Employee Giving Campaign

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Funds raised by the TTUHSC El Paso Employee Giving Campaign are exclusively dedicated to initiatives on our campus. Participating in this campaign sends a powerful message to the community that employees not only work here, but also truly believe in our mission.

Every gift, of any amount, makes a difference. Give to what you love at TTUHSC El Paso, one time or monthly. Join your colleagues in supporting our mission of providing world-class patient care for our community, supporting life-changing research, and educating the next generation of researchers, physicians, nurses and dentists.

To make a one-time contribution or sign up for payroll deduction, click here:  

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Employee Highlight Stories

Andrea Ramirez Supports the Student Excellence Fund.

Andrea Ramirez

As one of the first employees with the Hunt School of Dental Medicine, Andrea Ramirez, section coordinator of admissions and recruitment, has played a critical role in the development and success of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s newest school.

“Over the past two years, I’ve worked under the guidance of Drs. Black and Woodall toward accreditation for the dental school,” Ramirez said of her work with the dean and associate academic dean. “Now we’re excited about admitting our first class of dental students.”

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Jorge Caballero Supports the Hunt School of Nursing Fund for Excellence.

Jorge Caballero

What draws employees to work for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is often its mission to improve the lives of people in our state and community by focusing on the unique health care needs of socially and culturally diverse border populations. A mission-focused career enticed Jorge Caballero, managing director for network operations with the Office of Information Technology, to move from Petro Stopping Centers to TTUHSC El Paso 12 years ago.

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Carolina Camargo De Luca Supports the Research Excellence Fund.

Carolina Camargo De Luca

The TTUHSC El Paso Employee Giving Campaign was launched in 2017 by the Office of Institutional Advancement under the direction of development officer Carolina Camargo De Luca. Funds raised by the Employee Giving Campaign are exclusively dedicated to initiatives on campus. Employees can direct their support toward an area or program they feel most passionate about. “It’s a great way to give back to what you love and believe in most on our campus,” Camargo De Luca said. “It’s easy to sign up. You don’t have to remember to make a gift every month, as it’s through payroll deduction.”

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Andy Conkovich Supports the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Andy Conkovich

The first day of work for most employees at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso involves a series of trainings at New Employee Orientation. Many of these trainings are developed by the Office of Institutional Compliance, led by Andy Conkovich, associate vice president and institutional compliance officer. Conkovich, an almost five-year veteran of TTUHSC El Paso, wears many hats in his position.

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Hike Briano Supports the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Hike Briano

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted many necessities the regional health care community provides to the public. One of which is the up-to-the-minute communication of vital information via digital channels. Hike Briano, lead analyst for the Office of Institutional Advancement, more commonly known as TTUHSC El Paso Webmaster Guru Extraordinaire, is the gatekeeper for both our academic and Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso websites.

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Dr. Wendy Woodall Supports the Hunt School of Dental Medicine

Wendy Woodall

Wendy Woodall, D.D.S., MAGD, professor and associate academic dean of the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine, has spent her time at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso busily preparing for the first class of dental students, who will begin their studies when the school opens in 2021.

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Dan Smith Supports the Foster School of Medicine

Dan Smith

Dan Smith was raised to do the "right thing." The right thing for Smith, technician III in Information Technology Services, Classroom Technology, means giving his time, treasures and talents to organizations that made an impact in his life.  

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Steve and Bonnie Weber Support the PLFSOM

Steve Weber

Steve and Bonnie Weber both started working for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) in late 2016 and started giving to the Employee Giving Campaign when it was launched in 2017. They both donate to the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. 

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Librarian Corina Bustillos Supports the Student Excellence Fund

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Corina Bustillos has seen big changes at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso libraries in her 27 years working here. 

Gone are the days when the shelves were packed with books. Today, research is done primarily with computers. But to Bustillos, the libraries remain vital to the university.

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To learn more about the Employee Giving Campaign, please contact Carolina De Luca at
carolina.camargo-de-luca@ttuhsc.edu or 915-215-4859.