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TTUHSC El Paso Holds Spring 2016 Commencement on Friday

On Friday, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso will graduate its fourth class of physicians and its fifth class of nurses.

Seventy-two students from the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (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.

Of the GGHSON, 27 students are eligible to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing Saturday morning. Susan Ruppert, Ph.D., R.N., professor and coordinator of the Master of Science in Nursing program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, will keynote the ceremony.

Please note that the 46 GGHSON students who graduated in December 2015 and participated in a December pinning ceremony have also been invited to also participate in this Saturday’s commencement.

The PLFSOM and GGHSON have graduated 170 doctors and 223 nurses to date.

With the addition of this spring’s graduates, TTUHSC El Paso will have played an integral role in a total of 242 physicians and 250 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) Friday, May 20 at 6 p.m.

Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON) Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m.

Where:

The Plaza Theatre, 125 Pioneer Plaza, El Paso, TX 79901

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