State Employee Charitable Campaign
UTMB employees have donated millions of dollars over the years to help those in their communities who are less fortunate. Community Relations staff members work with a committee of UTMB employees to coordinate the annual State Employee Charitable Campaign on the UTMB campus.
Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit
The annual Galveston women’s conference is co-sponsored by UTMB and the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. The conference provides participants a day filled with personal and professional development opportunities. The annual event features a number of UTMB experts in health care, education and biomedical research along with nationally recognized speakers with a variety of expertise in areas of interest to women of all ages.
Galveston Youth Leadership Awards
The annual Galveston Youth Leadership Awards organized by UTMB recognize outstanding local high school seniors for their academic success, cultural awareness, physical fitness and service to the Galveston community. The highly competitive awards provide first, second and third place winners with cash awards donated by local family foundations.
Oceans of Opportunities Job Fair
UTMB partners with the office of our U.S. Representative, the City of Galveston, the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Galveston Economic Development Partnership and Workforce Solutions to host an annual springtime job fair open to residents and students in Galveston and beyond.
Galveston holds the distinction of being the site of the first reading of President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation in the southern U.S. UTMB helps commemorate this extraordinary moment with an annual event on the grounds of the city’s historic Ashton Villa where the original reading of the proclamation was held.
UTMB joins with the City of Galveston Family, Children and Youth Board to coordinate this annul education awareness event highlighting educational opportunities and student accomplishments.
UTMB Earth Day
UTMB is dedicated to conserving and preserving the environment. Employees from across campus gather each Earth Day in the Moody Medical Library Plaza to learn how they can support UTMB’s extensive conservation efforts.