Open House – April 11

By on April 11, 2014

Check out all of the events happening on campus April 11, 2014 as a part of the Open House.

The Center for Simulation held an interactive hands-on experience with Skills and High-Fidelity Manikins.

The UTEP Alumni Association held an Alumni Open House at the de Wetter Center from 8 am – 5 pm.

The Graduate Business Center is taking the Open House as an opportunity to tell people about the M.B.A program at UTEP. Assistance Vice President of the El Paso Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Roberto Coronado, will be the featured speaker for a Brown Bag lunch.

Throughout the Open House UTEP video booths will be in place to allow guest to record your personal story with UTEP. Booths are set up at the de Wetter Center, College of Business Building Lobby, UGLC lobby, and the Centennial Museum lobby.

The College of Business Administration  will have an Alumni Chapter Recruiting event and information tables about their programs along with guided tour of their building.

The College of Engineering is hosting several events including the UTEP Steel Drum Legacy, the History of Computer Science, History of Women in Computing and the TCM Gallery: 1914-2014. They will also hold tours of the Engineering lab and center along with demonstrations. Posters exhibits and talks on research by faculty and students will take place in the lobby. They also will have a student design competition showcase in the Engineering Courtyard. Students from ages 9-14 will be introduced to the world of engineering with hands on activities.

The Department of Psychology is also holding department lab tours, and will display faculty and student research.

You can also take a tour of the Biomedical research Center from the Department of Biological Sciences.

Dr. Ann Horak with the Department of Religious Studies will give a lecture on Bhutanese Buddhism on the Border: The Art and Artifacts of Bhutan on the UTEP campus.

The women’s studies program will have a photo booth opportunity featuring famous feminists throughout history.

The Centennial Museum will have the public opening of the exhibit “UTEP in the News” and will also be the place to watch the documentary by Hollywood producer and UTEP alum Hank Cohen titled “And the Wheels Turned.” The Museum will also have music on the Museum lawn along with Centennial Museum tours and a scavenger hunt.

The Department of English will have a variety of events in the Hudspeth Hall Foyer including displays of student and faculty accomplishments. Study abroad and New York City classes, an official opening of Little Library and much more.

The Department of Music will hold a Commercial Music Ensemble between the Fox Fine Arts and the Sun Bowl Parking garage and Mariachi Los Mineros.

Academic Technologies will have a workshop to learn to create digital movies, digital photography, video and audio sound mixing, lighting, 3-d printing and more.

If you take your chances at the lottery, learn Lottery Literacy with the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

The Department of Languages and Linguistics will hold an Open House and Showcase.

The Sociology and Anthropology departments will also host a Open house and Meet and Greet.

Take a tour of the Educational Technology Research Laboratory sponsored by the College of Education.

Dance your way to celebrate UTEP’s Centennial with 100 minutes of dancing, sponsored by the College of Health Sciences.  Get a tour of their building and stop by for a mini health fair.

UTEP’s campus transformation is a part of the Centennial Celebration, see plans and progress of the construction outside of the UTEP dinner Theatre.

Talented students will perform “Para N Hacere el Cuento Largo” at the Fox Fine Arts Center.

The UTEP football team will play in their Spring Football Game in the Sun Bowl. Former athletes will be there for a meet and greet.

The Department of Geological Sciences will have an interactive presentation with rocks, microbes and chocolate.

To see the entire list of events click HERE.

The Centennial Office is located in room 403 of UTEP's Administration Building. Contact us at (915) 747-5362 or