Colonel H. William Card, Jr. Endowed Professorship

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Colonel H. William Card, Jr. Endowed Professorship.

During his 12 years as Mayor of Harlingen, Colonel Card took up the cause of bringing a medical school to Harlingen.  His persistence, along with that of other champions, paid off and the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) officially opened its doors June 29, 2002. 

Today, with the RAHC’s 10th anniversary approaching, its Regional Dean, Dr. Vela thought it a wonderful time to pay tribute to Colonel Card and permanently recognize his role in the establishment of the RAHC.  With permission from the Card family, Dr. Vela is leading a fundraising campaign to create the RAHC’s very first academic endowment, and name it for Colonel Card.  The Colonel H. William Card, Jr. Endowed Professorship will ensure his legacy of advocacy for education and healthcare for citizens in the Rio Grande Valley lives on in perpetuity.  

Please support the Health Science Center by contributing toward the creation of the first Endowed Professor for the Regional Academic Health Center.  To make a gift, please complete and submit the form below.

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