Alumnus Honored as Finalist in Houston Business Journal 40 Under 40 Awards
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Alumnus Honored as Finalist in Houston Business Journal 40 Under 40 Awards

Eric Melchor, UHD alumnus (’01) and founder of the innovative kids’ health program Fly Movement, was recognized among Houston Business Journal’s prestigious “40 Under 40” honorable mentions for 2015. The annual award recognizes the best and brightest up-and-coming professionals from a variety of industries in the Houston area. In addition, Melchor was selected as a … Continue reading

Alumnus Shares his Journey from Petroleum Landman to Sports Executive
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Alumnus Shares his Journey from Petroleum Landman to Sports Executive

For UHD alumnus Doug Thornton (’82), the unconventional path from petroleum landman to major sports executive was paved by leaps of faith, overwhelming challenges, and good and bad choices. In a packed auditorium with students watching by live stream from two overflow rooms Tuesday, he told his story at a College of Business Executive Speaker Series event. … Continue reading