Viewing: Centennial Museum & Welcome Center

Chicano activism changed campus, thinking

By on June 1, 2014

The exhibit "Viva la Causa: Forging UTEP's 21st the ongoing Centennial Exhibit Series and will be on display June 7 – Aug. 2 at the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, located on the UTEP campus on the corner of University Avenue and Wiggins Road.

Viva La Causa

New Exhibit Highlights UTEP News Coverage of Past Century

By on May 21, 2014

The Centennial Museum and Welcome Center will present the newest exhibit in the Centennial Exhibit Series, “Viva La Causa: Forging UTEP’s 21st Century Demographic” with a public reception at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7.

Photos from FloraFEST 2014

By on April 26, 2014

Photos of beautiful native plants sold at this year's FloraFEST.

Border Museum Association to Celebrate with Scavenger Hunt

By on April 21, 2014

The Border Museum Association will celebrate UTEP's Centennial with a special themed "Centennial Connections" scavenger hunt beginning on May 17.

‘Miner Strong’ Exhibit Kicks Off New Year

By on January 9, 2014

While UTEP remains the only Texas school to win an NCAA basketball championship, a new exhibit on campus demonstrates why the University has many other sources of pride when it comes to the history of its athletes and sports teams.

From KTEP: FOCUS ON CAMPUS: Centennial Museum

By on December 27, 2013

Guest host Norma Martinez talks with Maribel Villalva, director of the Centennial Museum on the UTEP campus, about the current exhibits at the museum which commemorate the UTEP Centennial. The latest rotating exhibit, “Miner Strong,” pays tribute to a century

From El Paso Inc: ‘Miner Strong’ opens at Centennial center

By on December 15, 2013

As the celebration of UTEP’s Centennial nears, a new exhibit, “Miner Strong: A Century of Sports at UTEP,” opened Dec. 12 at the Centennial Museum and Welcome Center. Designed with UTEP Athletics, the exhibit showcases some of the notable victories

Day 20: Athletics Exhibit Opens

By on December 12, 2013

Today is Day 20 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. UTEP Athletics is perhaps best known for the 1966 NCAA Championship Basketball game that made history for not just the university, but for the civil rights movement. However, UTEP’s

New Exhibit on Athletics to Open Next Week

By on December 5, 2013

Day 30: The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens

By on December 2, 2013

Today is Day 30 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens on the UTEP campus are located on the grounds of the Centennial Museum & Welcome Center. The gardens were formally dedicated in 1999 and contain