Halliburton Joins with PVAMU to Create $1 Million Scholarship Fund

One of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry has donated $1 million to Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) to produce new scholarships for students. The Halliburton Business and Engineering Scholarship Fund, created by Halliburton ...

Haliburton Creates $1M Scholarship Fund at PVAMU

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced a new $1 million Halliburton Business and Engineering Scholarship Fund at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Scholarships will be awarded to eligible junior and/or senior students majoring in Accounting, Management Information Systems, Finance, and Engineering.

Bank of America and BP are backing Prince Charles' new climate effort

Prince Charles is leading a fresh charge to tackle the climate crisis, this time with the support of several major companies including Bank of America and BP.

H-E-B Named Grocery Store Of Year 2020

When it comes to grocery stores, Texans can agree that H-E-B is the best. Yes, they have a wide variety of food and other things. Yes, they make meal prep easy for cooks and non-cooks with their ready-made meals and ...

Career moves to make in 2021

We've got some big plans for you, 2021. If 2020 left you feeling like all you did was tread water at work, let's make reigniting your career the goal for the new year.

Sears is dying a quiet, invisible death

Sears has made it through another holiday shopping season. Just barely. Once the nation's leading retailer up through the 1980s, the company that now owns the Sears and Kmart chains emerged from bankruptcy less than two years ago. It avoided ...

Sorry, but video meetings are here to stay

Some workers hope to continue the full-time telecommuting life indefinitely, pandemic or no pandemic. Brandon Penn isn't one of them.

Prairie View A&M University Receives the Largest Donation in Its 144-Year History

Prairie View A&M University will be able to produce a lot more productive people thanks to a $50 million donation from billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

Meet Justin G. Manuel Jr. Young Author of “What’s Life?”

Justin G. Manuel Jr. is young and talented aspiring author from Houston, Texas. While always being a scholar in school, Justin starting writing and drawing at the tender age of nine. He draws his inspirations from several places; however, the ...

Comcast Promotes Rich Jennings To President Comcast Cable’s West Division

Comcast today announced it has promoted Rich Jennings to President of Comcast Ca- ble’s West Division, reporting to Comcast Cable President and CEO Dave Watson. Effective today, Mr. Jennings is responsible for all Comcast cable operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, ...

Commissioner Ellis Responds To Houston Port Authority’s Disparity Numbers for M/WBE’s

Today, the Houston Port Authority released the results of a disparity study looking at the access that minority and women-owned businesses have to the Port Authority’s contracting dollars. In response, County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, who championed Harris County’s disparity study, ...

City of Houston and Comcast Launches Internet Voucher Program and Lift Zones With U.S. CARES ACT Funding

Having Internet access has always been critical in the areas of education, business, and every aspect of life. The pandemic has created an even bigger need for connectivity and pointed out the many who were left behind due to a ...

Starbucks names Mellody Hobson board chair — the first Black woman in the role

Starbucks has named Mellody Hobson the new chair of its board of directors, the first Black woman in that role at the company.

Remember Brexit? It's still a great big mess. Here's what you need to know

With all that's happened in 2020, you could be forgiven for forgetting that back in January, the United Kingdom left the European Union.

As JCPenney exits bankruptcy, its long-term outlook remains grim

-JCPenney has survived to see it's 119th holiday shopping season. How many more it has ahead of it is tough to say.