Posts By: Maribel Villalva

Maribel Villalva

Maribel Villalva is the executive director of UTEP's Centennial Celebration and the director of its Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens.

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“Bhutan on Campus” Walking Tour Showcases Bhutan’s Influence on UTEP Campus

By on August 13, 2014

The theme for the August tour is “Bhutan on Campus.” The tour will be offered to the public at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 and Saturday, Aug. 23.

Meet the Padilla family, Christine and Osvaldo and their three sons from left to right, Samuel, Gabriel, and Daniel.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Border Museum Association’s Summer Scavenger Hunt!

By on August 12, 2014

Some of the lucky winners picked up their prizes Aug. 9 at the Centennial Museum on the UTEP campus.

Centennial Museum Launches Camp Discovery July 14-18

By on June 30, 2014

The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens on the UTEP Campus will present “Camp Discovery;’ a Summer Camp for children who will be enrolled in 4th, 5th and 6th grades this coming fall. The camp will be offered from 9

“UTEP History” Highlighted in new Centennial Walking Tour

By on June 23, 2014

The Centennial Tour Series was created to showcase UTEP’s rich history and beautiful campus throughout the University’s Centennial Celebration in 2014.

Viva La Causa

New Exhibit Chronicles the Student Chicano Movement that Helped Shape Today’s UTEP

By on May 28, 2014

“Viva La Causa” was designed by the Department of History and Museo Urbano in honor of UTEP’s Centennial Celebration.

Viva La Causa

New Exhibit Highlights UTEP News Coverage of Past Century

By on May 21, 2014

The Centennial Museum and Welcome Center will present the newest exhibit in the Centennial Exhibit Series, “Viva La Causa: Forging UTEP’s 21st Century Demographic” with a public reception at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7.

Photos from FloraFEST 2014

By on April 26, 2014

Photos of beautiful native plants sold at this year's FloraFEST.

School makes important local news over years

By on April 6, 2014

"UTEP in the News" is the fourth installment in the Centennial Exhibit Series showcasing different aspects of UTEP's history during its Centennial Celebration in 2014. It opens to the public on April 11 and will be on display through May 24 at the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens on the UTEP campus.

Glory Road movie

Centennial Tour Series Highlights 1966 NCAA Championship and Glory Road

By on March 7, 2014

The Centennial Tour Series for March will tell the story of the 1966 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship win by the Texas Western College Miners and the 2006 film, Glory Road.

Gloried sports history runs deep at UTEP

By on February 23, 2014

The University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial story could not be told without including the century-long athletics program at the school.