by the City of Houston in 1985.

On Wednesday, April 25, Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) students and alumni gathered at the UH Cullen College of Engineering to celebrate “PROMES Day,” which was recognized by the City of Houston in 1985.

PROMES Director Jerrod Henderson shared some brief comments on the program’s history, longevity and successes. The framed proclamation from the City of Houston was on display for the event attendees while they enjoyed refreshments and networking.

PROMES also recognized its graduating seniors with a brief ceremony.

Established in 1974 at the University of Houston, PROMES was established for the recruitment, retention, and academic development of Hispanic, African American, and Native American students in the Cullen College of Engineering. Today PROMES is open to all students in the college, and its mission is to provide a positive learning environment that supports the needs of undergraduate students.

To learn more about PROMES, click here


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