Viewing: Centennial Stories

Centennial Stories – 2014 Winter Commencement

By on March 4, 2015

"My mom graduated at 58, with the honors Magnum Cum Laude from UTEP. I use that as my inspiration... I'm going to continue the tradition.
" -Anguelo Salgado, Bachelor in Criminal Justice

Centennial Stories – Willarda V. Edwards, M.D.

By on February 4, 2015

“Medical school, I don't care where you go, is still hard. It's still very competitive. But UTEP, I think, prepared me well for what I had to go through." -Willarda V. Edwards, M.D. Class of 1972, Bachelor of Science in Biology

UTEP – Connecting Across Borders

By on January 21, 2015

"Me encanta de UTEP tres aspectos. Es una Universidad que cuenta con unos espacios maravillosos. Es una universidad americana, pero que tiene una calidez y una manera excelente de acoger a los estudiantes hispanos. Es una institución reconocida por su calidad académica, no sólo en Estados Unidos si no en toda América.” -Mónica Montoya, English as a Second Language Student

Centennial Stories – Chicano Protest at UTEP

By on January 21, 2015

"Mecha got formed in 'el segundo', spread to UTEP and took fire. It took hold. And it became a strong movement." -Cinthia Miranda, Bachelor in Sociology - Class of 1970

Centennial Stories – William Gebler

By on January 15, 2015

"You know, what would El Paso be like without UTEP? You can look at it in the other context. And it would not be the same city." -William Gebler, Bachelor of Business Administration - Class of 1963

Centennial Stories – Don Henderson

By on January 7, 2015

"I was president of the student body when we had the first black student. Newspapers, magazines, television people, they called; they wanted to know what was going to happen? What was going to take place? Was there going to be riots?" -Don Henderson, SGA President 1955-1956

Centennial Stories – Time Capsule 2014

By on December 17, 2014

"It will serve, this time capsule, as a window to the past, a time when we're recognized as a national leader in higher education." Dr. Diana Natalicio, President of The University of Texas at El Paso

Centennial Stories – Homecoming Golden Grads

By on December 10, 2014

"I'm very impressed and so pleased to see UTEP moving ahead and doing so much in education." -Tom Hope, Bachelor of Business Administration - Class of 1942

Centennial Stories -UT System Board of Regents meeting at UTEP

By on December 8, 2014

“What I have tried to say is the physical transformation of the campus is something that everybody notices, the new buildings, the central core and all of that, but the real transformation has been the transformation in our attitudes, and

Centennial Stories – Antonio Gasca

By on December 4, 2014

"You have to really work at it to keep going because it's easy to get distracted with other things in life." -Antonio Gasca, Accounting Senior Student