2008 UTPA CLS Abraham Award for Academic Excellence was Anees Naabjan
- Two graduates during the last eight years have attained the top score on the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Registry Exam during the examination period that they took the exam. Ms. Wendy Gillum, a December, 2000 graduate and Mr. Ricardo Hinojosa Jr., a December, 2006 graduate both scored the top score out of all individuals who took the exam during that time period.
- Several students have taken a leadership role in the Texas Association for Clinical Laboratory Science Program Student Forum. Ricardo Hinojosa in 2006 was the Chair of the Student Forum and Kassandra Madrigal in 2008 served as the Vice- Chair for the Student Forum. Jennifer Dela Cruz is the current secretary for the student forum.
- Former graduates of the program serve in a variety of leadership roles throughout the Valley, State and Nation. The Program can boast of several lab managers, at least two hospital administrators, a University Safety Officer, a crime lab technician and several University faculty.