SHP 50th Anniversary

School of Health Professions
Celebrating 50 Years

Working together to work wonders by educating tomorrow’s healers through groundbreaking research and excellent patient care.

Celebration Events

Make plans to join us as the School of Health Professions (SHP) celebrates our 50th Anniversary. We will host a variety of events for SHP students, faculty, staff, alumni and the UTMB campus community. Plans for the momentous celebration are underway and we invite you to participate in the celebration. Bookmark this page and stay tuned for more updates!

Relive the Kick Off Celebration

SHP 50th Anniversary Kick Off Celebration
November 7, 2017
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
William C. Levin Hall

View: SHP 50th Photo Album

SHP 50th Anniversary Celebration

Open House & Campus Walking Tour

Whether you graduated in 1968 or 2008, the UTMB campus has changed. Do not miss out on this opportunity to reacquaint yourself with your alma mater. Visit the department open houses and take a guided walking tour led by our student ambassadors; revisit your past, learn about changes on campus, and get a first-hand look at the University’s progress.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
2:30 - 4:30 pm
UTMB Campus–School of Health Professions
1100 Mechanic Street, Galveston, TX


Shuttle Bus transportation is provided for tour Homecoming registrants and will depart from The San Luis Resort & Conference Center, 1st floor North entrance at 2:15 pm. Shuttles will drop guests off on UTMB Campus at the Levin Hall Circle Drive located at 12th and Market Streets.

UTMB Campus Parking

Parking will be available in the UTMB D-Annex surface parking lot located on Mechanic Street between 12th and 13th Streets. After parking, please proceed to and enter the four-story, tan colored building “School of Health Professions and Nursing” (Building 57 on the map).

Download and Print: Open House Itinerary (pdf)

Celebration Dinner & Program

Saturday, October 20, 2018
6:30 pm - Reception
7:15 pm - Dinner & Program
Celebration continues until 11:00 pm Galveston Island Convention Center
at The San Luis Resort
Grand Ballroom
5600 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, TX

Tickets: $75 per person
Attire: Cocktail

Download: Anniversary Invitation (pdf)

Download: Event Reply Card (pdf)

Hotel Room Reservation Information

A group room block is being held at the Galveston Island Hilton Resort. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and must be received by September 18, 2018. After that date, hotel rooms and/or the special UTMB Homecoming contracted rates cannot be guaranteed. Call the hotel telephone number listed below and identify yourself as being with the “UTMB Homecoming 2018 Group” to receive the special room rate shown (taxes not included).

The Galveston Island Hilton Resort - $184 per night (single to quad)
5400 Seawall Boulevard | 877-425-4753 or 409-744-5000

UTMB Homecoming Weekend
Note: Homecoming events are by invitation only and registration is required.
Honoring the Class of 1968 and celebrating graduates of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, & 2008
October 19-21, 2018
Galveston, TX

Website: UTMB Alumni Relations

Lecture Series

Event Dates

  • June 12, 2018 - Physical Therapy
  • June 29, 2018 - Physician Assistant Studies
  • July 19, 2018 - Occupational Therapy
  • July 25, 2018 - Nutrition & Metabolism
  • August 9, 2018 - Clinical Laboratory Science
  • September 10, 2018 - Respiratory Care

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