“I found what I wanted to do when I applied for a position with the Prospector, the student newspaper.” Rodolfo V. Gutierrez Class of 1985
The University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial story could not be told without including the century-long athletics program at the school.
As the Olympic Winter Games get underway in Sochi, Russia, El Pasoans can be proud of the former Olympians who have come out of The University of Texas at El Paso during its 100-year history.
El Pasoans can be proud of UTEP because it is, first and foremost, El Paso's university. We can also be proud that our UTEP is a national leader in higher education. We invite you to join UTEP's Centennial Celebration in Austin, in El Paso, or wherever you may be. Go Miners!
On March 19, 1966, Texas Western College changed the face of college basketball. Here is a video clip of the game’s final seconds from the UTEP YouTube page: At the El Paso Times, Trish Long posted a story from 1966