Daniel Perez is a senior writer in UTEP's Office of University Communications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UTEP’s Returned Peace Corps Volunteers have teamed up to promote the mission and benefits of the Peace Corps at the University.
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, which stands for Miner Opportunities for Volunteer Experience, has fostered hundreds of collaborations with nonprofit community partners since the program launched in February 2010.