Natalicio to Speak About University’s Accomplishments, Provide First Look at Centennial Welcome Center

By on September 18, 2013

UTEP President Diana Natalicio will speak about the University’s recent accomplishments to campus and community leaders and supporters. She also will officially present the eight UTEP faculty members who have been lauded with the UT System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. These faculty members were recognized last month at an event in Austin.The University of Texas System Board of Regents annually recognizes teachers for their extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction. These awards are the highest honor the board can bestow.

Each honoree received a medallion, commemorative certificate, and an unrestricted cash award of $25,000. The awards are among the most competitive nationwide and one of the nation’s largest monetary teaching recognition programs in higher education.

The event will end with a private reception during which donors and special guests will gain a sneak preview of UTEP’s new Welcome Center in the Centennial Museum. The Centennial Welcome Center will officially open to the public at a student event and 100-day Centennial countdown kickoff at noon Monday, Sept. 23 in front of the museum.


What: UTEP President Diana Natalicio will make remarks about UTEP and offer a sneak peek of the Centennial Welcome Center


When: 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19


Where: UTEP’s Undergraduate Learning Center patio

Veronique J. Masterson is UTEP's public information officer and may be contacted at 915-747-7503 or