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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Research Grants Fund Eight New TTUHSC Initiatives

Eight teams within the TTUHSC community were chosen as recipients of research grants offered through the Office of DEI, in collaboration with the Office of Research and the Office of the Provost.

Interprofessional Toy Fair and Expo Serves Families, Benefits Students

On October 15, the Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE) hosted the Interprofessional Toy Fair and Expo, created for children ages 0-3 who receive early intervention services for developmental delays and disabilities.

HRSA Funding Will Result in Collaborative Effort Between Schools

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently awarded a three-year, $2.4 million grant to the TTUHSC School of Nursing.

Panhandle Great 25 Nurses Honors TTUHSC Nursing Dean with 2022 Legacy Award

Michael Evans, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC, FAAN, dean for the School of Nursing, was honored as the 2022 Legacy Award recipient by the Panhandle Great 25 Nurses Committee on Nov. 3.

TTUHSC Distinguished Alumni Honored

The heroic actions of John Cheng, M.D., saved dozens of lives on May 15, 2022. At the TTUHSC Distinguished Alumni Awards, Cheng’s wife Elise was presented the first TTUHSC Presidential Award for Heroism.

A Road Both Difficult and Rewarding

APRN student Lori Kenny’s journey to nursing began at only 12 years old. After her mother’s stage IV breast cancer diagnosis, Kenny started to help with home health care.

Men, Women at Risk for Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States.

TTUHSC named a “2022 Great College to Work For”

TTUHSC is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program. This marks the third time the university has been recognized.

School of Nursing Professor Recognized for Advancing Nursing Education

The NLN announced Richard Pullen, Ed.D., MSN, R.N., from the TTUHSC School of Nursing, will receive the NLN Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching or Leadership in Nursing Education.

Ashcraft, Pullen Receive American Academy of Nursing Fellowship Designation

AAN named Alyce Ashcraft, Ph.D., R.N., and Richard Pullen, Ed.D., MSN, R.N., from the TTUHSC School of Nursing, among the 250 selected for induction into the 2022 Class of Fellows.

TTUHSC School of Nursing’s Ashcraft Named Fellow for the Gerontological Society of America

The GSA awarded fellow status to Alyce S. Ashcraft, Ph.D., RN, professor and associate dean for research and scholarship at TTUHSC.

TTUHSC School of Nursing Ranked Best in Texas

TTUHSC School of Nursing was named the best nursing school in Texas and the Southwest region for 2022 by Nursing Schools Almanac.

Passions in Performance and Patient Care

Two students at TTUHSC’s School of Nursing reflect on the connection between the world of ballet and that of health care.

The First Patient: TTUHSC Students Gain Life-long Knowledge From Willed Body Program

The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.

TTUHSC Class of 2022 Honored at Commencement Ceremonies

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks TTUHSC Among Best Graduate Schools for 2023

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, unveiled its 2023 rankings for Best Graduate Schools, and several TTUHSC programs were named among the top 100 programs from across the nation.

TTUHSC to Host Event for Aspiring Health Care Professionals

Future Healthcare Professionals’ Experience (FHPE) is an annual event hosted by TTUHSC’s Office of Student Life with support from the TTUHSC President’s Office.

Lt. Col. and TTUHSC Alumna Presents Special Flag to School of Nursing

Lt. Col. Kristina Spindel, a 2014 graduate of the TTUHSC School of Nursing and a flight nurse in the U.S. Air Force Reserves, presented the school with a Texas Tech flag that was displayed for several years at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan.

TTUHSC Spotlights Individuals for Women's History Month

Throughout the month, TTUHSC celebrated the achievements and contributions made by women in our community by spotlighting a few individuals on @TTUHSC social media.

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.

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