As part of the Centennial Celebration, the tradition of Orange Fridays works to spread Miner Pride across campus and throughout the community every week. The tradition was instituted by the Student Government Association in fall 2011. We invite everyone to
Academic Work UTEP exists to help students achieve their dreams. Students share their enthusiasm and talents throughout the Centennial Celebration. Art Department Graphic design students created posters on UTEP history (ARTG 4316, Antonio Castro H, Fall 2011) Graphic design students
UTEP’s successes have come through the dreams and dedication of our campus faculty and staff.
Over the past century, UTEP and the El Paso community have been closely connected. So we are extremely honored that our friends in the community are joining our Centennial Celebration. Contact the Centennial Office at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how
“Performing for kids a little tougher because, you know, they can be very critical sometimes. I love performing for kids and to see their reaction when they laugh at the end of the show is really an experience.” -Raul Chavez, Senior, Theater Performance
"Me encanta de UTEP tres aspectos. Es una Universidad que cuenta con unos espacios maravillosos. Es una universidad americana, pero que tiene una calidez y una manera excelente de acoger a los estudiantes hispanos. Es una institución reconocida por su calidad académica, no sólo en Estados Unidos si no en toda América.” -Mónica Montoya, English as a Second Language Student
"Mecha got formed in 'el segundo', spread to UTEP and took fire. It took hold. And it became a strong movement." -Cinthia Miranda, Bachelor in Sociology - Class of 1970
"I was president of the student body when we had the first black student. Newspapers, magazines, television people, they called; they wanted to know what was going to happen? What was going to take place? Was there going to be riots?" -Don Henderson, SGA President 1955-1956
As the Centennial Celebration comes to a close, we would like to thank everyone for their support and participation in UTEP's 100th Anniversary.