50 Ways to Celebrate with UNTHSC

Since its inception in 1970, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine has grown into a robust, state-of-the-art Health Science Center comprising of six colleges.The last 50 years have brought a lot of change, but the foundation at the corner of Camp Bowie and Montgomery Street has remained the same. Without you, the past half-century would not have been possible. Whether you are near or far, we invite you to join us in the celebration!

50 Ways to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary with UNTHSC:

Attend an Event



  • Hear from President Williams at Commencement- Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9 a.m. at Dickie's Arena


  • Purchase a ticket or table to the TCOM 50th Celebration Gala.
    Join us on October 3, 2020 at the Worthington renaissance Fort Worth Hotel for the TCOM 50th Gala. Everyone is welcome! To purchase tickets, please click here.


  • Celebrate the anniversary of the date classes were first held on campus
    Attend the October 2, 2020 Party on the Lawn to help commemorate our first day of classes in the bowling alley.


  • Meet Us at the MET!
    Invite your family, neighbors and friends to meet us at the MET and learn about one of our researchers.


  • Visit us at the Cowtown Marathon Expo and hear from our current students.
    UNTHSC alumni started the Cowtown Marathon. Learn more HERE!


  • Play a round of golf at The Rand Horsman Golf Tournament in April. Date is TBD. Learn more HERE.


  • Mark your calendars for April 23 and help celebrate spring at the annual Crawfish Boil.
    Let the good times roll this April at the Crawfish Boil! This year's event is focused on sustainability, celebrating UNTHSC and Earth Day's 50th anniversaries, and honoring 20 years of our Medical Science and School of Public Health graduates. Purchase tickets: Crawfish Boil 2020 Tickets


  • Attend one of the powder puff games.


  • Tour the new IREB building on campus and see a glimpse of it HERE.
    The IREB building is our newest building on UNTHSC's campus.


  • Visit the alumni booth at OMED.
    OMED is in Austin this year! Welcome to the capital of the Lone Star State!


  • Learn about other events happening at UNTHSC.
    The Event Calendar is a centralized calendar of events for the HSC campus and community to see events on campus for informational or planning purposes. The Calendar provides instant date, time and location. https://eventscalendar.unthsc.edu/MasterCalendar/MasterCalendar.aspx


Take Action


  • Stretch your legs on a walking tour of campus (see map)
    Discover UNTHSC's beautiful, 33-acre campus in the heart of the cultural district of Fort Worth.


  • Celebrate UNTHSC by wearing your favorite UNTHSC t-shirt each Friday of 2020.


  • Throwback Thursdays! Share your favorite photos from your time at UNTHSC.
    Share your favorite photos by using the hashtag #UNTHSC50 or email the photos directly to alumni@unthsc.edu.


  • Take a moment to share your favorite memory from your time at UNTHSC.
    Share your favorite memories with a classmate or friend, post on social media and use the hashtag #UNTHSC50, or email alumni@unthsc.edu for a chance to be featured on their social media pages and/or HSC Connect.


  • If you want to work on your public speaking skills, we invite you to join UNTHSC's Toastmasters.


  • Reconnect with a classmate on HSC Connect.
    Join our networking platform, HSC Connect to reconnect with fellow classmates. If you are not a member, it's free to join! Please visit www.unthscconnect.com to sign up. We encourage you to invite your friends as well!


  • Send a High 5 to a fellow student or employee. HERE.


  • Submit a class note to Alumni Relations
    Calling all UNTHSC alumni! Tell us about a recent personal or professional milestone or accomplishment you've reached HERE. We want to share your successes!


  • Have fun and get fit in the Fitness Activity Center.


  • Join us at an alumni or campus happy hour.


  • Visit the Health Pavilion's Priority Care Clinic when you feel sick.


  • Have lunch on campus Four Star Cafe, Java Lab or Torched Apron


  • Take a moment to update your contact information.
    If you have moved recently or changed jobs, please make sure you take a moment to update your contact information with us to ensure you receive information about the upcoming 50th events! Please click here to update your information.

