Centennial Stories – Yvonne Tapia

By on July 24, 2013

“Don’t give up on your dreams, you can do it! If you don’t have people around you supporting you, you surround yourself around people that can support you. Also, when you have small children, no matter what path as a parent you took, you have to realize they are watching you, as little as they are, they are watching you… By then, they [UTEP] were educating me as an individual, but in reality they educated me as a parent as well…” -Yvonne Tapia, Psychology and Criminal Justice, Class of 1992

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Kristine Navarro-McElhaney served as the director of UTEP's Institute of Oral History until 2014.