Posts By: Lisa Garibay

Lisa Garibay

Lisa Garibay is a writer in UTEP's Office of University Communications.

UTEP faculty, staff and students at the University's new computer center in 1967. Photo courtesy of the UTEP Prospector.

Computer technology played important role in UTEP’s evolution

By on November 16, 2014

From its beginnings as an engineering school in 1914, The University of Texas at El Paso has remained at the forefront of employing computing technology for both administrative and academic purposes.

Haskins Center a part of community

By on October 26, 2014

Home to the UTEP men's and women's basketball teams, the Don Haskins Center is named after the University's legendary basketball coach, who died in 2008.

UTEP grads make marks in the arts

By on October 19, 2014

The University of Texas at El Paso's foundation may be in mining, yet an array of UTEP graduates have made their mark within the visual arts, entertainment industry and other creative realms.

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UTEP Celebrates Centennial with 180,000 Local School Children

By on October 10, 2014

The UTEP Celebrates mega-outreach effort had been in the works since January with personnel and departments around the University involved in its planning and execution. The organizers knew they had a significant feat on their hands.

Homecoming 2014

Centennial Homecoming Calls All Alumni Back to UTEP

By on October 3, 2014

Next week, they will be on campus to join in what may be the most significant Homecoming celebration of their lives.


Sun Bowl celebrates 51 years

By on September 21, 2014

Fifty-one years ago today, the first football game was played in one of the region's most storied local landmarks — Sun Bowl Stadium.

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Mexican Government Celebrates UTEP Centennial

By on September 12, 2014

With a trio of free public events, the Mexican government and its people contributed to UTEP’s Centennial Celebration Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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Rubin Center Celebrates Art and UTEP’s Centennial

By on September 5, 2014

At 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, UTEP’s Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts will honor Enriquez as part of the University’s Centennial Celebration. “IGNITE,” a mural painted by some of Enriquez’s former students, will be gifted to Bowie High School as a tribute to the educator’s teaching legacy.

1955 Desegregation

UTEP and NAACP have long, rich history

By on August 31, 2014

For 100 years, UTEP and the El Paso branch of the NAACP have been enriching the local community while contributing to equal rights nationwide.

New Miner Convocation

UTEP Welcomes New Miners at Convocation

By on August 29, 2014

Before the fall 2014 semester started, Annette Siemssen and Eduardo Mancinas were complete strangers. But after New Miner Convocation, they realized they had a lot in common. That was the magic of New Miner Convocation – UTEP’s annual event officially welcoming hundreds