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A Snapshot of Dormitory History

By on July 3, 2012

The first dormitory for men opened at the School of Mines and Metallurgy (now UTEP) in 1917 and the women’s dorm opened in 1919. In 1920 the men’s dormitory was named Burges Hall the women’s dormitory was named Kelly Hall.

Hudspeth Hall- “Buckingham Palace to some, a hovel to others”

By on June 26, 2012

As the population of students at the Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy (now UTEP) grew the need for more residential halls increased. In 1947 construction began on a two new dormitories. The new residency hall for men was to

The Various Residents of Worrell Hall

By on June 19, 2012

In 1936 the Men’s Dormitory opened on campus after three years without a male residency facility for out-of-town students. The three story dormitory, like the other buildings on campus, was constructed to exemplify Bhutanese architectural style. The opening of the