Notable Alumni

Hawks Who Have Taken Flight and Continue to Soar

We are proud to count leaders in education, groundbreaking men and women engineers, pioneering astronauts, best-selling authors and visionary CEOs among those who have a degree from University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Notable UHCL Alumni

  • Guion “Guy” Bluford, ’87, Colonel, USAF (ret.) First African American to fly in space

  • Darlene Breaux, ’08, Director of Special Populations, Teaching and Learning Center, Harris County Dept. of Education

  • Craig Cordola, ’98, President for Central/West Region, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System

  • Kevin Eschenfelder, ’90, Sports Broadcaster, ROOT Sports Network

  • Steve Guthrie, ’08, Designer, Steve Guthrie Contemporary Women’s Wear and Instructor, Houston Community College

  • Christine Harper, ’92, ’94, Human Factors Research Manager, HP, Inc.

  • Bernard H. Harris, Jr., ’99, President of the Harris Foundation, first African American to walk in space

  • Brenda Jones, ’01, ’03, Provost, San Jacinto South Campus

  • Kevin Kwan, ’94, Best-selling author, “Crazy Rich Asians,” “China Rich Girlfriend,” “Rich People Problems”

  • Matthew R. Legg, ’99, Director, Global Human Resources, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

  • Marilyn K. Lunney, ’93, First elected female judge for mainland Galveston County

  • Michael Marquez, ’99, Principal, McWhirter Elementary School; 2016 HEB Excellence in Education finalist

  • Evelyn Miralles, ’92, ’12, NASA Johnson Space Center/CACI International, virtual reality engineer, two-time recipient of CNET’s Top 20 Most Influential Hispanics, named one of the BBC 100 Women of 2016

  • Sandra Mossman, ’87, First female superintendent of Clear Creek Independent School District

  • Denise Navarro, ’86, ’91, President, Logical Innovations, Inc. Was named SBA 2016 Houston District Small Business Person of the Year; Logical Innovations, Inc. as named 2016 Armstrong Flight Research Center Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year (NASA)

  • Ann Strouhal, ’12, Owner/Consultant, Strouhal & Associates, LLC; Named to American Business Women's Association Top Ten Business Women of the Year for 2016