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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.

TTUHSC Family Remembers Past President Lauro F. Cavazos Jr.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center mourns the passing of Lauro F. Cavazos Jr., who died Tuesday, March 15.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Researchers Achieve Global Recognition

The global preeminence of TTUHSC is highlighted by a widely publicized citation database created at Stanford University. The comprehensive database shows that TTUHSC is the academic home to several of the world’s top-ranked biomedical and pharmaceutical researchers.

Students Begin Traditional BSN Program at TTUHSC’s Amarillo Campus

TTUHSC welcomed the first class of 20 students to the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the Amarillo campus with a welcome event and press conference Jan. 19.

TTUHSC Celebrates Graduation, Surprise Engagement

Since the first class in 1981, more than 17,100 nurses have been graduated from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing. But now two alumni can say they became engaged to be married at commencement.

TTUHSC Vision Highlighted at State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation

On Nov. 4, Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., president of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) spoke at the State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation. Rice-Spearman emphasized TTUHSC’s vision—to transform health care through innovation and collaboration.

TTUHSC Recognizes Distinguished Alumni

On October 8, the 2020-2021 Distinguished Alumni award recipients gathered together for a celebration dinner held at the Academic Event Center in Lubbock.

TPPC Concludes Fall Medication Cleanout® Cycle

The Texas Panhandle Poison Center (TPPC), hosted by the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, recently conducted its 2021 Fall Medication Cleanout® cycle with collections in Amarillo, Abilene and Lubbock.

Above and Beyond

TTUHSC School of Nursing’s Patricia Warnock reflects on her volunteer work during the COVID-19 pandemic

TTUHSC to Expand Traditional BSN Program to Amarillo Campus

TTUHSC announced the expansion of the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program to its Amarillo campus—an act that is expected to meaningfully contribute to the pool of qualified nurses for Amarillo and beyond.

Wise Named Regional Dean for the TTUHSC School of Nursing Dallas Campus

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has named Tiffani Wise, R.N., DNP, as regional dean for the School of Nursing in Dallas, which currently offers two Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) programs.

Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center Earns Community Health Quality Badges from Health Resources and Services Administration

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recently awarded four 2021 Community Health Quality Recognition badges to the Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing.

“These Aren’t the Days of the Strawman"

COVID-19 brought its fair share of challenges to TTUHSC by making clinical hours and in-person lectures unavailable for students. However, it also has given TTUHSC a chance to explore the strengths and weaknesses of fully incorporating simulation into virtual learning.

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About TTUHSC

Since 1969, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has worked to provide quality education, research and patient care to West Texas. But there is a lot that people don’t know about TTUHSC. Here’s a list of ten things you may not have known about our university.

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