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Cathy Lynn House

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  • Management
  • School of Business


Cathy House Biography:

I am a proud wife and mother of three children, Joshua 25, Mica 23, and Candace 21 years old. I received my Bachelors of Science Degree from Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, Krannert School of Management in May 1981. My concentration was Marketing. I received my Masters of Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University located in Atlanta, Georgia in May 1990. My concentration was in Finance.

I have been teaching at Howard University School of Business for 18 years.  In the past Summers, over the past five years I taught Entrepreneurship to Executive MBA Candidates, EMBA and the OMBA Candidates On-Line. Currently, I teach the majority of the Entrepreneurship Concentration and I am the lead for the core course, Management of Organizational Behavior.  I teach undergraduate students, primarily Juniors and Seniors.

I have the pleasure of being the faculty advisor for Howard University Entrepreneurial Society, HUES and the Black Retail Action Group, BRAG cross campus student organizations. I am a member of the HU & PNC Entrepreneurship Taskforce.

In addition, I have taught Career Counseling, whereas the focus was Non-Traditional Careers, inclusive of Entrepreneurship.  Additionally, I have taught Entrepreneurial Marketing, International Entrepreneurship, and Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture, an on-line course to undergraduates and graduate students who were business and non-business majors, as a part of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute.

In the past, I taught at Strayer University On-line for 14 years.  I taught Business Principles of Finance.  Also, I taught Business Ethics, Principles of Management and Introduction to Business. 

I have over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur.  Currently, I own Seriousbiz, LLC, whereas I consult start-up and established businesses.  Additionally, I am a Business Consultant for the Greater Washington Urban League Entrepreneurship Center, GWUL ECP. I am NxLevel Certified in Entrepreneurship!

Most recently, over the past five years, I taught Introduction to Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Corporate Entrepreneurship and Conceptual Foundations of Business to undergraduate students at the University of the District of Columbia, UDC.  In the past, I taught Business Finance and Sustainability Entrepreneurship. 

The reason I teach, it is my way of giving back to the community by making a difference in others’ lives! My hope is others will find my prior education, expertise and experience valuable!  I am the ultimate entrepreneur and educator!