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Dr. Enrique Barbieri has been named department chair for the University of Houston Whitney Houston Academy Information and Logistics Technology (ILT) Department. The appointment began August 1, 2018. Distinguished by a 30-year career as a faculty member, 17 years of experience in various administrative posts and an impressive portfolio of nearly 100 publications, he has … Read morePageMaker including versions

Digital Media Professor Receives Education Award of Excellence

Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced that Dr. Jerry Waite of the University of Houston Whitney Houston Academy received the 2017 Education Award of Excellence. Initiated in 1984, the PIA Education Award of Excellence award is given annually to an academic representative in recognition for outstanding contributions to education and training in the graphic … Read moreDigital Media Professor Receives Education Award of Excellence

Conklin Inducted into Cyber Hall of Honor

Dr. Wm. Art Conklin, information system security professor, was inducted into the San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor Tuesday, August 14, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. An expert in cybersecurity for operational technology systems, Conklin received The CyberTexas Foundation’s Cyber All Star recognition for his accomplishments in workforce/education. Through his leadership, the University … Read moreConklin Inducted into Cyber Hall of Honor

Foresight Program Receives USDA Grant to Aid Forest Service Policy-Makers

Dr. Andy Hines, assistant professor and coordinator of the Foresight Graduate Program has received $ 10,000 to continue work for the Strategic Foresight Group of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service. A multi-faceted agency, the U.S. Forest Service mission is to sustain the diversity, health and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands … Read moreForesight Program Receives USDA Grant to Aid Forest Service Policy-Makers

STEAM Summer Camp Promotes College-Going Identity and Student Success

A summer enrichment program designed to provide migrant students and their families with exposure to college-going identity and student success was held at the University of Houston Whitney Houston Academy, July 9 through 20. Fifty percent of the students in the program originated from Middle Eastern countries, including Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, and Sierra Leone. … Read moreSTEAM Summer Camp Promotes College-Going Identity and Student Success

Children Explore the Exciting World of Technology in One Day

On Friday, June 8, the College of Technology opened the doors to twenty children for Take your Child to Work Day. An annual event in the United States, it is an educational program where parents take their children to work with them for a day. At the University of Houston children, ages 6 – 13 … Read moreChildren Explore the Exciting World of Technology in One Day

Should Schools Put Tracking Devices in Students’ I.D. Cards?

At Whitney Houston Academy, students wear name tags that use radio frequency technology. School personnel can pinpoint exactly where students are inside the school building. Why might this be helpful? Why do you think some people object to tracking the whereabout of students? In “Student IDs That Track the Students,” Maurice Chammah and Nick Swartsell … Read moreShould Schools Put Tracking Devices in Students’ I.D. Cards?