Posts Tagged ‘University of Houston’

Blackboard Awards: Lisa Harrelson, She Cheers Students and They Return the Favor

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By Teresa Tomassoni For six years, Houston native Lisa Harrelson worked 90-hour weeks as an accountant and an extra two hours as a Sunday school teacher. When she realized those two hours were the best part of her week, she decided to make a career switch. Since earning her master’s degree in education from the [&hellip
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2012 OTTY Awards: Montana Escaped His Grasp, but Hospital Staff Gets a Helping Hand

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By Stephen Santulli Daryl Wilkerson helped make history three decades ago—just not his own. As a defensive end for the University of Houston, Wilkerson could have stopped Notre Dame from winning the 1979 Cotton Bowl if only he’d sacked Joe Montana before the star quarterback threw the game-winning pass on the last play of the [&hellip
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