Description: The Houston Terps Alumni Network provides social, professional and educational opportunities to Terps and their family and friends within a 75-mile radius of downtown Houston.

Events: Events are held throughout the metropolitan area, with the highest concentration of alumni in Houston, Woodlands, Pearland and Katy. Houston alumni are big fans of football and basketball and have identified Christian’s Tailgate-Midtown, 2000 Bagby St., as their host bar for game watches. The network also uses other locations to accommodate travel issues within the area. Also, they have established a traditional Maryland crab feast at Crabby Daddy’s.

Number of Members: More than 1,700 alumni live in the area.