Texas Tech University

Governor To Join Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine

Weston Brooks

April 15, 2022


The school will celebrate the official opening of its state-of-the-art facilities.

WHAT:  Texas Tech University's School of Veterinary Medicine will host a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the completion of its state-of-the-art, $90 million facilities. 

WHEN:  2 p.m. Friday (April 22)

WHERE:  School of Veterinary Medicine, 7671 Evans Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79106

EVENT:  The School of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo is the first new veterinary program established in the state of Texas in more than a century. Thanks to the generosity of Amarillo and other communities across Texas and the commitment of Governor Abbott and state legislators, Texas Tech began construction on the School of Veterinary Medicine in 2020.

The ribbon cutting will bring together the community, donors, Texas Tech officials, elected leaders and veterinarians from Texas and beyond to celebrate the school's completed facilities as well as those who have contributed and advocated to make this dream a reality. 

Scheduled speakers include Governor Greg Abbott, Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec, Texas Tech University System Board of Regents Chairman J. Michael Lewis, Chancellor Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson, School of Veterinary Medicine Dean Guy Loneragan, veterinary student Cassidy Snow.

For those who cannot attend in person, the event will be streamed live at TTU.edu/livestream

MEDIA – Select event speakers will be available for interviews following the ceremony in room 113 of the School of Veterinary Medicine. 

CONTACT: Weston Brooks
Director, Media and Communications, Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine, Texas Tech University 
(806) 834-8323