City of Pharr to Host Signing Ceremony Celebrating UTRGV School of Nursing Expansion in Pharr on Thursday, 9/2 @ 1:30 pm

The City of Pharr is proud to announce that it will be hosting a Signing Ceremony celebrating the UTRGV School of Nursing Facility expansion in Pharr. The ceremony will take place at 1:30 pm on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 2800 N. Cage Boulevard (next to the Pharr EMS Headquarters). The event will be live-streamed on the city’s Facebook Page (@CityofPharr) and on the City of Pharr’s YouTube channel.

“This is a moment of great celebration in the City of Pharr as we continue to expand educational and workforce opportunities in our community while partnering with UTRGV to educate and train the future nursing workforce for our region,” said Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. “This facility will serve as a catalyst to grow our nursing profession in the region and we are thrilled to see it become reality,” he added.

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced the $2 million grant in May stating the CARES Acts fund would go toward building The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Nursing. Special guests expected at the event include Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D., and members of the Pharr City Commission; UTRGV President Dr. Guy Bailey and leaders from the UTRGV School of Nursing; state and local officials; and other notable guests.

All media and the public are invited to attend.

WHAT:  City of Pharr Signing Ceremony Celebrating UTRGV School of Nursing Expansion in Pharr
WHEN: Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 1:30 pm
WHERE: 2800 N. Cage Boulevard, Pharr, TX 78577 (next to the Pharr EMS Headquarters)