Learn Something


  • Learn about our 50 Heroes
    Visit the 50th heroes page each week to read about our newest HSC Hero. Hero nominations were solicited by community members, alumni, faculty, staff and students. https://www.unthsc.edu/50th/


  • Read the history of UNTHSC
    UNTHSC started inside of an old bowling alley. Learn more here


  • Take a trip down memory lane and listen to one of UNTHSC's oral histories.
    Visit the Gibson D. Lewis Library's oral history archives to learn from former faculty, staff and alumni about their time at UNTHSC


  • Read the Fall and Spring 2020 issues of Solutions. HERE.


  • Read a story from our Newsroom.
    Learn more about how our people are helping create solutions for a healthier community in Fort Worth, Texas, and beyond. To read more, please visit https://www.unthsc.edu/newsroom/


  • Follow us on social media!
    We invite you to follow UNTHSC and UNTHSC Alumni to stay up-to-date on all things UNTHSC!


  • Listen to the UNTHSC Innovate Podcast
    Innovation is changing Fort Worth. Start-ups and a spirit of entrepreneurship are transforming the city known for Cowboys and Culture into a hub for innovative ideas and businesses. Innovate Fort Worth shares the stories of the city's leading innovators, entrepreneurs and investors -- and highlights the resources available to bring ideas to market. https://www.unthsc.edu/innovate-fort-worth/


  • Attend a campus forum in person or online.


  • Learn more about FitWorth.


  • Take time and tour the art at the UNTHSC Art Gallery.
    Tour the UNTHSC Art Gallery in the EAD Atrium.


  • Learn about HSC for Life.
    HSC for Life (HSC4L) is a group of current students committed to supporting the One University mission through leadership, networking, service, and philanthropy. They will work to strengthen the bond between past, present, and future students as well as promote service and philanthropy through fundraising and volunteerism.


  • Learn about our UNTHSC Community Garden. https://www.unthsc.edu/operations/sustainability/unthsc-community-garden-mission-purposes/


  • Learn about our students' research at RAD.


  • Mark your calendars for Friday, March 27, 2020! Since its inception, RAD has featured outstanding speakers, exhibited quality research, and rewarded students and team members for their research achievements

Give Back


  • Buy a commemorative brick in Alumni Plaza.
    Leave your legacy in Alumni Plaza by purchasing a brick HERE.


  • Mentor a student.
    If you are interested in passing on the torch of knowledge, please email alumni@unthsc.edu or sign-up for HSC Connect today!


  • Pass out graduation cords to students at commencement.
    Calling all alumni! We need your help passing out cords to our 2020 graduates before the ceremony. After the ceremony, we invite you to toast the newest members of the alumni association.


  • Host an “AMA” event on social with the Alumni Association.
    Provide your insight and knowledge with our students and community by hosting an “Ask Me Anything” night on social media @UNTHSCAlumni.


  • Participate in the From Us. For Us. Internal Giving Campaign.
    We need your help reaching 100% participation. No donation is too small, every dollar counts.


  • Help stock the student food pantry.
    The UNT Health Science Center Care Team has recognized that in order for students to be well and succeed academically, basic needs must be addressed. As a result, the Office of Student Affairs have established two food pantry locations on campus in an effort to assist UNTHSC students impacted by food insecurity.


  • Host a reunion celebration with classmates or friends.
    Please email alumni@unthsc.edu with the event information and they will send you a celebration kit.


  • Host a webinar and share your knowledge with students.
    If you are interested in hosting a webinar for our students, please email alumni@unthsc.edu.


  • Read (or donate) a book to the Free Little Libraries (2) on campus.


  • Post a job on HSC Connect.
    Post a position or search for open positions on HSC Connect www.unthscconnect.com.


  • Donate a stethoscope to an incoming student. Help welcome a new TCOM student to campus by purchasing their first stethoscope in medical school. https://www.unthsc.edu/give/ways-to-give/tcom-stethoscope-program/


Download the list of ways to participate.

This page was last modified on January 6, 2020