On Sunday, May 11, 2014, Charles Brown passed away in Antioch, California at the age of 83. Warmly remembered by El Pasoans and Miner fans, Brown, along with his nephew Cecil Brown, became the first African-American athletes at Texas Western
We are pleased to announce the printing of a new pamphlet that briefly describes UTEP’s 100-year history. Layers of History at The University of Texas at El Paso (2012) divides the past century into five “layers” that reflect the growing
(To read Texas Western College and the Peace Corps: Part I, click here) The Tanganyika (now Tanzania) Peace Corps project, for which forty-four volunteers had done their training at Texas Western College, instantly became a point of pride for the school.
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy initiated the Peace Corps program which challenged college students to serve their country in the name of peace by working and living in some of the world’s developing countries. That same year, Texas Western