Celebrating Tradition

TTUHSC Students Receive Class Rings at Ceremony

Students in Ring Ceremony

Thirty-two TTUHSC students from the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health Professions and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences attended the Official Ring Ceremony and received their rings from Texas Tech University System Chancellor and TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D. 

The ring ceremony includes presentations on the history of TTUHSC and the ring tradition. All current students and alumni who receive their class ring during the year are welcome to participate in the ceremony.

Fifty years ago, TTUHSC was entrusted with a singular charge: to teach the next generation of health care professionals while simultaneously providing the people of West Texas with world-class patient care. Today, TTUHSC serves 4,000 students across the nation and boasts almost 28,000 alumni, 24 percent of whom remained in the university’s 108-county service area.

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