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2022
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MDCOB Career Center’s Employee Partnership Program Receives $20K Gift from Enbridge

Enbridge-01The Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center has received a generous gift of $20,000 from Enbridge in support of the center’s Employer Partnership Program.

Enbridge is a leadin​g North American energy infrastructure company. Over a three-year period, Enbridge will support the Career Center's initiatives to prepare MDCOB students for their professional careers.

“Enbridge is excited to be partnering with the University of Houston Downtown Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center,” said Marlon Joseph, Enbridge’s Talent Acquisition Advisor. “Our mission is to reflect the communities in which we operate by instilling inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in our workplace. We look forward to working and collaborating with the faculty and students of the Marilyn Davies College of Business so we can enhance Enbridge’s brand and create opportunities for students.” 

UHD’s MDCOB Career Center prepares business students to launch their careers by helping them develop relationships with top organizations through internships and work experiences. The Center provides online and in-person recruiting, workshops, resume building and branded events aimed at connecting industry professionals with students.

“We are thrilled with the Enbridge partnership,” said Brett Hobby, Director of the MDCOB Career Center. “Their commitment to our office will help support recruiting and career readiness programs for our students, including scholarships for attending conferences and other resources used by our students.”​

 

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.