The SURE™ Program
UH turns focus to Third Ward
University of Houston Magazine: Spring 2015
Microfinance and Mentors at UH Profit the Community
COOGS Radio Station: April 16, 2015, live on the air 6 p.m.
UH Small Business Development Center: April 14, 2015, Houston Money Week event
The Daily Cougar: April 2015
SURE program reaches out to local entrepreneurs
Houston Chronicle: February 19, 2015
If you want to enjoy his wine, it's best to join the club
PBS News Hour: February 8, 2015, Story of UH Microfinance, 6:25 p.m.
UH News Digest: December 10, 2014 and February 3, 2015
UH SURE Program Empowers Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners
Where Awesome Happens Website: January 29, 2015
UH SURE Program Empowers Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Houston Business Journal: December 2014
Bauer SURE Program in the Houston Business Journal.
UH Moment: 'Microfinance': November 11, 2014 and January 21, 2015
Future entrepreneurs benefit from this SURE program at the C. T. Bauer College of Business.
Lead story on the UH website home page: November 11, 2014
UH SURE Program Offers Chance for a New Start
Bauer Business Focus: October 17, 2014
Heather Davis on Baking and Microfinance
Participants at the Independence Heights Neighborhood Center location completed the 12 week Bauer SURE Program and celebrated their success during a Dec. 7 graduation event and the first ever Pitch Day. Many outstanding Houston community members were in attendance to support our Program Participants, including Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressman Al Green, State Representative Ron Reynolds, UH Vice President of Community Relations & Institutional Access Elwyn Lee, Bauer College Dean Latha Ramchand, Bauer Department Accountancy & Taxation Chair Kaye Newberry, Laurie Vignaud and Marvett Howard of Capital One Bank. Capital One Bank provided the funding for laptops received by program participants upon entering the program, as well as lunches for the graduation event. Prasad Menon of Bayou Microfund and representatives of Kiva participated in the judging panel for Pitch Day. Click here to see photos of the event.
State Representative Ron Reynolds, Bauer College Department of Accountancy & Taxation Chair Kaye Newberry, Microfinance Professor Saleha Khumawala, Congressman Al Green, Bauer College Dean Latha Ramchand and Capital One Senior Vice President of Community Development Laurie Vignaud attended a ceremony at the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston recognizing the graduation of 44 SURE program participants.
Skills for Living 2012 Purpose Prize Award
Video featuring the project at Mission Milby.
Neighborhood Centers Inc.
Seeds for Change Grant Award video
Professor Saleha Khumawala continued to build microfinance initiatives at Bauer College, with a team of students from the college’s Microfinance Initiative traveling to Washington, D.C., to present at the Clinton Global Initiative University.
Prof. Saleha Khumawala – Conversationalist at Table-Talk 2013, on microfinance, University of Houston, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Inside Bauer Magazine
Lending a (Financial) Helping Hand, Page 31
Bauer Business Focus: Saleha Khumawala
Student projects are discussed on NPR on March 2, 2012
Bauer College of Business Faculty
Education: Empowering the Children of Microfinance Clients
Students help groups provide loans in developing nations
Bauer College Dean's Journal: Fall 2007
Khumawala, Frazier Develop Microfinance Education Support Model For India’s Impoverished Children