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Centennial Stories – UTEP Alumni

By on February 25, 2015

"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

Centennial Stories – UTEP Theater

By on January 28, 2015

“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

New Mexico Bowl

Miners’ Breakthrough Season Ends in Bowl Loss

By on December 20, 2014

UTEP’s first winning season in nine years ended with a 7-6 record.

Veterans Day Centennial Coins

By on November 30, 2014

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 Woman Haters Club

By on November 3, 2014

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.

Centennial Stories – Mandala Sunrise

By on October 30, 2014

“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

Centennial Stories – International Food Fair

By on October 23, 2014

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.

Special Collections Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

By on October 12, 2014

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

Alumni golf tournament photo

PHOTOS: 2014 UTEP Alumni Association Golf Tournament

By on August 15, 2014

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.