Stork's Nest Baby Shower Celebrates 10 Years

WHAT: The 10th anniversary of the Stork’s Nest Baby Shower, hosted by the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing.

WHEN: 12:30 to 3 p.m. April 13 (Friday)

WHERE: International Cultural Center, 601 Indiana Ave.

EVENT: The Lubbock Chapter of the Stork’s Nest serves a vital community role in increasing the number of Lubbock women and teens who receive early and regular prenatal care to give babies a healthy start.

Event organizer Linda Brice, R.N., Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Nursing, and her students, with the help of the Lubbock community, raised $101,300 in new baby items and monetary donations.

The Stork’s Nest is a national cooperative project of the March of Dimes and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. The project is also a part of the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center, a nonprofit nurse managed primary health care center operated by the School of Nursing.

For more information, contact Brice at (806) 241-3652.

For more breaking news and experts, follow @ttuhscnews on Twitter.

Related Stories

Remembering Dr. Tom McGovern

TTUHSC Celebration of Life Service was held March 25th in remembrance of Tom McGovern, Ed.D.

TTUHSC Ranks Fourth Nationally Among Graduate Institutions as a Military Friendly® School

TTUHSC has been named as a Military Friendly® School for 2022-2023. Among graduate schools, TTUHSC ranked fourth in the nation, achieving Gold award status.

TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy Students Celebrate Residency Assignments on Match Day

On March 16, fourth-year TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy students interested in completing a residency after they graduate in May, learned where they would spend the next stage of their training during the Pharmacy Residency Match Day.

Recent Stories

Health

TTUHSC Receives CPRIT Grant to Begin New Outreach Effort

CPRIT recently awarded a $1 million prevention grant to Rakhshanda Rahman, M.D., Rebeccah Baucom, M.D., and John Kidwell, M.D., from the TTUHSC School of Medicine.

Research

Startups Begin Here! Four Startups Awarded $50,000 from TTUHSC President

The Innovation Hub at Research Park today (September 26, 2022) announced the winners of its annual Presidents' Innovative Startup Awards. The award recognizes startups that have a high potential for growth and an economic impact in West Texas.

Education

Fifth Graders Become Doctors for a Day

Fifth graders from Bean Elementary School became doctors for a day. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Student National Medical Association (SNMA) hosted the Doctors for a Day Minicamp on Sept. 23.