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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso 2015 Commencement | Photo courtesy TTUHSC El Paso

TTUHSC El Paso to Hold Spring 2017 Commencement Friday, Saturday

This week, TTUHSC El Paso will graduate its fifth class of physicians and its sixth class of nurses.

Eighty-seven students from the PLFSOM are eligible to earn their Doctor of Medicine and receive their doctoral hoods Friday evening. TTUHSC El Paso President Richard Lange, M.D., M.B.A., will give the keynote address.

Forty-three students from the GGHSON are eligible to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing Saturday evening. Nicholas Tejeda, FACHE, chief executive officer for The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus, will keynote the ceremony.

The PLFSOM and GGHSON have graduated 241 doctors and 315 nurses to date. With the addition of this spring’s graduates, TTUHSC El Paso will have played an integral role in a total of 328 physicians and 358 nurses earning their health care degrees.

What: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) spring commencement ceremonies

When:

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM)

6 p.m. Friday, May 19 at the Plaza Theatre, 125 Pioneer Plaza

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Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON)

5 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at the Abraham Chavez Theatre, 1 Civic Center Plaza

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