Your Life, Our Purpose

WHAT: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will kickoff its new Your Life, Our Purpose branding and marketing initiative with an event called La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life).

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 5)

WHERE: TTUHSC Preston Smith Library Courtyard, 3601 4th St.

EVENT: Your Life, Our Purpose is a yearlong initiative designed to increase the university’s national visibility and increase community, student and employee engagement.

TTUHSC’s academic programs are consistently ranked among the best in the country. Enrollment continues to rise, and the university will soon exceed 20,000 graduates.

In addition, faculty and staff meet the health care needs of more than 2.7 million people living in a 108-county area stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into eastern New Mexico.

TTUHSC researchers are making significant contributions in critical areas including aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases and rural health.

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

Related Stories

How Does Your Garden Grow?

As spring approaches, some people’s thoughts turn to gardening. Whether it’s a flower garden they desire or a vegetable garden want to have, they begin planning what they’ll plant and what they need to do to ensure a successful garden.

Adopt a Growth Mindset for a Better Life

A “growth mindset” accepts that our intelligence and talents can develop over time, and a person with that mindset understands that intelligence and talents can improve through effort and learning.

Drug Use, Family History Can Lead to Heart Disease in Younger Adults

Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.

Recent Stories


Combat and Communication: Serving Veterans Through Speech Language Pathology

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs employs 459 speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and offers services to over 158 sites of care throughout the VA Health Care System.


GMES: Explore Medicine without an M.D.

GMES is a two-year, non-thesis Master of Science degree offered at TTUHSC specifically designed for students with a goal to teach in the anatomical sciences or who want more preparation for medical school.


TTUHSC School of Medicine Faculty Member Elected to the Texas Medical Association Board of Trustees

The Texas Medical Association (TMA) elected Rodney Young, M.D., to the TMA Board of Trustees during TexMed 2024, its annual conference in Dallas.