"Life is a struggle. And I think that the best thing that I can convey to someone that's young and taking on college is: this is like a training process, and you should embrace struggle." -Guillermo Valenzuela, Criminal Justice & Sociology - Class of 1996
“Performing for kids a little tougher because, you know, they can be very critical sometimes. I love performing for kids and to see their reaction when they laugh at the end of the show is really an experience.” -Raul Chavez, Senior, Theater Performance
UTEP’s first winning season in nine years ended with a 7-6 record.
UTEP is dedicated to providing quality education and opportunities to those students with military affiliations. There are currently almost 1,700 students with military ties enrolled at the university and another 130 employees. At the recent Veterans Appreciation Event held in
The tradition of Greek organizations at UTEP began in 1919. Over the decades a great number of fraternities have sprung up and died out, but the tradition still holds. In the 1930’s, several clubs “unlike any traditional fraternities” were organized.
“I think that piece is beautiful, it’s so ethereal. At different times of the day, different colors are glowing at you. It changes color, much like the character of the mountains change color.” Liz Thurmond, Director, Stewardship and events
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.
Celebrations for Hispanic Heritage Month at UTEP are in full swing. The Special Collections Department of the UTEP Library is hosting an exhibit honoring some of the outstanding Mexican American writers and artists that are an integral part of UTEP’s
UTEP Alumni Association annual golf tournament took place atButterfield Trail Golf Club Friday Aug. 15, 2014. Players received a UTEP hat, polo shirt, goodie bag and a commemorative coin that doubled as a ball marker. Nearly 100 players participated in the event.