By Samantha de León President Khator reacts to being inducted into the UH Athletics Hall of Honor in 2018. Leading up to this recognition, UH had reached the American Athletic Conference Championships in football and basketball, the Elite Eight and Final Four in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, and consistently ranked in Top-25 polls in […]
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Sue Garrison: The Inspiration Behind Generations of Educators and Leaders
By Debbie Z. Harwell “Women like her made women like me.” —Debbie Sokol, award-winning volleyball player, coach, and trainer. Sue Garrison, the University of Houston’s first director of women’s physical education and women’s athletics (1945-1979), was ahead of her time, creating opportunities for women long before Title IX. Photo courtesy of the TWU Libraries Woman’s […]
14.2 Civil Rights Table of Contents
Download the full pdf. Vol. 14, No. 2 (Spring 2017) Letter from the Editor by Debbie Z. Harwell 2 Camp Logan 1917: Beyond the Veil of Memory By Matthew Crow 8 Remembering “The Mouse that Roared”: Eleanor Tinsley and Houston By Marina DonLevy Shimer 13 Guadalupe Quintanilla: Defying the Odds By Adriana Castro 18 The […]
That You May Win: Tom Tellez Teaches UH Athletes to Go for the Gold
To read the full text of this article by Ernesto Valdes that appeared in the Summer 2009 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.