Department of Finance

Program for Financial Literacy

Financial Symposium 2015
Current Semester Events
Past Events
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Campus Events

Since 2010 to present, Bauer's college access and financial literacy programs have impacted over 3,400 K-12 students and over 450 UH college students. Our business college students are highly involved in this outreach, often facilitating workshops at schools and at the University of Houston when schools tour the campus. Selected Finance student interns facilitate workshops on financial literacy in schools, on campus and in the community.

UH Bauer College 3rd Annual Financial Symposium
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Session topics included:

  • Money Management: College Edition
  • Careers in Commercial Banking and Financial Analysis
  • Careers in Personal Financial Planning
  • Knowing Your Credit Score and Managing Credit Cards
  • College Funding Solutions
  • Evaluating and Negotiating a Job Offer

 

Campus and Community Workshops on Personal Finance:
Campus Workshops on Personal Finance

Students learn about money management by focusing on savings, budgeting, and managing student loan debt.

  • Future Cougar Day: December 9, 2013
  • Kerr High School Financial Aid Night: November 21, 2013
  • HBSA Student Organization: October 25, 2013
  • Financial Planning Info Session: October 23, 2013
  • STEP Reality Check: October 16, 2013
  • Resident Hall Association: October 14, 2013
  • Recreation Center Presentation: October 9, 2013
  • Bauer Freshman/Transfer Connection August 20, 2013 & August 23, 2013
  • Enactus (formerly Students in Free Enterprise): March 22, 2013
  • Society of Women Engineers. March 21, 2013
  • Inter-institutional Student Teacher Conference focused on financial literacy workshops to student teachers within the greater Houston metroplex in their K-12 classrooms. Financial literacy materials were supplied by the Texas Council on Economic Education: March 8, 2013
  • Emerging Leaders Academic Success Program (ELASP): February 25, 2013
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta (Presented by the Honors College): February 12, 2013
  • College of Education provided over 200 student teachers with information about living on a teacher’s salary and money management: February 8, 2013
  • Morris Middle School A&M Kids College: February 1, 4, 5, 2013
  • Pasadena Early College High School: January 11, 2013
  • Morton Ranch Elementary School: January 8, 2013
  • Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies was established at the University of Houston in 1974 for the recruitment, retention and academic development of Hispanic, African American and Native American students in the Cullen College of Engineering: November 19, 2012
  • Baptist Student Ministry: November 15, 2012
  • Bauer Ambassadors: November 14, 2012
  • Hope for Youth College Prep Program: October 26, 2012
  • Theta Nu Xi Sorority: October 15, 2012
  • Eastwood Academy High School: September 26, 2012
  • Lemonade Day: May 6, 2012
  • American Red Cross Youth Leadership Development Conference: April 14, 2012
  • Yates High School: March 9, 2012
  • Stock Market Game: September 26-December 2, 2011
  • Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School: August 21-22, 2011
  • Change Happens! July 21, 2011
  • Skills for Living Game of Real Life: July 15-16, 2011
  • Lemonade Day: May 1, 2011
  • Skills for Living Game of Real Life: July 15-17, 2010

 

Video of Personal Finance Lunch and Learn Session

On March 29, 2013, the Bauer Morale and Training Committee presented a talk by Bauer Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance John Lopez to the Bauer community. John covers the topics of saving money, managing debt, investment planning and creating a spending plan. He speaks in terms which are easily understandable, and there is something for everyone to learn from him.