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ENDOWMENT COURTYARD

A popular gathering place for students, the fountain sits in the middle of the Endowment Courtyard between Cardenas North and South Halls.

Around the fountain are commemorative brick pavers placed in honor of donors to the “Challenge for Excellence” scholarship endowment program.

Cardenas Hall is named for Mary Rose Cardenas, a longtime former Texas Southmost College trustee who was instrumental in the establishment of the UTB partnership.

Endowment Courtyard Tour

GORGAS

Gorgas Hall is the centerpiece of the campus. Spacious arcades and graceful arches adorn what was once the post hospital of historic Fort Brown.

Built in 1826, the hospital was later named in honor of First Lt. William Crawford Gorgas whose study led to the conquering of yellow fever at Fort Brown.

Today, Gorgas Hall houses administrative and staff offices.

Gorgas - Front Tour

Gorgas - Back Tour

GUITAR ORCHESTRA IN THE EDUCATION & BUSINESS COMPLEX

Talented guitarists in the UTB Guitar Orchestra perform inside the courtyard of the Education and Business Complex.

Education and Business Complex Courtyard Tour

LIFE & HEALTH SCIENCES

The Life and Health Sciences Building is home to the university’s allied health nursing and biology departments. The buildings form a series of courtyards, which include large gathering places with fountains, small study areas and educational displays. The complex is linked to the campus through an extension of the main paseo.

Life and Health Sciences Tour

TREE OF LIFE

Visitors will notice the “Tree of Life” sculpture in front of the entrance to the nursing wing of the Life and Health Sciences Building.

Dr. Eldon Nelson, the Dean of the School of Health Sciences says the sculpture signifies “that life itself is the connection between the beautiful but barren earth and the energy given by the sun in the sky.

A handcrafted wooden chest containing historical documents is buried underneath the sculpture. The time capsule will be opened in 2050.

Tree of Life Tour

RESACA BRIDGE

The bridge links the Student Union, Life and Health Sciences and the Business and Education Complex. Every day, students walk back and forth to classes or to relax in Scorpion Café.

Resaca Bridge Tour

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