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Day 79: Dorm Talks

By on October 14, 2013

Today is Day 79 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. When UTEP opened in 1914 as the Texas School of Mines, all of the students were required to live in the dormitory on campus. When the campus moved to

Day 81: The Football Team’s First Practice

By on October 12, 2013

Today is Day 81 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. Football at the University of Texas at El Paso has existed since the very beginning. In fact, the first team practice occurred on the first day of school in

Day 82: Paydirt Pete

By on October 11, 2013

Today is Day 82 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. Paydirt Pete is UTEP’s prospector mascot. The first mascot of the school was a student dressed as a prospector leading a burro named Clyde.  After the school’s president Dr.

Day 85: Opera Bhutan

By on October 8, 2013

Today is Day 85 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. The University of Texas at El Paso has a long-standing relationship with the Kingdom of Bhutan that extends beyond architecture. Opera Bhutan began as a partnership in 2013 with

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Day 89: UTEP’s Homecoming History

By on October 4, 2013

Today is Day 89 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. In 1929, the College of Mines & Metallurgy held its 1st homecoming football game at the El Paso High School Stadium.  The Texas Miners played the New Mexico Aggies.

Centennial Newsletter 2.6 (September 2013)

By on September 30, 2013

In this issue . . . the 100-day countdown begins, GECU joins the party, a new Welcome Center, the Centennial wine, and more. Centennial Newsletter 2.6 (September 2013)

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Day 93: Honoring UTEP’s Distinguished Alumni

By on September 30, 2013

Today is Day 93 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. Every year the University of Texas at El Paso and the UTEP Alumni Association honor the men & women whose achievements have set them apart as the Distinguished Alumni.

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Day 94: UTEP’s Homecoming traditions

By on September 29, 2013

Miners, today is Day 94 in the 100-day countdown to UTEP’s Centennial year.  Homecoming at UTEP is an important tradition. Each fall, alumni return to campus to celebrate their days as students at Texas College of Mines, Texas Western College,

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Day 95: UTEP’s Football history

By on September 28, 2013

Day 95 in the 100-day countdown to UTEP’s Centennial year. UTEP has a rich football history. Football began the same year that the institution opened its doors and the school has fielded a team nearly every year since 1914. Over two

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Day 96: Participate in Orange Fridays

By on September 27, 2013

Today is Day 96 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. If you left your house today for work or class, you probably noticed an abundance of the color orange at your business or school. Orange Fridays were established in