Posts By: Daniel Perez

Daniel Perez

Daniel Perez is a senior writer in UTEP's Office of University Communications.

Peace Corps’ roots part of UTEP’s mission of service

By on June 15, 2014

Texas Western College (TWC) was selected in 1961 to host the first training of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers because it was desegregated, and it fit in with the campus' legacy of service.

UTEP joins TxDOT on projects

By on June 8, 2014

TxDOT has contributed $8 million toward UTEP's Campus Transformation, an effort to create a safer, more open, pedestrian-friendly campus core that will become a legacy of the university's Centennial year celebration.

Spur 1966 Project Picks Up Speed

By on May 13, 2014

The Spur 1966 project includes the University’s second roundabout, which is 148 feet in diameter. Pedestrians who park in the southern parking lots, especially P-4, can walk under the roundabout and climb a flight of stairs to Rim Road.

UTEP: ‘The school for your second 50 years’

By on May 11, 2014

Part of the legacy of the university's first 100 years is the creation of two celebrated programs that stimulate the mind and body of older adults who live in the Paso del Norte region: the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or OLLI, and the Physical Fitness in the Golden Age exercise program.

KTEP Centennial Series Focuses on UTEP’s Diverse Research

By on April 3, 2014

The “100 @ 100: Research for Our Next Century” segments are broadcast at 8:59 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays as a way to introduce listeners to UTEP’s international cast of faculty researchers.

Special Spring Centennial Commencement Set for Sun Bowl

By on March 21, 2014

Like a director setting the scene, The University of Texas at El Paso’s Student Government Association President Paulina Lopez envisioned the special moments that would make up her graduation ceremony in less than two months.

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Special TCM Day, ‘Glory Road’ Tour on Centennial Agenda

By on February 28, 2014

March is a time to treasure old memories and create new ones at The University of Texas at El Paso. The proof is in this month’s calendar of Centennial events that include some things old, some things new, some things borrowed and some things … green.


Returned Volunteers Eager to Share Benefits of Peace Corps

By on February 21, 2014

UTEP’s Returned Peace Corps Volunteers have teamed up to promote the mission and benefits of the Peace Corps at the University.


Project MOVE Promotes UTEP’s ‘Power to Make a Difference’

By on February 21, 2014

Organizers of this year’s Project MOVE expect to break records of number of volunteers and projects during the University’s large-scale day of community service.

Project MOVE: Volunteer program links students to non-profits in El Paso

By on February 16, 2014

Project MOVE, which stands for Miner Opportunities for Volunteer Experience, has fostered hundreds of collaborations with nonprofit community partners since the program launched in February 2010.