Viewing: Centennial Stories

Centennial Stories – Alejandro Galvan

By on December 3, 2014

"I thought about how it would be to open my own business, but I never knew how much work it was to actually do it." -Alejandro Galvan, Mathematics Graduate Student

Centennial Stories – Veterans Appreciation Day

By on November 24, 2014

"I would ask each of you to personalize Veterans Day in your life. For those who do not know a veteran, I would suggest that you reach out for one of our own." -Robert Nachtmann, Dean of College of Business Administration

Centennial Stories – Tanya Sue Maestas

By on November 19, 2014

"I think you can come here to UTEP and get your education, but I think there's so much more opportunity that UTEP provides....Ultimately, it's up to the student to go and seek out that opportunity." -Tanya Sue Maestas, SGA President 2012-2013

Centennial Stories – Aaron Reese Cranford

By on November 18, 2014

"She broke the date. Second date we were pinned. Fifth date we were engaged... we got married on January 21st, and we lived until she died, twenty-three years. That's about the most important thing that happened to me... to meet my wife." -Aaron Reese Cranford, Football Player, Class of 1963

Centennial Stories – 2014 International Food Fair

By on November 12, 2014

"I believe everybody here is presenting part of a culture, and this is what it would be like to try to gather the whole world in one place." -Jad Aboud, Mechanical Engineering Student

Centennial Stories – Victor Medina

By on November 11, 2014

"It has not been as easy as one would think… It's all been about learning how to redefine purpose and meaning along the way." -Victor Medina, Graduate Student, Veteran

Centennial Stories – Military Student Success Center

By on November 10, 2014

"The greatest thing for me has been using what I did in the military, using my experiences with the military, to still tie it with my passion, so here I am doing that." -Nadia Munoz, Student Veteran & Graduate Research Assistant

Centennial Stories – 2014 UTEP Homecoming Parade

By on November 5, 2014

"We are celebrating a Centennial Homecoming. This is UTEP at its finest. It is all the generations of different miners cheering and showing the spirit of what it is to be a UTEP Miner." -Roberto Dominguez, SGA President

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 – University Partners Convocation

By on October 29, 2014

"The best product the university can give is people that think creatively and solve problems. That is what we are getting from UT-El Paso, so we are very happy with this collaboration." -Dr. Kamlesh Lulla, Director, University Research, Collaboration and Partnership Office / NASA