• October 31, 2020

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Med School on the Cheap: Why Becoming a Doctor in

When Caitlin Comfort decided to go to medical school, the Yale grad had her heart set on staying on the East Coast. But her wallet had different ideas. Facing $90,000 per year price tags for tuition, she said no thanks, and started applying to schools back home in Texas. That’s exactly what state legislators and […]Read More

El Paso Community College Unveils New Architecture Building

Friday morning, community members from around the region, as well as dignitaries from El Paso Community College (EPCC) and Texas Tech celebrated the Grand Opening of EPCC’s new architecture building with a ribbon cutting ceremony and building tours. The new building is the home for a partnership between EPCC and Texas Tech University El Paso.  […]Read More

Plastic Surgeon Brings New Skills, Services to TTUHSC El Paso

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) recently added Jose Castro-Garcia, M.D., to its team of health care providers. Dr. Castro-Garcia specializes in plastic and craniofacial surgery. “My scope of practice is very wide and not limited by any anatomical area, making my work very exciting and challenging,” says Dr. Castro […]Read More

Texas Tech Downs UTEP, 8-0, in Five Frames

LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech scored six runs in the fifth inning to run-rule UTEP, 8-0, on a cold and windy Friday afternoon at Rocky Johnson Field. The Miners (3-12) tallied only two hits, a double by Cortney Smith in the first inning and a single by Mallorie Cross in the fifth. The Red Raiders […]Read More

H-P Sports In Depth: UTEP Softball to Play Four Games

After its big win at NM State on Wednesday night, the UTEP softball team will compete at the Jeannine McHaney Memorial Classic hosted by Texas Tech March 3-5. The Miners will open against Texas Tech on Friday (4 p.m. CT). The weekend will continue with a pair of contests on Saturday, the firstagainst Wichita State […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Physician Hosts Facebook Live Q&A on Colorectal

An upcoming Facebook Live Q&A will invite the community to listen in and pose health questions to a physician at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso). In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Navkiran Shokar, M.A., M.P.H., M.D., a physician and clinical researcher in the Department of Family and Community […]Read More

Texas Tech to Begin Offering Degrees From a New Costa

Far from the plains of West Texas, students seeking a degree from Texas Tech University will soon have a new place to go — Costa Rica. The university announced Thursday that it finalized a deal with a business conglomerate in South and Central America to open a branch campus in San Jose, the capital of […]Read More

Guns Up: Texas Tech Will Allow Firearms in Classrooms, Some

Texas Tech University plans to ban guns in its recreation center, chapel and some dorms, but won’t prevent students with concealed handgun licenses from carrying in classrooms, the school announced Tuesday. The policy, which was finalized by Interim President John Opperman, will be reviewed by the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents in April. Under […]Read More

Texas Tech planning to open a Vet School

Citing student demand and growing industry needs, the Texas Tech University System announced Friday that it will seek to open a veterinary medicine school in the coming years. If successful, the new school would be the state’s second, but the Tech system will need approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and funding from […]Read More