School of Medicine Alumnus to Match Students' Contributions
UTMB student from all four schools have been leading the effort in fundraising for the new Health Education Center.
Eager to lend their support, School of Medicine alumnus Dr. Edgar Cortes ('69) and wife Dr. Imelda Cortes have issued a challenge, agreeing to match student contributions to the new Health Education Center.
UTMB to Add the Largest and Most Dramatic Addition to Educational Infrastructure
The new Health Education Center (HEC), expected to open in 2019, will provide space to accommodate UTMB's increasing enrollments and employ the advanced technology necessary to train students in an interdisciplinary environment.
This building will feature more than 160,000 square feet spread over five floors at its location at 11th and Market streets on UTMB's Galveston campus.
In January, UTMB students from all four schools began leading the way in fundraising for the new HEC.