Nadia M. Whitehead is a former writer for UTEP's University Communications office.
More than 70 unique buildings make up the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso. Each structure constructed during the past century has served a distinct purpose — from providing classrooms and labs, housing students and hosting art exhibits to serving as an arena for the community to enjoy athletic and entertainment events.
The El Paso economy would not be the same without The University of Texas at El Paso. Since its establishment 100 years ago.
Donated to The University of Texas at El Paso in 1965, it is the only presidential residence owned by an institution in The University of Texas System.
Cristo Rei is the work of Urbici Soler, a former faculty member at the Texas College of Mines.
As the Olympic Winter Games get underway in Sochi, Russia, El Pasoans can be proud of the former Olympians who have come out of The University of Texas at El Paso during its 100-year history.