Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to Host Commencement Ceremonies

Three Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) commencement ceremonies will take place with students from the schools of nursing, health professions, pharmacy and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.


TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., said commencement is an exciting time for faculty, students and family members.


“These graduates have received an exceptional education and will serve our communities with extraordinary dedication and expertise,” Mitchell said. “They will proudly carry the Texas Tech name to every part of the state and across the country.”


Commencement times are:


May 14

School of Health Professions

10 a.m. 

United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave.


May 14

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

1:30 p.m.

City Bank Auditorium, 2720 Drive of Champions


May 14

School of Nursing

4 p.m.

United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave.


More than 1,000 graduates will receive degrees in various health disciplines. A live stream of the Schools of Nursing and Health Professions commencement ceremonies will be available at http://www.ttu.edu/livestream.

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